News and Announcements for Faculty and Staff

UConn’s 3MT Competition 2022

The Graduate School is pleased to announce this year’s three-minute thesis (3MT) competition, which will be held virtually on Thursday, August 18th 2022.  First developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis competition challenges research students (who have completed at least one year in a doctoral program) to communicate the significance […]

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2022 PostDoc Seed Award

The Graduate School is excited to announce the call for applications for 2022’s PostDoc Seed Award. These grants provide funds to support UConn postdoctoral research associates as they develop new research projects. This year, we are increasing the number of recipients of these awards to 4. We will also be dividing the awards into two […]

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Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Monday, April 4th to Friday, April 8th is this year’s Graduate Student Appreciation Week, a week full of online and in-person activities and events designed to celebrate graduate students here at UConn. We have the following events happening next week: Monday, April 4th – The Graduate School: Drinks & Refreshments Wednesday, April 6th – Center for […]

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How to Embark on Digital Scholarship at the Graduate Level

Digital Dissertations – How to Embark on Digital Scholarship at the Graduate Level Join Prof. Anke Finger (LCL), co-editor of Shaping the Digital Dissertation (2021), to learn more about digital dissertation formats and how to start out with born-digital scholarship. While digital dissertations have been around for decades, questions and confusion remain about where to begin, how […]

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myUConn App – Graduate Student Persona

myUConn is the official app of the University of Connecticut designed for students, staff, faculty, and visitors to explore all UConn has to offer. For more information on the app, visit UConn Mobile. The Graduate School has recently released a Persona specific to Graduate Students on this app. Designed to present students with the resources […]

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2022 Marth Award Recipient – David Knecht

It is our pleasure to announce the recipient of this year’s Edward C. Marth Mentorship Award. This award recognizes a faculty member for outstanding leadership and dedication to excellence in mentoring graduate students. It was established by the UConn AAUP to honor Edward Marth, former Executive Director of the UConn AAUP Chapter. This year’s recipient […]

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Last day of work for GAs holding F-1 and J-1 visas

Colleagues, Federal government regulations allow graduate students on F-1 and J-1 visas to hold on-campus employment while they are pursuing their degree. If you complete your degree requirements during Spring 2022 and if your degree is conferred in May, you will no longer be pursuing your degree after 8 May 2022. If you hold an […]

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NIH Supplements to Support Diversity Mentorship

Sent on behalf of Kent Holsinger, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of The Graduate School to Department Heads, Directors of Graduate Studies, and Graduate Admins. Please share as appropriate. Colleagues, The University of Connecticut is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. As part of that effort, I wanted to let you […]

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Posting: Associate Dean of The Graduate School

The Graduate School seeks applications for an Associate Dean. This management-exempt, 12-month position reports to the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of The Graduate School (50% Graduate School, 50% home department), and the appointment is expected to begin on or around 1 July 2022. The Associate Dean will receive an adjustment to their current […]

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No Papers, No Fear: Educator Accomplice Training Series

Sent on behalf of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Division of Enrollment Planning & Management The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Division of Enrollment Planning and Management are pleased to announce No Papers, No Fear: Educator Accomplice Training for faculty, staff, and graduate students across the UConn system. This two-hour virtual interactive […]

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