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Graduate School Newsletter April 2018 - Wayne State University
April 2018
Career pathways survey launched

Career pathways survey launched

All current Ph.D. students have received a survey via email as part of Wayne State's initiative in partnership with Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) to support data collection about Ph.D. careers in STEM and humanities fields. Wayne State will use these data to better prepare our graduates for the 21st century job market. The survey will be open until May 1. Fifty respondents will be randomly selected to receive $25 gift cards from the WSU Graduate School!  

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2018 Graduate School faculty awards  

Congratulations to 2018 award recipients in the categories of Distinguished Graduate Faculty, Outstanding Graduate Mentor, Outstanding Graduate Director Service, and Competitive GRA! Following the initial announcement, the Graduate School was able to add an additional twenty-one GRA awards, for a total of forty-six GRA awardees, representing an investment of approximately $2 million.


Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program


Awards and Competitions


Student and Faculty Spotlight

Upcoming events


Save the date! Graduate Open House scheduled for September 26, 2018 Save the date! Graduate Open House scheduled for September 26, 2018


April 20: Doctoral student writing retreat


The WSU Graduate School is sponsoring ongoing monthly writing retreats through May 2018 hosted by the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) exclusively for doctoral students. An invited speaker will give a brief presentation at noon on topics related to graduate school and academic life. Coffee and lunch will be provided. Details and sign-up under "Training, Seminars, Workshops" in Academica.


May 8: Commencement May 8: Commencement


Professional development opportunities

April 19: AGEP/KCP/IMSD Learning Community meeting


Mission statement

Wayne State University Graduate School provides leadership in advancing academic excellence in graduate and postdoctoral education and cultivates a supportive environment for research, scholarly activities and other creative endeavors that are integral to the success of a diverse body of master’s and doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate faculty across programs.
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