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Present your research at the 2020 Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Apply now to participate with a poster, oral presentation or Cane Talk at the 2020 Graduate + Postdoctoral Research Symposium. Application Deadline is December 11, 2019.


Graduate Student Travel Scholarship

How a conference started a career

Graduate Teaching Assistant Laurie Peebles recalls her time at the Southeastern Regional American Music Therapy Association Conference back home in Columbia, South Carolina, and networking her way to a tenure position. The next cycle of the Graduate Student Travel Scholarship closes on November 15. Apply now!


Transforming thoughts to movement offers new hope for spinal cord injury patients

A team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Miller School of Medicine is using a brain-machine interface to help restore function in paralysis patients after spinal cord injury.

Graduate Student Travel Scholarship

San Diego’s immunology conference takeover

Graduate Student Travel Scholarship recipient Katelyn O’Neill traveled to San Diego, California for the American Association of Immunologists Conference. There she presented for the first time as a graduate student and networked with a research team she admires greatly. Apply for the Travel Scholarship by Nov. 15 and you could meet your dream research team too!


Microaggressions, HIV, and black women in Miami

Through Project MMAGIC, assistant professor of psychology Sannisha Dale will analyze how snide comments, insulting jokes, and reoccurring violence affect the health of black women living with HIV.


Become a GSA Senator!

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) encourages all graduate students to apply to become GSA senators. Senators are graduate students who are either voted into office or assume empty positions to represent their programs.

Pictured (left to right): 2019-2020 GSA Executive Board

Front: Tarika Sankar (Parliamentarian), Christian Elledge (Treasurer), Samuel Johnson (Secretary), Janine Kenner (Operations Officer), Lorenzo Martino (Student Life Officer), Lei Sun (Public Relations Officer), Chloe Kirk (Webmaster) 
Back: Alvaro Ruiz Emparanza (President) and John Ness (Vice President)


Important Reads

Take advantage of the "Working with Data" workshop series

The Data Services Team at UM Libraries offers a variety of workshops on working with data including topics such as data analysis software, data science best practices, and data stewardship. To view the workshops on Data and Data Analysis, click here. To view the workshops on Research Data Management, click here

Apply to become a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Behavioral Interventions Scholar

Grants support dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are using approaches grounded in behavioral science or behavioral economics to examine specific research questions of relevance to social services programs and policies. Grants are meant to build capacity in the research field to apply a behavioral science or behavioral economics lens to issues facing poor and vulnerable families in the U.S., and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high-quality doctoral students. Applicants will be required to demonstrate how their research is grounded in behavioral economics/behavioral science and the applicability of their research to practice or policy serving low-income children, adults, and families, especially those that seek to improve their well-being.

Job opportunity: Pennsylvania State University faculty position in combating substance abuse

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member, rank open, whose research examines (a) developmental pathways to substance use, misuse, and addiction and/or (b) the effects of substance misuse and/or dependency on the health and well-being of children, youth, adults, and families. For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Maggs at

Graduate assistantships for the Spring 2020 semester

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement is excited to announce three graduate student opportunities beginning Spring 2020, including a data visualization research assistant and a civic engagement high school partnership coordinator. Apply now!

Job opportunity: University of North Carolina Greensboro Department of Public Health Education tenure-track positions

The Department of Public Health Education at UNC Greensboro is excited to invite applications for two tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the assistant and the assistant/associate level. The positions will begin August 1, 2020.

Graduate teaching assistant oppportunity at the medical campus

The Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Academic Enhancement at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are seeking to hire a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the PhD level to work in the area of applied learning sciences on the medical campus.


Important Dates


12:00 pm

Surviving end-of-semester burnout


2:00 pm

College of Engineering 3MT Qualifying Competition


5:00 pm

College of Arts and Sciences 3MT Qualifying Competition


11:59 pm

ETD process: Deadline to submit full draft for formatting review