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Three Minute Thesis

2019 CAS 3MT Eligibility

The college competition is open to doctoral candidates only.

  • Doctoral candidates who are actively enrolled (and in good standing) in a doctoral program within the College of Arts and Sciences are eligible.
  • Doctoral candidates who are actively enrolled (and in good standing) in the Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree (IIDP) program should contact the home department of their committee chair to participate. If the college the home department is located in does not offer a college-level competition, the doctoral candidate is not eligible.
  • Doctoral candidates located on the Pullman campus must present face-to-face during the CAS 3MT Competition on March 5, 2019. If a Pullman candidate wins the CAS 3MT Competition, they must participate in the WSU 3MT Competition on March 27, 2019.
  • Doctoral candidates at non-Pullman campuses will present through a pre-scheduled AMS videoconference in a pre-scheduled room on their respective campuses during the CAS 3MT Competition on March 5, 2019. If a non-Pullman candidate wins the CAS 3MT Competition, they must travel to Pullman and participate in the WSU 3MT Competition on March 27, 2019.

Nomination Process and Deadlines


Non-Pullman Participants
Doctoral candidates at non-Pullman campuses must notify Office of the Dean (cas@wsu.edu) and their program chair or director of their interest to participate in the CAS 3MT competition, and must electronically provide the completed nomination form and presentation slide by February 19, 2019. 

Pullman Participants
Doctoral candidates from the Pullman campus who are interested in participating will notify the chair or director of their doctoral program and must electronically provide the completed nomination form and presentation slide by February 19, 2019.

Required Nomination Materials:

  • The completed nomination form will include:
    • An abstract of the candidate’s thesis
    • An appropriate photo of the candidate for the CAS 3MT competition website
    • (Download the nomination form as a PDF or a Word document)
  • The single static PowerPoint slide that will be used in the CAS 3MT competition
  • See 3MT rules and criteria for more information and specific guidelines

Questions?

Contact the Office of the Dean at cas@wsu.edu or (509)335-4581.