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March 31, 2021

Graduate Council Meeting

March 31, 2021 - 1-3pm


  • Welcome 

  • Committee Composition (Reminder to Chairs: Submit minutes to Leslie Hunter & Emily)

Nevada Regents’ Graduate Scholar Award

Cindy X. Kha, MS, PhD Candidate, Biological Sciences-Integrative Physiology, Advisor, Kelly Ai-Sun Tseng, PhD

Outstanding Thesis Award

STEM: Lara Turello, College of Sciences/Biochemistry/Chemistry

Non-STEM: Christopher Forepaugh, College of Urban Affairs/ Criminal Justice

Outstanding Dissertation Award

STEM: Ali Saber Sichani, College of Engineering /Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Non-STEM: Shae Cox, College of Liberal Arts/History

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

1. Dustin Davis, School of Integrated Health Sciences/IHS

2. Christopher Wakefield, College of Liberal Arts/Sociology

3. Nina Paul, College of Liberal Arts/Psychology

Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

Jennifer Pharr, School of Public Health/Environmental and Occupational Health

Outstanding Graduate Faculty Leadership Award

Peter Gray, College of Liberal Arts/Anthropology

  • GC Academic Affairs: Emily

    • Updating Catalog Unit faculty lists/descriptions, Program handbooks, GFS department lists--Due April 1st, 2021

    • IDP closes for students April 5; Faculty Docusign feedback deadline May 1st

  • Graduate College Student Services: Kara for Valarie

  • FACETS (Behavioral Assessment) Pilot Presentation- Karen Tingley, Director of Academic Partnerships & David Klieger, Senior Research Scientist, ETS 

  • New Business

Leslie Hunter,
Apr 14, 2021, 3:31 PM