Grad

Expo Registration

Registration Deadlines

Questions? Email megan.tischner@uc.edu or call 513-556-4335.

Graduate Student Expo Event Details

Date of Event: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
Place of Event: Tangeman University Center, Great Hall

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

  • All submissions will be accepted for competition until registration closes on January 20, 2019.
  • All registrants will be required to participate in the Three Minute Thesis practice session on Monday, February 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (This will allow registrants to acquaint themselves with the space and set-up, practice their performance, and receive feedback and tips for improvement.)
  • The 3MT Competition will run 12:15–1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
  • Presentations are timed; competitors who exceed the three minute time limit during the competition (on the 20th) will be disqualified.
  • A single static PowerPoint slide is permitted. The slide must be submitted to megan.tischner@uc.edu prior to the practice session. Registrants will be allowed to revise and resubmit their slide prior to the competition on February 20.
  • The winner will receive a $400 award, which will be posted to his/her Catalyst student account.
  • Visit the Three Minute Thesis page for all rules and judging criteria.

Poster Forum

  • Poster sizes are limited to 4' wide unless you contact megan.tischner@uc.edu for an exception.
  • All submissions will be accepted for presentation until registration closes.
  • All poster forum participants must check in during the 8–9 a.m. check-in, and all posters must remain on display from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • All students will be judged by two judges. Judges will assign scores using the evaluation rubric. (To view this PDF document, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.) The combined scores will be used to determine the winners. 
  • All winners will receive a $150 award, which will be posted to their Catalyst student account. Each category will have at least one winner. The categories are: arts & humanities; life sciences & medicine; physical sciences & engineering; and social & behavioral sciences.

Creative Arts Gallery

  • All UC graduate students may show in the Creative Arts Gallery.
  • All submissions will be accepted for show until registration closes.
  • All media are welcome. This includes, but is not limited to, ceramics, drawing, electronic art, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.
  • Artwork may not be installed on a wall or from the ceiling. The Graduate School will provide a table, poster display board or easel for those who request one. We cannot provide assistance with transporting artworks. 
  • All participants must check in during the 8–9 a.m. check-in, and all artwork must remain on display from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • All artwork will be judged by a single judge. The judge's decision is final.
  • The winner of the Creative Arts Gallery will receive a $150 award, which will be posted to her/his Catalyst account.