Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    16
    Issued for: 
    May 18, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    As Congress turns its attention to the midterm elections, lawmakers will be heading home for the August district work period this summer to reconnect with constituents. This provides a significant window of opportunity to advocate for graduate education. 

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    15
    Issued for: 
    May 11, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    Recent reports indicate (see White House Update) that the administration is considering placing limits on visas for Chinese nationals. Although there are few details, such restrictions could have major implications for graduate students, post docs, and researchers.

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    14
    Issued for: 
    April 27, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    Do you have a story to share on a current graduate student or alumni who is doing important work that has public benefit? If so, submit it to CGS’ GradImpact. 

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    13
    Issued for: 
    April 20, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    On Thursday, May 10, at 2 pm ET, Inside Higher Ed will host a free webinar on their recently released booklet, "New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments." 

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    12
    Issued for: 
    April 13, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    On Thursday, March 28, CGS held a webinar about building relationships between graduate deans and financial aid officers (FAO). 

     

    Congressional Update

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    April 2018 GradEdge

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    2
    Issued for: 
    April 2018

    Strong Mentorship Develops Successful Leaders

     

    John C. Keller, Professor, College of Dentistry; Interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development; Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Education; Dean, the Graduate College, University of Iowa

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    11
    Issued for: 
    March 23, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    CGS will host a webinar on Thursday, March 28 from 1:00 – 2:00pm ET on the topic of building relationships between graduate deans and financial aid officers (FAO). 

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    10
    Issued for: 
    March 16, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    CGS will host a webinar on Thursday, March 28 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT focused on building relationships between graduate deans and financial aid officers (FAO). 

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    9
    Issued for: 
    March 9, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    CGS will host a webinar on Thursday, March 28 from 1:00 – 2:00pm ET focused on fostering communication between graduate deans and their financial aid officers (FAO). 

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    Government Affairs Weekly Update

    Volume: 
    7
    Number: 
    8
    Issued for: 
    March 2, 2018

    Advocacy Opportunity

     

    Stories of how graduate students and alumni contribute to the public benefit, and have an impact on their communities, states, and the nation are important to share. 

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    As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS members receive regular updates of legislative and regulatory proposals impacting graduate education and are provided resources to use in advocacy efforts on their campuses and with policymakers and other constituents. 
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