Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition


College of Arts and Sciences Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

  • Students should review the information below sent by The Graduate School for details about the 3MT competition requirements.
    • Questions about the Arts and Sciences 3MT competition can be sent to Dr. Brian Orefice, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies, at
  • Students can submit their video through this Qualtrics application by Monday, January 23, 2023.
  • The Arts and Sciences 3MT competition will remain virtual. A recording of the finalist’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) video clip submission should be upload to OneDrive and they should provide a link in the application. 
    • Make sure the shared link is set to be shared so it is viewable by anyone with the link.
    • If students have questions about uploading their video or need technical assistance, they should contact the IT Service Desk at: Phone: 614-688-4357 (HELP), Email:
  • Submissions will be reviewed by the College and the Arts and Sciences nominee will be advanced to The Graduate School competition on or before Wednesday, January 25, 2023. 
  • The Arts and Sciences 3MT will provide a grant to the top three competition awardees, transferred to their home department to be used for research and/or professional development:
    • First place (Arts and Sciences 3MT nominee): $500
    • Second place: $350
    • Third place: $250
  • The Graduate School will select the institutional nominee during their in-person 3MT competition on February 8, 2023.
  • The Ohio State University finalist will be advancing to the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition in Chicago on March 31, 2023.

Congratulations to the awardees of the 2023 Arts and Sciences Three Minute Thesis competition! 

  • 1st Place and College of Arts & Sciences nominee to the Graduate School competition: Alyssa Bedrosian, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, ‘Un Lenguaje Sencillo y un Toque De Humor’: Strategies for a 21st Century Digital Catholic Feminist Activism

  • 2nd Place: Morgan Ross, School of Communication, Spatial Habits Make Phone Habits Stronger

  • 3rd Place: Yoon Ji Kim, Department of Statistics, Sequential Alignment of Functions

  • Honorable Mentions
    • Kassidie Harmon, Department of Psychology, Emotion Control, Psychopathology, and Race
    • Tejas Prasanna, Department of Physics, Multi-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Models of Proto-Neutron Star Winds