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Events

 

November 9, 2017 - February 14, 2017 - Application window open, please apply here.   Application deadline is 11:59pm EST on February 14, 2017.

January 19 & January 25, 2017 - Information Sessions.  Learn more about what 3MT is, why you should participate, timeline, and rules/requirements. 

January 2017 – February 2017 – Students participating in Shaheen 3MT® will be expected to attend 1 Professional Development workshop of their choosing in order to be eligible for division qualifying heats.  Workshops offered are as follows:

  • Distilling Your Research in a 3MT Format - 1/26/17 
  • Stage Presence:  Drawing in Your Audience via Communication & Visuals - 2/8
  • Improvisation for Scholars – Utilizing Improv Techniques to Connect with an Audience - 1/21/17
  • Once Upon A Time:  Storytelling as a Tool for Teaching and Learning - 2/3/17
  • One Button Studio - Virtual Coaching for 3MT - 2/3, 2/6, 2/13, 2/14, 2/20/17

Students may register for the Professional Development workshops at the events portal.

February 14, 2017 - Application deadline is 11:59pm EST on February 14, 2017.

February 19, 2017 - Single static slide deadline is 11:59pm EST on February 19, 2017.   Email static slide for your Shaheen 3MT® presentation to gradcareers@nd.edu.
*Deadline extended to 2/19/17 on 1/30/17)*

February 27, 28, and March 2, 2017 - Qualifying heats will be run within each College (Engineering, Arts & Letters, and Science).

  • 4 Judges will determine 3 Finalists who will move on to the Final event on March 23, 2017
  • Each Finalist will win $100 (3 Winners from each College)
  • Schedule below:

Date

Time

College

Location

Judge #1

Judge #2

Judge #3

Judge #4

2/27/2017

4pm-6pm

Science

Jordan 101

Michael Hildreth

Rebecca Wingert

Steven Buechler

Samantha Lee

2/28/2017

4pm-6pm

A&L

DeBart 214

Sara Maurer

Kathy Eberhard

Margaret Meserve

John Lubker

3/2/2017

4pm-6pm

Engineering

DeBart 140

Christine Maziar

Mark McCready

Tony Simonetti

Valli Sarveswaran

March 10, 2017 - Static Slide for Final event deadline (11:59pm EST).  Please email your slide in powerpoint format (Set slide to standard (4:3), 10" Wide, 7.5" Height) to  gradcareers@nd.edu.

March 23, 2017 - 4pm,  Final event at Jordan Auditorium, 9 participants.

Battle of the Colleges!

  • Judges will determine 1st and 2nd prizes for the competition
  • Audience will vote on a People’s Choice Award – 3rd Prize
  • Prizes:  1st Place $2,000, 2nd Place $1,500, People’s Choice Award $1,000
  • Networking reception to follow awarding of prizes

April 5-6, 2017 – 1st  Place Winner will represent the University of Notre Dame at the Midwestern  Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 3MT® Regional Conference.

 

Prizes



Qualifying Heats (3 Finalists from each College)

Finalists                     $100 (9 Total)

 

 

Final Competition

1st Place                  $2,000*

2nd Place                 $1,500

People's Choice       $1,000

 

*1st Place Winner will represent the University of Notre Dame at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 3MT® ​Regional Conference which will take place April 5-6, 2017.