Topic: Graduate students

News, University News

Admin. contests SUGSE’s influence on grad student benefits

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Graduate students feel that despite the University’s official stance, a current of discouragement toward unionization underlies its communication with them.

Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

Metro, News

Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Today, the debate over graduate student unionization at the University starts a new chapter.

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: Building a community for graduate students

March 12, 2017 0 comments

Last week, a fellow graduate student and I stopped at a food truck on Waterman Street to buy dinner after class.

Grad student reading room officially opens

University News

Grad student reading room officially opens

October 31, 2016 0 comments

Students, staff members and administrators attended a ceremony at the Rockefeller Library that officially dedicated and opened its new reading room.

Grad students voice concerns to new dean

University News

Grad students voice concerns to new dean

October 4, 2016 0 comments

Graduate students raised several concerns over lack of community, an insignificant role in faculty hiring and few avenues for student feedback on advisors.

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

Science & Research

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

September 23, 2016 0 comments

CEO of HMSolution Margaret Lengerich SCMIM’13 was awarded $50,000 Sept. 12 by the Slater Technology Fund for her water purification technology company.

University News

Grad students at private universities win right to unionize

August 23, 2016 0 comments

The NLRB ruled Tuesday that graduate students at Columbia qualify as employees of the institution and therefore have the right to unionize.

Aiming to find a middle ground between Department of Public Safety officers and Residential Peer Counselors, the University has hired grad students to patrol residence halls in order to reduce weekend noise and drinking.

University News

Grad students begin ResLife enforcement

September 17, 2015 2 comments

Graduate students have been hired to patrol first-year residence halls and program houses to reduce disturbances and increase alcohol safety on weekends.

University News

Sohn remembered for physics passion, supportive character

April 6, 2015 0 comments

A few weeks before he died, Hyoun Ju Sohn GS emailed the students in his physics lab and told them not to be too hard on themselves.

University News

BEST program propels aspiring admins

February 10, 2015 0 comments

The Brown Executive Scholars Training Program is an experience offered to 10 graduate students interested in learning more about university administration.