Message for Students and Faculty – Threesis Invite

A Threesis reminder and a link to RSVP. Audience members for the April 12th final rounds will vote for the 2014 Threesis Audience Choice Winner, so everyone send best wishes to the Draperites competing to get to the final round — and then go and vote for them!

On behalf of The Graduate School of Arts and Science, Dean Lauren Benton cordially invites you to attend the fourth annual GSAS Threesis Academic Challenge.

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Time: Final Round begins at 4:00pm. Doors open at 3:30pm.

Location: Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 401


RSVP through this link


The Threesis Academic Challenge is an academic competition for GSAS master’s students. Students present the work of their thesis or final project (e.g. creative project, science experiment or research paper) in three minutes or less to a panel of judges in accessible language a non-expert can understand. Competitors are judged on how well they grasp the subject of their thesis, their ability to discuss the topic to non-experts, and presentation skills. Students compete for a grand prize of $1,000 and other prizes while learning to organize ideas and speak about them persuasively in a fun, academic atmosphere. 

GSAS will award prizes totaling $2,500 and departments participating in the GSAS Threesis Incentive Program will award $300 to finalists from participating departments and programs. By attending the event you will have a chance to vote for the 2014 GSAS Threesis Audience Choice Winner. 

Wine and cheese reception to follow the program. 

Special thanks to the Wasserman Center for Career Development and to the Subject Librarians of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library for supporting the Threesis.

Click here to learn more about the event and see video of winning presentations as well as highlights from last year’s event.


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