Competition Details and Deadlines
The Graduate School is pleased to announce a new competition for spring 2019! Master’s students who have earned 18 hours of graduate coursework toward the degree may compete in the Master’s in 4 Competition in which they will have four minutes, and four slides, to explain their research to a general audience.
The M4 Preliminary Rounds began on February 25th, and the M4 Finals were held April 4th at 4 PM in the Student Life Building Auditorium.
Awards were $1,000 for the first place winner, $750 for the second place winner and $500 for the People’s Choice (selected by the audience).
- A master's student with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework earned toward the degree
- Four minute time limit
- A maximum of four slides that have no animation, embedded video, audio, or movement of any kind
- A solo, non-technical oral description of the student's research or creative endeavors
- No props or costumes will be allowed
- A clicker will be provided
Spring 2019 Masters in Four (MI4) Competition Winners
1st Place- Jason Cassel, Music, Piano Technology
2nd Place- James Hernandez, Education, Educational Psychology and Learning Systems
2nd Place- Steven Pope, Arts and Sciences, History
3rd Place- Stacy Hanson, Arts and Sciences, Modern Languages and Linguistics
People's Choice: Karl Wissemann, Arts and Sciences, Psychology