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The University of South Florida Office of Graduate Studies serves as the center of leadership for graduate education at the University of South Florida. With our Colleges, Programs, and the Office of Research and Innovation, we offer a multitude of masterís, doctoral, dual-degree, and certificate academic programs in addition to research and teaching opportunities for graduate students.
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New & Noteworthy

Tampa Bay Times Highlights College of Education Project

Graduate student Rachel Hanniff and Professor Michael Berson, along with 13 other grad students, have been working on a project that examines what Floridians knew of the Holocaust as it was happening - by examining newspapers of the time. The findings will be used in a 2018 exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Read more about this fascinating project!
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3MT® Award Recipients

Our 3MT® Competition was held on October 25, 2016. Kevin Orner (Environmental Engineering) took First Place; Karena Nguyen (Integrative Biology) took Second Place; and Dagmara Monfort (Engineering Science) was chosen as People's Choice Award. Congrats to all of our participants!
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Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award Recipients

Dr. Pamela Hallock Muller, Professor of Marine Science, was selected as the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor. Her contributions to her students, the College of Marine Science, and the University are immense. Honorable Mentions went to Dr. Sara Green (Sociology) and Dr. Michael Lynch (Criminology).
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Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Award Recipients

Our OTD recipients for 2016 are Jacqueline Fries (Chemistry), Nikita La Cruz (Geosciences), Kaya Wei (Physics), and Junga Alexa Woo (Molecular Medicine).
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Professional Development Workshop Series

Our Professional Development Series, co-sponsored by the Graduate & Professional Student Council and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, provides opportunities for grad students to learn and fine tune skills and knowledge that will be essential for professional development after graduating.
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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

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Postdoctoral Workshop: Negotiating a Faculty Position
October 26 | 2:00pm | ALN 296

Graduate & Professional School Fair
October 27 | 11:00am | MSC Ballrooms

How to Survive & Pay for Graduate School
November 2 | 11:00am | MSC Chamber

ETD Deadline: Submit Thesis for Review
November 4 | 5:00pm | ALN 226

GRAD 411: Demystifying Graduate School
November 8 | 12:00pm & 5:00pm | ALN 296

Writing Workshop: The Academic Village: How to Utilize Campus Resources to Improve Writing and Gather, Organize and Cite Research Quicker
November 17 | 3:00pm | SOC 151

ETD Deadline: Submit Dissertation for Review
November 18 | 5:00pm | ALN 226

Graduate Student Commencement
December 10 | 6:00pm | USF Sun Dome