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2018 Mistletoe Fellowship Recipients
07. 12. 2018
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Congratulations to Peter Crisp, Natalya Goloviznina, Jessica McKay ..... 

Surgery Changes a Med Student’s Path
06. 11. 2018
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Fourth year medical student Kent Peterson’s father, Gordy, had battled chronic kidney disease for as long as Kent could remember. Peterson’s decision to go to medical school was sparked, in part, by accompanying his dad to frequent appointments.

2018 Best Dissertation Award Winners
05. 25. 2018
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Best Dissertation Award! One graduate student from each of four groups – arts and humanities, biological and life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and social sciences and education – was chosen by faculty from the broad disciplinary area.

Cobell Graduate Summer Research Fellowship Awarded
05. 18. 2018
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Indigenous Education, Inc. is pleased to announce that John Little, doctoral student in American History at the University of Minnesota, is a 2018 recipient of the distinguished Cobell Graduate Summer Research Fellowship administered on behalf of the Cobell Board of Trustees. Each year, Indigenous Education, Inc. solicits applications for highly competitive research projects to be conducted during the summer at institutions across the country.

2018 Fulbright Scholarship Awarded
05. 10. 2018
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John Cossette, Ph.D. student in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. Cossette will work with a research group at the Institute of Integrative Biology in Zurich, Switzerland, determining the role of individual traits, social history, and genetic factors in the evolutionary transition from individual cells to cooperative multicellular groups.

MnDRIVE Global Food Ventures Graduate Fellows Announced
05. 02. 2018
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Eight graduate students who are working toward their master’s or doctoral degree from the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences; the College of Veterinary Medicine; and the School of Public Health were recently awarded fellowships from Minnesota’s Discovery, Research, and InnoVation Economy (MnDRIVE) for the 2018-2019 school year.

NAGAP Governing Board of Directors Announces New Officers
04. 26. 2018
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The Graduate School is proud to announce that Paula Baker, Graduate School Admissions Officer, has been appointed to serve as Executive Officer of the NAGAP Research Committee for the 2018-2020 term. 

Community of Scholars Program Wins National Award
03. 08. 2018
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The Graduate School is pleased to announce that the Graduate School Diversity Office’s Community of Scholars Program (COSP) has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 NAGAP Promotion of Excellence Award.

Imagine PhD
09. 18. 2017
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Humanities and social sciences PhD students and their mentors have long recognized the need for more resources to help bridge the knowledge gap between doctoral education and the realm of career possibilities. ImaginePhD is designed to meet this need by allowing users to

2017 Best Dissertation Award Winners
05. 22. 2017
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Best Dissertation Award! One graduate student from each of four groups – arts and humanities, biological and life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and social sciences and education