Midwest Graduate Research Symposium - Free registration deadline: March 4, 2017

The University of Toledo's Graduate Student Association is proud to present the 8th Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at the University of Toledo. This event has been recognized as a premier event and is a great opportunity for presenting research, networking, and fostering intercollegiate friendships and collaborations. Here at the University of Toledo we strive to improve the world around us by advancing research and education to the cutting edge. We look forward to hosting individuals from around the nation in what promises to be an outstanding day for all involved.

This exciting event will be held on March 25th, 2017 and will take place at the University of Toledo’s Memorial Field House and Student Union. This all-day symposium will include presentations, a poster session, a professional development themed question and answer session with panelists from both industry and academia, an awards ceremony, and will end with a dinner and keynote speaker. 

Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

The ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship will provide the opportunity for recipients to pursue independent research of their own choosing that supports the mission of ARL. The Fellow benefits by having this opportunity and by working alongside some of the Nation's best scientists and engineers. ARL benefits by the expected transfer of new science and technology that enhances the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the warfighter in times of both peace and war.  

Application opens February 1, 2017

Application deadline May 1, 2017

Anticipated start date October 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018

NRC Research Associateship Programs Opens March 1

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors a number of awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.

Call for Applications date: March 1 to May 1, 2017. The Support Documents Deadline is May 15, 2017.

Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities. For more information:



(202) 334-2760

March 28

Graduate Student Research and Travel Grant Seminar "Preparing Competitive Applications," Dr. Marianne Di Pierro, WMU Graduate College, 125 E. Walwood Hall, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Free; registration required.

March 30

Open house For the WMU Graduate College in its new location, Walwood Hall (west entrance) main lobby, 3 to 6 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments served.

March 31

Research and Travel Grant Preparation Seminar For College of Engineering and Applied Sciences graduate students , Dr. Marianne Di Pierro, D-109 Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free; registration required.

April 11

Presentation "The Art and Science of Survey Questions," Dr. Lori Wingate, WMU Evaluation Center, Emeriti Lounge, second floor, Walwood Hall, East Campus, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Free; registration required.

April 13

Research and Creative Activities Poster and Performance Day Graduate student presentations, Bernhard Center East Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; continental breakfast and buffet lunch included.