MIC Results

February 2015 Results

Best of Show

Baseball Painter

by Michael Ekern (University of St. Thomas)

Best of show with 545 points.

Baseball player Ryan Gerber swings a bat wrapped in rope lights during a long exposure.

Sports Action

Diving

by Justin Hayworth (Grinnell College)

First place with 532 points.

Daniel Goldstein dives during the prelims of the 3m diving.

Got It

by Jeff Reinking (University of Louisville)

Second place with 524 points.

Men's Basketball action

Tight grip

by Daryl Marshke (University of Michigan)

Third place with 511 points.

University of Michigan women's gymnastics; Nichelle Christopherson reaches out and grabs onto the parallel bar.

Roughing ?

by Daryl Marshke (University of Michigan)

Fourth place with 497 points.

#9 Andrew Copp giving a Michigan State player a little face wash.

Pucks up

by Daryl Marshke (University of Michigan)

Fifth place with 484 points.

Ohio State University goaltender (#30 Christian Frey) shoots to puck around the boards as Michigan player #20 Travis Lynch attempts to steal it.

Kam Catch

by Eric Bronson (University of Michigan)

Fifth place with 484 points.

Kameron Chatman (3) reaches out for a rebound against Michael Gbinije (0) of Syracuse.

Sports Features & Illustrations

Unstoppable

by Joseph Howell (Vanderbilt University)

First place with 508 points.

Jennifer Edobi is a freshman sensation on the track setting school records and proudly representing the Vanderbilt Commodores in the SEC.

Attack, Set and Dig

by Joel Coleman (Liberty University)

Second place with 500 points.

Members of the Men's Volleyball team pose for their promotional poster shoot.

Shock and Awe

by Jaren Wilkey (Brigham Young University)

Second place with 500 points.

Poster shoot with Women's Tennis Team.

Lacrosse

by Kevin Mark Manguiob (Liberty University)

Third place with 479 points.

Men's Lacrosse poster

Above the Clouds

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

Fourth place with 471 points.

Poster and profile images for women Gymnastic

Blue Flyer

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

Fifth place with 461 points.

Poster and profile images for women Gymnastic

People & Portraits

Music Ad

by Jon Hendricks (Valparaiso Unviersity)

First place with 442 points.

A student flips her hair around for a music advertisement.

Sacrifice for Research

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

Second place with 434 points.

Ever have a craving for pizza but can’t decide where to go? Well fret no more because five undergrads have made the decision a piece of cake. Using a combination of math, statistics, restaurant reviews and computer programming they have narrowed down the top five pizza places in town

Shadrach Nyeko, '16, student athlete

by Hal Cook (Bob Jones University)

Second place with 434 points.

He [God] directs my steps: Called to ministry in war-torn Uganda

Hiking Alum

by Justin Hayworth (Grinnell College)

Third place with 432 points.

Ann-Lisa Bowans a 2012 graduate works for a tech start up in Berkeley and enjoys hiking in the hills when she is not working.

Cold rider

by Todd Paris (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

Fourth place with 413 points.

Researcher Ken Irving rides his bike to work across campus on a January afternoon with the temperature near -35°.

Rep

by Michael Ekern (University of St. Thomas)

Fifth place with 405 points.

State representative Joyce Peppin is an alum.

Campus Environment

Aurora wonder

by Todd Paris (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

First place with 482 points.

The aurora borealis fills the night sky above UAF's Poker Flat Research Range, about 30 miles northeast of Fairbanks.

Swans

by Barbara Johnston (University of Notre Dame)

Second place with 463 points.

Swans swim on St. Joseph Lake as fog rises from the water due to single digit temperatures during mid-morning.

Sunny Deacon

by Ken Bennett (Wake Forest University)

Third place with 458 points.

The Demon Deacon statue catches the dawn light in front of BB&T Field on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

It's VFR today...

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Fourth place with 453 points.

A jet contrail underlines the moon as the sunrise lights the statue of Mary atop the Main Building.

Afternoon Light

by Ken Bennett (Wake Forest University)

Fifth place with 434 points.

Students and faculty work in the main atrium of the business school on a sunny winter afternoon.

News and College Life

PE Teachers Training

by Cliff Hollis (East Carolina University)

First place with 442 points.

Linda Bryant tosses objects during a training session for PE teachers.

Field Expedition

by Keith Walters (SUNY Geneseo)

Second place with 437 points.

Students from our Geology Capstone Research team study the caldera of a volcano in Chile

Snow shower

by L. Brian Stauffer (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign)

Third place with 432 points.

A student walks past the Alma Mater statue during a January snow shower.

Selfie

by Eric Bronson (University of Michigan)

Fourth place with 421 points.

Newly-hired coach Jim Harbaugh takes a selfie with an excited group of students and pep band members after a taping of ESPN College Gameday.

AIDs Day Vigil

by David Campbell (Alabama State University)

Fifth place with 416 points.

Members of the University community participate in a candlelight vigil during observance of World AIDS Day, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.

General Features & Illustrations

Edible Earth

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

First place with 505 points.

Inspired by the one of Virginia from a couple of months ago. This illustrates providing clean water and food to the world. The apple was dropped into water in a fish tank, then inverted for the splash effect.

Spoonfed

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

Second place with 492 points.

An illustration to try to show our research on controlling erosion and providing clean water and food for underdeveloped countries. This took 8 photos to put this together.

What's in Your Water

by Glenn Carpenter (Moraine Valley Community College)

Third place with 476 points.

A photo illustration on the contents potentially in bottled water.

Paper Rainbow

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

Fourth place with 463 points.

Construction paper photographed in the studio for a background for the graphic designers. The paper was taped into place on glass with a blue sweep below the glass. 2 lights, one lighting the sweep and one gridded light raking the top of the paper. Shot wide open.

41 LIVE

by Keith Walters (SUNY Geneseo)

Fifth place with 455 points.

Promotional shot for the upcoming dance symposium

Science & Research

Blast off!

by Todd Paris (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

First place with 468 points.

A rocket is launched from UAF's Poker Flat Research Range aimed at producing data to help researchers understand turbulent air currents in the upper atmosphere.

Breakdown

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

Second place with 458 points.

Testing how microbes break down contaminates in water. The petri dish was elevated above a black background, which was lit with a couple of flashes with gels.

Anechoic Chamber

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Third place with 447 points.

RF research in the College of Engineering.

EyePhone

by Eric Bronson (University of Michigan)

Fourth place with 442 points.

Drs at the Kellogg Eye Center are developing a device that works with iPhones so primary care physician may perform basic eye exams.

Wafer Thin

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Fifth place with 413 points.

CBE lab, College of Engineering.

Personal Vision

Patio door frost

by L. Brian Stauffer (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign)

First place with 553 points.

Detail of frost on our home windows

Andes Sunset

by Keith Walters (SUNY Geneseo)

Second place with 461 points.

Sunset light reflects off of the Andes mountain range and into the riverbed

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