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New Cohort of Two Dozen University Fellows Named

Submitted on September 6, 2016

A wide range of disciplines are represented by students have been named to the UA Graduate College University Fellows program's 2016-2017 cohort.

A South Korean researcher who intends to improve sustainability efforts in the mining industry, an ecologist studying how species change behaviors due to shifts in the environment, and a psychologist working to improve the conditions of cancer patients and survivors are new members of the University Fellows program.

Fall Graduate Orientation is 8.17.2016

Submitted on April 26, 2016

The Graduate and Professional Student Council is hosting its 23rd Graduate Orientation with the Graduate College and request incoming graduate and professional students to register to attend this free, fun and informational event. Graduate Orientation 2016 will take place on Wednesday, August 17, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Student Union and registration to attend is REQUIRED.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 17th from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.
WHERE: Student Union Memorial Center

Call for Annual Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Nominations

Submitted on October 9, 2015

DATE: September 26, 2016

FROM: Andrew C. Carnie, Ph.D. , Dean of the Graduate College

SUBJECT: Annual Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Awards for Graduate Education

The Graduate College is pleased to issue a Call for Nominations of awards to acknowledge faculty and professionals who excel in their teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students.

You are invited to Dance with the Dean TODAY - Nov. 4, 2015

Submitted on September 23, 2015
Image from Spring 2015 Dancing with the Dean event at Old Main

Did you know that when Dr. Andrew Carnie isn’t studying linguistics or leading a team investigating the syntax, phonology and phonetics of Modern Scottish Gaelic, writing articles and books, or overseeing the Graduate College he is most likely off doing international folk dancing or square dancing?

That’s right! And now - back by popular demand -  he invites you to attend his event, Dancing with the Dean on the Green. This is a great opportunity to interact with Dean Carnie in a relaxed setting, learn fun dances, and meet other UA graduate students.

Fall 2016 Writing Workshops for ABD Students

Submitted on August 22, 2016


Purpose: Provide writing support for ABD (all but dissertated) students; discuss shared concerns about the dissertation process; and introduce strategies to facilitate writing. All participants should come prepared to write and work collaboratively with students from across diverse disciplines. This series will continue with three new workshops in the spring.