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2024 Three-Minute Thesis Competition Winners

An 80,000 word thesis would take nine hours to present ... these graduate students had to do it in three minutes

Three-Minute Thesis CompetitionFirst Place Winner

Jessica Mattingly, Communication Sciences & Disorders

“Learning Words Through Dance”

Three-Minute Thesis CompetitionSecond Place Winner

Riley Carter, Communication Sciences & Disorders

"Word Density Effects on Phonological Awareness in Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing"

Three-Minute Thesis CompetitionPeople’s Choice Winner

Rebekah Gay, Kinesiology

“Mindfulness & Exercise”

Jessica Mattingly will move on as the automatically-qualified Harris College student to the university-level competition on Friday, April 12 at 5 p.m. in the Scharbauer Debate Chamber. Join us to cheer on our representatives!

Additional 2024 Harris College Three-Minute Thesis Contestants included:

Lisette Trevino ’24 | Communication Sciences & Disorders

“Listen Up: Word Learning in Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing”

Sunil Prajapati ’25, Ph.D. in Health Sciences | Kinesiology

“Between-leg Length Differences: Bad or Benign for Running Performance?”

Sarah Junkersfeld ’25, Ph.D. in Health Sciences | Kinesiology

“Impacts of Virtual Reality and Exercise”

 Ally Jackson ’24 | Communication Sciences & Disorders

“Caregiver Reading Training Through Telecommunication”

Haylei Scoggins ’26 | Ph.D. in Health Sciences, Kinesiology

“Exercise Behaviors in Adult Video Game Players”