September 28, 2010

Dissertation Seminar

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

Gizem Tanol

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

Treatment Fidelity: Relation to Treatment Acceptability And Change Over Time

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
250J Education Sciences Building

Professor Scott McConnell chair
Professor Jennifer McComas, advisor
Professor LeAnne Johnson, advisor
Professor Kristen McMaster

Posted by kwalter at 1:33 PM

September 21, 2010


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. Most of these fellowships all have a December 1 application deadline in the Graduate School. Detailed application information is available at

The William Stout and Thomas Wallace Fellowships, however, require a nomination by the graduate program. Submit all application Stout/Wallace fellowship application materials to Kathleen Walter by November 15. The Graduate Advisory Committee will nominate one student to the Graduate School.

Posted by kwalter at 11:41 AM

September 16, 2010

Needed: COGS Representative

Interested in getting involved in the Council of Graduate Students? Ed Psych needs a student representative who will attend monthly meetings and send brief reports to their fellow students. The first meeting is on Wednesday, September 29, at 5:00 in The Whole at Coffman.

If you are interested in serving, please contact Kathy Walter ( If more than one person expresses interest, we'll hold an election.

Posted by kwalter at 10:54 AM

September 7, 2010

Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans support thirty individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States. Students already in graduate study are eligible, though not past their second year. The Fellowship provides $25,000 maintenance and half tuition (up to a maximum of $20,000 per academic year) wherever the Fellow attends. Candidates must be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens, or a child of at least one naturalized citizen parent (the other parent may not be a native-born U.S. citizen). The deadline is November 1, 2010 and the announcement of the recipients will be in March.

More information, including the application form, is available at

Posted by kwalter at 9:27 AM

Fellowship opportunity

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for the 2011 Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.

The purposes of this fellowship program are to:

* help junior scholars in the humanities and related social-science fields gain skill and creativity in developing knowledge from original sources;
* enable dissertation writers to do research wherever relevant sources may be, rather than just where financial support is available;
* encourage more extensive and innovative uses of original sources in libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and related repositories in the U.S. and abroad; and
* provide insight from the viewpoint of doctoral candidates into how scholarly resources can be developed for access most helpfully in the future.

The program will be offering about fifteen competitively awarded fellowships for 2011. Each provides a stipend of $2,000 per month for 9-12 months. Each fellow will receive an additional $1,000 upon participating in a symposium on research in original sources and submitting an acceptable report to CLIR on the research experience. Thus the maximum award will be $25,000.

Fellowship stipends will support research beginning between June 1 and September 1, 2011, and ending within 12 months of commencing. Fellowships will not be renewed or extended. Fellows are expected to devote full time to their dissertation research without holding teaching or research assistantships or undertaking other paid work. Applicants may apply simultaneously for other fellowships, including Mellon awards, but fellows may not hold other fellowships simultaneously with CLIR's. Fellows may use stipends to meet living expenses, travel costs, and other expenses that enable dissertation research to be carried out, but not to defray tuition.

Applicants do not have to be U.S. citizens, but must be enrolled in a doctoral program in a graduate school in the United States.

For further information on eligibility, requirements, and deadlines, please visit CLIR's website at

Posted by kwalter at 9:25 AM