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2012

Graduate College Reports

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Early Engagement Survey Of 1st Year Graduate Students At Isu: Fall 2012, Ignacio Hernández Jr., Craig A. Ogilvie Oct 2012

Early Engagement Survey Of 1st Year Graduate Students At Isu: Fall 2012, Ignacio Hernández Jr., Craig A. Ogilvie

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The Early Engagement Survey was emailed to first year graduate students on October 16, during the 9th week of the semester. The purpose of the survey was to identify key behaviors of new graduate students that might provide an early indication of difficulties transitioning to graduate school. Students were asked about their academic integration, social integration, and possible causes of financial stress—three factors identified as possible explanations as to why students leave graduate school without a degree. We also know that the largest attrition rates occur during the first year of graduate studies, but we do not know whether ...


Results From Iowa State Female Graduate Student Needs Assessment Survey, July 2012, Lorraine D. Acker, Elizabeth M. Asque, Glennda M. Bivens, Marilyn Ann Cornish, Charles E. Glatz, Julia A. Graden, Susana Hernandez, Bethany J. Juhnke, Kimberley Levelle, Cynthia R. Maroney, Santos Nunez, Craig A. Ogilvie, Angelica Reina, Alissa Stoehr, Judith K. Strand, Emma M. H. White Jul 2012

Results From Iowa State Female Graduate Student Needs Assessment Survey, July 2012, Lorraine D. Acker, Elizabeth M. Asque, Glennda M. Bivens, Marilyn Ann Cornish, Charles E. Glatz, Julia A. Graden, Susana Hernandez, Bethany J. Juhnke, Kimberley Levelle, Cynthia R. Maroney, Santos Nunez, Craig A. Ogilvie, Angelica Reina, Alissa Stoehr, Judith K. Strand, Emma M. H. White

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During the spring 2012 semester, a task force of graduate students, staff, and faculty created a survey to gather information from women graduate students about their experiences at Iowa State University (ISU). The survey was adapted from similar surveys at MIT and University of Maryland. Our survey had four main sections: (1) Campus climate, (2) Professional development and academic services, (3) Student workload and student services, (4) Wellness, family and housing.


Graduate Student Activity Report, Calendar Year 2011, Craig A. Ogilvie, Ignacio Hernández Jr., Lawrence Mosley Jan 2012

Graduate Student Activity Report, Calendar Year 2011, Craig A. Ogilvie, Ignacio Hernández Jr., Lawrence Mosley

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The Graduate College at Iowa State University enrolls more than 4,500 graduate students every year. Graduate students at ISU pursue doctoral degrees in 82 subject areas, master degrees in 109 subject areas, and certificates in 36 fields. Graduate education at ISU is a vital component of the university and documenting our students’ contribution to scholarship is a way of enhancing the visibility of graduate students’ accomplishments.

This report presents findings from the 2011 Graduate Student Activity Survey, which describes the peer‐reviewed and non‐peer reviewed scholarly productivity, conference attendance and presentations, teaching, as well as outreach and extension ...