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posted on: 05 Mar 2010

Source: Provost & Dean of Graduate School

Graduate School is inaugurating a campus wide Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award, recognizing outstanding mentoring provided by individual faculty. The Graduate School invites nominations from the graduate student body. The deadline for receipt of nominations is April 7, 2010. More about:Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

posted on: 04 Mar 2010

Source: Dean of the Graduate School

The Dean of the Graduate School, Charles Caramello, has provided a report on enrollment targets for doctoral programs at the University. More about:Enrollment targets for doctoral programs

posted on: 03 Mar 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"After University Senate officials threatened to remove undergraduate representatives from senate committees that deal with and review issues revolving around unfair grading practices, student leaders are rallying to preserve the seat." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Students fight for representation in grade disputes

posted on: 03 Mar 2010

Source: Graduate Student Government

"It is no secret that for the last two decades, there has been a need for child care for the university community. To this end, it was heartening to see a strong push this semester to secure on-campus child care options. Unfortunately, we were dismayed by the invited child care consultant who came to the university Friday." Read the full article at the Diamondback
This article was written by the Graduate Student Government and published in the Diamondback. More about:Parent trap

posted on: 02 Mar 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"The university's newest dean will chair the committee charged with finding university President Dan Mote's successor, University System Chancellor Brit Kirwan announced last night." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Public policy dean will lead search panel

posted on: 27 Feb 2010

Source: The Stamp

The Michelle Y. Angyelof (MYA) Award for Outstanding Service to Commuter Students. Deadline: Wednesday, March 3, 2010. More about:Award for Outstanding Service to Commuter Students

posted on: 27 Feb 2010

Source: The Stamp

The Stamp Advisory Board (SAB) has an opening for one at-large graduate student. Deadline: Friday, March 5 at 12:00pm. More about:Opening on Stamp Advisory Board

posted on: 27 Feb 2010

Source: Student Affairs

Educational opportunities for veterans and service members. Veterans Initiative Scholarships application process for the 2010-2011. Applications due April 9, 2010. More about:Scholarships for Service Members and Their Families

posted on: 27 Feb 2010

Source: bikeUMD

Do you bicycle commute? Are you looking for a better route? Two new resources are available on line with bikeUMD. More about:Active Bike Commute Maps Up

posted on: 25 Feb 2010

Source: Graduate Student Government

Mr. David North has again volunteered to act as a no-cost resource to graduate students as they complete their federal and state income tax returns. More about:Assistance with Income Tax Filing

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posted on: 25 Feb 2010

Source: Diamondback

"The University Senate is preparing to tackle contentious issues, such as rape on the campus, merit pay for faculty and a smoking ban this year, even though one month into the semester, the body has yet to meet." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:University Senate will discuss rape, smoking ban this semester

posted on: 25 Feb 2010

Source: Diamondback

"The stage is set for the university to push forward with East Campus development after the Board of Public Works yesterday approved the university's $12 million purchase of The Washington Post Company's College Park printing plant." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:University finalizes Washington Post plant purchase

posted on: 25 Feb 2010

Source: Diamondback

"The Committee for the Review of Student Fees voted last night to investigate student use of dorm landlines -- a measure that may save students $200 in fees that committee members said largely go to waste." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Board OKs small fee hikes

posted on: 22 Feb 2010

Source: University Senate Office

The University Senate Office is now accepting candidacy applications for those graduate students who wish to be elected as Senators for the 2010-2011 academic year. The deadline for candidacy submission is March 26, 2010. More about:Apply to be a Graduate Student Senator!

posted on: 19 Feb 2010

Source: U. Md Libraries

"The UM Libraries seek feedback from graduate students about a strategic plan drafted to take us to the library of the future. " More about:Feedback Needed for UM Libraries Strategic Plan

posted on: 19 Feb 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"Planned updates to the university's libraries have left some graduate students worrying that improving the buildings' ambiance will come at the expense of maintaining vital academic resources." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:Cuts to univ. journal collection worry graduate students

posted on: 19 Feb 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"University President Dan Mote announced his resignation yesterday, ending a 12-year period in which he led the university to unprecedented successes while consistently battling eroding state support for higher education." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:MOTE TO RETIRE

posted on: 08 Feb 2010

Source: Latin American Studies Center

Summer 2010 Graduate Student Research Grant Competition open to UM graduate students seeking support during the summer of 2010 for field research for MA thesis or dissertation projects related to Latin America and the Caribbean. More about:Summer 2010 Graduate Student Research Grant Competition

posted on: 06 Feb 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"Plant sale will cost the city $260K in property taxes. The university has made an offer to compensate the city for the hundreds of thousands of dollars of tax revenue it will lose if the university's move to buy the Washington Post Company's College Park plant goes through." Read the full article at the Diamondback More about:University will compensate city for revenue loss

posted on: 04 Feb 2010

Source: Graduate Student Government

The GSG Assembly met on January 29, 2010, and heard from College Park Mayor Andrew Fellows, City Councilmember Marcus Afzali, and the Dean of Libraries, Patricia Steele. It also considered a resolution on parental leave for childcare or adoption, and considered a funding request. More about:January Assembly Meeting Summary

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