Three Minute Thesis Competition Training

  • WHEN & WHERE: Friday, Nov. 3, 2:30-4:00, Room 110/ Wilbur Cross Building (near North Reading Room)

    BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Dr. Rory McGloin, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, UConn

    This session is for individuals seeking to participate in UConn’s 3MT® competition. (Join the fun & win prizes)

    (Competitors must be active PhD and Professional Doctorate (Research) candidates who have successfully passed their confirmation milestone (including candidates whose thesis is under submission) by the date of the competition in April.

    Seating is limited – Please Register: here

    WHAT YOU’LL GAIN: In this workshop you will gain a comprehensive overview of public speaking best practices, tips for captivating a diverse audience, and strategies for effective organization. Attendees should have a good sense of the key research that they will share as a 3MT® (Three Minute Thesis) competitor to make the most out of the session. Access competitor guidelines and watch UConn’s 2016 3MT® winner and the international People’s Choice winner

    UConn’s live competition will occur Thursday, April 5, 5:00PM – 7:00PM.  The winning presentation will be submitted to the 2018 Universitas 21 Competition.


    For more information, contact: Kay Kimball Gruder at