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Grad Student News

May 2013

Congratulations, Graduates!

AND HAPPY SUMMER - when it comes?! Photo below taken May 1, 2013.

travel grant app opens May 16

The Graduate School offers partial funding for graduate students to present research findings at meetings or conferences outside Colorado. The grant application for travel occurring 7/1/13-12/31/13 will open on May 16, 2013 at 9:00am. Funding goes very quickly, so be sure to apply early!  >> See full details.

join The Association for Women in Science - New Opportunity!

The Graduate School recently joined the Association for Women in Science, which means that CU-Boulder graduate students can now join the association for free. Benefits include: access to career opportunities, a subsciption to the AWIS magazine, job postings, funding resources, and networking opportunities. >> More information.

Grad Student Feature of the month: Emily Booth

When it comes to social responsibility, Emily Booth is getting down to business.

Booth will graduate from CU-Boulder with distinction this May with concurrent bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting and a certificate in Socially Responsible Enterprise from the Leeds School of Business.But she won't stop there. For her next step, Booth will be taking one of six prestigious post-graduate positions with the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Read more >>

Grad Students In the News

Graduate students are involved in a project to use a robotic-controlled garden to grow food during long space missions.

Graduating master's student Jaclyn Fortier (Journalism) recently produced a radio broadcast "Technology for Life" for KUNC. Listen to the audio broadcast. >>

Doctoral student Se Jin Song led a study on the transfer of bacteria among family members and dogs.

Doctoral students in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department co-authored a study on how aerobic activity may improve cognitive functions after excessive alcohol consumption. 

See also News Service's Graduate Education In-Depth Series


May 31 - Masters students must submit to the Graduate School a Candidacy Application for Advanced Degree for August graduation.

Also, be sure to look at the Graduation Requirements to make sure you have everything turned in to graduate on time!


Dissertation Support Group
Tuesdays, 1-2:45 pm, through the summer, C4C S435

Master's Thesis Support Group
Every other Monday through the summer, 12:30 pm, beginning May 20, C4C 440S. Just show up ready to work and make real progress on your thesis. Questions? 303-492-6079

Grad Speak
A quarterly drop-in discussion group on topical issues related to the graduate student experience.


May 1 - Beethoven's Ninth Sympony, performed by CU's combined choirs and orchestra

May 2 - Materials Research Day, Materials science and Engineering Program

May 4  - Graduate Student Music recital, Lauren Spaulding, viola

May 8 - Graduate Student Music recital, Judith Olson, bassoon

May 10 - Spring Commencement, 8:30 a.m., Folsom Stadium

May 20 - Entrepreneurs Unplugged, ATLAS

May 31 Opening Reception for Jen Lewin: It's Electric, CU Art Museum 


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