May 18, 2005

Two RSTC Students Win Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

From Art Walzer, Director of Graduate Studies

Congratulations to Amy Patrick (advisor: Dan Philippon) and Clancy Ratliff (advisor: Mary Schuster) who were selected as doctoral dissertation fellows for 2005-06. The fellowship includes a stipend of $17,500 and benefits.

Although I do not know how many nominations were made, there are 180 graduate programs at the University and larger programs can nominate several students. Although statistics for this year's competition are not currently available, last year 76 fellowships were awarded: 42 to students in science and engineering; 31 to students in social science and humanities; 3 to students in business. We are indeed honored to have two RSTC students selected as fellows this year.

Clancy and Amy, and advisors, Dan and Mary: you have made us proud!

Posted by rhetoric at 4:02 PM

February 8, 2005

IAP Welcomes U.S. Bank / Fellowship Information Session

Rhetoric faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us as we welcome U.S. Bank as the newest member of our Industrial Affiliates Program.

Thursday, February 10, 2005
2:00 p.m.
Rhetoric lunchroom
Beverages and dessert will be served.

Representatives from the other members of our Industrial Affiliates Program, Medtronic, Unisys, and VERITAS Software, will also be on hand to talk about career trends, job and internship opportunities.

At 3:00 p.m. Rhetoric graduate students are encouraged to attend an information session in 137 COB. As you may know, fellowships in the amount of $2,000 are awarded each year by our Affiliates. Winners of the fellowships conduct collaborative research with the awarding company during the academic year and present their findings at a Spring Colloquium in May. The 2005-06 Call for Applications will be distributed. This is your chance to talk with the IAP representatives and hear from previous fellowship winners.

Please join us!

Applicants must be full-time graduate students for the 2005-06 academic year in good standing OR candidates accepted into one of the three degree programs: The M.S. in Scientific and Technical Communication, or the M.A. or Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication.

Posted by rhetoric at 2:46 PM