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  • James Herbert

    Message from the Dean: Clarification re. Teaching Assistant vs. Teaching Fellow

    January 28, 2016

    It has come to my attention that there remains some confusion over the distinction between the status of PhD students as Teaching Assistants vs. Teaching Fellows, and the implications for Pennsylvania State tax. As noted in the PhD tuition guidelines a Teaching Fellow (TF) is a doctoral student who is being paid for teaching activities that are requirement of the program. 

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  • Upcoming Deadline: International Travel Award Applications

    January 26, 2016

    The Office of International Programs would like to remind graduate students that International Travel Award (ITA) applications for travel from March 1, 2016- June 30, 2016 are due on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The ITA program provides assistance to faculty and graduate students towards international conference participation.

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  • Grad Student Films U.N. Documentary in Pakistan

    January 22, 2016

    One graduate student recently returned from an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity filming refuges in Pakistan for the United Nations.

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  • James Herbert

    Message from the Dean: Doctoral Teaching Fellowship W-2 Information

    January 14, 2016

    Some graduate students who were formerly classified as TAs may feel that their position met the criteria of a Doctoral Teaching Fellowship prior to the start of the 2015–2016 academic year. Those students might be eligible for a refund of the Pennsylvania state income tax.

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  • A Graduate-Level Co-op in an Emerging Field

    January 04, 2016

    Before attending one of Drexel’s career fairs, graduate student Akshay Finney never really considered healthcare IT security. Now he’s gained experience and knowledge in a burgeoning field and found a mentor at his job.

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