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International students come to K-State to study through Fulbright program

13 international graduate students, from all parts of the world, are advancing their education at Kansas State University through the Fulbright program.

The Fulbright program provides international students the opportunity to explore and engage with students and faculty in their field in a different cultural setting while undertaking a graduate experience at a U.S. university. Students can receive up to two years of funding to study at an institution through the Fulbright program. Continue reading “International students come to K-State to study through Fulbright program”

Goodbye to summer, hello to the fall semester

Just this past week we welcomed over 300 new graduate students to campus during our 2017 Fall Orientation.

Since a majority of incoming graduate students are new to K-State, the Graduate School provides an orientation to help transition these new graduate students into their new roles through our Welcome and Orientation Activities. The Orientation activities are designed to provide students with the tools to succeed during their time at Kansas State University.

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Graduate School brings alumni home

The Graduate School, in partnership with Graduate Student Council (GSC), hosted the first GSC Alumni Reunion July 14-16. The Reunion brought graduate students who served as committee and executive leaders of the GSC while they were graduate students at K-State back to the Manhattan campus. The Reunion gave the attendees an opportunity to experience how the university campus has changed since they were students and to participate in networking events that reconnected classmates, colleagues, faculty, current GSC leaders and K-State administrators.
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2017 Spring Graduate School Commencement

The Graduate School celebrated the spring 2017 graduating class by awarding 80 doctoral, 2 masters of fine arts and over 500 master’s degrees at the spring 2017 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12 at 1 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. During the ceremony, the honorary doctorate degree was awarded to Geraldine “Geri” Richmond, professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon. Dr. Richmond also presented the commencement address to the graduating class.

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Graduate Student Successes

This article highlights some current student successes:

  • 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition
  • K-State Graduate Research, Arts, and Discovery (K-GRAD) Forum
  • Midwestern Association Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Alvin and RosaLee Saracheck Predoctoral Honors Fellowship and Travel Awards in Molecular Biology
  • Spring 2017 Notable Scholarly Student Achievement Newsletter

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