November 26, 2007


Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a Preparing Future Faculty Retreat for graduate students, teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows who have NOT yet participated in the Preparing Future Faculty course, Grad 8101. The retreat is scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 8:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. and will be held in 525 Science Classroom Building on the East Bank. There is a $10 registration fee that covers workshops, refreshments and lunch.

For more information and to register, go to Registration is limited to 60. Registration deadline is January 10, 2008.

Posted by kwalter at 11:59 AM

November 20, 2007

Torske Klubben Fellowship for Minnesota Residents

The Torske Klubben fellowship award has been established to support outstanding graduate students (master's or Ph.D.) currently enrolled in any field in the University of Minnesota Graduate School. Applicants must have outstanding academic achievement, excellent leadership potential, and an interest in or connection with Norway. Must be official state of Minnesota residents. The stipend is $13,000 for the academic year, plus full tuition. Sponsored by the Torske Klubben of Minneapolis. Deadline: March 1 (if deadline falls on a weekend, then the following Monday.) Application and details are available at

Posted by kwalter at 2:32 PM

ENDOWED FELLOWSHIPS: Deadlines approaching

The Graduate School has several fellowships that are supported primarily by private endowment income. Eligibility is limited to students who are currently registered in the Graduate School. Information is available from their web page The Graduate School's deadline for 2006-07 endowed fellowships is December 3, 2007.

Posted by kwalter at 10:42 AM

November 5, 2007


We’re missing three boxes from the move into Education Sciences. Two of the boxes belong to Lesley Craig Unkefer and they were labeled with her name and room 350B; the other box was labeled room 275B abd Stacy Danov’s name. Please check through any unopened boxes you may have in your office and notify staff in 250 EdSciB if you find these.

Posted by kwalter at 8:57 AM

November 1, 2007


The Scholarly Community is cordially invited to share the Final Oral Dissertation presentation by

John Hoch

In partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD in Educational Psychology

A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School Of the University of Minnesota

The Role of Emotion and Stress in Predicting Response to Relaxation and Social Skills Interventions in an Early Childhood Therapeutic Preschool Program

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
8:30-9:30 a.m.
320 Education Sciences Building

Dr. Scott McConnell, chair
Dr. Frank Symons, co-advisor
Dr. Jennifer McComas, co-advisor
Dr. Anthony Pellegrini
Dr. Megan Gunnar

Posted by kwalter at 10:20 AM