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Announcing New Postdoctoral Affairs Office in the Graduate School

Feb. 7, 2024
The Graduate School announces the establishment of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs within the Graduate School’s portfolio at UT Austin. The new office will work to support the development and success of postdoctoral scholars across the University during their time on the Forty Acres.
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Introduction & Resources for Graduate Students

Jan. 30, 2024
Welcome back to campus for the spring 2024 semester of graduate school at The University of Texas at Austin! As the new dean of the UT Austin Graduate School, I am excited to begin working with graduate students across campus to further graduate education and student success.
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Former Grad School Dean Mark J.T. Smith Receives Debra W. Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education

Dec. 7, 2023
Mark J.T. Smith, Former Dean of the Graduate School and Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, received the Debra W. Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education during an award ceremony at the Council of Graduate Schools’ 63rd Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
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Sarah Ades Named Dean of the Graduate School and Senior Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Nov. 30, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin has named Sarah Ades as the next dean of the Graduate School and the senior vice provost for graduate and postdoctoral studies. Ades, who is currently the associate dean for graduate student affairs in the Graduate School at Penn State, also serves as a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Eberly College of Science.
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New Graduate Housing Complex Now Accepting Applications

Oct. 19, 2023
Applications are now being accepted for the newly constructed East Campus Graduate Apartments, slated to open in fall of 2024. Located on the east side of campus, the complex will provide affordable, state-of-the-art housing for more than 750 graduate students.
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Apply Now for the East Campus Graduate Apartments

Oct. 6, 2023
Applications are now being accepted for the 2024-25 academic year for the East Campus Graduate Apartments, the new six-building housing complex devoted exclusively to graduate students.
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Make an impact by getting involved with the Graduate Student Assembly

Sept. 21, 2023
Whether you’re looking to get more involved on campus or just looking for support in advocating for your needs, the Graduate Student Assembly should be one of your first points of contact during your time in grad school. Here's why.
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Hot Summer Air Turns Into Drinking Water With New Gel Device

Sept. 11, 2023
Researchers at UT Austin have reached a significant breakthrough in their efforts to create drinkable water out of thin air: a molecularly engineered hydrogel that can create clean water using just the energy from sunlight.
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2023 Resources for Graduate Students

Sept. 7, 2023
The Graduate School is here to help you navigate your degree and provide resources for academics, career development, and physical and emotional wellbeing. Learn about and take advantage of the many resources available to you—starting now. It’s not too early to tailor your time here so that you can get the most out of this experience.
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Longhorns Awarded 17 Prestigious Scholarships, Including Rhodes and Marshall

Aug. 15, 2023
This year, more than a dozen University of Texas at Austin students and alumni were recipients of some of the world’s most competitive scholarships and fellowships. Many competed against thousands of other applicants, and all were recognized for their intellectual curiosity, hard work and commitment to changing the world.