Academics

A Transformative Graduate Education

Our programs help you reach across disciplinary boundaries to change the way we think about graduate education.

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What Do You Need to Graduate?

Whether you’re completing a thesis or taking a comprehensive exam, here's everything you need to complete your degree.

Academic Support

We offer training for students who want to teach at the college level, professional development courses, assistance with writing academic papers, and other resources to help you succeed.

Upcoming Defenses

  • Timothy Mast (MS, ME) Timothy Edward Mast (MS, ME)
    4/6/20 10:00 AM
    Application of Optical Detection Methods for Top-of-Rail (TOR) Lubricity Evaluation on a Moving Platform for Revenue Service Track
    @ GENERAL Commerce Street Lab
  • Derek Hennen (PHD, ENT) Derek Alan Hennen (PHD, ENT)
    4/7/20 10:00 AM
    Natural history, taxonomy, and phylogenetics of Appalachian flat-backed millipedes (Diplopoda: Polydesmida)
    @ 305 Price Hall
  • Rachel Nelson (MS, HNFE) Rachel A Nelson (MS, HNFE)
    4/7/20 2:00 PM
    Cultivating a Healthy School Environment: Evaluation of a Virginia School Nutrition Training Program
    @ 333 Wallace Hall
  • Sai Tej Paruchuri (MS, MATH) Sai Tej Paruchuri (MS, MATH)
    4/8/20 2:30 AM
    No title on record.
    @ 1 Wright House
  • Emily Janes (MS, HD) Emily Elizabeth Janes (MS, HD)
    4/8/20 1:00 PM
    "Womanhood is Finally Unbound" :The Impact of Disaffiliation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -Day Saints on Identity and Womanhood
    @ 202 VT-UVA Northern VA Center
  • Kirsten Davis (PHD, ENGE) Kirsten Ann Davis (PHD, ENGE)
    4/10/20 9:00 AM
    Pursuing Intentional Design of Global Engineering Programs: Understanding Student Experiences and Learning Outcomes
    @ 341 Goodwin Hall
  • Alisa Huskey (PHD, PSYC) Alisa Mae Huskey (PHD, PSYC)
    4/10/20 1:00 PM
    Computational and Human Learning Models of Generalized Unsafety
    @ 100 Williams Hall
  • Amy Moore (MSLFS, FST) Amy Nicole Moore (MSLFS, FST)
    4/13/20 10:00 AM
    Impact of Yeast Nutrient Supplementation Strategies on Hydrogen Sulfide Production during Cider Fermentation
    @ GENERAL Human Ag & Bio Science 1
  • Clayton Word (MS, FOR) Clayton Stewart Word (MS, FOR)
    4/14/20 11:00 AM
    Hydrologic Regime and Soil Property Interactions in a Forested Peatland
    @ 315 Julian Cheatham Hall
  • Laura Dickerson (MS, ME) Laura Carroll Dickerson (MS, ME)
    4/14/20 1:00 PM
    Exploring the Effect of Ankle Braces on Foot Posture
    @ 325 Norris Hall
  • Gideon Simons (MFA, ENCW) Gideon James Simons (MFA, ENCW)
    4/14/20 1:30 PM
    Dreamfaire
    @ CR 1 Shanks Hall
  • Tolu Adeyeye (MFA, ENCW) Tolu Adeyeye (MFA, ENCW)
    4/14/20 3:00 PM
    The Unseen Queen
    @ 370 Shanks Hall
  • Pamela Sterling (MS, HD) Pamela Beth Sterling (MS, HD)
    4/15/20 1:00 PM
    The Grieving Process of Opioid Overdose Bereaved Parents in Maryland
    @ GENERAL VT-UVA Northern VA Center
  • Abdulrahman Alghamdi (MS, ME) Abdulrahman Saeed Alghamdi (MS, ME)
    4/15/20 2:00 PM
    Increasing the Heat Transfer on a Grooved Surface Under Dry and Wet Conditions by Using of Jet Impingement  
    @ 313E Goodwin Hall
  • Seyyed Moein Razavi Borghei (MS, EE) Seyyed Moein Razavi Borghei (MS, EE)
    4/15/20 2:00 PM
    The Modeling of Partial Discharge under Fast, Repetitive Voltage Pulses using Finite-Element Analysis
    @ 140 Whittemore Hall
  • Uchechukwu Okonkwo (MFA, ENCW) Uchechukwu Anne Okonkwo (MFA, ENCW)
    4/20/20 10:30 AM
    Long Hair
    @ CR 1 Shanks Hall
  • Dylan Finch (MS, CSA) Dylan Keifer Finch (MS, CSA)
    4/22/20 10:00 AM
    Using Pedagogical Agents to Supplement Limited Facility in Computer Science Education
    @ 3160A Torgersen Hall
  • Aarushi Bhargava (PHD, EM) Aarushi Bhargava (PHD, EM)
    4/22/20 12:00 PM
    Dynamics of smart materials in high intensity focused ultrasound field
    @ 325 Norris Hall
  • John Monk (MS, MSE) John Lawrence Monk (MS, MSE)
    4/29/20 11:00 AM
    Theoretical Study of Semiconductor Quantum Dot Lasers with Asymmetric Barrier Layers
    @ CR 0 Randolph Hall

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