Rebel Grad Slam: 3-Minute Thesis Competition


Oct. 30, 2017 (All day)
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See below for competition locations.


The Rebel Grad Slam challenges students to a 3-minute/1-slide presentation to showcase their research to the audience and judges in a condensed and compelling way.

Participants will be evaluated on how well they explain and communicate the most significant parts of their scholarship/research.

Winners of the Preliminary Rounds on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will progress to the Semi-Final Round on Thursday.

Winners of the Semi-Final Round will compete in the Grad Slam Finals on Friday, after which there will be a reception.

Preliminary Rounds:

Please submit the Registration Form by 5 p.m., October 25.

  • Mon., Oct. 30: 12-1 p.m., SU 207, 209, 211, 213 and 5-6 p.m., SU 207 
  • Tue., Oct. 31: 12-1 p.m., SU 207, 209, 211, 213 and 5-6 p.m., SU 207
  • Wed., Nov. 1: 12-1 p.m., SU 207, 209, 211, 213 and 5-6 p.m., SU 222 

Semi-Final Round:

  • Thur., Nov. 2: 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m., Majorie Barrick Museum
  • Thur., Nov. 2: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Majorie Barrick Museum
  • Thur., Nov. 2: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Majorie Barrick Museum

Grad Slam Finals and reception:

The reception will include complimentary hors d'oeuvres, dessert and drinks, located next to the Lobby.

RSVP for the Grad Slam Finals and Reception by Thursday, October 26.

  • Fri., Nov. 3, 4-6 p.m., Science and Engineering Building (SEB) Auditorium and Lobby

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public. 

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

UNLV Graduate College