Graduate Research Interaction Day 2012 will take place all day on April 11th 2012. This year session will include exciting presentations and posters from University of Maryland graduate students of diverse disciplines and backgrounds. Students will share their research, obtain valuable faculty and peer feedback, and hone their conference presentation skills within the comfort of their own campus environment. More about: GRID 2012 Announcement
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"Graduate Students are welcome to share their research with the University Community in the Graduate Student Spotlight. Spotlights will be featured on the GSG website and will be eligible for inclusion in University publications." More about: Highlight Your Research!
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The Graduate Student Government seeks graduate students to help plan Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) 2012, set for Wednesday, April 11. This exciting event will feature research presentations of graduate students from all disciplines across campus and feature free food, great speakers, and a chance to learn more about graduate research from all around campus. More about: Help Plan Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) 2012!
"Read on for the GSG president Anna Bedford's speech to the Assembly on Housing concerns of graduate students, parental leave from studies and more!" More about: GSG President's Address to the Assembly : September 2011
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