The Graduate College is pleased to announce the competition for the 2018 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez – Marshall Foundation Dissertation Scholarship. This award is intended for graduate students who are in the completion stage of their dissertation and who have exhausted all other funding resources except for loans.
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Announcing Slate Training Tuesdays!
In these hands-on training workshops, the Graduate College's Recruitment and Marketing Communications Team will provide specific tips and strategies that you can employ immediately to more efficiently and effectively reach out to prospective students. This includes (but is not limited to):
The Graduate College is excited to announce a series of workshops on the topic of Graduate Enrollment Management. The series starts in late August and ends in January, 2018. This series is designed for faculty, directors of graduate study, graduate admission committee members, and graduate coordinators. Graduate enrollment management (GEM) is a systematic approach to managing the graduate student life cycle from initial awareness to alumna/alumnus by integrating the core functions associated with the enrollment and support of a graduate student.
Communicating the value of one’s research to the general public can be a difficult task. But the UA prepares graduate students to do just that.
The Graduate College is pleased to announce that six graduate students will be receiving the prestigious Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and one graduate student will receive the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Marshall Dissertation Fellowship for final-phase dissertation support. In addition to a stipend from the Louise F. Marshall Foundation, each student will receive a tuition scholarship for two semesters from the UA Graduate College.
The 2017 recipients for the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship are:
Each year, the National Science Foundation produces its Survey of Earned Doctorates. The University of Arizona performed particularly well on key measures in the 2015 report which was released earlier this week.
Looking for information on how to be successful in graduate school and beyond? Professor Jenny Hoit's Survival Skills and Ethics course this spring is a proven resource for success. In addition to spreading research-based strategies on a variety of topics germane to graduate student and postdoc success, all students have the opportunity to earn Responsible Conduct of Research certification upon course completion. Please see the information below for more details.
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.