Master's in Four Competition

Master in Four is a research communication competition that aims to help master's students develop academic, presentation, and research communication skills. Moreover, it supports the development of students' capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.

Master's students who have earned 18 hours of graduate coursework toward the degree may compete in the Master's in Four Competition during which they have four minutes, and four slides, for them to explain their research to a diverse audience.

Monetary prizes: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners are selected by judges while the "People's Choice" winner is selected by the audience's vote.


Spring 2022 Master in Four

Vincenzo Olivett (Social Psychology) took home the first prize in this year Master in Four competition
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Spring 2021 Master in Four

Judges selected Guanxiong Qi (Religion) as this year’s first-place winner.
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Spring 2020 Master in Four

Judges selected Jay Pension (Theater) as this year’s first-place winner.
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Spring 2019 Master in Four

Master’s student Jason Cassel took home the top prize during the inaugural Master’s In Four competition
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View the past Master in Four competition galleries

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