3MT® Research Competition
3MT® is a competition that provides graduate students the opportunity to showcase their scholarly work or research in three minutes or less. Additionally, 3MT® provides a great opportunity for presenters to develop communication skills, showcase their work with the San Antonio community and initiate new collaborations and networks. More importantly, there are cash prizes!
The Graduate School and Office of Postdoctoral Affairs are pleased to welcome local, regional and national guest speakers; navigating our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows through the ever-changing landscape of career pursuits, career development and career impacts. Join us for candid conversations and unique insights through a career-focused lens.
Dissertation Writing Camp
The Dissertation Writing Camp provides intensive, focused writing time in a quiet and supportive environment to help you make significant progress through the difficult stages of writing your doctoral dissertation. This program is for doctoral students who are starting or have started the writing portion of their dissertation manuscript. It is strongly recommended that your dissertation proposal has been approved by your committee before taking part in this camp. Camps are held during the Spring and Summer semesters.
Graduate and postdoctoral training at UTSA is predicated on the development of a set of interconnected skills and competencies that lead to academic and career success. To this end, the UTSA Graduate School provides competency-based professional development opportunities. To assist graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in tracking their skills acquisition, The Graduate School offers credentials or "badges" for achieving competencies delivered through various experiences.
The Level Up Loyalty Program rewards students and postdocs who attend professional development events throughout the fall and spring semesters. Attend events and earn exclusive UTSA Graduate School swag items (per semester).
Transdisciplinary Team Grand Challenge
Our challenge to UTSA graduate student researchers is to work together across disciplines to propose conceptual projects to address any aspect of conflict, including broad topics such as conflict prevention, management and resolution and narrower topics such as expression of conflict in music and art or historical depictions of specific conflicts.
Write Now! Thesis and Dissertation Writing Support Program
This 6-week program offers students a safe space to discuss goal setting, time management, and writing strategies as they set to write their manuscript. Additionally, participants have the opportunity, each week, to listen to subject matter experts from across campus to include UTSA Libraries, the Writing Center, Research Integrity, Counseling Services, and select faculty. These experts will offer suggestions and insights on how to successfully complete your body of work.