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posted on: 22 Apr 2010

Source: Diamondback

"Tuition will increase for in-state undergraduate students for the first time in five years after the Board of Regents approved the hike Friday." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Regents finalize tuition, fee increases

post categories: Tuition & Fees

posted on: 22 Apr 2010

Source: Diamondback

"The Onion once ran an article entitled "T.A. spotted at bar." The joke was a group of undergraduates shocked to see their teaching assistant hanging out, and that in the eyes of students, teaching assistants and professors are generally two-dimensional academics who do nothing but research, teach and study." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Staff editorial: Acting mature

posted on: 16 Apr 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"In 2005, graduate student Lisa Pfeifer stood in the middle of the graduate student office as she held her crying 3-month-old son, Grant, in her arms. She didn't want to be there, but she was told she needed to come in to fix an error that left her without the grant money she needed to continue her research." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Doctorates and dirty diapers

post categories: Parenting

posted on: 16 Apr 2010

Source: GSG

Dr. Steve Fetter's Keynote presentation from GRID 2010 is now available to view online. More about:GRID Keynote Presentation Available to View on Online

posted on: 16 Apr 2010

Source: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life has a limited number of spaces available for rent on Fraternity Row. Available June 1 to August 12 More about:Summer Housing for Graduate Students on Fraternity Row

post categories: Housing

posted on: 16 Apr 2010

Source: Graduate Student Life

Use Your Grad ID for 15% Off Anything at the Coffee Bar: Fridays, 7:00-10:00am More about:Use Your Grad ID for 15% Off Anything at the Coffee Bar

post categories: Discounts

posted on: 09 Apr 2010

Source: ADOPT

ADOPT is asking students for feedback regarding research and teaching in their departments. Take the survey at http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22ADZK3CS85 More about:Teaching Excellence Survey

posted on: 09 Apr 2010

Source: Diamondback

"After leaving the university a year ago, former Public Policy Dean Steven Fetter is back. And now, as the White House adviser on science policy, Fetter is on a mission to save science education and research programs across the country." Read more More about:White House adviser touts science, tech

posted on: 09 Apr 2010

Source: Graduate Student Life

Use your Graduate Student ID for special discounts every day of the week in The Stamp, including $1.00 off any salad at Saladworks in the Food Court on Monadys, 2:00-4:00pm? More about:Use Your Grad ID for $1 Off Any Salad at Saladworks: Mondays, 2:00-4:00pm

posted on: 07 Apr 2010

Source: Diamondback

"University administrators recently announced a plan to implement a Childbirth Accommodation Fund that would offer paid parental leave to graduate assistants by next academic year after the Graduate Student Government approved an initiative supporting this fund earlier this semester." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:New Fund Will Allow Graduate Assistants Paid Parental Leave

posted on: 02 Apr 2010

Source: Graduate Student Government

Starting Monday, April 5. Vote for your program's representative and executive officers. More about:Graduate Student Government Elections

post categories: Announcements

posted on: 02 Apr 2010

Source: Graduate Student Life

Thank you. Continental breakfast. Chair massages. Adventure Night. Half-price bowling. More about:Graduate Student Appreciation Week

posted on: 31 Mar 2010

Source: Argentine Tango Club

Join Argentine Tango Club for the first ever Terrapin Tango Festival on April 9-11 in Stamp FREE for UMCP students. More about:Terrapin Tango Festival - FREE and Discounted Registration Ends Wednesday!

posted on: 30 Mar 2010

Source: GSG

GSG executive positions nominations period extended to April 1, 2010. More about:GSG EXECUTIVE POSITIONS EXTENDED TO END OF APRIL 1

post categories: Announcements

posted on: 30 Mar 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"Graduate students may be eventually blocked from doing some administrative assistantships under a stipulation of the university's Strategic Plan that requires the positions to be 'supportive of academic success.'" Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Graduate Students Want to Retain Administrative Positions

posted on: 26 Mar 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"University President Dan Mote's successor must have a dedication to community, sustainability, student involvement and equity across university departments, students told members of the presidential search committee yesterday." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Students Want President to Stress Community Feeling

posted on: 16 Mar 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"The university will aim to admit about 100 fewer doctoral students next year as part of a push to increase completion rates while decreasing the amount of time students spend in the program." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:University aims to cut Ph.D. enrollment by 10 percent

posted on: 11 Mar 2010

Source: GSG

The Graduate Student Government (GSG) has created a Facebook page. More about:Join us on Facebook!

posted on: 10 Mar 2010

Source: Graduate Student Government

Proposals and registration for GRID opens March 8 and closes March 22. More about:GRID Submissions Period Opens

posted on: 10 Mar 2010

Source: Graduate Student Government

The GSG will be accepting nominations for executive positions and program representatives starting Monday, March 8. More about:Nominate Yourself in the GSG Elections

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