June 12, 2018
The Graduate School will host its campus-wide New Graduate Student Orientation on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.—12:00 noon, in the Grand and Colony Ballrooms of the Stamp Student Union. The orientation will be followed by an outdoor BBQ from 12:00 Noon—1:00 p.m. on McKeldin Mall for new graduate students who attend the orientation.
Registration is required. For additional information and to register, visit http://gradschool.umd.edu/orientation.
June 6, 2018
Doctoral student Sarah (Gussie) MacCracken has been awarded one of five Big 10 Academic/Smithsonian Institution Fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year. This one-year fellowship is offered by the graduate deans of the Big 10 Academic Alliance in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Office of Fellowships and Internships to support research conducted in residence in Smithsonian Institution facilities.
May 29, 2018
In 2015, doctoral student Matthew Aruch was traveling in a boat from the Pinkaiti Research Station in Brazil to A’ukre village in the Kayapó Indigenous Territory (TIK) of Pará, Brazil. The vessel was filled with people from all walks of life, and yet there was lots of lively, and harmonious conversation.
May 27, 2018
Thanks to native architects Vayden McMorris, Wilson Chong, Verma Panton, Victor Patterson, Mostyn Campbell, Handel Lawson, Herbert Robinson, Rupert Bond, and Herbert Bradford, Jamaican architecture has experienced a resurgence over the last 60 years. Verma Paton also has the distinction of being one of the first female architects in the Caribbean.
May 23, 2018
The University of Maryland has named Steve Fetter as Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, effective June 1, 2018. As Dean, Fetter will lead the Graduate School’s mission to advance graduate education and enhance the graduate student experience at UMD by working closely with staff of the university’s more than 230 graduate programs.
University press release
May 17, 2018
This week marked the spring term's Campus Celebration of Doctoral Graduates Luncheon. Designed to recognize doctoral graduates across all disciplines, the event also includes advisors, mentors, families, and guests. This spring, over 70 doctoral conferees attended, along with ten deans, and associate deans representing many of the colleges, and schools across the graduate campus.
May 16, 2018
The Graduate School honored outstanding graduate students, faculty, and staff at its seventh annual Fellowship and Award Celebration on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.