Posted: January 30, 2017
Dear Graduate Students and Postdocs,
As you are aware, President Trump recently signed an executive order that suspends entry visas for citizens of Syria, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Sudan, and Yemen for 90 days. This action is a serious concern to our university, including our graduate and postdoc community. On behalf of the Graduate College, I...
Posted: January 25, 2017
Eric Jones, a doctoral candidate in Musicology, and Rachel Smith, an MD/ PhD candidate in Sociology, have been awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowships.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for graduate students to conduct full-time...
Posted: December 7, 2016
By Rachael Geiger, Illinois PSM Student
Sweat sneaks beneath Kasia’s sunglasses as she tiptoes around the carefully organized research plots, orchestrated using GPS technology. The tiny plants reach up to grasp the sun, creating a mosaic of greens and yellows as they grow and mature, a tapestry of hope for the researchers who have cared and...
Posted: November 18, 2016
The Graduate College’s 2017 Strategic Plan is now available. The publication comes after a collaborative strategic planning process, led by Dean Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko, that began last December. Graduate College staff, members of the Graduate College Executive Committee, and graduate students from SAGE (Students Advising on Graduate...
Posted: November 17, 2016
Dear Graduate Students and Post-Docs,
The last several months have been challenging for our nation. The intense nature of the presidential election campaign has left many of our community emotionally drained.
On behalf of the Graduate College, I would like to unambiguously affirm that regardless of your background or political affiliation, you are...