Learn more about what's going on in the Graduate School. Check out what's current and interesting below and search through our archives. You can also sign up to receive our biweekly e-publications, ACCU & Synthesist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Simone Gbolo, a doctoral student in Higher Education at the University of Minnesota, was recently awarded the Graduate Student Enrollment Management Research Grant for her proposal, "Developing Pipelines: Partnerships and Programming to Increase Diversity in Graduate Education" by NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management.
After an extensive internal search and series of interviews with an amazing set of finalists, Scott Lanyon, vice provost and dean of graduate education, has appointed Dr. Yoji Shimizu, as the new associate dean for graduate education and director of the Office for Diversity in Graduate Education (ODGE)