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Call for Proposals: 2018 Seed Grant for Reducing Time to Doctoral Degree (RTDD)

Submitted on February 8, 2018

Purpose of the Initiative

Time to degree remains persistently high in our country, and the University of Arizona is no exception to this.  While in the STEM fields students take on average seven years to earn a PhD, those in some humanities fields can take more than nine years to complete their degrees.

Spring Seminar Series: Reducing Time to Doctoral Degree

Submitted on January 23, 2018

The Graduate College cordially invites faculty, students, and staff to a Special Seminar series on Reducing Time to Doctoral Degree this Spring semester. A great group of excellent on-campus and visiting guest speakers will present and discuss key issues, activities and strategies that they have developed and/or are available to help doctoral students complete their degrees successfully and in a timely fashion.

Call for Nominations: Annual Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Awards for Graduate Education

Submitted on October 5, 2017

M E M O R A N D U M

TO:               The University Community
DATE:           October 5, 2017
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.

Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Call for Applications

Submitted on September 14, 2017

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.

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:

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