September 15, 2019

University of Rochester AS&E GSA

Congratulations to the Fall 2017 GSA Travel Grant Awardees!

Every semester, the GSA awards travel grants up to $500 per recipient. Let's congratulate this semester's awardees! See the full list here.[...]

GSA Statement on Recent Events

We, the Graduate Students Association, applaud and agree with the S.A. Government’s statement on the EEOC Complaint and the University of Rochester’s Sexual Harassment Policy. The University’s policies and procedures have failed to ensure the safety and protection of its students. Since this case deals explicitly with graduate students, we feel[...]

Graduate Student Tax Information

As of January 1st, 2017, the University moved to a new classification structure for graduate student payments. This new structure is the result of legal requirements stemming from legislative actions (e.g. the Affordable Care Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act). The resulting structure more clearly delineates the purpose and payment[...]


Dear University of Rochester ASE Graduate Student,  In order to improve your graduate program and graduate student life, we need your input! We have designed a 15 minutes survey that asks you about your degree program, as well as programs to help you with career planning. Your responses are kept entirely[...]

GA Position for the Rochester Summer Immersion Program

  POSITION SUMMARY: The Graduate Assistant (GA) will live on campus from roughly May 16 – August 7, 2016 and will oversee all summer program events as well as the incoming freshman and Program Assistant (PA) staff participating in the Rochester Summer Immersion Program. The GA will work full timeand have some spring and summer training commitments leading up to the session start. The successful candidate should not have any outsideemployment and my not enroll in summer Session B classes. The GA must be a current University of Rochester graduate student. He/she will be responsible for providing activities, supervision, and counsel to the students and Immersion staff participating in the program.   QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Current University of Rochester graduate student with prior residential life experience preferred. Experience: We seek one student with a demonstrated interest in working on programming events and with domestic and international incoming freshman students. The GA should have experience[...]

GSA Workshop: Communicate Your Research Well!

Have you ever felt it to be difficult to discuss your ideas with people outside your field? Have you ever felt embarrassed when an audience cannot follow your presentation? Do you want tips on public speaking or conveying your research to grant committees?   To help you better present your ideas and[...]

UHS Physical Therapy Seminar: Study Without Strain

Feeling fatigued as the semester wears on? Low on energy for late night study sessions? Sue Callan-Harris and Caroline McBride, physical therapists at University Health Service, will be presenting a seminar for graduate students on how to study without strain. Make the most of your time and energy, and learn[...]


Attention Bachelors and Master students, PhD candidates, post-docs, junior faculty and young entrepreneurs, The Falling Walls Foundation, based in Berlin, organizes the Falling Walls Conference that serves as an international forum for science and innovation to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall by hosting young entrepreneurs and inventors and giving[...]

Navigating Professional and Personal Relationships

Wednesday, March 23 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Havens Lounge, Wilson Commons Join us for an interactive discussion focused on promoting healthy relationships, personally and professionally, in graduate school. This workshop will delve into navigating relationships with PIs/advisors, co-workers, partners and others - providing insights and strategies in upholding personal space and how[...]

Paths to Research: Faculty, Student, and Staff Experiences

Paths to Research: Faculty, Student, and Staff Experiences Thomas Hahn, Sophie Hatch, Stuart Jordan, Josh Romphf Carlson Student Research Space Monday, March 14, at 2pm The Carlson Student Research Space is hosting a conversation about the realities of undergraduate research on Monday, March 14, at 2pm with Prof. Stuart Jordan from the Department of Political Science and Prof.[...]