What's New at the Graduate School

  • Learn or improve your French this summer! Participate in a French immersion program offered by the Canadian-American Center The Summer FLAS Awards cover tuition and a stipend and are intended for graduate students. Middlebury College (Vermont) for Beginners McGill University (Montreal), Université Laval (Quebec City) for Intermediate and Advanced students in French *Other immersion programs are available For more info: UMAINE.EDU/CANAM Contact Dr. FREDERIC RONDEAU with a...
  • Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship. Locations: There will be both an in-person (in NYC and DC) and online section of the fe...
  • Applications are now open for the Communicating Science 2015 Workshop (http://comscicon.com/apply-comscicon15), to be held in Cambridge, MA on June 18-20th, 2015. Graduate students at US institutions in all fields of science and engineering are encouraged to apply. The application will close on March 1st. Acceptance to the workshop is competitive; attendance of the workshop is free and travel support will be provided to accepted applicants. Participants will build the communication skills that s...
  • GRADUATE SEMINAR – SPRING 2015 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF MENTORING RESEARCH (UGR501 – CRN 9498) Can Be Taken for Credit or Certificate This seminar course is targeted to graduate students (as well as postdocs or others) who supervise student researchers participating in extensive research and development projects spanning the STEM fields (including natural and social sciences).   Participants draw on their own mentoring experiences, eight group discussions, and modest gui...