Congratulations to our 3MT winners!

3MT
    • Grand Prize Winner: Elizabeth Lowry, Genetics. "A selfish chromosome breaks the laws of genetics."
    • Runner-up: Brittany Whipple, Educational Psychology, "Leadership in children's peer groups."
    • People's Choice Winner: Christine Ewers-Saucedo, Genetics, "Tales of males: The unlikely success story of tiny males."




Dean Grasso announces retirement from UGA

Dean Maureen Grasso

Dean Maureen Grasso has announced that she will retire from UGA on July 1, 2014. Serving as Dean of the Graduate School for the past 12 years, she has implemented a number of initiatives to enhance graduate education at UGA, which include improving doctoral completion, initiating professional development programs and funding opportunities for graduate students, and establishing endowed funding for graduate fellowships. She has enjoyed working with the faculty, staff, and students to advance graduate education at UGA. After retirement, she plans to move to North Carolina to be near her family and will become Dean of the Graduate School at North Carolina State University.



Announcements

Upcoming CIRTL workshops

Wed., April 16 from 1 - 2 pm: "Teaching and Learning in the American System: A Forum for International Graduate Students and Post-docs - Student-Teacher Interactions: What to Expect." To register for this event, click here.

Thurs., April 17 from 2 - 3:30 pm: "Teaching Scientific Literacy to Undergraduate Students - Using Primary Literature and Writing Intensive Format to Increase Student Engagement and Learning." To register for this event, click here.

Upcoming CTL Workshops

Fri., April 18 from 2 - 3:30 pm: "Getting a Head Start Towards Tenure." To register for this workshop, click here.

Call for Proposals 2014 Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference

2014 Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference is going to be held at Columbus State University. Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to submit their research for discussion and review. For more information, please click here.


Graduate Education News

UGA’s new student information system Athena preparing to launch

Athena, a new student information system that will replace OASIS, is preparing to launch for fall 2014 enrollment. Once fully launched, Athena will allow students to easily access academic and financial aid records, register for classes, pay tuition and fees, and update personal information, all in one location.