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Graduate School Programs

The Graduate School provides a year-round program of activities designed to enrich the educational programs and professional development of graduate students at Syracuse University. Our mission is to work closely with academic departments and partner institutions to design programs and services that:

  • enhance the quality of instruction at the university
  • prepare students for faculty and other professional careers
  • recognize students for excellence in scholarship and teaching
  • introduce students to the resources of the university and local communities
  • respond to and advocate for student interests and concerns
  • cultivate a rich, interdisciplinary forum for discussions of pedagogy, career development, and issues related to higher education

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Lu Prevails in 3-Minute Thesis® Final

Graduate student Lex Jing Lu (History) became SU’s first-ever 3-Minute Thesis winner with the 180-second version of his doctoral thesis, “Physiognomy, Male Beauty, and Political Power in Late Imperial and Modern China.” The final round of competition was held Friday, March 22, as the concluding event of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Symposium (also an SU first!). Fellow doctoral student Nikhilesh Dhar (Biology) came in runner-up.


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For more information on the Graduate School Programs offered click on the titles below:

Teaching Assistant Program (TA Orientation, English Language Proficiency Services, Teaching Mentors, Outstanding TA Award, Course Assessment, Graduate Assistants)

Future Professoriate Program (FPP Participation, Primary Faculty Liaison, Certificate in University Teaching, Teaching Portfolio)

Resources (Graduate School Press, Critical Incidents in College Teaching vignettes, Research Ethics and Academic Integrity vignettes)

The Graduate School Press In order to promote excellence in scholarship and teaching, the Graduate School maintains a book publication program providing resources on topics relevant to graduate education and the university classroom.

International Graduate Students The Graduate School provides many academic programs and community initiatives to support the educational experiences of international graduate students and to highlight their academic achievements at Syracuse University.