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University of Utah Adds Medical and Dental to Graduate Subsidized Health Insurance Program (GSHIP)

September 18, 2017

Medical insurance is one of the hot-button issues of 2017, and the confusion on the national stage has left many in the United States wondering whether their coverage will shrink or disappear in the coming months. Graduate students covered under the Graduate Subsidized Health Insurance Program (GSHIP) can breathe easy, however, for their insurance for […]


Manuel Solis

Graduate School Travel Assistance Goes Online

August 28, 2017

The Graduate School has recently updated the process for applying for the Graduate Student Travel Assistance Award (GSTAA). Beginning August 14, 2017, graduate students, and their departments can complete applications for the GSTAA online using the newly developed Travel App. The app also provides online services for postdocs applying for Postdoctoral Travel Assistance. The GSTAA […]


Graduate School Names 2017 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Nominees

August 28, 2017

A dissertation is a crowning achievement of years of study and careful, deliberate writing. Graduate students who have attempted a dissertation know the powerful way the process of writing helps hone ideas, develop lines of inquiry, and explain complicated concepts. The University of Utah has a long tradition of excellence in student dissertation. To recognize […]


University of Utah Students Win Fulbright Awards

May 1, 2017

Four University of Utah students have been named in the nation-wide 2017 Fulbright Award cycle. Two University of Utah students, Alison Shimko of Spanish and graduate student Elizabeth Gamarra of Social Work, were awarded a Fulbright Award, while Claire Taylor of Environmental Humanities and Tuscan Thompson of Biology were named as alternates. The Fulbright Award is […]


Notice: Thesis Office Closed to Preliminary Reviews

March 13, 2017

In order to focus on dissertation and theses for students graduating Spring 2017, the Thesis Office will suspend performing Preliminary Reviews on dissertation/theses not yet approved by committees. This suspension goes into effect today, March 13. Preliminary Reviews will recommence on May 1st. Questions/comments? Email info@gradschool.utah.edu.


The Graduate School Welcomes Trista Emmer

March 13, 2017

Trista Emmer joined the Graduate School as a Thesis Editor in December of 2016. Here, she shares her thoughts on her new role. I’m Trista. I graduated from the University of Utah with a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry in 2005. I’ve been a freelance editor for several years, starting in marketing and gradually […]