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Pitching their passions

Ten graduate students will vie for audience praise as they present an abridged version of their dissertation research at the Third Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition next Wednesday at the Kislak Center.



Agenda and Keynote Speaker for the Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium Announced!

Mary Woolley, President of Research!America, will headline the half-day program that includes poster, oral, and TED-like talk presentations focused on “The Art of Communicating Across Disciplinary Lines.”


Applications for Graduation and Graduate Student Commencement Speaker Open Feb. 6

Graduating this semester? Apply for Graduation by March 1, 2019, and consider submitting an application to be the first-ever Graduate Student Commencement Speaker! Applications for Commencement Speaker close on March 8, 2019.


ETD Deadlines for the Spring 2019 Semester

Spring 2019 deadlines for the Electronic Thesis or Dissertation submission process.


Lending a Healing Hand in Guatemala

Graduating SONHS student Viviana Castillo brings a global perspective to her nursing practice and her patients.


Important Reads

Missed the IRB Protocol Workshop?

If you were unable to attend last Wednesday's Preparing an IRB Protocol workshop, sign up by February 7, 2019 to receive a recording of the workshop.

Apply for the DOE Scholars Program

The U.S Department of Energy DOE Scholars Program at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) is currently accepting applications. Stipends start at $650 per week for graduate students and post graduates during the internship period. Apply now!

Student Fellowship Opportunity at Office of Minority Health for Summer 2019

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the Department of Health and Human Services has an open position for the Youth Heath Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP) Program. YHEMOP provides Health Equity Fellowships to graduate students interested in a career in health. These fellowships provide hands on, “in the field” learning opportunities through short-term, project-based placements in diverse organizations or institutions that promote health equity and/or addresses health disparities. Apply by February 22, 2019.

Opportunity at the Office of Civic and Community Engagement

The Office of Civic & Community Engagement is seeking a graduate assistant to work on the recently funded J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. grant on Housing Resiliency and a Sustainable Florida.  It is a part-time position (20 hours per week) with a stipend of $3,600.00 per academic semester. Interested graduate students may submit their cover letter and resume to Apply now!

Tinker and UMIA Summer Field Research Grants for Graduate Students

The Institute for the Advanced Study of the Americas (UMIA) is pleased to announce spring competitions for two summer field research grants for graduate students of all levels and disciplines. The first grant, awarded by the Tinker Foundation, will support early career research experiences in Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean. For students working in countries elsewhere in the Caribbean, or with immigrant populations from Latin America or the Caribbean, UMIA is offering the complementary UMIA Field Research Grants. Apply by Friday, March 8, 2019.

Take Part in an Interdisciplinary Research Study

UM researchers are conducting a study to investigate the effects of music in multimedia. The study requires one 25-30 minute visit to the UM User Experience Laboratory (Wolfson 1022). Participants must be male, at least 18 years old, and full time UM students to participate. Total compensation is $10.00. 


Upcoming Events


6:00 pm

Third Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition


9:00 am

Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop


6:30 pm

Toppel and JcPenny Suit Up Event


5:30 pm

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships: Information Session


12:00 pm

The Science of Team Science


5:30 pm

Anxiety and Mood Management