Graduate School News and Events

News & Events

Nov 20

Thesis and Dissertation Graduate School Approval deadline, 4:30 p.m. All format corrections requested by the Graduate School editor must be sent on or before this date. Also, final defense report is due for non-thesis students.

Nov 27

Thanksgiving Holiday begins, 12:30 p.m.

December 2

Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.

December 7

Classes end, 10:00 p.m.

December 9-14

Final examinations

December 20



Three Minute Thesis Logo

Come watch as finalists compete for the $1000 research travel award.
The final round and closing reception takes place Friday, November 15 at 6:00 pm at the Digital Media Center.

Win a $1000 Scholarship


Trailheads offers a thousand dollars in scholarship to one student in an essay competition. The scholarship requires students to create and submit a 600-800 word essay that describes a challenge they faced, how they overcame it, and how the experience affected them.

More details can be found here:


LSU Libraries Workshops

Monday Morning Copyright!

Date: Every Monday

Time: 8:00 am -12:00 pm

Place: First Floor, Middleton Library by CC’s Coffee.

For more information visit:

Introduction to Oral History

Date: Thursday, November 14

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Place: Dean’s Conference Room in Middleton Library

To register visit:

Please contact Rebecca Kelley at with questions or suggestions for future workshop topics.


Faculty of Technology Trainings

Creating an Accessible Power Point Presentation

Date: Thursday, November 14

Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Place: Himes Hall Room 133

Participants will gain a basic understanding of the structure and elements that are required to create an accessible Power Point Presentation, as well as how to run the Microsoft Accessibility Checker on the presentation.
This demonstration style class is taught using Microsoft office 2016 on Windows..

To register, visit:

Qualtrics: Advanced Survey Building

Date: Tuesday, December 3

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Place: Himes Hall Room 133

Qualtrics is a web-based survey software tool that offers a wide array of question types, a well-designed survey development interface, and a powerful reporting engine. The Qualtrics Insight Platform is available for LSU faculty, staff, and students. In this hands-on workshop, attendees will be given an overview of Qualtrics, along with tips and best practices of survey creation and administration. Prior to the workshop please visit and login with your LSU credentials.

To register, visit:


 Available Graduate AssistantshipsFaculty Technology Center Workshops

Submissions should relate to academic news and events only and be of broad general interest to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Open assistantship postings should be submitted as a remediated PDF. Publication of submissions is at the discretion of the editors and the Graduate School Dean. Please send graduate-level events of interest to by the preceding Thursday at noon.