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posted on: 04 Oct 2010

$16/hour, 10 hours per week Starting November 1 More about:Opening for GSG Chief-of-Staff

posted on: 08 Oct 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"Although a recent system-wide furlough plan exempts graduate assistants, many students who double as lecturers are speaking out against still being forced to take unpaid days off." More about:Graduate student lecturers will still be furloughed

posted on: 08 Oct 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"Doctoral programs at this university are among the best in the country, according to a newly released national study, and officials said changes are coming to make them even better." More about:Doctorate programs earn top national rankings

posted on: 09 Oct 2010

Source: Bea Gaddy Family Support Center

Graduate Student Food/Toiletries Thanksgiving Drive More about:Bea A Donor

posted on: 12 Oct 2010

Source: Chronicle of Higher Education

"Graduate students who are 'all but dissertation' are going out on the job market but facing newly skeptical search committees and competition from candidates with Ph.D.'s." More about:For Students Nearing Ph.D.'s, Scant Hope in Tight Market

post categories: Ph.D. Completion, Jobs

posted on: 14 Oct 2010

The University Career Center and The President's Promise office is looking to fill a new hourly position (10 hours/week - $15 per hour) with a graduate student in search of experience working with employers and development. The Circle of Partners Graduate Position is an integral member of the Employer Outreach and Public Relations (EOPR) team who provides support with the Circle of Partners (Employer Donors) Program and employer outreach efforts. Best consideration date is October 28. More about:Hourly Graduate Student Opening - University Career Center

posted on: 15 Oct 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"What started out as a routine University Senate debate on the use of electronic clickers in voting ended in a heated debate over transparency and accountability at the body's Wednesday meeting." More about:Univ. Senate question over voting system spurs transparency debate

post categories: Shared Governance

posted on: 15 Oct 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"State voters going to the polls next month to cast their ballots for the next governor may also determine the fate of a planned light rail that advocates say would offer students easier access to different Metro lines and boost College Park redevelopment." More about:O'Malley, Ehrlich clash over Purple Line

post categories: Purple Line

posted on: 20 Oct 2010

Source: GSG

Design a logo commemorating the 30th Session of the GSG and win gift certificates to Ikea and Adele's Restaurant! More about:GSG Logo Design Contest

post categories: Announcements

posted on: 22 Oct 2010

At the October Assembly Meeting the President gave this report. More about:President's Report to the Assembly, October 2010

post categories: Presidents Postings, Assembly

posted on: 22 Oct 2010

On Saturday, October 9, the Board of Governors of the University of Maryland's Alumni Association met in Adelphi. The GSG President sent this message to the Board about developments for graduate students at Maryland. More about:GSG President's Message to the Board of Governors of the Alumni Association

post categories: Presidents Postings, Shared Governance

posted on: 22 Oct 2010

Source: Center for Teaching Excellence

Seeking your help for an important pilot program for international graduate teaching assistants, the International Teaching Fellowship Program. A year-long program with a mentor and work to improve their teaching and integration into the UM instructional community. More about:International Teaching Fellowship Program

post categories: Jobs, GA Announcements

posted on: 22 Oct 2010

Source: The Diamondback

"When Amanda Mahle, a biochemistry graduate student, heard a local group was having trouble collecting donations for an annual food drive, she decided to bring the project to the campus." More about:Graduate students participate in local food drive effort

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