Dean’s Corner: The value of your graduate degree

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It is not unusual for me to visit with graduate students who sometimes second-guess their desire or choice to pursue a graduate degree. After spending grueling years earning a bachelor’s degree, some wonder if it is worthwhile to pursue a … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER FOR SUMMER 2014 

Mon., June 2 - Thesis/dissertation deadline for formatting review by Nancy Hoover

Mon., June 9 - First day of summer session

Fri., June 20 - Last day to apply for summer graduation

Fri., July 4 - Holiday – UMKC closed

Fri., August 1 - Last day to defend thesis/dissertation

Fri., August 15 - Last day to upload thesis/dissertation to ProQuest and meet summer graduation requirements

Thurs., August 21 - Cultural Orientation for international students interested in becoming GTAs

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50 Years of Memories By: Kate Lindsay

As UMKC’s School of Graduate Studies celebrates its 50th anniversary, we invite alumni everywhere to participate in our celebration by submitting photos and stories of your time at UMKC. Whether your submissions are about your favorite places around campus, the … Continue reading

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Save the date: SGS Open House September 12, 2014

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SGS 2014 Fellowship Awards

At the Community of Scholars event on May 8, 2014, the School of Graduate Studies celebrated the awards of numerous fellowships and grants, as well as the winners of the research poster contest and research paper symposium from earlier that … Continue reading

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Announcements

SGS Has a Brand New Website! Click here to check it out, and send us feedback at UMKCSGS@umkc.edu. SGS Grants and Fellowships application deadlines for the 2015-16 fellowship and grant competitions, the School of Graduate Studies is moving up deadlines … Continue reading

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We bid you adieu: Dr. Patricia Hovis-French

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Dr. Patricia Hovis-French, Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies, will be fully retiring before the fall semester, after having worked at UMKC since 1968. She came to the School of Pharmacy originally, as Senior Secretary to the dean, … Continue reading

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We bid you adieu: Brittany McPherson

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Now an alumna of the undergraduate sociology program, Brittany McPherson was a Work Study student in the School of Graduate Studies for more than 2 years. Along with her office duties like organizing student files and answering the phones, Brittany … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Zhonghua Peng

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Dr. Zhonghua (Josh) Peng, Chemistry professor, principal graduate advisor, and division coordinator, has been at UMKC for 16 years. “I had always wanted to be a faculty member, and UMKC was the first school to offer me this opportunity,” he … Continue reading

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Current Student Spotlight: Jillian Clark

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An incoming Preparing Future Faculty scholar and the recipient of the very first Ronald A. MacQuarrie Graduate Student Fellowship, Jillian Clark is reaching her goals in the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology. “My journey thus far has included a lot … Continue reading

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