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Current News from the Graduate School

PhD Student to Attend Prestigious Conference - Congratulations to Accounting and Information Management PhD student Michelle Harding! Michelle has been invited to attend the University of Texas, Austin and the University of Waterloo Second Biennial Taxation Research Symposium on October 6 and 7, 2016 in Waterloo, Ontario.
UT Community Helping Baton Rouge Flood Relief Efforts - Our friends and SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge have been hit particularly hard by devastating flood conditions. The campus-wide disaster relief effort is continuing to evolve to better serve those in need. Campus Safety offers many ways you can assist in these efforts. Be a Volunteer!
Chemistry Graduate Student Designs Cover Art for Journal - Preeti Chandrachud, a fifth-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry has designed the cover art for a recent issue of the journal Organometallics, an issue in which she published a top manuscript designated for the cover feature. Get the full story on the Department of Chemistry website.
IRB 101 - IRB members are offering workshops for faculty, staff, and students to provide a “101” for understanding IRB requirements and procedures. Sessions are open to the whole campus. If your faculty or students are wanting to know how to get human subjects approval for research at UT, or just need a refresher, these can be very valuable opportunities. Find out about available times and dates.
Fellowship Programs in Germany and Russia - Two fellowship programs have opened their application season recently, for graduate students who have recently graduated, or will be graduating soon. These fellowship programs offer Americans the opportunity to complete fully-financed high-level professional programs in either Germany or Russia. Find out more about the fellowships.
Residency and Work Rule Deadlines - The final deadline to submit an application to appeal your residency classification or for the Work Rule Program is noon on August  26, 2016. Note:  If you are currently enrolled in the Work Rule Program, please remember to submit a new Work Rule Application and letter(s) of employment verification each semester.
Part-Time Graduate Assistant Positions - Ernest Brewer, Director of the CAPS Outreach Center, has several part-time graduate assistant positions available with a starting date of September 1, 2016. The positions do not provide a fee waiver; however, they do offer valuable professional experience, and the salaries are very competitive. Interested parties should contact the office at 974-4466.
MGSO Pizza Party - The Multicultural Graduate Student Organization is hosting a pizza party for graduate students at Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria on August 26, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. This is a great networking opportunity and a chance to meet UT's multicultural graduate student community. Be sure to RSVP!

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