The Graduate School

Calling incoming, domestic Fall 2020 Ph.D. students from first-gen and historically underrepresented backgrounds! We've got your back!

Apply today to be a part of an exciting 3-week summer program designed for graduate student success at no cost and includes a free laptop.

Learn more about the NSF GAIN Scholars Program

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With more than 80 graduate disciplines, opportunities abound A graduate education can equip you with the skills to be competitive in the field of your choice.
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Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association is a tremendous resource for all graduate students, providing awards, need-based services, social and academic clubs, and terrific camaraderie across campus. 

Graduate School news

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First-person video dataset aims to catch people looking (at everything)

Three universities collaborating to develop visual archive to be used for research, artificial intelligence development

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GAANN grant helps graduate students with fellowships

Provided by the Department of Education, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will use the grant for Ph.D. students

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Citing sources: University Libraries serve key role supporting student research

Subject librarians train students to find credible resources in a vast sea of information

The Graduate School is committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for the entire campus community. The Graduate School works to promote graduate education and strengthen academic excellence by attracting, advancing and retaining a diverse graduate population.