Building Networked Communities Summer Series gives support staff new tools for student retention and recruitment

Watch the recent Building Networked Communities Summer Series webinars, designed to provide ASU support staff, program chairs and directors with important updates and useful tips!

ASU Graduate College announces 2023 Staff Awards for Excellence recipients

Four staff members were honored with 2023 Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence by the Graduate College at Arizona State University on Thursday, May 18.

Pride Month: Events happening around Arizona

Pride Month, celebrated during the month of June brings rainbow flags, glitter and festivities all across the g

Commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at ASU

Every April, ASU celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Register for Upcoming Grad15 Webinars

This fall, the Graduate College will continue hosting the Grab15 webinar series to support graduate students’ professional development and guide them through their academic career and beyond.

All sessions are held via Zoom and are open to the ASU community. Attendance is free, but registration is required to receive each session's Zoom link.

Student advisory group recommendations for making handbooks more inclusive

The Graduate College kicked off the 2021 Building Networked Communities Summer Workshop series with a webinar focused on creating student-centered, antiracist approaches to graduate program handbooks. 

ASU Graduate College announces 2021 Knowledge Mobilization Award Recipients

The recipients of the 2021 Knowledge Mobilization Awards were announced on Friday, April 9 after a full-day showcase of graduate student and postdoctoral research. The awards, sponsored by the Graduate College’s Knowledge Mobilization Initiative, recognize the innovation and ingenuity of ASU scholars working to advance academic knowledge beyond the university through use-inspired, socially impactful research. 

Student questions answered at spring 2021 Graduate Student Town Hall

On Thursday, February 4, the Graduate College hosted its second Graduate Student Town Hall to address questions concerning a variety of topics submitted by students. Questions were answered by panelists Elizabeth Wentz, vice provost and dean of the Graduate College, Cassandra Aska, deputy vice president and dean of students, and Tamara Underiner and Enrique Vivoni, associate deans of the Graduate College.

Register for PFx workshop with PhD Matters' John Paulas

No matter what field you are studying or what career you are pursuing, having a PhD is an impressive achievement. 

Your PhD matters, inside and outside of academia. 

Attend the ASU Graduate Student Town Hall on Thursday, February 4

The Graduate College is pleased to announce the second Graduate Student Town Hall, which will take place on Thursday, February 4 at 5:30 p.m. 

It’s your chance to engage virtually with leaders from the Graduate College and Dean of Students, see them answer student questions submitted in January and ask your own questions live. 

ASU events promote wellness and equity for Sun Devils

Welcome back Sun Devils! During these hectic times, it is more important than ever to stay informed on current events and to take care of your mental and physical well-being. Here at the Graduate College, we want to highlight events for graduate students focused on equity, inclusion and well-being to help you thrive this semester.

ASU announces free events for Innovation Week and Innovation Quarter

While some universities may be closing for winter break, ASU will be filled with programming designed to keep students, families, and the entire ASU community engaged and connected. 

ASU Graduate College Distinguished Lecture highlights Dr. Sylvia Hurtado’s work in civic learning

The ASU Graduate College Distinguished Lecture series, now in its second year, featured Dr. Sylvia Hurtado, professor at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Dr. Hurtado addressed the topic of utilizing civic learning to create a diverse democracy and stressed that engaged graduate students are imperative to achieving that diversity.

"Lunch & Learn" series helps postdoctoral fellows choose the right career

The Fall "Lunch & Learn" series for ASU postdoctoral fellows kicked off August 20 with “Choosing the Right Academic Career.” 

Professor Brad Allenby shared his experience navigating a difficult career path; from lawyer to corporate environmental engineer, and now, academic researcher while professor Joni Adamson shared her unique perspective as someone working in the humanities.  

ASU’s spring 2020 commencement ceremony goes virtual

Due to the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus and the public health recommendations that come with it, Arizona State University will be celebrating the 2020 Spring commencement with its graduates in a virtual ceremony. The format may be different, but our enthusiasm for the celebration of the achievements of our students has never been more inspired. We encourage you to join us in honoring ASU graduate and undergraduate students during the week of May 11.

Catch these upcoming PFx workshops

Start 2020 with fresh skills and a new outlook on your career! Join PFx, a nationally recognized professional development program, at these upcoming workshops. Visit the PFx webpage to find out more about the PFx program.

At ASU, we are committed to supporting the whole graduate student

Welcome back from a well-deserved winter break. For many of you, the new year is an opportunity to make a new commitment to improving your life, whether that means focusing on personal, academic, or professional goals. I understand that you often have competing demands in terms of your time and attention that may impede your academic progress.

Don't miss the Graduate College's spring 2020 events

It’s 2020 and Spring semester is here! 

The ASU Graduate College has an amazing line-up of events honoring students and their mentors. Check out the event details below and register. Hurry, these events fill up quickly!

  • Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards

    • Mentoring is one of the central professional development pillars of graduate education. Join us at this year's Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards Reception to recognize our 2019-2020 recipients!