The panel of judges awarded first place (and $500) to Amy Hendrix-Dicken from the Organizational and Community Leadership doctoral program and second place ($250) to Rachel Ngo from Internal Medicine. Katlyn McDonald, Occupational Therapy student, walked away with the People’s Choice Award. The illustrious judging panel included Emma Kientz, DNP, APRN-CNS, CNE, associate professor and assistant dean of academic affairs in the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing; Brenda Lloyd-Jones, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of human relations; and Dallas Pettigrew, MSW, clinical assistant professor in the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work.
Jennifer Kisamore, Ph.D. associate dean of the OU Graduate College and graduate liaison for the Organizational Dynamics program is coordinator and host of the Tulsa 3MT program. Sponsors of the event include OU-Tulsa Academic Affairs, OU Graduate College, and the Schusterman Library at OU-Tulsa.
The OU-Tulsa 3MT competition is separate, but held in advance of the all-campus Three Minute Thesis competition held this month, offering potential competitors an opportunity to practice. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia, and is now held at hundreds of universities around the world.