Call for Abstracts: 11th Annual Graduate Academic Conference

December 10, 2018


The Council of Graduate Students announces the 11th Annual Graduate Academic Conference will take place on February 16, 2019 at the MSU Union. We are now accepting abstracts for poster and oral presentations, due by January 11, 2019. Again this year, we are hosting a Three Minute Thesis Competition. The top three oral, poster, and 3MT presentations will each be awarded prizes of $500, $300, and $200, respectively. Additionally, the winner of the MSU 3MT competition will have the opportunity to compete at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 3MT in March, 2019.

This year there will be a $5 registration fee, which can be processed here: An endorsement letter is also needed to complete the registration. Information sheet, 3MT Information and Endorsement Form can be accessed/downloaded from the COGS GAC webpage: /

In addition to the competition, presenters will have the opportunity to participate in workshops to enhance their communication skills.

Further information will be posted on the website as it becomes available. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, and be sure to visit our webpage ( for more information and updates.

Thank you!

Council of Graduate Students
Michigan State University
Chittenden Hall, Suite 120
466 W. Circle Dr
P: 517-353-9189