2011 Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award Announcement

CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Biological and Life Sciences -or – Humanities and Fine Arts.

This year will mark the 30th anniversary of these awards, which are presented for outstanding dissertations written by scholars who earned their doctorate in the previous two years. Awards this year will be given in two broad fields, 1) Biological and Life Sciences, and 2) Humanities and Fine Arts. Each member university may nominate one individual in each broad field. Please consult the CGS website for the nomination form and information on the award. July 22, 2011 is the deadline for submitting nominations and supporting materials.  Please contact Janet Rutledge by June 22 if you plan to nominate one of your graduates since only one nomination is allowed in each category.

Awards will be presented at the Council of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting, December 7-10, 2011, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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