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2024 Three Minute Thesis Judges

Judging Information

Thank you to the 2024 judging panel! Learn more about judging criteria and each of our judges below.

Judging is based on the following:

Communication Style: Was the thesis topic and its significance communicated in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience?

Comprehension: Did the presentation help the audience to understand the research?

Engagement: Did the oration make the audience want to know more?

Judging Panel

Jillana Finnegan

Strategic Projects Executive Director, CWI

Tiam Rastegar

CEO & Executive Director of Trailhead Boise

Tamara Thompson

Current Alumni Association President

Tom Prohaska

Co-Founder, CEO and Chair of the Board of Idaho Trust Bank