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Staff Spotlight: Keith Chandler

Get to know the Graduate College staff! Keith Chandler is the Events Coordinator for the Graduate College, handling all things events from monthly staff meetings to the Graduate Town Hall. This month Keith is also busy in the micro studio, assisting…

The role music plays in my life

The start of a new semester means welcoming new faces and getting to know you a little better. I was inspired by a recent conversation with graduate students to reflect on the role music plays in my life.

2023 Graduate College Town Hall

The Graduate Student Town Hall is on 2/7 at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom! We’ll be talking about well-being: how to be comfortable, healthy, and happy. Our panel of ASU professionals will answer your questions at the event. Registration is open thru February 7.

Realistic goal setting for the new year

As you reset and refocus for the new year, strategic goal-setting helps organize your thoughts into a cohesive plan. Here are tips for setting realistic expectations about what you can accomplish to avoid burnout in 2023.

Funding Spotlight: Jordan Glass, ARCS recipient

This month, we highlight ARCS recipient Joshua Glass, a fourth-year biology major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In this Q&A, we learn more about his dissertation, and funding as a graduate student.

Learning how to teach the next generation of journalists

This month, we highlight Preparing Future Faculty and Scholars (PFx) program attendee, Kris Vera Phillips, an instructor and a Ph.D. student at the Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She is also an Emmy…

San Diego State provost visits ASU, offers career-building tips to future professoriate

Salvador Hector Ochoa, provost of San Diego State University, visited Arizona State University as the Graduate College Distinguished Lecture keynote speaker.

Find the best job fit through informational interviews

Many graduate students and postdoctoral scholars focus on obtaining a faculty position, and the Graduate College provides resources (ex: the

Adapting educational practices to meet students where they are

One of my graduate teaching and mentoring philosophies is to “meet students where they are.” You might be wondering what that means.

Embracing Writing as a Process

Next up, in the series on successful writing strategy, I examine how to become accustomed to the writing process - which is another essential practice when crafting a winning application.

IEW Profile: Pablo Ortega

Pablo Ortega received his PhD in Political Science from the School of Politics and Global Studies in May 2022. He was an international student from Columbia who participated in the Latin American Peace Science Society, which propelled opportunities…

IEW Profile: Shogo Honda

Shogo Honda is an international student from Japan. Honda studies Speech and Hearing Science and the College of Health Solutions. His research focuses on elucidating the mechanisms of stuttering, which is a speech disorder. While at ASU, Honda hopes…

IEW Profile: Mercy Chepkwony

Mercy Chepkwony is a Community Resources and Development graduate student who expects to graduate in May 2023. Chepkwony is an international student from Kenya who reminds herself to always strive for better opportunities in life because there is…

IEW Profile: Leen Elharake

Leen Elharake studies Urban and Environmental Planning at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. As a graduate student, she received the Fulbright Foreign Student Fellowship, which has allowed her to engage with local organizations…

IEW Profile: Mario Hernández

Mario Hernandez is a Religious Studies doctoral student from Mexico City. The Fulbright Foreign Student Fellowship provided a life-changing opportunity as a scholar at ASU. He will graduate with a PhD in August 2024.

IEW Profile: William N. Massaquoi

William Massaquoi is an international graduate student from Liberia studying Global Management at Thunderbird School of Global Management. Through his studies at ASU, he plans to develop a higher learning institute in Liberia to train the next…

IEW Profile: Joseph Karanja

Joseph Karanja is an international PhD student from Kenya. He received the Interdisciplinary Enrichment Fellowship that allows him to make significant strides in his academic journey studying geographic information science at the School of…

IEW Profile: Angguntari Sari

Annguntari Sari earned her PhD in Political Science at the School of Politics and Global Studies in April 2022. The Graduate Research Support Program (GRSP), Graduate College Fellowship and Graduate College Travel Awards allowed her to broaden…

IEW Profile: Shehla Inam

Shehla Inam, an international student from Pakistan, studies Biomedical Engineering at the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering. She received the Fulbright Foreign Student Fellowship and has loved studying at ASU that has allowed her…

IEW Profile: Irfan Zamzami

Irfan Zamazmi is an international graduate student from Indonesia who came to ASU to study Literature at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He expects to graduate in August 2024 after receiving the Fulbright Foreign Student Fellowship and the…

IEW Profile: Jennifer Mattingly

Jennifer Mattingly is an international doctoral student from Columbia. Mattingly received the Graduate University Fellowship which allows her to continue her studies in Health Care Innovation at Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.…

IEW Profile: Kaustav Basu

Kaustav Basu completed his PhD in Computer Science at the School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence in June 2022. He received the Graduate College Completion Fellowship, which allowed him to dedicate time to his research.

IEW Profile: Jun Chen

Jun Chen is a doctoral student at the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, graduating in December 2022. Chen is an international student from China who received the Graduate College Completion Fellowship to further her studies in applied…

IEW Profile: Linus Angsingnaa Napogbong

Linus Napogbong is a Construction Engineering doctoral student who received the Interdisciplinary Enrichment Fellowship to further his studies. Napogbong is an international student from Ghana who is fulfilling his dream by studying courses he is…