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Graduate commencement ceremonies celebrate more than 1,300 students

Congratulations to our Spring graduating class of 2022! Click here to read the highlights of the Graduate commencement ceremonies on May 12, 2022.



Symposium offers opportunity to reimagine how we live, work, and play

Inaugural Climate Resilience Academy Symposium highlights extreme heat as a critical climate change stressor and spotlights the first resilience projects destined to progress through the University’s new academy partnerships.


Architecture student wants to help Ukraine rise from the ashes

Olha Khymytsia, a Ukrainian graduate student in the School of Architecture, is keeping track of historical structures damaged in the Russian invasion of Ukraine in hopes of helping her country rebuild.


Medical sociologist strives to give a voice to the powerless

Newly minted Ph.D. Oshea Johnson has studied the impact of mass incarceration on the health of inmates and their significant others. He will soon begin a two-year postdoc as an epidemic intelligence service officer with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and hopes his research will serve as a platform for reform in the criminal legal and penal systems.


Baby corals are just as susceptible as adults to deadly reef disease, study finds

Researchers looking for ways to breed baby corals that are resistant to disease.



Important Reads

Graduate Assistantship Position in Hemispheric and Global Affairs

Hemispheric and Global Affairs (HGA) is looking for a graduate student to support the work of this office and the broader internationalization efforts of the University of Miami. This position is for 20 hours per week with a monthly stipend of $1,500. Please send resumes to Benjamin Tortolani at Please click here to view the job description.

Open Instructor Position at Michigan State University

Michigan State University has an open position for a new instructor to teach Biochemistry. This is a 12-month, fixed-term (non-tenure track) position with an expected start date in August 2022. Click here to learn more about the position.

Call for Proposals are Now Open for AERA-NSF Grants

The AERA-NSF Grants Program is currently accepting proposals for both its Dissertation and Research Grants. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Program provides dissertation grants to graduate students and small research grants to doctoral level scholars using large-scale data sets in their research. 

AERA-NSF Dissertation Grants are awarded for one-year for an amount of up to $27,500. Please click here for more information for the AERA-NSF Dissertation Grants call for proposals.

AERA-NSF Research Grants are awarded up to $35,000 for a maximum of two-years. Please click here for more information for the AERA-NSF Research Grants call for proposals.

The proposal deadline is Wednesday, June 15, 2022 (11:59PM PT).

Registration Open for the Reaching the Peak: A Science & Technology Career Summit

Research!America’s second annual summit for early career researchers, Reaching the Peak: A Science & Technology Career Summit, is now open for registration. During this one-day virtual event, early career researchers will have the opportunity to explore an array of career paths, network with fellow researchers, participate in professional development workshops, and engage in meaningful discussions around issues critical to the success of the R&D ecosystem. This event will be hosted on June 15, 2022, from 11:00am-6:00pm. Click here to register. 

AAMC GREAT Appropriate Treatment of Research Trainees Guide and Webinar

Last year, a working group of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Research, Education, and Training (GREAT) developed a guide to promote inclusive and supportive training environments for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. The Appropriate Treatment of Research Trainees (AToRT) describes the shared principles that are essential for positive training environments, calls out behaviors that are incompatible with these principles, and presents a framework for how institutions can address inappropriate treatment when it occurs. The AAMC will host a AToRT webinar on July 18 from 1-2 pm ET that is open for all to attend. Register here.


Important Dates


11:59 pm

Deadline to Register for Summer 2022 Writing Retreat


5:15 pm

First Day of Summer 2022 Writing Retreat


11:59 pm

Deadline to register for NCFDD Summer 2022 14-Day Writing Challenge


11:59 pm

Deadline to apply for the Dissertation Fellowship