University Graduate School Three Minute Thesis Competition

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Support and observe our Graduate students present their thesis and dissertation research while competing for cash prizes in the Three Minute Thesis competition! 

3MT is a worldwide competition that challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis or dissertation topic in just three minutes.  Sharpening research presentation skills, practicing communicating their topic to a diverse audience, and sharing their research with the university community.

Prizes include $250, $150, and $100 stipends for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and 1st place sponsorship to the April Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools regional contest in Indianapolis.

When: Thursday, March 9, 10:00 a.m.

Where: Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union 

Students, faculty, staff, and all others are welcome to attend!

For information about competing in next years' competition, contact Jeff Rutherford at or 812-855-4010