Hooding Ceremony

Doctoral students completing their degree in August are invited to participate in the Graduate School Hooding Ceremony at 3:00 on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Shriver Center.

2012 Hooding

All University Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation for all new graduate students will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4–6 p.m. in 102 Benton Hall. A variety of important topics will be reviewed and university resources shared. Students with graduate assistantships will complete paperwork for payroll.

International Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation for all new international graduate students will be held 8:00 - 4:00 on Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19, 2014.  Contact International Student & Scholar Services for additional information

Graduate Research Forum

The 6th annual Graduate Research Forum will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at Shriver Center from 1:00-6:00.  Graduate students from across the university share their scholarship in poster sessions and oral presentations.  Graduate alumni and faculty evaluate the presentations.  Students interested in presenting their scholarship must submit by September 22, 2014.

3-Minute Thesis Competition

The Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition that develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes in a language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.  The 3M Thesis competition was created by the University of Queensland, Australia.  The Final Competition was held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Congratulations to Amber Siebenaler of Microbiology who received 1st place and the People's Choice Award, and Michael Denton of Student Affairs in Higher Education who received 2nd place.  Watch their presentations! The date for the 2015 competition will be announced soon.