Graduate student Alexander Myers will leave MU in January to study radioactive elements in a nationally-renowned lab.
Coalition of Graduate Workers Outreach Officer Joseph Moore: “We are employees, so we should be treated like employees.”
Coalition of Graduate Workers co-chair Eric Scott: “Each one of us is not that powerful in comparison to the grand monolith of the university, but when we stand together, when we are united together, we are a power that can shake these columns.”
Health psychology professor Laura Schopp: “We can treat the whole person. We don’t have care fractured off into silos.”
It may be hard to have certain conversations, but it’s easier than having the two top administrators resign within 12 hours of each other.
The UM System cannot selectively call graduate workers employees only when it is convenient.
Yes, they’re still mad.
The Task Force on the Graduate Student Experience’s report, released in December, outlines three main recommendations to improve graduate students’ quality of life.
“We will continue to ensure that our graduate students have health insurance options competitive with our peer institutions,” Foley said in an email to graduate students and faculty Tuesday morning.
Professor Brandon Orr: “There is a need to move past empathy and towards competency.”
“I have the utmost confidence in Mark, and I’m very happy that he has accepted this appointment,” interim Chancellor Hank Foley said in a press release.
Our graduate students are being exploited right under our noses, and too many undergraduates aren’t even aware of it.
Not all MU grad student parents agree with requests for affordable child care.
It’s been a crazy week for our graduate students, but through all of the discord, we’re now seeing a united graduate student population.
A subsidy that was once $3,051 has been replaced by a one-time payment of $1,240.
Hume and Kuhnert hope to start the new public health program by fall 2015.
MU joins about 60 other institutions across the U.S. with a risk management program.