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A Puzzling Secret Identity

New Graduate School Dean Spells Out How He’s Written 2 Books on Acrostics
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Accomplished SPH Administrator to Lead Graduate School

Kinesiology Professor Stephen Roth Expanded Programs, Enrollment in Public Health
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U.S. News Ranks UMD Graduate Programs Highly

More Than 50 Schools and Specialties Earn Top 25 Spots Nationwide
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News Articles

  • Rebecca Evans Carroll: In Her Own Words

    By Anna De Cheke Qualls Rebecca Evans Carroll (’66 EdD) was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate from the University of Maryland, College Park-–the white institution which in the 1950’s barred her from pursuing graduate study. The University did not admit its first black undergraduate student until 1951.

  • The Graduate School Welcomes New Dean, Dr. Stephen Roth

    Dear University of Maryland Community, It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Stephen Roth has been named Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School. He will begin this new role on July 1, 2023.

  • The Job Search: The Art of Peer Networking

    We trust the experience and counsel of our friends and supporters. There are shared values, safety and perhaps even comparable pursuits. Even more to the point, if we try something new then our peers are more likely to feel comfortable doing the same. When used in a career setting, this is often referred to as horizontal networking.

  • Announcement from the Dean on New Graduate Assistant Stipend Levels

    Dear Colleagues: 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.

  • Tax Preparation Assistance Program for Graduate Students Opens March 28

    The Graduate School again will provide in-person income-tax preparation, formerly the Tax Assistance Program (TAP) services for graduate students at the University of Maryland, College Park.  In-person income-tax preparation assistance will be provided to graduate students between the end of March to mid-April in Room #5101F McKeldin (this is the Graduate Student Lounge on the 5th floor). In-person income-tax preparation assistance through TPAP is meant to help guide students through Glacier Tax Prep: 

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