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Mariamar Guitierrez Ramirez Wins the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Mariamar Gutiérrez Ramirez was awarded a one-year stipend of $25,000, an invitation to attend the yearly Conference of Ford Fellows, and mentoring from a vast network of Ford Foundation alums.

Shelley Silva

2020 Graduate Staff Award: Call for Nominations

Does your graduate program have an outstanding staff member? Nominate them for the 2020 Distinguished Graduate Staff Award by March 9!

Ashley Carpenter

2020 Graduate Commencement: Student Speaker Contest

The Graduate School announces the annual Graduate Commencement Speaker Contest. Submit your entry by Monday, March 9, 2020!

Krista Harper

Distinguished Graduate Mentor Awards: Call for Nominations

The Graduate School is delighted to invite nominations for the Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award. 
Deadline for nominations is March 9, 2020 at 5:00PM.


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Brian Mullen applies positive pressure

With undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Brian has invented a vest that improves care for people with autism.