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National Black Graduate Student Association Open Forum, April 28

The Graduate College along with the Division for Diversity and Inclusion, the Division of Student Affairs and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning invite you to attend an open forum on Thursday, April 28 from 10:00-11:30am, Glass Hall 431 to learn more about NBGSA. Dr. John Harper is our special guest and will be discussing strategies to support graduate students in underrepresented groups. PathwayExcellence8X11

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CSD Quest Trivia Team Sets Record!

Congratulations to MSU’s 2016 CSD Quest for the Cup Team on their win in the trivia competition at the MSHA conference this past weekend! This year’s team members were Kelsey Dethrow, Cassie Lowe, Riley Hammond, Chrissy Wall, Megan Goforth, and Kalli Connor (alternate). MSU has the best winning record out of all of the universities that participate and are the only university to win three years in a row!CSDTeamWithCupandAward2016

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Tips on the IDF from a past winner

The 23rd Graduate Interdisciplinary Forum is scheduled for April 23, 2016. It’s an incredible opportunity to showcase your research to the Missouri State and Springfield communities.

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Learn from someone who’s been there

Monica Horton, alumna of the Master of Public Administration program shares how her commitment to volunteering in the community led to a surprise opportunity — and a successful presentation at the Interdisciplinary Forum.

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3 Minute Thesis Competition Winners!

This past Saturday the Graduate College hosted the first 3 Minute Thesis Competition. We are proud to announce the winners:

1st Place – Erick Briggs “Do Family Relationships Affect Team Performance?”

2nd Place – Michelle Herridge “Student Identification of Problem Topics in General Chemistry”

3rd Place – Kelsey Anderson “Friends in low places: Responses of a benthic stream fish to intra-guild cues”

4th Place – Daniel Soden “SERS: Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”

Thank you to all who participated and congratulations!!!3MinuteThesisWinnersSpring2016

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Guest speaker, Dr. Larry Frey to present a Q&A session about grad school!

Dr. Larry Frey, Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado-Boulder will be on campus Feb. 25, 3:30-5:00pm, Craig Hall, Room 204 to give a special Q&A presentation about graduate school. Dr. Frey will discuss application processes, and how to write letters and research statements. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to attend.

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