Grad Students win "3-Minute Thesis" Awards


 

SUMMARY: Grad Students win "3-Minute Thesis" Awards


During this week’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, JMU graduate students presented their scholarship before an audience and panel of judges.  They were allowed one slide, no props, and they had to present their research in a precise and compelling way.  The Graduate School congratulates the winners of our Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition:

First Place and People’s Choice Award Winner:

Sarah McGrath “Exploring the Microbiome: Diversity of the Microbial Community of Three Foam Nesting Frogs”
Program: Biology
Advisor: David McLeod

Runner Up

Jonathan Studio “Competition and Predation: Interactions between American Eels (Anguilla rostrata) and Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in Virginia Mountain Streams”
Program: Biology
Advisor: Christine May

Sarah McGrath, winner of the first-place award will represent JMU at the annual meeting of the Council of Southern Graduate Schools 3MT competition on February 24.  All six of these students will receive cash prizes!  We are so proud of the accomplishments of our graduate students!

Published: Saturday, January 27, 2018

Last Updated: Saturday, January 27, 2018

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