Randall J. Olson Receives 2014 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

Randall J. Olson, M.D., professor and chair of ophthalmology and visual sciences and CEO of the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah, was honored this year’s commencement ceremonies with the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the U’s most prestigious award. Read the full article on UNews or learn more about the Rosenbatt Prize for Excellence.

Graduate Mentoring – CTLE Teaching Workshop Series Lecture #5

This year, the Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence has chosen as our theme Inspired Teaching. The final workshop in our Inspired Teaching series focuses on Graduate Mentoring.  For most faculty at a major research university such as the University of Utah, the mentoring of graduate students is a very important form of teaching.  The

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Fulbright Forum: Tuesday, April 1 at 2pm

Please join us in welcoming Fulbright Ambassador Mushtaq Memon to the University of Utah! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Fulbright Study Abroad Program and to celebrate recent University of Utah awardees. We hope you can join us.

Edie Kochenour Memorial Lecture and Symposium

Friday, February 28, 2014, OSH Auditorium Edie Kochenour Memorial Lecture: 12:00-1:15pm Do Babies Matter?: Gender and Family and the Ivory Tower Life Happens: Career Decisions and Crossroads Symposium: 1:30-2:30pm Six Workshops will address Different Phases in the Working Life Cycle Drs. Mary Ann Mason and Nicholas Wolfinger University of California, Berkeley law professor and former

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GradNews Spring 2014


The link below takes you to the Spring 2014 issue of GradNews, the official newsletter of The Graduate School. We hope you find the items in this, our second edition, to be both enjoyable and informative. Feedback is welcome, and we would especially like suggestions on what you would like to see covered in future

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2014-2015 International TA Program dates have been announced

Dates for spring and summer International Teaching Assistant Program testing and events have been announced. See the ITAP home page at for links to important information about timeframes and the ITA Clearance Process. Contact Diane Cotsonas, ITAP Manager, for additional details.

Graduate Student Connection!

Come visit with graduate students from other disciplines, check out the Graduate Student Reading Room, learn about some services the library offers just for grad students, and meet some of the librarians available to help you with your teaching and research.  Light lunch provided for early attendees. Where: Graduate Student Reading Room, Marriott Library Level 1

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Dissertation Writing Boot Camps

Sponsored By The Graduate School And The J. Willard Marriott Library Monday, March 10 – Friday, March 14, 2014 (Spring Break)   Dissertation Boot Camp: What is it? The Dissertation Boot Camp is a free program sponsored by the Graduate School and the Marriott Library that gives you a chance to make some serious progress

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Help Available for Graduate Students During Holiday Stress

Chances are most graduate students are under an enormous amount of pressure right now. End of semester deadlines and holiday stresses are piling up. Add to that the intense fatigue and isolation that sometimes accompany graduate work and it can feel like there’s no way out. If you or anyone you know is feeling anxious

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2014 Mentor Award Call for Nominations

To honor and encourage the considerable efforts and accomplishments of faculty who consistently serve as effective mentors of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, The Graduate School established a Distinguished Mentor Award in 2006 for faculty from any discipline. Nominations are due December 20, 2013. For full details visit: