Graduate students need meaningful mentor program

October 31, 2007
This week, Mentoring Week in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences should serve to remind us that good mentoring is critically important to graduate education. Without meaningful interaction between faculty and students, an advanced degree represents no more than a few years of coursework, a stint as a Teaching Fellow and an often-solitary period »

Graduate grade committee must take into account student concerns

February 19, 2007
Today the graduate school faculty will vote on a proposal to restructure the course grading system for the entire Graduate School. The proposal, written by the Graduate School Executive Committee, calls for changing the current Honors, High Pass, Pass, Fail grading scale to a scale of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, »