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Commencement is May 14, 2016

Registration is now live for Commencement 2016! Stay on top of important dates and deadlines if you plan to participate this year.

Where Are They Now?: Nile Blunt

Where can a graduate degree from the University of Illinois take you? In this new monthly series, we catch up with one recent Graduate College alum (Nile Blunt, PhD in History) and ask the question: "Where are they now?".

The PhD Movie 2: Still in Grad School

Join us for a free screening of the PhD Movie 2 on February 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Foellinger Auditorium. Based on the popular comic strip "Piled Higher and Deeper" by Jorge Cham.

Graduate Programs at Illinois

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February 10, 2016 - 11:00am
February 12, 2016 - 3:30pm

Graduate College Videos

Finding the Partners in Crime Causing Colon Cancer

Ipek Tasan, doctoral student in Biochemistry and First Place Winner of Research Live!, explains how colon cancer is like bank robbery.

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By the Numbers

  • 10,000+ degree-seeking graduate students
  • 41% international students (from 102 countries)
  • 3,291 master's degrees earned
  • 834 doctoral degrees earned
  • $3.8M awarded in Graduate College fellowships
  • 600 postdoctoral scholars
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