Getting Around Grad School: A Graduate Guide to Everything Bikes

Curious about how to best navigate to and from campus as a graduate student? Getting Around Grad School is our three-part series on the various transportation options available to graduate students at UCSC. This edition features current M.S. in Environmental & Sustainability Studies/Master of Public Administration student Sylvie Baele (’14), and how to be a “utilitarian”…

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Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar Visits Campus and Meets with Graduate Students!

On September 16, Presidential hopeful Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MO) visited campus as part of the College of Charleston’s Bully Pulpit Series. The Bully Pulpit series encourages and facilitates political participation on campus and in the community by providing a platform for dialogue with national leaders. As part of Klobuchar’s visit, she sat down with Interim…

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Guest Blogger: 2nd Lieutenant Schilling

When Adrianne’s blog came across my desk, I was immediately drawn into her post for a few reasons. The first being my complete gratitude for her service to our country. Her commitment is admirable, and to take on six-credit hours of graduate education speaks highly of her dedication to being a stronger, more intelligent woman…

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Give the Gift of Grad School This Year

And no, we don’t mean tuition (but if you want to pay that for us, we won’t argue)! Just in time for the holidays, the College of Charleston Bookstore is stocking two brand-new items with The Graduate School logo: an embossed metal keychain, and a ceramic coffee mug (not yet available online). They’re both less…

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Weekend Roundup

Sure, you’re wrapping up those major papers, packing your bags for Thanksgiving, and prepping for exams, but who says you can’t have a little fun this weekend too? Here are a couple of grad school events that you shouldn’t miss: The Graduate Student Association is sponsoring the King Street Krawl, a pub crawl event that is…

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¡Adiós, España!

This is the fifth and final installment of Tiffany Dixon’s (M.Ed.- Languages) travel journal of her time studying abroad in Trujillo, Spain. She’s seen some amazing historical sites, danced until she dropped in a discoteca, and even dipped her toes in “the other side of the Atlantic” in Portugal. Now that she’s at her journey’s…

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Ten-Step New Student Checklist

It’s officially less than one month until the start of classes. If you’re a new graduate student, now might be the time you start panicking. One of the most common questions we receive in the Grad School Office at this point in the year is, “What should I do now?” Well, to answer that question,…

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We’re Hiring!

The Graduate School Office is pleased to announce the availability of two graduate assistantships. Both positions are scheduled to start on August 16, 2010. To apply, send a Graduate Assistantship Application and resumé to the attention of Ms. Regina Semko, Assistant to the Dean, by fax at (843) 953-1434, by email at semkor@cofc.edu, or in…

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Our Website is Going Mobile!

Do you live on your Blackberry, iPhone, or Android Smartphone? The College recently announced that it has created a streamlined, more nimble version of our website designed for smartphone browsing. Now, you can get the information you need, even when you’re away from your computer. In addition to the new mobile version of our website,…

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