Event Schedule

November 9-February 14, 2016 - Application window open, please apply here.  Application deadline is 11:59pm on February 14, 2016.

November 2016 – February 2017 – Students participating in 3MT® will be expected to attend 1 Professional Development workshop of their choosing in order to be eligible for college qualifying heats.  Workshops offered are as follows:

  • Distilling Your Scholarly Research
  • Stage Presence:  Drawing in Your Audience via Communication & Visuals
  • Improvisation for Scholars – Utilizing Improv Techniques to Connect with an Audience
  • Creative Storytelling for Scholars
  • Virtual Coaching – One Button Studio (Hesburgh Library)

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

February 19, 2017 - Single static slide deadline is 11:59pm on February 19, 2017.  Please email your slide in powerpoint format (Set slide to standard (4:3), 10" Wide, 7.5" Height) to  gradcareers@nd.edu.

February 27 - 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

     

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

March 27, 2017 - 4pm,  Final event at Jordan Auditorium,  Mendoza College of Business, 9 Finalists.  

Battle of the Colleges!

  • Judges will determine 1st and 2nd round prizes for the competition
  • Audience will vote on a People’s Choice Award – 3rd Prize
  • Prizes:  1st Place $2,000, 2nd Place $1500, People’s Choice Award $1000
  • Networking reception to follow awarding of prizes

April 6-7, 2017 – 1st  Place Winner will represent the University of Notre Dame at the Midwestern  Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 3MT® Regional Conference.  Additional information can be found http://mags-net.org/three-minute-thesis-award/