10/7/2015 Students gain voting rights in Graduate School governance Graduate students serving on the General Committee of the Graduate School now have full voting privileges on legislation and policy, the Graduate School has announced. Student members are elected to the General Committee for a two-year term by the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The members for 2015-16 are Tiffany St. Bernard, a third-year doctoral student in the field of biomedical engineering, and Anna Waymack, a third-year doctoral student in the field of medieval studies.
9/24/2015 Jan Allen, associate dean for academic and student affairs at the Graduate School, speaks at the 2015 Graduate School National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Reception. By Daniel Aloi
9/14/2015 Keynote speaker, Diana Hernandez, and Graduate School Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement, Sara Xayarath Hernandez What do successful students do differently in graduate school? This summer, Cornell hosted a symposium that aimed to answer that question and help students chart a successful transition and progression through their degree programs.
5/15/2015 The Graduate School has announced that Cornell’s stipend rates will increase by 2.3 percent in the 2015-16 academic year for teaching assistants (TAs), research assistants (RAs), graduate research assistants (GRAs) and graduate fellowships. Minimum stipends for the nine-month academic year will be $24,010 for GRAs and RAs and $24,658 for TAs. Fellowship stipends range from $24,658 to $28,430 depending on academic discipline.