Ask a Dean Category: Policies and Requirements

Can the Graduate School comment on romantic/sexual relationships between faculty and students?

Dear Deans, I heard that there was a discussion in the GPSA meeting about policies regarding romantic/sexual relationships between faculty and graduate students. There are certainly some thorny issues around consent in such relationships with imbalanced power dynamics, and I am interested to see where the GPSA and the Faculty Senate take these concerns. Does…

I am in an interdisciplinary field and have several questions. Can you help?

I am a third year Ph.D. student working in a very interdisciplinary field. I need to gain expertise in computer science, electrical engineering, neuroscience, psychology, statistics, and many other areas too. I am interested in specializing in computational neuroscience, machine learning, and computational imaging. But I am facing some problems, and I wanted to know…