Graduate Scholars Forum included, for the second year, the Three Minute Thesis
Students applied to participate in the competition earlier in the semester
and were chosen after a preliminary competition in March.
on a program founded at the University of Queensland, graduate students present
their original scholarship in three minutes with the aid of one PowerPoint
the six finalists presented, a panel of judges voted for the winner of the Judges’
Award and audience members voted via text message for the Peer Choice Award.
Krecko, a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program, won the Judges’
Award for her three minute thesis titled “The Circle of Sadness: Improving children's emotion competence
through the film ‘Inside Out’”
Terrance Hudson, a doctoral
student in the Administration and Leadership program, won the Peer Choice Award
for his three minute thesis titled “Why Teach? What Motivates African American
Males to Choose Careers in Teaching”
winners received a $500 reward.