April 28, 2017
Come join the Graduate School for our events on Maryland Day, the University of Maryland’s annual public open house.
Stop by our tent on McKeldin Mall to learn more about how the Graduate School enables student success for the University of Maryland’s nearly 11,000 graduate students and join us for the following activities:
Be a GradTerp!
Experience what it is like to be a real GradTerp by trying on graduation regalia and taking photos.
April 27, 2017
A Graduate School-sponsored education and research collaboration about noted 19th century writer, orator, and abolitionist Frederick Douglass between the University of Maryland and University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland has resulted in the publication of a new book.
April 12, 2017
Twenty-four undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from the University of Maryland have been selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, along with 31 honorable mentions. The prestigious award, which recognizes exceptional graduate students who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as social and behavioral science, is the country’s oldest graduate fellowship program.
April 11, 2017
The Annual Graduate School Fellowship and Award Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 3 – 5 pm in Adele H. Stamp Student Union in the Grand Ballroom Lounge and the Prince George’s Room.
April 10, 2017
Doctoral candidate Samuel Ramsey won the University of Maryland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Ramsey, a student in the Department of Entomology, was selected by a panel of judges from nine UMD finalists during a live competition held April 5 during Graduate Research Appreciation Day.
April 5, 2017
Four University of Maryland graduate students have been awarded the Big 10 Academic Alliance/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship for 2017. These one-year fellowships are offered by the Graduate Deans of the Big 10 Academic Alliance in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Office of Fellowships and Internships and are awarded to outstanding doctoral candidates from Big 10 institutions who intend to conduct research using Smithsonian collections, facilities or experts in cooperation with at least one Smithsonian advisor.
April 5, 2017
Joohee Choi remembers the moment in 1997 when she created her first email address through Hanmail, South Korea's first public webmail service. That event sparked a life-long interest in tinkering with web-based communication and information science - specifically, understanding the interaction between computers and humans.
April 5, 2017
William Kenlon, current Graduate School Flagship Fellow, is a self-described "Navy brat" who, as a child, lived all over the United States. He attended
March 31, 2017
The Graduate School is hosting the fourth annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition during Graduate Research Appreciation Day (GRAD) on April 5. The 3MT competition challenges doctoral students to communicate the significance of their research projects to an educated, non-specialist audience in just three minutes. The nine finalists for the UMD competition will present live on April 5 from 3-4 pm in the Charles Carroll Room of the Stamp Student Union.
The finalists for the 2017 contest are:
March 24, 2017
For master’s student Rebecca Stone, service isn’t just a way to spend a spare Saturday, but a way of life. Logging in at more than 2,300 hours of community service for 18 different organizations, and 11 years with the U.S. Army, Stone has shown a commitment to public service that is not only admirable, but has shaped her academic future here at UMD.