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Current News from the Graduate School

GPSAW Draws to a Close - Hopefully, you have enjoyed Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW) this past week. What's going on this afternoon?
3MT 2021 Watch Party and Awards - On Wednesday, April 7, the Graduate School hosted the 2021 Three Minute Thesis Watch Party and Awards Ceremony, where presentations were viewed and awards were announced.
GRA Position in Teaching and Learning Innovation - Teaching and Learning Innovation is seeking a graduate student to oversee, implement, and coordinate the unit’s communications and marketing efforts.
Graduate Student Senate Elections - The Graduate Student Senate’s annual election of officers (President and Vice President) will be held online April 19–23, 2021. This is an open call for candidates.
New Webinar Series: So You Want to Go on the Job Market – Strategies for Applying and Negotiating Your First Major Job - The Division of Diversity and Engagement is pleased to offer a three-part Graduate and Professional Student Webinar Series this semester. The goals of this series are to enhance resilience among graduate and professional students as they navigate their respective programs, provide a set of practices for demonstrating professionalism in various contexts, and develop skills as they apply for and negotiate job offers.
Good Habits of Self-Care - Join the UT Libraries’ Diversity Committee at noon on April 1 for a virtual discussion on wellness and self-care.
Graduate Student Finds Her Passion at Intersection of Politics and Nuclear Energy - Graduate student Alyssa Hayes found an interest in state and federal politics in her first year of high school, long before she discovered her interest in nuclear engineering, spending a year as an intern for Illinois State Senator Melinda Bush when she was only 15. Then, while studying at the University of Illinois as an undergraduate student, she used the power of grassroots organizing to help garner support for legislation that ended up saving two nuclear plants from premature decommissioning.
Student Spotlight: Nuveen M. Barwari - Nuveen M. Barwari, graduate student in the School of Art, is using her work to create an entirely new space—one that allows her to connect her homeland and her host land.

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