MIC Results

March 2015 Results

Best of Show

Trim Coffee

by Nancy Evelyn (University of Georgia)

Best of show with 513 points.

Photo illustration. 'Researchers have found a chemical compound found in coffee that may help prevent obesity related diseases.'

Sports Action

Running into the light

by Justin Hayworth (Grinnell College)

First place with 498 points.

Runners are splashed with sunlight during a preliminary heat of the 5,000 meter run during the Midwest Conference Championships.

Pole Vault

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Second place with 478 points.

Pole vaulting: An act of faith in the strength of fiberglass.

Laying It Down in L-Town

by Eric Bronson (University of Michigan)

Third place with 476 points.

Sophomore Zak Irvin jams the rock for two against Michigan State in East Lansing.

Pole Vault

by Justin Hayworth (Grinnell College)

Third place with 476 points.

Luis Hernandez clears 12-05.25 in the pole vault during the Midwest Conference Championships.

Hard Jab

by Barbara Johnston (University of Notre Dame)

Fourth place with 461 points.

Daniel Babiak connects with a hard jab to Chris Croushore (left) in the quarterfinals of the 85th Annual Bengal Bouts.

Tyler Haws

by Jaren Wilkey (Brigham Young University)

Fifth place with 457 points.

Tyler Haws leads a fast break against Saint Mary's.

Sports Features & Illustrations

Flip

by Michael Ekern (University of St. Thomas)

First place with 504 points.

Marcus Alipate does his traditional pre-game flip as the team psychs up.

Reach out and (almost) touch someone

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Second place with 496 points.

The student section does their best "Cameron Crazies" impression as they reach out toward the opponent as he prepares to put the ball in play.

The Selman Splash

by Eric Bronson (University of Michigan)

Third place with 476 points.

Justin Selman squirts water over his face during pre-game warmups.

Above The Rim

by Joel Coleman (Liberty University)

Third place with 476 points.

The Soar Dunk ministry team performs at halftime of a Men's Basketball game.

last entry

by Brett Groehler (University Minnesota Duluth)

Fourth place with 463 points.

The men's hockey team enters Amsoil Arena for the last regular season game of the season.

Reach

by Glenn Carpenter (Moraine Valley Community College)

Fifth place with 446 points.

At 6'3" Nariman Jaber has quite the reach.

People & Portraits

What These Eyes Have Seen

by Eric Bronson (University of Michigan)

First place with 483 points.

Elizabeth Allen talks about her time as an army nurse working on the front lines of Vietnam.

Data Center

by Jonathan Cohen (Binghamton University)

Second place with 454 points.

Graduate student Husam Alissa photographed in the Data Center of the Center for Excellence at the Innovative Technologies Complex.

Annie

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

Third place with 452 points.

A music professor to promote her upcoming performance.

student profile

by Nancy Evelyn (University of Georgia)

Fourth place with 437 points.

This Genetics student studies the genus Helianthus (sunflowers). Does anyone else get assignments off-season? Such as sunflowers in winter? snowboarding in summer?...

Pepon Osorio

by Joseph Labolito (Temple University)

Fifth place with 428 points.

Feature for the Alumni Magazine. Art School Prof that works with the Public School system

Campus Environment

Southern Snow

by Robert Jordan (University of Mississippi)

First place with 509 points.

The campus is transformed from bleak and brown to a winter wonderland by an unusually heavy snowfall.

Galleria

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Second place with 461 points.

Jordan Hall of Science galleria.

Perfect Snow Day

by Ken Bennett (Wake Forest University)

Second place with 461 points.

Snow outlined every branch on the campus trees framing the cupola of the library early on the morning of Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Snowy Eagle

by Joel Coleman (Liberty University)

Third place with 446 points.

The Eagle atop the DeMoss Fountain stands firm through the snowstorm.

Reflecting On Change

by Natalie Battaglia (Loyola University Chicago)

Fourth place with 441 points.

In the early morning hours, the sensor-activated blinds rise on the Information Commons,completed in 2007, allowing a reflection of the Cudahy Science Hall, the first building used for classes, built in 1911-1912. This environmentally-engineered building has achieved silver-level certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System, the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings.

Snowy dawn

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Fifth place with 428 points.

Dawn breaks over campus after an overnight snowfall.

News and College Life

Through The Mud!

by Joel Coleman (Liberty University)

First place with 496 points.

A student low crawls through the icy mud during the Adventure Challenge trail race.

Pool

by Glenn Carpenter (Moraine Valley Community College)

Second place with 489 points.

Lap swimming is one of the most popular activities in the new FitRec. Members can exercise utilizing low impact methods.

Battle for Bascom 2K15

by Jeff Miller (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Third place with 470 points.

Hundreds of students engage in "Battle for Bascom 2K15," an epic snowball fight held on Bascom Hill during winter on Feb. 8, 2015. In what is becoming an annual tradition, the spirited battle pits members of the Lakeshore residence halls against those from the Southeast residence halls. The Lakeshore team claimed victory this year, yet fun seemed to be had by all.

Beds for Sleds

by Robert Jordan (University of Mississippi)

Fourth place with 430 points.

Snow is a rarity on our campus, so when it snows the campus is closed and students gather at this hill to sled on anything that isn't nailed down.

Frozen lake leap

by Trevor Jones (Ohio Northern University)

Fifth place with 426 points.

Delta Sigma Phi hosted the Polar Plunge in the pond at Fraternity Circle. Money raised from the fourth annual event goes to the American Red Cross.

General Features & Illustrations

Hoops

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

First place with 504 points.

Publicity shoot of Living Legends Native American Hoop Dance

Julian Hernandez

by Mark Carriveau (Elgin Community College)

Second place with 465 points.

Julian is the director of Ballet Folklórico Huehuecoyotl. The ballet is an in-house residence ensemble of the college.

Black Student Union poetry slam

by Trevor Jones (Ohio Northern University)

Third place with 448 points.

Graduate assistant Jaylyn Jones reads an original poem from her phone. Members of the Black Student Union hosted their inaugural poetry slam at English Chapel. The event was a part of the Black History Month celebration.

Microburst

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

Third place with 448 points.

Actors portraits for Microburst Play Festival

Encore

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

Fourth place with 443 points.

Publicity shoot for Ballroom Dance Team

Marimbologist

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

Fifth place with 420 points.

Getting' down on the marimba!

Science & Research

Red White and True

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

First place with 487 points.

A promotional photo for our university's research.

Geology in the Mines

by Amanda Pitts (Grand Valley State Univeristy)

Second place with 476 points.

Two geology students pose in the Gypsum mines which our university has been using for years for educational and research purposes. The students sat very still for ten seconds while the surrounding rock was light-painted using several flashlights.

Achilles Heel

by Mark A. Philbrick (Brigham Young University)

Second place with 476 points.

Research on how the achilles heel reacts to uphill vs down hill running

Test Tubular

by Jim Stroup (Virginia Tech)

Third place with 465 points.

Our university just moved up in the rankings for research grants, and the PR machine was looking for a few square, generic science and research photos for a press release and promotional material.

Undergraduate Research

by Matt Cashore (University of Notre Dame)

Fourth place with 461 points.

Undergraduate research work in the radiation research lab.

Sampling

by Jaren Wilkey (Brigham Young University)

Fifth place with 415 points.

Research students work in John Alder's sampling lab.

Personal Vision

Snow Moon Rising

by Keith Walters (SUNY Geneseo)

First place with 630 points.

Caught a cool moonrise on the way home from campus.

A night on the beach

by Keith Walters (SUNY Geneseo)

Second place with 526 points.

A view of the night sky looking out on the Atlantic Ocean.

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