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Gear Up for Graduate School Workshops!

Submitted on February 5, 2016

Gear Up for Graduate School Spring 2016 Workshops!
Learn the basics about graduate school and the graduate application process in this three-part workshop series.
Workshops are 60 minutes and held once a month, on the same day of the week and at the same time.

Option 1:  Thursdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm (February 11, March 3, April 7)
Option 2: Fridays 12:00pm (noon) - 1:00pm (February 19, March 4, April 8)

To register for one of these options, visit:

From ABD to PHD Spring Workshop Series

Submitted on February 5, 2016

Announcing the "From ABD to PHD Spring Workshop Series", co-sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) and the Graduate Center.

Purpose: Provide writing support for ABD 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.

Mon., Feb. 29th (10am-11:30am), Main Library A115

Save the Date: Dianne Horgan's Retirement Reception: Jan. 22, 2016

Submitted on December 14, 2015

Dear Campus Community,

I’m sad to announce that Dr. Dianne Horgan has decided to retire from her incredibly successful career as Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences and Associate Dean in the Graduate College.  We’re relieved to announce, however, that she has agreed, after some arm-twisting, to stay on as a part time consultant to the Graduate College in matters of curricular affairs and data management.

2016 Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellows Announced

Submitted on December 10, 2015

The Graduate College is pleased to announce that six graduate students will be receiving the prestigious Marshall Foundation 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.

This year’s recipients are:

New Professional Skills Workshops Available

Submitted on December 4, 2015

MyGradSkills.ca – The UA Graduate College is partnering with McMaster University and the Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Development to offer UA students and postdoctoral scholars access to the robust online professional development and career preparation resources of MyGradSkills.ca. Sign up for a free account using your UA email address to have access to online modules and downloadable resources on topics ranging from career development, communication, and entrepreneurship to research, mentoring, teaching, and learning.

“Strategies for Effective Teaching” Workshop Series

Submitted on October 12, 2015

The Office of Instruction and Assessment, the Graduate and Professional Student Council and the Graduate Center are co-hosting “Strategies for Effective Teaching,” a series of 5 workshops targeted at Graduate Teaching Assistants.

“Strategies for Effective Teaching” Workshop Series

Workshop #1:

Presentation and Communication Skills for College Teaching

Erin Dokter, Associate Professor of Practice

Date: Thursday, 10/15/2015

Time: 4pm-5pm

UA Celebrates Opening of Mexican Partnership Center: September 25-29, 2015

Submitted on September 24, 2015

To celebrate the grand opening of the Centro de Estudios Mexicanos en Tucson (CEM-T) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), UA's office Global Initiatives is hosting a series of events held September 25th to September 29th, 2015. The Graduate College is proud to be well-represented in these activities.

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