2020-Three Minute Thesis Competition

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MSU Graduate School Announces their Three Minute Thesis Competition.

The 3MT® is a research competition where graduate students present their research work to a panel of judges in less than three minutes. The goal of the 3MT® is for students to learn essential verbal communication skills in order to provide a successful “sales pitch."  3MT® is not an exercise in trivializing or 'dumbing-down' research but forces students to consolidate their ideas and crystalize their research discoveries. 

To view our virtual 3MT event click here!

The 2020 3MT® competition at Mississippi State University will be held virtually and the schedule is posted below: 

September 1

Applications open

October 30

Applications close and all video submissions are due

November 3-5

Judging of preliminary rounds

November 6

Eight finalists announced

November 10

Optional new video due from finalists (if not submitting a new video, please let us know)

November 12, 1:00 p.m.

Virtual 3MT Event with presentations of the eight finalists with voting link for the People’s Choice Award

November 13, 3:00 p.m.

People’s Choice Award voting closes

November 13, 4:30 p.m.

Live announcement with Grand champion, Runner up and People’s Choice winners

Additional information about the 3MT® can be viewed here!

Hail State,

The Graduate School Team

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