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College of Continuing Education Accepting Applications for OLLI Classes

The College of Continuing Education is accepting applications to teach classes in the OLLI Scholar program. The program is an opportunity for PhD and professional school students to design and deliver a full course to OLLI members. Payment is $1,000 per course. Their terms are 8 weeks fall, 6 weeks winter and 7 weeks spring. The application deadline is June 5th, 2015. Click here for more information

Graduate Research Internships

THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA is accepting applications for the Graduate School
Graduate Research Internship for Summer 2015. This internship is a pilot program to support summer research-based internship opportunities in 2015. The summer stipend is $4,000. The deadline is May 6th, 2015. Click here for more information and to apply.

OIT Graduate Student Position: Digital Content Library

The College of Liberal Arts Office of Information Technology is accepting applications from CLA departments for graduate students to submit their résumés/CVs and a cover letter for a Graduate Assistantship position in the Digital Content Library. The deadline to apply is April 30th. Click here for more information.

Erickson Graduate Fellowship in Law and History

The Program in Law and History at the University of Minnesota is pleased to invite applications for the Erickson Graduate Fellowship in Law and History for the summer of 2015. The Fellowship provides a summer stipend of $4,000 and up to $500 for research expenses. The application deadline is Friday, May 1st.

Augsburg College Looking for Adjunct for Fall 2015

AUGSBURG COLLEGE is looking for an adjunct to teach two classes next year (WST 201: Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies and WST 250: Global Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality). Interested individuals should email their CVs (and/or questions) to brownad@augsburg.edu.

The Graduate School Fellowship Office Fulbright Information Sessions

The Graduate School Fellowship Office is pleased to announce four
Fulbright Information Sessions for students who are interested in
conducting research abroad during the 2016-17 academic year.
Excellent opportunities are available to over 140 countries.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The UM campus application deadline
is Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

Please forward this message to students in your program.

Meetings are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
101 Walter Library


Wednesday, May 13, 2015
9:00 am - 10:30 am
101 Walter Library


Thursday, May 14, 2015
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
101 Walter Library


Tuesday, June 9, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
101 Walter Library

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies GRPP Fellowship Applications due April 12 at 4:00 p.m.

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies GRPP Summer 2015 Fellowship

The Departments of African and African American Studies, American
Indian Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicano and
Latino Studies, and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies are pleased to
announce that there will be two Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies
Summer GRPP Fellowships in 2015. The CLA Ethnic Studies Summer
Fellowship is a $4000 award that will be paid over five pay periods
during the summer.

Focus:
This program seeks to foster an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural
community of faculty and graduate students committed to studying and
teaching various subject in ethnic studies. The Ethnic Studies
Fellowships, like the CLA Graduate Research Partnering Program (GRPP),
are intended to support the research of graduate students in CLA who
seek to work with faculty mentors in African and African American
Studies, American Indian Studies, American Studies, Asian American
Studies, Chicano and Latino Studies, and Gender, Women and Sexuality
Studies.

Application and deadline:
A completed application (form attached) and proposal must be submitted
to gwss@umn.edu by 4pm April 12th.

Selection Process:
A committee of faculty from the host departments will review
applications and determine awards based on eligibility and merit of
the submitted proposals.

Eligibility:
Recipients of the CLA Ethnic Summer Fellowships are not eligible for
other internal fellowships during summer 2015 (e.g. CLA GRPP
Fellowships, CLA DOVE Summer Fellowships, Graduate School Dissertation
Fellowships, department fellowships). As a condition of the award,
recipients may not register for courses during the summer term and may
only hold up to a 25% appointment during the summer.

Reporting Requirements:
Each Ethnic Studies Fellowship recipient must submit a 1-3 page
progress report to CLA that includes the current status of the project
and plans for conference presentations, publications, or exhibits that
may result from the partnership by August 27, 2015. This report should
be submitted to gwss@umn.edu and the CLA Office of Graduate Programs.

Application form here: CLA Ethnic Studies GRPP Application.doc

Center for Integrative Leadership Oral History Position

The Center for Integrative Leadership is accepting applications for the summer-fall 2015 appointment to work with the Minnesota historical society's senior curator and current CIL executive leadership fellow Pat Colena. The position is 15-25 hours of work over several months and will be in charge of conducting first-person, substantive oral history of Minnesota governors. The application deadline is Friday, April 17th. Click hGovernor Project Flyer- for Students - Mark Dayton.pdf for more information.

The Steven J. Schochet Endowment for GLBT Studies is offering a position as a graduate intern for 2015-2016. Duties include coordinating the Steven J. Schochet Lecture series, student awards, and research showcase among others. The pay is hourly with about $10,500 for the academic year in total. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and the name and contact of 2 references to swilench@umn.edu by Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 5pm. See below for details.

The American Studies department announces the Mulford Q. Sibley - Joseph J. Kwiat Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support. This is a $3,000 fellowship and up to two (2) fellowships may be awarded. Eligible applicants are pre-ABD students who are in their first or second year who are in good standing and pursuing a Ph.D. in American Studies. Applicants will be notified of results in late April.

Criteria:
Funds will be awarded to the graduate student who does not have other summer fellowship support and who best does the following:
1) Clearly establish significance of the research (e.g. archive to investigate materials; explore an important historical or cultural site; develop preliminary interviews),
2) Submit a sensible schedule for project work

How to Apply:
Submit a 1-2 page essay describing the research project you will be pursuing this summer. In the description, also answer the following questions:
What is your research topic and what is its significance?
How will you spend your time on the project over the summer?

Recipients of the Sibley -Kwiat Graduate Fellowship are required to submit a report summarizing their research activities and outcomes by August 24, 2015.

Submit your application to Melanie at stein196@umn.edu by the April 17, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. NOON deadline.

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