Topic: grad school

Graduate students are advocating for support from CareerLAB, including better career advising for students not intending to go into academia and funding to attend conferences.

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Graduate Student Council looks to CareerLAB for professional support

January 31, 2020 0 comments

In a draft of the Graduate School Strategic Initiative released earlier this month, the Graduate Student Council proposed several changes to bolster career support for graduate students, many of which require collaboration with the CareerLAB.

NLRB extends deadline on proposed graduate student unionization rule

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NLRB extends deadline on proposed graduate student unionization rule

January 29, 2020 0 comments

Tuesday, the National Labor Relations Board extended the deadline to submit comments on a proposed rule which would prevent graduate students from being classified as workers.

Nominated by fellow CGS board members, Dean Andrew Campbell will lead the Council of Graduate Schools, an organization of nearly 500 colleges and universities across North America.

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Campbell to serve as 2021 CGS Chair

January 24, 2020 0 comments

The board of directors of the Council of Graduate Schools elected Graduate School Dean Andrew Campbell as its chair for 2021. As chair, Campbell will lead the board’s programmatic work surrounding the evaluation and improvement of graduate education.

Thompson GS, Lomax GS, Ferdinand-King GS: The URC must do more to support graduate students of color

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Thompson GS, Lomax GS, Ferdinand-King GS: The URC must do more to support graduate students of color

March 6, 2019 0 comments

In 2017, the Brown University Graduate School welcomed its “most diverse class to date,” boasting that 12 percent of incoming graduate students identified as members of a historically underrepresented group.