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University Will Advance Two Salary Initiatives to Help Staff, GAs
The goal is for salaries of all full-time staff at the U of A to be raised to $30,000; minimum graduate assistant stipends to be increased to $15,000.
Graduate Student Competes in National Photography Contest for Scientists
Luis Carlos Pinzon Herrera, a doctoral student of the chemical engineering, recently submitted a photograph of microorganisms for a contest, and now it's becoming very popular. You can vote for his image, too.
Graduate Students to Discuss Challenges of Conducting Research During Pandemic
Vice Chancellor Daniel Sui and Dean Kim Needy will co-host a Town Hall discussion about conducting research while adhering to community health guidelines under COVID-19.
Civil Engineering Graduate Student Awarded American Water Works Association Scholarship
Civil engineering doctoral student Samuel Hodges has earned the American Water Scholarship to further his research into sample gathering technology for use in drinking water.
GPSC Shifts Funds to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry
The Graduate-Professional Student Congress donated nearly $1,000 worth of food and other needed products to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry.
Biology Graduate Student Awarded National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Doctoral graduate Tyler K. Chafin was awarded a three-year, NSF "rules of life" post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on interdisciplinary research using biological collections.
Asmita Singh, Food Science Doctoral Student, Receives Feeding Tomorrow IFT Scholarship
Asmita Singh, a doctoral student in the Bumpers College food science program, has been selected to receive a Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship.
'Broken Rice' Paper by Bruce and Faculty Members in Food Science Named Editor's Pick
A paper written by doctoral student Rebecca Bruce and faculty members of the Department of Food Science has been named an "editor's pick" by the Cereals & Grains Association.
Graduate Program in Operations Analytics Launching Fall 2020
A new graduate program in operations analytics will be offered in fall 2020 and is open to students interested in leveraging data to make organizations run more efficiently.
Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Student Wins First Place in International Meeting
Bryan Fuentes, a recent master's graduate in crop, soil and environmental sciences, won first place in the graduate-level oral competition for the Soil Science Society of America's Pedology Division.