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3MT (Three Minute Thesis)

3MT Competition

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges graduate students to present their thesis or dissertation topic in just three minutes + one slide.

The 2022 3MT Competition will be held on February 1st.

Learn more about the WAGS 3MT competition and other 3MT competitions below

3MT Links and Websites

Previous 3MT Competition Winners

WAGS (Western Association of Graduate Schools) 3MT Winners - March 23 - March 25

WAGS (Western Association of Graduate Schools) 3MT Winners

The week of March 23rd the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) held its Annual Conference and hosted a 3MT competition. There were 15 graduate student competitors from universities from across the Western U.S. and Canada. During the WAGS competition they competed in 2 preliminary rounds, with 6 students competing in the final round. We are pleased to announce that Boise State University’s Luke Telfer placed first!

1st Place
Luke Telfer, Boise State University

2nd Place
Gabriella Mayne, University of Colorado Denver

3rd Place
Tori Klein, University of California, Santa Cruz

Honorable Mention Kendra McGlothen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Boise State 3MT Winners - February 2

First Place – $750
Luke Telfer, Hydrologic Sciences-MS

Second Place – $500
Ember Sikorski, Materials Science and Engineering-PhD

Third Place – $250
Sam Haskell, Communication-MA

Audience Choice – $250
Bryan Rosenblatt, Geophysics-MS

Honorable Mention – $150
Elise Overgaard, Biomolecular Sciences-PhD

Learn more about the Boise State

Boise State 3MT Winners

Statewide 3MT Winners - February 23

On February 23, graduate students from Boise State, Idaho State, and University of Idaho competed in the Idaho Three Minute Thesis competition to each present their research in three minutes or less. Three of our Boise State competitors placed at the event:

  • First Place – $1,000 Ember Sikorski, Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Second Place – $750 Luke Telfer, Hydrologic Sciences, M.S.
  • People’s Choice – $250 Bryan Rosenblatt, Geophysics, M.S.

Sam Haskell, a master’s student in Communication, also represented Boise State. Congratulations to all the 3MT competitors for a fantastic day showcasing Idaho graduate research!