Celebrating Our Spring 2020 Graduates
Master’s Student at UT Lends Her Voice to the Fall 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony
The Graduate School is excited that Adia Evans will be our featured soloist at the Fall 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. Evans will perform the national anthem and lead the audience in the Alma Mater for UT on December 12 during the ceremony, which begins at 4:30 p.m. Read more about Adia and her work.
PhD Student in Materials Science and Engineering Featured Speaker for Hooding
Camera Foster, a graduating PhD student in materials science and engineering, will be the featured speaker at the Fall 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. The Graduate School is looking forward to her remarks and we know that everyone will be as inspired by her words as we are by her work. Read more about Camera and her accomplishments on our featured speaker page.
Major Deadline for Summer 2019 Graduates
Tuesday, July 30, is a major deadline for all students intending to graduate in summer 2019. Final theses and dissertations are to be submitted to Trace, and be accepted by the Thesis/Dissertation Consultant by 5:00 p.m. All doctoral candidates must complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates by this date, as well. And the Pass/Fail form and Thesis/Dissertation Approval form (if you’re in a thesis or dissertation program) must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. to the Graduate School. For more details, and links to the relevant forms, please check out our graduation deadlines.
Congratulations, Spring 2019 Graduates
The Spring 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony was a wonderful event, as usual. Nearly 440 graduate students participated in the ceremony on Thursday evening, May 9, in Thompson-Boling Arena. The Graduate School would like to extend congratulations to all of our graduates. Well done! For those who were unable to attend, you can still watch the entire ceremony’s webcast.
Jamie Greig Set to be Featured Speaker at the Spring 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Jamie Greig, who will be graduating spring 2019 with a PhD in communication and information from the School of Journalism & Electronic Media, will be our featured speaker for the Spring 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. A bio for Greig, who served as both senate chair and vice-president for the Graduate Student Senate, can be found on our featured speakers page, along with previous featured speakers. Join Greig and the Graduate School for the 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony on May 9 at 7:30 pm at the Thompson-Boling Arena.
April 16th is an Important Deadline for Graduating Students
The major graduation deadline for doctoral and master’s/specialist candidates intending to graduate spring 2019 is April 16. Many different things are due, depending upon your degree program. If you’re not sure what you need to do, you can visit the graduation deadlines, the Steps to Graduation, or contact the Graduate School (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dissertation Institute for Underrepresented Graduate Students in Engineering
The 3rd Dissertation Institute (DI) will take place June 23rd–28th on the University of California, San Diego campus. This institute, an interactive workshop for underrepresented (African American, Native American, Pacific Island and Hispanic American) graduate students in engineering, is funded by the National Science Foundation and hosted by Old Dominion University and Virginia Tech. The primary goal is to address issues that prolong completion times for those at the dissertation proposal preparation and dissertation completion stages of the targeted population. The application deadline is March 1st. If you have questions, please email them to email@example.com.