#Graduate Students

Olivet, MImanisteenews.com

Manistee County sees 2 graduate from Olivet

OLIVET — Olivet College celebrated the Class of 2021 with an in-person commencement ceremony on May 22. Of the 214 graduates honored, two hailed from Manistee County. Bachelor of art graduates included Taytum Myers, of Brethren, and Manistee's Tyler Peck. “These undergraduate, adult professional and graduate students have demonstrated that...
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Scranton, PAscranton.edu

Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Graduates Awarded

The University of Scranton recognized outstanding master’s and doctoral degree graduates at its in-person graduate commencement ceremony on May 22. At the ceremony at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, the University conferred post-baccalaureate degrees to more than 500 graduates who had completed their academic degree requirements in August and December of 2020, as well as January and May of 2021.
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Fayetteville, ARUniversity of Arkansas

Eight Graduate Students Earn Benjamin Lever Fellowships

The U of A Graduate School has awarded Benjamin Lever Tuition Fellowships to eight graduate students. This highly competitive award is given to qualified students who reflect the university's commitment to academics and diversity. The award, open to U.S. citizens enrolled in on-campus degree programs, aims to increase diversity within...
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EducationVanderbilt University News

Five receive Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards

The Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of its inaugural Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards. The awards were designed by the Graduate Student Council to identify and honor the hard work and leadership of graduate students at Vanderbilt. The Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards recognize graduate student leaders on a...
CollegesThe Chronicle of Higher Education

Student Success This Fall Will Depend on Faculty-Staff Cooperation

This article is excerpted from a new Chronicle special report, “The Future of Teaching: How the Classroom Is Being Transformed,” available in the Chronicle Store. One endless year ago, administrators could plausibly think they understood “the college experience,” because it was steeped in rituals, rhythms, and requirements that stretched back decades. The pandemic severed those connections along with any sense of normalcy — maybe forever. This fall, the academic and cultural experiences that colleges and universities aspire to offer will most certainly be new, but they will not be “normal,” and we should avoid fanciful phrasings that seek to elide that reality.
Tempe, AZasu.edu

ASU Graduate College announces first-ever Staff Awards for Excellence winners

6 ASU staff members awarded the Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence. The Graduate College has announced the recipients of its inaugural Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence. Established to recognize the prodigious role Arizona State University staff members play in the success of graduate students at ASU, the awards are one way the Graduate College can shine a spotlight on the tireless work of ASU staff members who play a critical role in the college's mission.
Pembroke, NCuncp.edu

UNCP awarded $1.9 million grant to assist social work, counseling graduate students

UNC Pembroke has been awarded a $1.9 million federal grant to provide financial support and training for students seeking a master’s degree in social work or counseling. The departments of social work and counseling received the grant from the U.S. Health Services and Resources Administration’s Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program to support 120 Master of Social Work and Master of Arts in Education in Counseling students over the next four years.
High Point, NCYes Weekly

Local Children Are Back in Action at HPU’s Annual STEM Camp

HIGH POINT, N.C. June 22, 2021– Rockets are preparing to launch as High Point University students host an exciting week of STEM camp for local children. This year’s camp, hosted at The Point Prep and Leadership Academy, began on June 21. The week is filled with a variety of activities and concludes on Friday with a launch of the rockets the students are building.

UMass Graduate Students awarded NSF funding for Cutting Edge Internships

Two UMass graduate students were recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support six-month internships. Part of NSF’s INTERN program, the awards are designed to provide non-academic research experience and training. In total, six UMass graduate students have been awarded over $230,000 through NSF’s INTERN program. The...

Bonas to Require Vaccinations

St. Bonaventure University will reportedly require all students, except for fully online non-residential graduate students, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to campus for the Fall 2021 semester. TAPinto Greater Olean is reporting that Acting President Joseph Zimmer informed students and parents about the policy in an E-mail...

How two graduate students uncovered a critical error in autism screening guidelines

When clinicians suspect someone has autism, they often turn to screening tools — standardized questionnaires or checklists that measure autism traits. If a high score corroborates their hunch, they refer the person to a specialist for a diagnostic evaluation. These screening tools typically come with guidelines to aid clinicians in...
Eugene, OREmerald Media

Graduate students protest lease non-renewals

Editor's note: This story previously included language that incorrectly stated that Graduate Village residents were facing eviction, rather than lease non-renewals. The headline and body text of the article have been revised to reflect this error. The Graduate Teaching Fellow Federation held a rally yesterday to protest the University of...
Clemson, SCclemson.edu

Kinard recognized for outstanding support of graduate students

Laura Kinard, student services coordinator for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), was recently honored with the first Distinguished Graduate Student Support Staff Award. The award was presented at the May 2021 doctoral hooding ceremony. MSE Department Chair Kyle Brinkman says, “while she is extremely capable of the...