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March. 6, 2014

OSU-CHS students to compete in preliminary Three Minute Thesis contest

OSU Three Minute Thesis

Thirteen forensic and biomedical sciences students will vie to represent OSU-CHS at the 2014 OSU Three Minute Thesis Competitionduring a preliminary contest on Friday, March 28 at noon in D-107.

The competition challenges master's and doctoral students to present a compelling pitch of their thesis or dissertation topic and its significance in just three minutes using only one PowerPoint slide. 3MT supports the development of students' ability to explain their research effectively in laymen's terms.

Judges will select a first, second and third place winner based on communication style, comprehension and engagement. Audience members will vote for the "People's Choice" award. The first place winner will receive $100 and compete against other OSU students on April 10 at the Little Union Theatre in the OSU-Stillwater Student Union.

Guest judges for the contest include Kuma Browne, Tulsa Regional Chamber education division program manager, Ann Domin, INCOG deputy director, Wayne Greene, Tulsa World editorial pages editor, Rae Krolikowski, Redberry Farm: Cedar Rock Inn and Silo Center director of marketing and event specialist and George Louthan, director of the Tandy Supercomputing Center at the Oklahoma Innovation Institute.

 

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