Highlights from Announcements 12/19/22

Doctoral candidate Trevor Franklin and advisor Rong Yang at the December '22 Ph.D. Hooding Reception
Simon Wheeler for Cornell University

Congratulations, graduates! View images from the Ph.D. Hooding Reception.


Spring Status Deadlines

  • Students planning to be on leave for the spring semester must request leave of absence status now.
  • Students planning to be engaged in full-time study at least 100 miles away from campus for the spring semester must request in absentia status now.

Contact the Graduate School (gradstudserv@cornell.edu) with questions or concerns.

Fellowship and Assistantship Stipends

Spring 2023 Stipend Payments

University Fellowships – Ph.D. students should receive their spring 2023 fellowship stipends by January 23, 2023. If you have not received your fellowship stipend by January 24, contact your graduate field assistant or the Graduate School Fellowship Office at grad_funding@cornell.edu to ask for a processing update. As a reminder, fellowship checks are generally paid in one payment at the beginning of each semester as a bursar refund. You can enroll in direct deposit for fellowship refunds here

Assistantships (TA, GRA, GA, RA) – Students appointed on an assistantship for spring 2023 will receive stipend payments on a semimonthly pay calendar, beginning on January 15, 2023. If you have not received your payment by January 16, please reach out to your graduate field assistant (GFA) to remedy the delay. Assistantship stipend payments are paid in semi-monthly increments throughout the semester in Workday. The first and last payments are partial payments, you can find your specific payment details in your appointment letter. Your GFA can help you if you need a copy of your appointment letter for the semester or need directions to enroll in direct deposit.


RANA Prize Winner Tackles Blue Carbon Issues in Indonesia

Doctoral student Tamar LawTamar Law, a Ph.D. student in development studies whose research examines the climate justice dimensions of climate mitigation, earned the 2022 Ronny Adhikarya Niche Award (RANA) Prize, the Department of Global Development announced.

Read more about the RANA Prize.

Student Spotlight

Aspen RussellAspen Russell is a doctoral student in information science from Hillsboro, Oregon. She earned a B.S. in computer science from American University and now studies the relationship between what a platform is, how it affects users, and the resulting interactions.

Read more about Aspen Russell.

All spotlights.