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posted on: 28 Mar 2011

Source: Graduate Student Government

30th Anniversary Logo designed by Jonathan Lee in the Smith School of Business

Anna Bedford gave the following report to the Assembly during its March Meeting. This month, among others, the report covers student fees, the purple line, elections, and Terrapin Pride Day. More about:President's Report to the Assembly: March

post categories: Presidents Postings, Elections, Grad Legal Aid, Safety, Purple Line, Tuition & Fees

posted on: 22 Mar 2011

Source: Diamondback

"Armed with laptops, textbooks and stacks of term papers, about 40 graduate assistants parked themselves on the steps of the Main Administration Building yesterday to show just how much work they do at the university." More about:Collective grading for union rights

post categories: Classes

posted on: 21 Mar 2011

Each Monday, GSG-SOCIAL appears in the inboxes of a select few. Become one of them! More about:GSG-SOCIAL: A Weekly Newsletter of Fun Stuff for Grads

post categories: Announcements

posted on: 09 Mar 2011

Source: Graduate School

The Graduate School and the Office of International Services will provide our international graduate students with a free online tax service called CINTAX. This service is for all graduate students classified as Non Resident Aliens for tax purposes and will be distributed to the first 1,999 to register on a first come, first serve basis. More about:Free online tax service for international students

posted on: 09 Mar 2011

Source: Graduate Student Government

Reusable GRID Logo starting from GRID 2010.

The GSG has negotiated for discounted poster printing through the Design and Copy Service shop at the Stamp Student Union. They will offer GRID presenters 20% off the cost of printing your poster! If you plan on using them for printing, you must bring your poster to them as a PDF file on a flash drive. More about:Discounted Poster Printing for GRID!

post categories: GRID

posted on: 09 Mar 2011

Source: Diamondback

"Even after two administrators addressed graduate students' worries about the University Health Center's switch to third-party billing, several students said the talk did little to allay their concerns." More about:Officials present details of Health Center billing plan

post categories: Health, Insurance, Tuition & Fees

posted on: 08 Mar 2011

Source: Graduate Student Government, Diamondback

"In an effort to boost environmental sustainability and reduce costs, the GSG voted Friday to ban most bottled water purchases for its functions." More about:GSG bans bottled water at functions

post categories: Assembly, Legislation, Sustainability

posted on: 08 Mar 2011

Source: Diamondback

"Advocates for the Purple Line running on Campus Drive may have lost one of their largest opponents, as the bulk of the university's new administration has backed off their predecessors' objections to the light-rail line." More about:Admin. shift may signal new era for rail plans

post categories: Purple Line, Transportation

posted on: 03 Mar 2011

Source: Office of Extended Studies

The Office of Extended Studies seeks several grad students for our summer pre-college programs. We have a 2-week academic program for talented seventh and eighth graders from July 17 through July 29, and a 3-week academic program for talented high school students from July 10 through July 29. More about:Office of Extended Studies Recruiting for Summer Jobs With Pre-College Programs

post categories: GA Announcements, Jobs

posted on: 03 Mar 2011

Source: The Graduate School

Money / Taxes Icon

As many of you know, April 18 is the deadline for filing U.S. income tax forms for 2010. The Graduate School is again sponsoring assistance with filing income taxes. View this news item or the Calendar for a full list of dates and times. More about:Assistance with Income Tax Filing

posted on: 25 Feb 2011

Source: Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

The Graduate Assistant will coordinate outreach and education for sexual assault and relationship violence within the fraternity and sorority community. More about:Graduate Assistant - Sexual Assault Prevention

post categories: Jobs, GA Announcements

posted on: 21 Feb 2011

Source: Graduate Student Government

30th Anniversary Logo designed by Jonathan Lee in the Smith School of Business

Read on for Anna's report to the Assembly for the February meeting regarding the Library Technology Fee, the Health Center, and other updates. More about:President's Report to the Assembly - February

post categories: Budget, Purple Line, Transportation, Health, Presidents Postings, Tuition & Fees, Insurance

posted on: 17 Feb 2011

Source: Diamondback

Biking Icon

"A county plan calling for Route 1 to include a bicycle lane when it is rebuilt netted support from the Graduate Student Government earlier this month, but any major improvements to the highway remain well in the future." More about:Graduate students back county plan to add Rt. 1 cycling lanes

post categories: Transportation, Legislation, Sustainability

posted on: 16 Feb 2011

The GSG is now accepting nominations for the Outstanding Assembly Member Award, which will be handed out at the university's spring banquet. More about:Outstanding Assembly Member Award Nominations Being Accepted

post categories: Announcements

posted on: 15 Feb 2011

Source: Diamondback

"Graduate students are criticizing a local construction project that will reroute traffic around the Graduate Hills Apartment complex to deter crime in the area, maintaining they were largely kept in the dark on specifics." More about:Construction around Graduate Hills meant to reduce crime

post categories: Housing, Grad Hills / Grad Gardens, Safety

posted on: 10 Feb 2011

Source: Career Center

The Division of Student Affairs provides services and programs that foster academic success and promote student development. The 15 departments within the Division (ranging from housing to career services) are looking to recruit talented graduate students just like yourself. More about:Graduate Assistant Interview Day

post categories: GA Announcements, Jobs

posted on: 08 Feb 2011

Source: Graduate Student Government

A soccer ball.

The Social & Sport Committee is organizing a graduate indoor soccer league that would start after spring break in March. CRS would reserve a gym for indoor graduate soccer league once a week between 5-7pm at the Armory. Those who are interested in participating or using the space, please contact Liz at gsg-vpcd [at] umd [dot] edu More about:Graduate Indoor Soccer League Plans

post categories: Fun!

posted on: 08 Feb 2011

Source: Diamondback

"Graduate students are calling on the University Health Center to release specifics on the recently announced third-party billing system, saying students are running out of time to determine what health-care options are available for next year." More about:Graduate students demand health care details

post categories: Assembly, Health, Insurance, Tuition & Fees

posted on: 04 Feb 2011

Source: Counseling Center

Are you a mother trying to navigate college or graduate school? If so, the Counseling Center on campus has a group just for you! More about:Mother's Support Group

post categories: Parenting, Ph.D. Completion, Family Care

posted on: 04 Feb 2011

Source: Diamondback

Logo of the Maryland Transportation Authority

"University President Wallace Loh dove headfirst into the Purple Line debate yesterday by hosting a town hall-style meeting to discuss the merits and disadvantages of two rail alignments with the university community." More about:Loh vows to see Purple Line through

post categories: Transportation, Purple Line

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