News and Announcements for Faculty and Staff

U21 3MT® People’s Choice Competition – Voting Now Open

Join colleagues and students across UConn in supporting Shipra Malik’s game-changing research “Switching from Sickle to Non-Sickle” by voting for her in this year’s three-minute thesis competition (3MT). See this year’s competitors here: https://universitas21.com/U213MT2021 And vote for Shipra here: https://universitas21.com/form/u21-3mt-r-2021-competition

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The Graduate School’s BIPOC Graduate Student Support Report

Following the national incidents of racism and racial injustice in Summer 2020, The Graduate School began to reflect, study, and discuss how we can better serve Black, Indigenous, and/or Person of Color (BIPOC) graduate students at the University of Connecticut. This process involved many campus partners, including graduate faculty, staff, cultural centers and other University […]

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The Graduate School’s Strategic Plan

I write today to share the final version of The Graduate School’s strategic plan outlining our vision for the future of The Graduate School. An earlier draft of this plan was greatly improved by feedback from the Executive Committee of The Graduate School and from a variety of campus partners, faculty, and staff. The final […]

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Graduate Faculty Resources

Sent on behalf of Kent Holsinger, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of The Graduate School *** Colleagues,   I am writing to let you know about the expanded resources that The Graduate School is offering to graduate faculty, staff, and faculty who hold an administrative role, such as Departments Heads or Directors of […]

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UConn’s PostDoc Seed Award Winners 2021

The Graduate School is delighted to announce this year’s Postdoc Seed Award Recipients. Dr. Maria Rodgers, from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been funded for the following project: “I am isolating and examining various immune cells from a small fish species called the threespine stickleback. While I recently completed a project that determined what types […]

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UConn’s 3MT Winners 2021

The Graduate School is delighted to announce this year’s 3MT winners. In 1st place, Shipra Malik (Pharmaceutical Sciences) with her presentation “Precise and Safe Genome Engineering.” View her winning presentation here: In 2nd place, Tommy Lee (Psychological Sciences) with his presentation “How the Brain Turns New Experiences into Memories.” View his presentation here: In 3rd […]

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Come and join us for UConn’s 3MT competition final this Thursday evening

After a year hiatus due to Covid, UConn’s 3MT competition is back, bigger and better than before. We cordially invite you to join us this Thursday at 6-7pm EDT where 11 graduate student finalists will compete for the opportunity to represent UConn on the global stage. Please feel free to forward the following link (which contains the […]

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New Graduate Catalog, GFC Updates, and Online Final Exam form

The 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog is now available. The new catalog includes the updates approved by the Graduate Faculty Council last year. A copy of the updates approved by the GFC and incorporated into this year’s catalog is attached for your reference, and the new catalog can be found here. As a reminder, all changes to program requirements and […]

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Important Information for Graduate Students Studying Outside the U.S.

We are aware that travel to the US from some parts of the world is still difficult and that some of our international students may be considering whether to enroll in courses from their home country this fall. If the student will be engaged in research, their work may be subject to export control laws, which […]

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Remote Work for GAs and Tuition Remission

Colleagues, I am writing with guidance about graduate assistants working while outside the U.S. Remote Work GAs provide vital teaching and research service to the University, and some of this work might be possible remotely. GAs who are here in the U.S. are able to work remotely, provided they have supervisor approval and that the […]

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