Due December 2, 2019


The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students. Developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills.
The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

Competition Details

Submit a summary of your thesis work (around 400 words) to the Box folder below by December 2nd, 2019. Each department in the College of Letters and Science will choose one entry to go to the College wide competition. This competition will be held in February of 2020. Feel free to contact the MSU Writing Center, they are happy to work with graduate students on this!

Find out more information at http://www.montana.edu/clstmt/.


Montana Hall Renovations

Construction has ongoing in Montana Hall, both in a renovation project designed toMontana Hall photoimprove the overall safety, functionality and accessibility. Additionally, the Graduate School offices will be moving; having the G.S. all located on the main floor (suite 108 and 104). 

When complete, the improvements will allow Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant access to all floors of the building thanks to the installation of a new elevator. Previously, only the basement level was accessible. Also, for the first time in the building's history, an ADA-compliant restroom will be available on each floor. The building's safety will be improved, as well, with a new fire-rated exit stairwell and a new fire hydrant placed near the building.

Renovations are mostly complete!  Our offices are now located in 108 and 104 Montana Hall.


Orientation photoDates & Deadlines 

Review additional deadlines for the 2019-2020 academic year

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