April 26, 2018
Many have completed the Hajj, but few can say they grew up in the very city of Makkah. Dr. Fayez Maajeeny was raised not far from where the Prophet Muhammad was born, and where Islam’s holiest site, the Kaabah, resides.
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 Conference at the University of Maryland.
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.
April 4, 2018
Pravrutha Raman, a doctoral candidate in the Biological Sciences Program, has been named winner of the fifth annual University of Maryland Three Minute Thesis competition, held April 4 during Graduate Research Appreciation Day (GRAD) at the University of Maryland campus. In the Three Minute Thesis contest, created by the University of Queensland (Australia), competitors explain their research and its impact to an educated lay audience in just three minutes.
April 3, 2018
Three graduate students from the University of Maryland have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright research fellowship.
April 2, 2018
The Graduate School is hosting the fifth annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition during Graduate Research Appreciation Day (GRAD) on April 4. 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 4 from 11:30-12:30 pm in the Charles Carroll Room of the Stamp Student Union.
The finalists for the 2018 contest are: