April 9, 2019
A group of faculty, and administrators across the graduate enterprise were treated to presentations sponsored by the Graduate School on departmental holistic review processes. Astronomy's Stuart Vogel and the English Department's Kellie Robertson spoke at length about their experiences implementing holistic review while also working on inclusive retention initiatives.
April 5, 2019
The Graduate School sponsored the university-wide Three Minute Thesis competition yesterday, in which graduate students explain the significance of their research to a general audience in just three minutes. Competitors were selected from College or School-wide competitions held earlier in the semester. The winners were:
Master’s and pre-candidacy doctoral students:
Liang Liang, civil and environmental engineering, “Low Impact Development Mixture Evaluation for Heavy Metal Removal”
March 29, 2019
The Graduate School will host the university-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday, April 3 from 10 am-noon in the Charles Carroll Room of the Stamp Student Union. In the 3MT contest, students compete to communicate the significance of their scholarly research to an educated lay audience in just three minutes. The competitors will present before a live audience and a five-person judging panel. This event is open to the public. No registration is required to attend.
March 28, 2019
The Graduate School was established on March 14, 1919 with just 13 students.
March 24, 2019
As part of the University of Maryland’s membership in the National Science Foundation’s CIRTL Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) grant, the Graduate School recently launched a series of training workshops on diversity and inclusion for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and fac
March 7, 2019
Written testimony on Maryland General Assembly SB 491, submitted March 7, 2019.
March 4, 2019
The Graduate School is proud to announce that we are now partnering with TerpTax and the Robert H. Smith School of Business to provide a free, comprehensive tax preparation service for UMD graduate students. TerpTax, which is housed in the Robert H. Smith School of Business, is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) chapter, which is a program created by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide FREE tax return preparation to low-to-mid-income individuals and families, the elderly, students, and persons with disabilities.
February 27, 2019
By Anna De Cheke Qualls
February 25, 2019
As the Graduate School nears its March 19 Centennial, the celebration planned for March 27 will headline some important figures in graduate education on the campus and beyond. In collaboration with the Council of College Associate Deans for Graduate Education
February 5, 2019
Dean Fetter's testimony on HB 270, submitted February 5, 2019
Written testimony on HB 270