Graduate Academic Resources

Graduate School Resources

Science Communication Resources

Want to learn how to better explain your research, develop your outreach, or keep up with current trends in science reporting? The Graduate School has extensive resources for developing your skills in communicating complex and important scientific concepts. Follow this link for access to workshops, campus groups, and more.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

The Graduate School and the Career Professional and Development Center host an annual showcase in which contestants share their graduate-level research in three-minute presentations. Contestants practice with communications experts for one month before giving a polished and compelling presentation.

Dissertation Handbook

The Dissertation Handbook is the authorized guide to preparing Dissertations and Theses for publication. Read the guide thoroughly before beginning a thesis or dissertation and conform your manuscript to the requirements stated therein, and you will greatly speed up the dissertation/thesis review process.

Dissertation Boot Camp

A joint offering from the Graduate School and the Marriott Library, the Dissertation Boot Camp is a week-long workshop held in the Library for students to focus on researching, writing, and polishing their manuscripts. Breakfast is provided, and graduate research librarians from different disciplines are available for consultation. The Dissertation Boot Camp is held during the seasonal breaks in Fall and Spring Semesters.

University Resources

Marriott Library Graduate Student Services

Research Education Courses (RATS Online)

“Graduate Students: Plagiarism” Campus Guide

Investigator Guidance Series (IGS)

SOP 401a: Definition of Research Involving Human Subjects

Human Subjects Protection