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Dissertation Writing Boot Camps

January 13, 2014

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 […]


Help Available for Graduate Students During Holiday Stress

December 18, 2013

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 […]


2014 Mentor Award Call for Nominations

November 20, 2013

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: http://gradschool.utah.edu/mentor-award/


NSF applications due first week of November

October 24, 2013

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity.  The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at […]


The University of Utah has now joined the Oakridge Associated Universities (ORAU) group.

September 26, 2013

The University of Utah has now joined the Oakridge Associated Universities (ORAU) group. This provides many opportunities for graduate student and postdoc fellowships, faculty/student/post doc research experiences, sabbaticals, & internships.  Just a lot of opportunities. ORAU administers these programs for a variety of federal agencies including DOD (AF, Navy, Army, etc.), NASA, national labs, etc. […]


David Sallay is our new Assistant Thesis Editor

September 11, 2013

We would like to welcome David Sallay as our new assistant thesis editor. David received an MEd in foreign language education from the University of Pittsburgh. Before coming to the University of Utah, he spent two years teaching in Hungary and five years teaching English and writing at Qatar University.


Have a new Director of Graduate Studies?

August 8, 2013

Have a new Director of Graduate Studies?  Make sure they’re registered with the graduate school for updates, meeting announcements, and other news they’ll need! Visit http://gradschool.utah.edu/directors-of-graduate-studies/ and click the link to submit new DoGS information.


KUER Interviews Dave Kieda

June 26, 2013

A brief interview with Dave Kieda posted on KUER: http://www.kuer.org/post/new-u-grad-school-dean


Dr. David Kieda

Dr. David Kieda named Dean of the Graduate School

June 3, 2013

Interim Senior Vice President Michael Hardman has announced the appointment of Dr. David Kieda as the Dean of the Graduate School effective August 1, 2013. Dr. Kieda is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the U and an internationally known researcher on the use of astronomical telescopes and observations […]


Rosenblatt Prize

Kathryn Stockton Awarded Rosenblatt Prize

June 3, 2013

Kathryn Stockton, Distinguished Professor of English, was awarded the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence. Presented annually to a faculty member who displays excellence in teaching, research and administrative efforts, the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence is the University of Utah’s most prestigious award. Read more…