Ph.D. candidate Frankin Halprin takes second in Rutgers SGS 3MT competition

Ph.D. candidate Franklin Halprin took second place at the Rutgers School of Graduate Studies Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), it was announced on April 10.

Franklin’s presentation was “The Bear Truths: Power, History, and Conflict in New Jersey Black Bear Policy” and you can watch it at

Created in 2008 by the University of Queensland, the Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) has become an acclaimed national and international research competition.
Rutgers doctoral students were invited to present their research at the SGS third annual competition in an effort to partner with universities across the world to enhance scholarly communication and celebrate our students’ outstanding work.

Due to COVID-19, finalists produced videos of their presentations since they could not present in person as in the preliminary rounds.