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August 14, 2015: Letter from the President to Alumni

February 19, 2014: Blair Emerson from Minnesota Daily wrote an article about COGS.

February 01, 2014: COGS accepting applications for faculty, leadership, travel grant and teaching awards.

December 03, 2013: COGS conducted a Cross Disciplinary Research Event. This symposium combined a faculty and administrator panel discussing the benefits and structural barriers that inhibit cross-disciplinary interaction. Find the audio for this event here and an extra video of the cross disciplinary scholarship panel organized by Digital arts sciences and humanities here

October 28, 2013: COGS has launched an sub organization for International Graduate Students (CIGS - Council of Graduate Students) over a party at Stub and Herbs

September 7 2013: Together with the Graduate School COGS helped to host the University-wide Graduate Student Orientation. Popular panels hosted by graduate students included "Surviving and Thriving with Lasting Support Networks" and "What I Wish I Had Known as a First Year Graduate Student."

August 15, 2013: Looking for a graduate student roommate. Checkout our new roommate finder !

Summer Ice Cream Socials:  In conjunction with the Northrop Summer Concert Series, COGS hosted two ice cream socials and happy hours to help build community among students who stick around over the summer.

August 31, 2012: Travel Grant Awards have changed. Awards are now awarded for Fall and Spring separately.

August 31, 2012: The GradLetter for August 2012 is now available.

May 8, 2012: Nita Krevans won the President's Award at the COGS Awards Ceremony. Congratulations Nita!

April 27, 2012: The Travel Grant Award winners have been announced. See our awards page for a list of winners.

April 10, 2012: The OFA Awards winners have been announced. See our awards page for a list of winners.

April 7, 2012: COGS has recently acquired information regarding increases in the international student fee. See our finanical information page for details.

March 28, 2012: Graduate Student Appreciation Week will be from April 2-6. Check out some of the great events we are hosting!

March 28, 2012: The Executive Committee has an open position for VP of Finance. If you are interested in running or want more information about the position contact

March 19, 2012: The reports for the Boynton Health Services focus groups that COGS conducted are now available.

February 16, 2012: At the February GA Meeting Anna Beek was elected as a COGS Senator. Congratulations Ann