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05. 17. 2021

Announcing the 2021 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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04. 27. 2021

SPARK eZine Features the Work of BIPOC Graduate Researchers

The SPARK eZine was created to generate conversations about the scholarship of graduate researchers who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC).
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04. 14. 2021

The Rise of Cloud Infrastructure: Investigating Technological, Organizational, and Workplace Shifts

Devika Narayan's work has been an in-depth examination of the changing structure of markets, new digital platforms, and the emergent workplace structures that shape contemporary capitalism. 
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04. 14. 2021

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

On Tuesday, April 27th, the Graduate School will virtually host Achieve & Uplift, an evening of inspiration for both graduating and continuing Community of Scholars Program (COSP) students.
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03. 30. 2021

Dean Lanyon Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education

The Graduate and Professional award was established in 1999 to recognize contributions to graduate and professional education at the University of Minnesota.
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03. 22. 2021

2021 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. 18. 2021

Celebrate our Grad & Professional Students!

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week is March 29-April 2, 2021
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03. 17. 2021

Sumitra Madhuri Ramachandran Receives Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internalization

College of Education and Human Development Student Sumitra Madhuri Ramachandran Receives Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internalization
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02. 26. 2021

2021 gradSERU Survey Opens March 1

Every student has a voice. Make your voice heard by participating in the 2021 gradSERU survey >
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02. 08. 2021

New Resource for First-Generation College Students in Graduate School

The Graduate School is launching a new initiative to develop programming for first generation college students in graduate programs.
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