Monday, December 7, 2015

3MT Preliminary Heats - October 25 & 26, 2016

The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Congress are proud to announce the 15 graduate students selected from the 3MT application round to compete in the preliminary heats. Their names, disciplines, and 3MT titles are shown below.  The preliminary competitions will be held Tuesday, October 25, 2016 and Wednesday, October 26, 2016, from 5:30-7:30pm in the Auditorium of the W.T. Young Library. A panel of judges will select the top contestants from each heat to advance to the final competition on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, from 5:30-7:00pm in Gatton College's Kincaid Auditorium.

Come out and show your support!

Heat 1 (Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 5:30): 


Heat 2 (Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 5:30):

If selected to move on to the final round, competitors will be competing for cash prizes:
1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $250
People's Choice: $125 (This one goes to the crowd favorite, so come out and support your fellow graduate students on 11/15!)

Additionally, the 1st place winner will advance to the Southern Council of Graduate Schools Regional Competition, March 2-5 2017, in Annapolis,  Maryland.

For more information on UK's 3MT Competitions, you can view past winner videos or find out more about this year's competition on the Graduate School's 3MT page.