James Hentig Wins Thesis Competition

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Dawn Rizek | March 14, 2020 

James Hentig, a Ph.D. student from the Department of Biological Sciences, won the 2020 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Thursday, March 5 on the stage in Jordan Auditorium in the Mendoza College of Business.

The Shaheen 3MT® is a communication competition where all graduate students from the Colleges of Engineering, Science, and Arts & Letters as well as the Keough School of Global Affairs, try to effectively explain their research in a language appropriate to an audience of specialists and non-specialists alike, in three minutes or less. Competitors addressed a panel of judges in front of a live audience using a single static slide to support their presentation.

Hentig, whose faculty adviser is Professor David Hyde, was the eighth of nine competitors to present bested the other finalists for a top prize of $2000. A second place prize of $1500 went to Matthew Dahl (POLS) and $1000 to the People’s Choice winner, Jordan Cockfield (BIOS).

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