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Current News from the Graduate School

USDA National Needs Fellows Opportunity - Three openings are available for students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in food science at the Department of Food Science and Technology. USDA National Needs Fellows will be trained to integrate food chemistry and food microbiology to design delivery systems for food antimicrobials to improve the microbiological safety of food products.
Big Deadline for Summer 2016 - For graduate students planning to graduate in summer 2016, there are a number of items due on July 29. View our graduation deadlines or read the full post for details.
Panel on FMLA from WiSTAR3 - How do women successfully balance their careers during and after maternity leave, sick leave, or caring for a relative? Women in STEM Advancing Research, Readiness, and Retention (WiSTAR3) will have a panel discussion regarding experiences and advice about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, in Room 53B of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Panelists include Dr. Judy Day, Dr. Tessa Burch-Smith , Dr. Christine Nattrass, and Dr. Stephanie TerMaath. Following an introduction and group discussion with the panelists, small groups will continue discussion. This event is part of the monthly series of workshops and discussions hosted by the CFW-STEM WiSTAR3 program and sponsored by the Colleges of Engineering and Arts and Sciences. Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP at:
Fulbright Awards for Early Career/Post-Doc Candidates - If you are a doctoral candidate who will be finishing all requirements for a PhD program by February 1, 2017, there are some Fulbright awards that may be of interest to you. For eligibility, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please visit the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the current competition will close on August 1, 2016.
Have You Defended? - If you are a graduate student seeking to graduate summer 2016, July 15 is the deadline for defending your thesis or dissertation. For this and all other deadlines, consult the Graduation Deadlines.

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