July 19, 2017
The Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion's (OGDI) Christopher Perez and Interim Dean Jeffrey Franke attended a weekend event with the Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT), a leading organization that prepares and advocates for underrepresented students intererested in gra
May 25, 2017
Marisa Franco graduates this spring with a Ph.D. in Psychology and has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at Georgia State University. She is a success story for Maryland and the Graduate School because she was a participant in many of its programs for underrepresented doctoral students on the path to the professoriate.
May 25, 2017
We can all remember our first job search. It probably involved sustained effort, rounds of disappointment and a bit of luck. For an international graduate student, in short supply of an extensive network, and the know-how of cultural differences, it can be an added challenge to navigate a system.
May 24, 2017
Kamesh knew he was in unchartered waters when he came to study Cybersecurity at Maryland’s Advanced Engineering programs. It was his first time away from a close-knit family, and from his hometown of Chennai, India.
May 23, 2017
You can’t give what you don’t have. This statement also applies to a work environment and service unit, such as the Graduate School. If such a group was not composed of empathetic, collaborative and receptive people – the graduate student support services and campus relationships would look very different.
May 23, 2017
In the past year, the Graduate School (GS) has expanded the range of workshops it offers to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, adding sessions on topics ranging from time management to writing a grant proposal to identifying transferable skills. The goal of the effort has been twofold: to offer more holistic support to the students and scholars the GS serves and to begin designing clear pathways for students to follow to reach their degrees and beyond.
May 20, 2017
On May 16, The Graduate School and Interim Dean Jeffrey Franke, celebrated the accomplishments of our graduating doctoral students, with keynote speaker and Dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Dr. Jayanth R. Banavar.
May 17, 2017
The Graduate School honored its 2016-17 fellowship and award winners at the annual Fellowship and Award Celebration, held on May 11. This celebration recognizes students, faculty, and staff who receive funding and awards honoring excellence in scholarship, mentoring, and service to the UMD graduate community.
May 2, 2017
Looking to use your summer productively, but aren't sure where to start? Need a primer on resources available to you as a GradTerp? Join the Graduate School on May 23-24 in Stamp Student Union for networking and interactive, hands-on sessions to help you make this summer count! Our program features three tracks: Academic Success, Wellness, and Career & Professional Development, but participants can mix and match to best meet their needs and interests. Join us for one or both days!