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The GRS welcomes the PSU community to the 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium

The GRS would like to invite the PSU community to celebrate research and scholarship at the 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium. The event will take place this Thursday, November 5th from 3-7 p.m. in the Ice Arena Welcome Center!

Please click the following link to view poster abstracts and time slots for the event:

(Note: any questions or concerns regarding the abstracts should be directed to the authoring student)

Scan-Website-ColorThis event will feature both oral and poster presentations from both graduate and doctoral students across the disciplines.

GRS is going eco-friendly this year, so abstracts will only be available via the above link, or our scannable link (see left image) for smartphones (scan app required to use). During the event attendees will also have access to binders that will have event information in case some of you have limited access to smartphones.

This event is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!


GRS, Graduate Studies, and the Center for Global Engagement welcome grad students back!

by Gabriel Vega

The Graduate Research Society, Graduate Studies, and the Center for Global Engagement invite all graduate students and the surrounding community to the first GRS Potluck event on Monday, August 31 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Lamson Library Tower Room (3rd Floor).

There will be light refreshments, food, and other snacks to help graduate students gear up for a productive first day of classes.

This event will be a chance to meet GRS committee members, fellow graduate students across disciplines, as well as faculty and staff from both Graduate Studies and the Center for Global Engagement.

All three departments are excited to come together and answer any questions about the community, about research, and to give students the chance to network and build both a sense of community as well as professional connections.

This event will also be an opportunity to learn more about the 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium on Thursday, November 5th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m in the Ice Arena Welcome Center! This symposium is open to the public, and will feature over thirty presentations from graduate students across the disciplines.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Don’t forget to join us on Facebook!

News brief: Discussing the thesis and dissertation process

The Graduate Research Society will be discussing the thesis and dissertation process at our first meeting of the spring semester on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 6:00pm in the Lamson Tower Room.

(Photo: Google image)

(Photo: Google image)

Dr. Cheryl Baker from the Educational Leadership program will be discussing the dissertation process, and Dr. Lisa Doner from the Environmental Science and Policy Department will be discussing the thesis process.

This will be a time for guest panelists to give general overviews of what graduate students can expect as they embark the journey of  writing and conducting research for what is, for most students, a major milestone in their education.

Light refreshments will also be served. The GRS hopes to see everyone there!