Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 1-5, 2019

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. 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. Though called a "week," events celebrating graduate students take place through out the month of April.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week Event Date
Shut Up & Write Tuesdays

Shut Up & Write Tuesdays is a global network for writers that offers committed, condensed time to write and built-in feedback from peers. Visit the Commons at KU on Tuesdays to participate and write.

April 2, 2019
9:30-11:00 am
The Commons
School of Business Graduate Students Thank You

Drop by the School of Business Dean's Office for cookies on Monday of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

April 2, 2019
Dean's Office, Capitol Federal Hall
School of Social Welfare Graduate Student Appreciation

On April 2, the School of Social Welfare will provide tokens of appreciation to Social Work doctoral students, and do the same for MSW students on April 8 and April 9

April 2, April 8 & April 9, 2019
Twente Hall
School of Pharmacy Graduate Student Appreciation

Join the School of Pharmacy in a reception for their graduate students on Wednesday of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

April 3, 2019
School of Pharmacy
Journalism Graduate Student Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications Graduate Studies Office will host a luncheon and present awards on Thursday of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

April 4, 2019
12:00-1:30 pm
Clarkson Gallery, Stauffer-Flint Hall
Art History Pizza Party

The Kress Foundation Department of Art History will host a pizza party for their graduate students on Friday of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

April 5, 2019
12:00-1:30 pm
Murphy Seminar Room, Spencer Museum of Art
Red Hot Graduate Research

Red Hot Graduate Research is intended to bring together graduate researchers from all disciplines. The format of these sessions is inspired by Red Hot Research, which features short, slide-based talks that introduce audiences to a topic. In this iteration, Red Hot Graduate Research will feature five graduate researchers speaking for six minutes each.

Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers (and each other) during breaks. We hope that through these sessions, graduate students will have an opportunity for cross-disciplinary discourse that will in turn give new perspectives on their work and provide a forum for future work in their chosen research fields.

April 5, 2019
4:00-5:30 pm
The Commons

KU Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity is hiring a Graduate Assistant for 2019-2020. Apply by April 15… https://t.co/uUzg7rSoFO


KU Safety

KU Safety

The first studio art class at KU began in 1869
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today