Your Graduate School Weekly Newsletter
K-State Graduate School Newsletter is a weekly email providing a single source of timely Graduate School announcements.
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Week of January 11-15, 2016 Events and Deadlines
This weekly newsletter is sent out to dept. heads, graduate program directors and contact staff, and graduate faculty. All graduate students receive a weekly email from the GSC with information as it pertains to them.
Graduate Program Director and Contact Staff
The GraduateSchool is accepting nominations for the Timothy R. Donoghue Graduate Scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. This program is a way to recruit top candidates throughout the United States to K-State graduate programs.
The GraduateSchool is accepting nominations for the Presidential Doctoral Scholarship Program for the 2016-17 academic year. This program is initiated to recruit top candidates whose research will be in one of the research strength areas at K-State.
Graduate student orientation will take place Wednesday, January 13 from 1-3:30 pm in 1073 Durland Hall of the Engineering Complex. The Graduate Student Services and Resources Fair will immediately follow from 3:30-4:30 pm in Fiedler Atrium. All new graduate students are encouraged to attend, even those who didn't register in advance.
February 1 is the deadline for those who live outside of the United States, distance learning and are currently enrolled at an institution in the U.S. and who plan to graduate in May or July 2016 and will travel outside of the U.S. prior to August 2016.
Graduate Student Opportunities
Please encourage all to participate in K-State's first Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, February 16-17, 2016. 3MT® is an academic competition that challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration of their thesis/dissertation topic and its significance in just THREE minutes using just ONE PowerPoint slide.
Graduate students from all disciplines are invited to apply to the semester-long program, specifically those who want to move beyond technical expertise and develop their leadership skills to make positive change in their work, studies, and student organizations.
The White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) is currently seeking new team members to join us in Washington, D.C. for a one-year fellowship beginning in October 2016. Application deadline is Sunday, January 24.