Kimmy Cushman and Aritra Ghosh were both winners in the Yale 2022 3-Minute Thesis Competition sponsored by the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Yale Alumni Association. Congratulations to both!
Kimmy Cushman, graduate student with George Fleming, was tied for first place in the Yale 2022 3-Minute Thesis Competition. Her winning presentation was “Dark Matter: The Mysteries of Mass”.
In addition, Aritra Ghosh, Astronomy graduate student with Meg Urry , won the People’s Choice Award in STEM. His presentation was “Black Holes: Ruthless Destroyers or Formative Gravitational Beasts?”.
The 3-Minute Thesis Competition challenges Ph.D. students to describe their thesis work clearly and engagingly in just 3 minutes!
Yale’s 3-Minute Thesis Competition is sponsored by the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Yale Graduate School Alumni Association. It is a collaboration between the offices of the McDougal Graduate Student Center: The Poorvu Center for Teaching & Learning, the Graduate Writing Lab, Graduate Student Life, the Office for Graduate Student Development & Diversity, and the Office of Career Strategy.