CWUNews FeedNews Feedhttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/newsen-usCWU's Observer showcases SOURCE's 20th Year Anniversaryhttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2648Thu, 14 May 2015 12:18:10<p>The 20th Symposium Of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) takes place at Central Washington University on Thursday, May 21. &nbsp;The CWU Observer features the event and focuses on faculty-student mentoring.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Check out the full article <a href="http://cwuobserver.com/5599/scene/source-celebrates-20th-anniversary-at-central/">here</a>!</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p></span style="line-height: 1.4;">Nominations Solicited for Distinguished Thesis Awardhttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2646Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:43:14<p>The School of Graduate Studies and Research is now soliciting nominations for the Dale and Mary Jo Comstock Distinguished Thesis Award.</p><p>ELIGIBILITY:</p><p>To be eligible for this year’s award, the nominee must have earned a master’s or educational specialist degree Summer or Fall 2014, Winter 2015 or is a candidate for Spring 2015. <a href="/masters/sites/cts.cwu.edu.masters/files/documents/Distinguised%20Thesis%20Nominations%202015.pdf">Click here </a>for full information.<br>Departments are encouraged to submit nominations as soon as possible, and in any case, <strong>no later than May 27, 2015.</strong>&nbsp; If you need to verify that the thesis nomination meets the eligibility please contact Dawn Anderson in the Graduate Studies office at 963-3108 or by email:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:dawn@cwu.edu?subject=Thesis%20Award%20inquiry"> dawn@cwu.edu</a></p></br></a href="mailto:dawn@cwu.edu?subject=Thesis%20Award%20inquiry">International Graduate Student Partial Tuition Waivershttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2645Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:08:52<p>The Office of International Studies and Programs is offering partial tuition waivers for international graduate students based on GPA and TOEFL/IETLS scores.&nbsp; Please take a moment to review the <a href="https://www.cwu.edu/international-programs/tuition-waiver">information provided on the OISP website</a> and&nbsp; submit any applications for such directly to the OISP office.</p><p>Note: these awards are for those students not having TA or RA appointments.</p>Welcome Leslie Lotspeich!http://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2644Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:52:37<p>Julie Guggino, Director of Research and Sponsored Programs, has announced that her new assistant, Leslie Lotspeich began her position as Grant and Contract Specialist on March 16.&nbsp; Leslie will be working closely with Julie to help faculty and staff identify new funding opportunities. Leslie was most recently employed by the RGI Corporation in Sunnyside where she worked on grant writing teams researching and analyzing data and developing grant proposals. Please stop by Barge 214 to say hi to Leslie! She can be reached at 509-963-3111 or<a href="mailto:llotspeich@cwu.edu."> llotspeich@cwu.edu</a></p></a href="mailto:llotspeich@cwu.edu.">Faculty Research Award Applications Due March 6http://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2643Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:14:39<p><a href="https://www.cwu.edu/masters/summer-faculty-research-appointment-and-graduate-program-development-award">Summer Faculty Research Appointment </a>and Graduate Program Development Award and <a href="https://www.cwu.edu/masters/faculty-research-and-creative-activities-award">Faculty Research and Creative Activities </a>Award Deadlines are MARCH 6</p>Time to start thinking about SOURCEhttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2642Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:04:49<p>SOURCE is a university-wide forum that showcases all disciplines of research, scholarship, and creative activities by graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, and staff at Central Washington University. For more information check out the website<a href="http://www.cwu.edu/source/"> http://www.cwu.edu/source/</a></p>Deadline March 1 - Nonresident Tuition Waiver Fellowshipshttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2637Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:06:22<p>CWU graduate fellowships are open to WA State nonresidents and are awarded to exceptional graduate&nbsp;students who show promise in scholarship, academics, leadership, or meritorious service. Fellowships are also&nbsp;available for students with diversity experiences who contribute significantly to the quality of CWU's graduate<br>programs. The fellowships include a 50% nonresident tuition waiver for the 9-month academic term. There is no&nbsp;stipend provided. Fellowships are only awarded to full-time students who have been admitted into a CWU graduate program. Preference is given to newly admitted candidates; however, fellowships may be renewable&nbsp;for an additional year at the level and type originally funded.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>To be considered for a university fellowship, applicants must be recommended by the degree program’s&nbsp;coordinator. A recommendation form is posted on the GSR webpage <a href="/masters/node/2453">(http://www.cwu.edu/masters/forms-and-documents</a>). Please contact your coordinator&nbsp;to express your interest to be nominated. Students from all colleges may apply. Applications will reviewed on March 1st&nbsp;2015 (and subsequently as funds are available)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br>Natalie Lupton New Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Researchhttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2622Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:59:21<p>We are pleased to announce that Dr. Natalie Lupton is the new Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Dr. Lupton&nbsp;holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Nebraska and remains part of the faculty in the Information Technology and Administrative Management department as an Associate Professor. &nbsp;You can reach her at luptonn@cwu.edu.</p>Graduate Studies a Critical Factor of CWU Successhttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2621Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:39:50<p>Provost Levine highlighted Graduate Studies task force report in her weekly column <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/provost/sites/cts.cwu.edu.provost/files/documents/AHOI%2010-6-14.pdf">"At The Heart of It"</a>. &nbsp;In her column she states, "<span style="line-height: 1.4;">Graduate studies and active research, in fact, are what make CWU a true university rather than simply a&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">college. Particularly in this time of increasing competition for quality students and faculty, from even c</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">ommunity colleges now offering their own four year degrees, the very presence of graduate studies and a</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">ctive faculty research is what gives </span>CWU<span style="line-height: 1.4;"> a competitive edge. It is also an important marker of the most&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">up- to-date higher education teaching and research capacity that is most attractive to the best and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">brightest student and faculty applicants. In short, graduate studies and research is the competitive&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">difference that makes a difference for </span>CWU.</p></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;"></span style="line-height: 1.4;">Degrees granted for the Central Washington University Class of 2014 included 237 Master’s Degreeshttp://www.cwu.edu/masters/node/2620Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:23:23<p>On June 16, 2014 at the Tomlinson Stadium in Ellensburg, and on June 17 in Kent for the Westside Campuses, students from the class of 2014 included 237 graduates who earned their Master’s Degrees.</p><p><img alt="CWU Diplomas" src="/masters/sites/cts.cwu.edu.masters/files/CWU_Masters_2014.jpg" style="width: 255px; height: 318px; float: left; margin: 5px;">Degrees were granted from the Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Science, Business and Education and Professional Studies. The staff of the School of Graduate Studies and Research would like to congratulate all the students for their accomplishments and wish them the best of luck in their futures.<br>To learn more about the ceremonies, activities and CWU Commencement history, check out this site:<br>http://www.cwu.edu/commencement/commencement-2014-0</p></br></br>