Winner Percy Korsah (centre) and runners-up Victor Agbo (left) and Tia Driver (right).
How would you explain the entire breadth and significance of your life's work (or thesis) to people with no background in your work in 1 slide and 3 minutes? Earlier this month, PhD Candidate Percy Korsah won first place at the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Environment heat, with runners-up Victor Agbo and Tia Driver tying for second place. Each year 3MT provides a venue for graduate students to share their research with the community. The student who wins the university-wide competition will go on to present at the provincial and possibly national level.
The faculty has hired Brock Dickinson, the outgoing CEO of MDB Insight as its new Entrepreneur in Residence. His firm was recognized by Profit magazine as one of the Hot 50 fastest growing young firms.