Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 3-7, 2017

Graduation Student Appreciation Week celebrates the contributions of graduate students to the mission of the University of Kansas, raising awareness of their efforts in teaching, research, and service to the campus.

Look for “I [heart] Graduate Students” buttons across KU. The Office of Graduate Studies will be handing out these buttons at events during Graduate Student Appreciation Week, and they are also available at the Graduate Studies office in 213 Strong Hall.

Events for Graduate Student Appreciation Week are listed below and will be regularly updated.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week Event Date
Graduate Student Appreciation Week Kickoff

The Office of Graduate Studies will start the Appreciation Week with this informal event. Stop by the bottom floor of the Kansas Union to enjoy free food, meet other graduate students, and celebrate the contributions of graduate students to KU - your research, your teaching, your service.

April 3, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Jay, Kansas Union
Graduate Research Competition

The 2017 Graduate Research Competition is a campus-wide event focused on showcasing graduate student research. The competition provides graduate students the opportunity to present their research to faculty judges and peers from across the University with prizes awarded by Graduate Studies. Participants with research in engineering or the social/behavioral/physical/biological sciences may also elect to participate in the Sigma Xi Research competition. A program book with students' names and research abstracts will soon be available to download here.

April 6, 2017
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Ballroom & meeting rooms, Kansas Union

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