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Fall 2017 Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM) Series

Submitted on July 26, 2017

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.

Offerings include:

Spring 2017 Interdisciplinary Collaborations Lecture Series

Submitted on January 30, 2017
The Graduate Center invites you to attend the Spring 2017 Interdisciplinary Collaborations Lecture Series starting Friday, January 27, and running through April 21. You are invited to share the experience and insights of participants in four initiatives that bring together diverse perspectives from the sciences, arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and communities around the globe. In addition to discussing their innovative projects and synergies, experts will address best practices for creating, building, and maintaining collaborative initiatives.

2017 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Awardees

Submitted on December 15, 2016

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:

Survival Skills and Ethics course is accepting students for Spring 2017

Submitted on November 2, 2016

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.

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 2016 Writing Workshops for ABD Students

Submitted on August 22, 2016

FROM ABD TO PhD
Fall 2016 WORKSHOP SERIES

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.

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