Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Graduate Student Appreciation Week recognizes the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States. The 2022 GSAW will include the Scholarly Forum, the Graduate Student Social, and the UGS Excellence Awards Recognition Reception.

Check out the events for GSAW 2022 below!

Scholarly Forum

Congratulations to the 2022 Scholarly Forum Winners!

Arts and Humanities
1st Place- Delia Garcia, Spanish
2nd Place- Lidya Cerritos, Spanish

1st Place- Chiamaka Okafor, Materials Science and Engineering
2nd Place- Ali Bakhtiari, Civil Engineering

Health & Life Sciences
1st Place- Jessica Dominguez, Earth Systems Science
2nd Place- Blaire Kleiman, Earth Systems Science

Physical Life Science and Mathematics
1st Place- Nicholas A. Castillo, Earth Systems Science
2nd Place- Luis Caicedo Torres, Applied Mathematics

Social and Behavioral Sciences
1st Place- Karinna A. Rodriguez, Psychology
2nd Place- Haley Dawson, Psychology

Graduate Social Events

Graduate Ice Cream Social
April 7, 2022
Vicky’s Patio

UGS Excellence Awards

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Congratulations to the 2022 UGS Excellence Awardees!

Graduate Student Engagement:

Jack Maguire, Global & Sociocultural Studies

Graduate Student Outstanding Creative Project:

Erin Spencer, Biological Sciences

Graduate Student Outstanding Paper or Manuscript: 

Non-STEM category:
Sarah Hartmann, Psychology

STEM category:
Oscar Guzman, Earth Systems Science

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant: 

Brittany Harris, Biological Sciences

Outstanding Graduate Program Director:

Dr. Shannon Pruden, Associate Professor, Psychology

Mentorship of Graduate Students: 

Dr. Rebecca Christ, Assistant Professor, Teaching and Learning
Dr. Diana Sheehan, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

For event photos, updates, and more, visit: FACEBOOK.COM/UGSGRADSCHOOL