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Come support graduate students as we kick off the 3MT® competition and cast your vote for the people's choice winner! Coffee and snacks will be provided and there will be door prizes!

Participants for this group include:
Darolyn Flaggs - Developmental Education
Nathan Jones - Mathematics
Erika K. Nielson - Developmental Education
Jayadharini Jaiganesh - Computer Science
Freda Bryson - Adult, Professional, and Community Education
Arthi Nagarajan - Computer Science
Archana Gujjari - Material Science, Engineering, and Commercialization
Lauren Schramm - Aquatic Biology

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition in which master's students on a thesis track and PhD/EdD students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their research and its significance. The 3MT® promotes presentation and communication skills, provides opportunities and feedback for students to work on explaining their research to a non-specialized audience, and in general helps students hone their “elevator pitch” discussions of their dissertations (especially useful for those students heading into job interviews!).

Each University Preliminary Group will have four winners: 1st place PhD/EdD, 1st place master's student, overall runner up, and people's choice. All four winners from each group will win a cash prize and move on to the University Final. The University Final Competition will have three winners: 1st place overall, 1st place runner up, and people's choice. Please visit our page http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/3mt.html for more information..

120 minutes
The Graduate College