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Supporting a Chemistry Trailblazer: The Graduate School’s First Dissertation Fellow

A typical day in the lab for Brian Doherty involves analyzing huge data sets with supercomputers to improve machine learning for quicker and more precise calculations. However, Brian is not a data scientist, he is a computational chemist and the Graduate School's first Dissertation Fellow (APPLY NOW).  



Graduate Students Win Prestigious Fellowships

Three biology students in the College of Arts and Sciences have been recognized with National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.


Graduate Business Students Recognized for Leadership

Miami Business School spotlighted exemplary graduate students and faculty during the Spring 2019 Graduate Business Programs Recognition Reception.


First Graduate Program Merging Climate and Health to Launch

Faculty with the Miller School of Medicine and Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science will teach the interdisciplinary course.


The Next Generation of Computing

A new supercomputer at the University will accelerate data analysis and research across all campuses. “With advances in artificial intelligence and science, we wanted to overcome barriers with this new generation of supercomputer and enable more research,” said Nicholas Tsinoremas, director of the Center for Computational Science.


Important Reads

Apply Now for the Dissertation Fellowship!

The Dissertation Fellowship is intended to support one recipient in the final year of writing and defending the dissertation, without the obligation of a teaching, research, or graduate assignment. The Dissertation Fellowship awards $27,225 to a Ph.D./Ed.D./D.M.A. student who has been admitted to candidacy. Application deadline: July 15, 2019.

Participants Wanted for Hurricane Risk Communication Study

UM researchers are conducting a study that investigates the effects of forecast visualization design on understanding of hurricane risk communication. The study requires one 45-60 minute visit to the UM User Experience Laboratory (Wolfson 1022). Participants must be at least 18 years old to participate and full time UM students. Total compensation is $25.  Contact Prof. Millet at or 305-284-1074 to schedule your session.

Internship and Research on the European Union, Latin America and the United States

The University of Miami European Union “Jean Monnet” Chair is offering an innovative program combining an internship training and individualized research supervision in the European Union Center at the Coral Gables Campus. To receive internship credit candidates must register in POL 603. Students will be able to choose among a variety of topics for research, following some of the current issues facing the EU, the US and Latin America. The resulting research will have to have the form of a research paper.  For more information contact Apply by August 28, 2019.

State of the Science National Firefighter Cancer Symposium: June 10-11, 2019

The 2019 State of the Science National Firefighter Cancer Symposium (SSNFCS) will be a public scientific conference that brings together academia, government, labor/management, and firefighters to support the reduction of cancer risk in the U.S. fire service by addressing critical barriers in scientific knowledge. SSNFCS 2019 will begin with opening remarks by the event coordinators on Monday, June 10, followed by two full days of speakers and breakout sessions. 


Important Dates


11:59 pm

ETD Deadline: Final day to defend for Summer 2019 Graduation


11:59 pm

Deadline to apply for the Dissertation Fellowship


11:59 pm

Deadline to apply for the Graduate Student Travel Scholarship


11:59 pm

Deadline to submit full draft for formatting review