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Call for Nominations for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

Submitted on October 5, 2021

The Fall 2021 Call for Nominations for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring has been announced. The Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Awards are the highest honor presented by the Graduate College in recognition of distinguished graduate teaching and mentoring. Deadline for submission is January 14, 2022.

2021 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Awardees

Submitted on February 24, 2021

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the recipients of the prestigious Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Marshall Dissertation Scholarship for final-phase dissertation support. In addition to a stipend from the Louise F. Marshall Foundation and the Graduate College, each student will receive student health insurance for the term of the award and a Graduate Tution Scholarships for up to 2 semesters.

Spring 2021 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship recipients:

2020 Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Recipients Announced!

Submitted on February 19, 2021

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners of the Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award! The winners this year stand out for their excellence in graduate teaching, inclusive pedagogy, compassion, and support. This year, both awardees are faculty members in the College of Education!

  • Mary Carol Combs, Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies
  • Desiree Vega, Associate Professor, Disability and Psychoeducational Studies

Well done! We are grateful for your commitment to excellence in graduate education.

Call for Nominations - 2020 Teaching and Mentoring Awards for Graduate Education

Submitted on November 24, 2020

Annually, the Graduate College recognizes excellence in graduate teaching and mentorship at the University of Arizona. More than ever, we need to come together as a community to celebrate achievements in graduate education. As a member of our graduate community, we ask you to nominate faculty and teaching professionals who excel in their teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students.

Graduate Program Submission Deadline for Fall 2020 Extended

Submitted on October 29, 2020

In recognition of the significant challenges posed by Covid 19 with regard to completion of coursework, research,  and fine and performing arts requirements, the Graduate College has extended the final submission deadline for Fall 2020 for the completion of Graduate Certificates, Master’s and Doctoral Degrees. All graduate program requirements must be met and submitted to the Graduate College by January 12, 2021. This includes course completion, Master’s Completion Reports, and/or the submission of final Doctoral Dissertation or other Doctoral Project (DMA, DNP).

Graduate & Professional Student Town Hall on May 7

Submitted on May 4, 2020

Dear Graduate and Professional Students,


As the University of Arizona continues to adapt to the new realities created by COVID-19, your efforts in and outside of the classroom have been instrumental in our ability to continue teaching, learning, and researching. These represent the core functions of our university, and your efforts are greatly appreciated.