Current Cornell International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) are invited to apply for the ITA Summer Institute -- an intensive, three-week blended summer course that is designed for ITAs who want to expand their teaching skills and oral communication skills or prepare for a career in academia. The institute will be held from June 11-July 1, and is run by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Successful applicants will receive a stipend upon successful completion of the Institute requirements.


Want to improve your teaching skills or prepare for a future faculty position in a natural or social science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field? Register for an interactive, synchronous learning experience with graduate students and postdocs from 22 universities across the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network.


As part of its Graduate Education Week, the Office of Graduate Studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology will be presenting the 6th annual RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Friday, April 18, 2014.

Graduate students from Cornell are invited to present! Please go to the website to submit your abstract if you are interested in presenting either an oral or poster presentation. 


Applications for the Center for Teaching Excellence's two year-long fellowship programs are due Monday, April 28. Learn more and begin work on your applications!

The Graduate Research and Teaching Fellowship Program allows students to expand their skills as researchers to inform and improve their teaching. To be considered, students must be post-A exam by Fall Semester 2014. Learn more

Graduate Teaching Assistant Program fellows design and conduct workshops for their fellow teaching assistants on campus, and work to improve the quality of teaching assistant teaching. Learn more


Thanks to the generosity of graduate alumni, the Graduate School has gift income available to assist graduate students with the costs of intensive summer language instruction in a language other than English for Summer 2014.

Thinking about a career outside of academia?
Come March 18 to the BEST Program kickoff event in G10 Biotech from 8 am - lunch to:
  • learn how to broaden your experiences in scientific training through BEST to make you more directly employable and have an immediate impact in your career of choice


Provost’s Diversity Fellowship

The Graduate School will award Provost’s diversity fellowships to Ph.D. students in the 2014-15 academic year.  These fellowships are intended to support the degree completion of continuing students, and should be focused on advanced students likely to complete their degrees with the added financial assistance of this fellowship.   

Ph.D. students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who address how one or more of the following criteria apply to them are eligible:


Internationally known for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression, Angela Davis will speak as part of the Graduate School's 2014 Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin lecture series.  The lecture, scheduled for Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alice Statler Auditorium, is open to the public.


Save the date! Coming Saturday, March 1, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.


The Graduate School is pleased to announce the Hsien and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarship.  The Hsien Wu and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarship was established by Daisy Yen Wu in memory of  Hsien Wu.  A total of 2-3 awards of $500 to $2,000 will be made from the fund this May.  The amount of each award will be determined by the selection committee.