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“Engaging the Humanities” is a UW–Madison program launched to help graduate students in the humanities explore rewarding careers beyond academia.
Drew Hasley became the first legally blind person with a UW–Madison doctorate in genetics — and possibly only the second blind UW–Madison Ph.D. in biological sciences.
Craig Schuff died in October from complications of his paralysis, only months away from wrapping up his doctoral dissertation.
As biological technologies advance, UW–Madison is preparing adult students to capitalize on that trend through a career-changing master’s degree in biotechnology.
“Graduate students play a critical role in the university’s educational and research excellence,” says Graduate School Dean William Karpus.
UW-Madison plans to implement changes in the administrative policy by which graduate assistantship stipends are set in order to remain competitive in attracting the best possible graduate students across all disciplines and to ensure that graduate students are students first and employees second.
In August, William Karpus will become the Graduate School’s dean — the first since a restructuring last year to enhance UW–Madison’s role in graduate education and research. He is tasked with serving more than 9,000 students across 150 departments. He will also work closely with Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education, in developing a distinct Graduate School.
The UW–Madison Graduate School is spearheading a campus-wide initiative to encourage all graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to complete their own IDPs.
Graduate school research can get long and tricky and complex beyond the easy understanding even of your fellow grad students. Unless it has a beat, that is, and you can dance to it.