June 6, 2018
Doctoral student Sarah (Gussie) MacCracken has been awarded one of five Big 10 Academic/Smithsonian Institution Fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year. This one-year fellowship is offered by the graduate deans of the Big 10 Academic Alliance in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Office of Fellowships and Internships to support research conducted in residence in Smithsonian Institution facilities.
May 29, 2018
In 2015, doctoral student Matthew Aruch was traveling in a boat from the Pinkaiti Research Station in Brazil to A’ukre village in the Kayapó Indigenous Territory (TIK) of Pará, Brazil. The vessel was filled with people from all walks of life, and yet there was lots of lively, and harmonious conversation.
May 23, 2018
The University of Maryland has named Steve Fetter as Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, effective June 1, 2018. As Dean, Fetter will lead the Graduate School’s mission to advance graduate education and enhance the graduate student experience at UMD by working closely with staff of the university’s more than 230 graduate programs.
University press release
May 17, 2018
This week marked the spring term's Campus Celebration of Doctoral Graduates Luncheon. Designed to recognize doctoral graduates across all disciplines, the event also includes advisors, mentors, families, and guests. This spring, over 70 doctoral conferees attended, along with ten deans, and associate deans representing many of the colleges, and schools across the graduate campus.
May 16, 2018
The Graduate School honored outstanding graduate students, faculty, and staff at its seventh annual Fellowship and Award Celebration on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.
April 25, 2018
Ivan Lamas-Sanchez (Higher Education) has won the distinguished Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). In 2019, Lamas-Sanchez will travel to Brazil as part of Fulbright's program to place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction, and to provide native speakers in classrooms.
April 23, 2018
Last Friday marked the first annual Graduate Career Pathways
April 17, 2018
We are grateful for the support that graduate assistants provide to units across campus on a daily basis. Today we announce that all graduate assistants will receive a 2 percent cost-of-living increase starting in January 2019. This is in line with the increase that faculty and staff will receive in January 2019 as well.