Category: Graduate Student News

Graduation Bootcamp for Graduate Students 

This session is held by the Graduate Program Staff of the English Department. It is highly recommended for graduate students who plan to graduate during the current 2023-2024 academic year (fall, spring or summer) and major professors who supervise them.           Date: Wednesday October 4th, 2023         Time: 1:10-2:00 p.m.         Locations: Ross 131  In this session we will go over … Continue reading Graduation Bootcamp for Graduate Students 

Wednesday, October 4, 1:10-2:00pm | Ross Hall Room 131

The Department of English recognizes graduate student excellence in research

Congratulations to the following graduate students! Recipients of the Graduate College Research Excellence Awards (REA) by the Graduate Studies Committee for Summer 2023 Research Excellence Awards Summer 2023  Fatemeh Bordbarjavidi      ALT      Bethany Gray, Major Professor Colin Payton                      RPC      Jo Mackiewicz, Major Professor Agustinus Hardi … Continue reading The Department of English recognizes graduate student excellence in research

Department of English graduate students recognized for their outstanding service

The Outstanding Service by a Graduate Student Award recognizes the contributions of students who show a pattern of service throughout their degree programs at Iowa State University. Service may include (but is not limited to) activities such as volunteering to assist in events/conferences, serving on department and university committees, administering student groups/clubs, participating in student … Continue reading Department of English graduate students recognized for their outstanding service

The Department of English recognizes graduate student excellence in teaching and research

Congratulations to the following graduate students!   Recipients of the Graduate College Research Excellence Awards (REA) and/or Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA) by the Graduate Studies Committee for Spring 2023   Research Excellence Awards Spring 2023  Bejamin DuBow     CWE         K. L. Cook, Major Prof Zoë Fay-Stindt      CWE      Debra Marquart, Major Prof Kristin Terrill         ALT          Elena Cotos, Major Prof   … Continue reading The Department of English recognizes graduate student excellence in teaching and research

Grad Connections Event: Assertive Communication Walk-in Session

Challenging students? Annoying office mates? Demanding partners? Whatever situation you may be facing, assertive communication tactics can guide you toward getting your needs met without infringing on the rights of others. Ombuds Laura Smythe will be available from 1:10 to 2:00 on March 27 to listen to your situation and offer guidance on assertive communication.

March 27, 2023, 1:10-2:00pm | Ross 212

Agata Guskaroska receives a 2023 Graduate Student Research Grant Award

Agata Guskaroska is a recipient of the 2023 Graduate Student Research Grant Award for her project “Exploring educators and students’ technology acceptance through the lenses of the TAM model”. The aim of this study is to explore the factors that influence acceptance of an ASR tool for pronunciation learning by investigating educators’ and students’ perspectives and experiences … Continue reading Agata Guskaroska receives a 2023 Graduate Student Research Grant Award

Nergis Danis & Agata Guskaroska have Received the Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations!  This award focuses on graduate students who go above and beyond their required teaching expectations by teaching extra courses, getting excellent marks in evaluations, or creating and leading their own courses. The award is given to multiple students each year. Recipients receive a certificate. Congratulations on the recognition of your outstanding work!