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 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.
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 17, 2017
Once again, graduate programs from the University of Maryland have made a strong showing in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings released this week, with more than 20 programs or subject areas appearing in the top 25.
February 27, 2017
The University of Maryland is on the list of the top 25 producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars for 2016-17. Six of the 17 UMD recent grads and students awarded Fulbrights for the 2016-17 academic year are graduate students.
February 16, 2017
On January 18, the Graduate School hosted its first daylong event focusing on graduate student success. Drawing approximately 90 graduate students and postdocs, this event, “Invest in Your Future: A Graduate School Success Symposium,” featured an entire day of workshops on a variety of topics, including career development, funding, writing and research, and time and stress management.
February 7, 2017
The University of Maryland provides a positive overall experience for international graduate students, according to a study administered by the Graduate School in Fall 2016. 79% of the respondents felt their overall experience at the University of Maryland has been satisfactory and 84% would recommend UMD to others.