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09. 19. 2022

Announcing the 2022 Postdoctoral Achievement Awards

The University of Minnesota is proud to train, support and promote its postdoctoral researchers, who are active members of the University's Twin Cities and Duluth communities. To recognize the postdoctoral researchers' valuable contribution to the University’s mission, the Postdoctoral Association is offers awards for outstanding contributions.


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09. 19. 2022

2022 Faculty Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Advising

Congratulations to Dr. Marla Eisenberg and Dr. Georgios Giannakis on receiving the 2022 Faculty Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Advising!


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08. 18. 2022

2022-23 First-Gen Institute Microgrant Awardees Announced

The First-Gen Institute is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 Microgrant Awardees


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07. 28. 2022

Announcing the 2022-2023 Fulbright Fellows

The purpose of the Fulbright program is to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Approximately 1,900 grants are available to over 140 countries.


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07. 26. 2022

Announcing the 2022 Graduate School Best Dissertation Award Winners

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. Selections were based on the originality and importance of the research, as well as the potential for the student to make an unusually significant contribution to their field.


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07. 26. 2022

Second issue of SPARK eZine features the work of BIPOC graduate researchers

The Community of Scholars Program Writing Initiative and the SPARK Editorial Board are excited to announce the publication of the second issue of SPARK! 


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04. 18. 2022

Graduate School to Host Achieve & Uplift Program Celebrating Graduating COSP Students

On Monday, April 25th, the Graduate School will host Achieve & Uplift, an evening of inspiration for both graduating and continuing Community of Scholars Program (COSP) students.


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03. 22. 2022

2022 Call for Nominations: Graduate School Advisory Board

Nominations are currently being sought for service on the Graduate School Advisory Board (GSAB). The Graduate School Advisory Board is the principal advisory body at the University of Minnesota for graduate education and postdoctoral training, and plays a critical role in guiding and assessing strategic initiatives in graduate education and postdoctoral training at the University.


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03. 10. 2022

2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship Recipients Announced

The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF) provides a unique opportunity for outstanding Ph.D. students who are engaged in interdisciplinary research to study with faculty at one of the University’s interdisciplinary research centers or institutes during the fellowship year.


We love our grad students! Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week
03. 04. 2022

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week is April 4-8, 2022!

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week is April 4-8, 2022!


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