Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs is dedicated to creating a University-wide focus on graduate education and postdoctoral training by establishing good communication and working relationships with graduate schools, departments, graduate students, and postdocs. We collaborate on efforts to develop intellectually-stimulating environments for research, teaching, and service and to recruit, mentor, retain, and graduate a talented and diverse community of graduate students and postdocs. We believe a successful graduate experience relies on an ecosystem of support, including excellent faculty, competitive financial support, and opportunities for professional and career development.

Upcoming Events

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VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS: Have a few specific fellowship or grant writing questions or want to get some personalized feedback. Then join us during the PhD+ drop-in virtual office hour sessions we will be…
Python is a popular language widely used for data analysis and machine learning. This PhD+ series will introduce students to programming in the language. The sessions will be taught in a "flipped…
Zoom Meeting
PhD+ and the School of Engineering Graduate Writing Lab (GWL) are hosting a virtual NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Student Mentor ‘Last Minute Questions’ Panel Discussion on Tuesday…
Thornton Hall A207 - Rodman Room (School of Engineering)
Part I: Intro to Consulting- What is management consulting and what skills are needed? This session will provide an overview of the management consulting industry and different functional focuses…


8 graduate students were awarded fellowships, and 2 received honorable mentions. Congratulations to all!

All current graduate and professional students are encouraged to follow the latest updates and communications on the University response to COVID-19.  


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The All-University Graduate Teaching Awards honor the university’s graduate students for their commitment to and excellence in undergraduate instruction.  The awards honor excellence in all forms of teaching conducted by graduate students, whether it occurs in a classroom, a laboratory, or in a studio.
The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs disseminates current information about various funding sources, and manages the selection processes for numerous internal and external fellowships and grants each year.