Category: Prizes

Michigan Tech 3MT Registration Open

Participating in the 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) can be a way for graduate students to develop important communication and research skills, and to participate in the building of research culture at Michigan Tech. Cash prizes are also available to the top competitors and the people’s choice.

In addition, the winners of the local 3MT competition are given a chance to represent Michigan Tech at the next level of competition, and potentially even national and international 3MT competitions, which provides an excellent networking and professional development opportunity.

Michigan Tech’s 2022 3MT competition will be held Oct. 13 at the MUB Ballroom. For more information on the competition, please see the 3MT page on the Graduate Student Government (GSG) website.

To present in this year’s competition, please fill out and submit the 3MT 2022 Registration form.

3MT 2022 Cash Prizes:

  • First Place — $300
  • Second Place — $150
  • People’s Choice — $100

By Graduate Student Government.

Call for Abstracts: ACS Student Research Symposium

The eighth annual American Chemical Society (ACS) Upper Peninsula Student Research Symposium is seeking abstracts! The symposium will be held at Northern Michigan University from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22.

This is a venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields. Submissions are open to undergraduate, graduate, high school and community college students from the Upper Peninsula. We welcome visitors and community members! There is no cost to present and lunch will be provided. Prize money will be awarded for best posters and presentations.

For more information and to register for the symposium, visit the ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section website. The registration deadline is Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. ET.

To all presenters, visitors and judges: Please register to ensure we have enough food ordered. Contact Momoko Tajiri at mtajiri@mtu.edu with any questions.

By the ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section.

Save the Date: Computing[MTU] Poster Session Is Oct. 10

The Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) and the College of Computing invite the campus community to a Computing[MTU] Showcase research poster session on Oct. 10 from 1-3 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A.

Faculty and student researchers in all Michigan Tech departments are invited to submit posters. Prizes will be awarded at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The deadline to submit posters is Sept. 30 at midnight.

Read more and submit your poster on the ICC Blog.

By Institute of Computing and Cybersystems.

Michigan Tech Idea Pitch Competition – Registration Open

Students who have an innovative idea that could disrupt the status quo and “business as usual” are welcome to pitch their ideas at Idea Pitch Competition. Graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to pitch their ideas. Each contestant will have two minutes to share their idea in an interactive community setting.

Student contestants should register online by Oct. 2.

Audience guests are encouraged to attend in person but may also attend remotely. If you wish to attend remotely, please register via Zoom.

Contact huskyinnovate@mtu.edu with any questions. This event will be hosted in the GLRC from 5-7 p.m. Snacks will be available.

Judges will vote to select top pitches and award cash prizes to the top contestants:

  • First place: $200
  • Second place: $100
  • Third place: $50
  • Honorable mention: $25 (two prizes offered)
  • Audience favorite: $25

By Husky Innovate, Pavlis Honors College.