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Graduate School Newsletter - February 2019

                                                                                                   The Graduate School Office will be closed on February 18th.

Upcoming Events

3MT Competition  (Communication)

  Tuesday, February 5th 5-7pm  Union Lewis & Clark Room

Come to enjoy a fun filled evening of competition. Faculty, staff and graduate students are welcome.


Developing Networks & Relationship Building for Success  (Career Development)

  Wednesday, February 6th  3-4pm  Avera 027

Registration Link


Acclimatizing to Graduate School  (Wellness)

  Monday, February 11th at 9:30am

This is a webinar that can be viewed by clicking here.


Thesis & Dissertation Workshop  (Communication)

  Tuesday, February 12th  3-4pm  Avera 280

Registration Link


Doing a Literature Review: How to Approach It  (Communication)

  Thursday, February 14th at 10:00am

This is a webinar that can be viewed by clicking here.


Applications of Leadership  (Leadership)

  Thursday, February 28th  3-4pm  Avera 027

Registration Link

Awards and Scholarships

Congratulations to Neha from Dairy Science for being selected as the 2018-2019 recipient of the Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award!


Three Minute Thesis Competition

South Dakota State University invites you to participate in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD and Master's students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages you to communicate the importance of your research to the broader community.

    The competition will be held from 5-9pm, Tuesday, February 5, 2019, in the Student Union. We would like to encourage all students to participate.

Register for the competition by January 31st. If you are not already logged into MyState, you will have to enter your MyState credentials in the top right corner of the screen, click "My Resources," followed by "Forms," and you'll find "3 Minute Thesis Competition Registration. 


Additional Announcements

Graduate Faculty Training Workshops

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 3:00-5:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:00 am - Noon

Morrill Hall 104
Explanation of Graduate School policies, procedures, and expectations of graduate faculty. 

Please click hereto register.


2019 internship opportunities at Idaho National Lab

All general internship positions are currently live on the careers website, Apply to as many postings as you have interest in. Internship opportunities are available for undergrad and graduate students. The majority of INL internships are in STEM fields such as nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, renewable energy, chemistry, physics, computer science and cyber security. However, INL also offers internships in fields such as accounting, business, finance, marketing, communications, education, English, public health, fire protection, welding, logistics and many others.

Please email with any questions.

The Graduate School Admission Application has changed. Please go to for the new application.

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