December 12, 2018
The Graduate School held its first-ever Candidacy Tea for doctoral students last week. The occasion celebrated the achievement to candidacy for over 300 graduate students who reached this milestone between June 1 and November 1 of this year. The event was attended by about 40 graduate students, their advisors and deans.
December 10, 2018
Invest in Your Future: A Graduate School Success Symposium January 24, 2019 9 am-4 pm Edward St. John Learning Center
Registration opens: December 12th Registration closes: January 16th Last day to cancel for a full refund: January 18th Deposit: $20
Graduate students in doctoral and MFA programs, as well as 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. Space is limited. Register now!
November 30, 2018
There is usually a great story behind a splendid wine. Take Ágoston Haraszthy, the flamboyant Hungarian entrepreneuer who came to the United States in 1840 to try his fortune. Besides founding a town, producing bricks, running a farm and steamboat, he planted grapes in Wisconsin, then established California’s Buena Vista winery.
November 28, 2018
As one of the leading research universities in the nation, UMD is at the forefront of progressive research. The effort to maintain this kind of excellence requires dedicated faculty and talented graduate students, working together with partner organizations, to extend and refine the University’s research capacity.
November 27, 2018
By Briana O'Neal
“You just seem to have it all together.” I cringe every time I hear the phrase, knowing nothing could be further from the truth.
November 24, 2018
October 30, 2018
Dear Members of the Graduate Community,
Recent events have been troubling to us all. The deterioration of public discourse, hostility towards individuals based on racial, ethnic, religious, and gender expression, and hate-based violence strike at the core of our shared values as a campus community.
October 28, 2018
1989 might ring a bell. It was the year that the Berlin Wall came down, the Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize, students demonstrated at China’s Tiananmen Square, and Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was deposed and executed. It was also the year that an 18-year-old Syrian woman, named Nabila Hijazi, first stepped foot on American soil.
October 26, 2018
Pattie Yu (‘77 Journalism ‘81 and Organizational Communication) was inducted earlier this month into the National Capital Public Relations Hall of Fame at the 50th anniversary of PRSA-NCC’s Annual Thoth Awards Gala at the Nati
October 25, 2018
This semester, the Graduate School implemented a new policy that requires an expectation-setting meeting between graduate assistants and their supervisors. This policy is intended to enhance communication between graduate assistants and their supervisors. To assess the policy, we surveyed graduate assistants in late September to see if they had these meetings and, if so, if they judged the conversations useful.