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  • 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...
  • Posted: November 16, 2016
    The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Research Live! competition. First Place Ritu Raman, Mechanical Engineering, "Bio-Bots: Building Beyond Biology" Second Place Janelle Mapes, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, "What Makes Breast Cancer Cells Grow?" Third Place: (tie) Christina Bronson-Lowe...

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