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Ed. Note: Since the writing of this article, Natalie Groom, DMA, continues to live and make music for and with residents at Collington during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Dear graduate student community, Like you, I am horrified and saddened by the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and too many others due to racial violence. Many of you, particularly African American / Black students and other students of color, are frustrated and angry, and I stand with you in demanding racial and social justice.
All graduate assistantships will continue during the coronavirus crisis. GAs will receive stipends and benefits as planned. Graduate assistants should consult with their supervisors about how their duties and responsibilities will be modified.
Giving Day is on Wednesday, March 4th. This campus-wide annual Giving Day campaign offers a time for family, friends, and the UMD community to support graduate students who, like you, are looking for ways to support their education. Donations help to fund Graduate School programming that benefits students as they advance toward their degree and beyond.
By Anna De Cheke Qualls An elementary school teacher told Lakuan T. Smith (’17 MPS, Organizational Industrial Psychology) that his life would be easier if he used his middle name, Terry. Smith often used both names from then on, depending on the situation.
Invest in Your Future: Graduate School Success Symposium January 23, 20209 am-4 pm, Edward St. John Teaching and Learning Center Have some big goals for 2020? Join us to get a jumpstart on your academic and professional development! Doctoral students and postdoctoral associates are invited to join the Graduate School for a day of networking and interactive, hands-on sessions designed to help you achieve your goals. We’re offering four tracks aimed at helping you reach your academic and professional goals.