Topic: graduate student

Grad students struggle with off-campus housing

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Grad students struggle with off-campus housing

September 27, 2018 0 comments

The ceiling leaks. In some areas, the floor is caving in. The house was not cleaned before Erica Meszaros GS moved in with her spouse, and her landlord ignores requests for maintenance and repairs. “

Graduate school task force improves advising resources

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Graduate school task force improves advising resources

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Anne is having a difficult time. Working as a teaching assistant and finishing another chapter of her dissertation is taking a toll on her.

Graduate students uncertain about future income

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Graduate students uncertain about future income

January 28, 2018 0 comments

Graduate students may have succeeded in avoiding taxation of their tuition waivers with the passage of the final GOP tax bill in late December, but many still fear for the security of higher education.

Members of U. gather to protest GOP tax bill

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Members of U. gather to protest GOP tax bill

November 29, 2017 0 comments

In solidarity with graduate students across the country organizing similar demonstrations, close to 100 graduate students gathered outside University Hall.

Lives of two Iranian students upturned by Trump immigration bans

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Lives of two Iranian students upturned by Trump immigration bans

March 24, 2017 0 comments

As President Trump signed his first executive order on immigration, Babak Hemmatian GS discovered his father’s colon cancer had spread to his other organs.

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Smith GS: Is graduate student unionization worthwhile?

January 30, 2017 0 comments

Last summer, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that graduate students at private colleges and universities in the U.S. have the right to unionize.