August 10, 2018
Begin your academic year with this series of events to meet other graduate students and learn about services the Graduate School offers to support your academic and professional success.
This week of events is especially targeted towards new students, but ALL graduate students are welcome!
Some events may require registration; please see individual event descriptions for additional details.
Building your writing and communication toolkitTuesday, September 4, 5-7 pm, Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union
August 9, 2018
Newton-Wellesley Hospital has elected Weston resident Dr. James L. Kaplan ('70 PhD, Applied Mathematics) as Chair of the Hospital’s Board of Trustees. In this role, Dr. Kaplan will serve as the 40th Board Chair in the history of the hospital.
June 27, 2018
In light of yesterday’s Supreme Court decision upholding President Trump’s executive order banning travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries, I would like to make clear the commitment of the University of Maryland to the education of all students, regardless of national origin or religion. We are committed to excellence in graduate education, and that requires recruiting the best and brightest students from across the nation and around the world. Diversity, inclusion, tolerance, and intellectual freedom are fundamental values of the University of Maryland.
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.