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Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Fellowship Recipients

The Graduate School is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Dean’s, UM, Maytag, McKnight, NSF, Dissertation, and Wulkan Fellows.



2020 Research Symposium applications now open!

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 revitalizes affinity group on campus

Doctoral student Adrianne Wilson works to promote networking events and workshops for black graduate students across the University.


Graduate student leaders focused on making an impact

The presidents of student associations share their insights on the future of their organizations.


Building the iDock of the future

Engineering graduate students at the University of Miami combine inventive materials with a new construction method to build an innovative boat dock. 


Dean Guillermo "Willy" Prado at Ad Lib Restaurant with the winners of the Dinner with the Dean raffle from Graduate Student Appreciation Week: (from left to right) Jessica Layug of the Nursing MSN program, Margaret Flood from the Music Education Ph.D. program, and Ezra Blumenthal from the M.D./Ph.D. program in Cancer Biology. Michael Ibrahim from the MBA program and Jazzmin Reid from the Master's in Architecture program were also winners (not pictured).


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 for the Center for Communication, Culture, and Change Fellowship

The Center for Communication, Culture, and Change funds student-led interdisciplinary research projects that address pressing social, environmental, and health issues with an emphasis in South Florida, the Caribbean, Central, and South America regions. Interdisciplinary teams led by School of Communication graduate students are eligible to apply for this award. A total of $5,000 is available for this award with an expected range of $500-$1,000. For questions please contact Konstantia Kontaxis at Apply by October 25, 2019, through

Apply for the 2020 Cuba Infrastructure Student Competition

The Cuba Infrastructure Scholarship Competition entails that university student teams formulate and present a project of their choice on Cuba’s public infrastructure that relates to the engineering field in transportation, water resources, power, telecommunications, healthcare or agriculture. All engineering students from ABET-accredited programs are eligible to participate. Participants will get the chance to win a scholarship of up to $6,000 and the opportunity to network with engineering professionals from both public and private industry sectors. Apply by October 25, 2019. For more information, contact Dr. Helena Solo-Gabriele at

Apply for the U-LINK Doctoral Student Program

The University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge (U-LINK) is announcing a call for doctoral students to work with each of three newly-funded U-LINK Phase II teams. As part of the U-LINK initiative, the Graduate School supports one graduate assistant to work on each of U-LINK’s Phase II teams. This year, the three newly-funded Phase II teams will select this graduate assistant as part of a competitive U-LINK Doctoral Student selection process. Graduate students with interests that align with the work of the Phase II teams are encouraged to apply by October 31, 2019.

Apply for the Chateaubriand Fellowship

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. Every year, it allows doctoral students enrolled in American universities to conduct research in France for 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows receive a stipend, a round trip ticket to France and health insurance. Apply by January 7, 2020.


Important Dates


5:30 pm

Fellowships and Prestigious Awards for Graduate Students


8:30 am

Faculty Showcase


12:00 pm

Self-compassion Workshop


5:15 pm



5:30 pm

"Open Access, Predatory Journals, Impact Factors: What Does It All Mean?"


12:00 pm

Preparing an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Protocol


11:59 pm

Deadline to Defend