ETD Speaker Series: Spring 2011

Each session will be held from 7pm-8:00pm in the Graduate Life Center.

Wednesday, February 16th (GLC Room G, NVC 401)
Gail McMillan will discuss copyright, permissions and representing other author’s works in your ETD

Tuesday, March 22nd
(GLC Room F, NVC 401)
Graduate School Review of your ETD Graduate School staff will discuss items they check while reviewing your submitted ETD and the timeline of the submission process

Monday, April 11th (GLC Room G, NVC Arranged)
Walk-in ETD Review Session Graduate School ETD Coaches will be available for one-on-one ETD review. Please bring your ETD on your laptop or jump-drive and a staff member will do a preliminary review of your ETD prior to submission. Extended campus students will need to email Janice Austin to schedule a time for video conference review (6 time slots are available).

Please contact Graduate Admissions and Academic Progress at 540/231-8636 or if you have any questions.

Upcoming ETD Speaker Series-Copyright

Please join us at 7pm on February 18th, 2010, to hear Gail McMillan discuss copyright, permissions and representing other author’s works in your ETD.  As always, you will have the opportunity to ask questions.

GLC Room F; 7-8:30pm; February 18, 2010

Master’s Thesis Awards announced

Three students have recently been recognized as winners of the William Preston Society/Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Master’s Thesis Awards. Nominees were required to have completed their thesis in the last academic year and fit under one of the three categories listed below. We had an excellent slate of nominees this year.  They were judged on the basis of contribution to the field, research methodology, and clarity of presentation.  The following students are the award winners:

Life Science categoryKaren E. Drahos.  Biological Sciences, advisor: Carla Finkielstein. Sulfatides mediate disabled-2 membrane localization and stability during platelet aggregation.

Social Science, Business & Education: Ge Zhang.  Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics, advisor: Wen You. Incorporating food-away from home into the thrifty food plan.

Innovation Application of Technology to Scholarship William Robert Story. Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, advisor: Leigh McCue. Application of Lyapunov exponents to strange attractors and intact & damaged ship stability.


These students have been put forward to the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools to be considered for additional awards selected by that organization.