Laura with Chicago skyline in the background.

Laura Carrillo: Sociology PhD Student and TGS Diversity and Inclusion Intern

Working toward a PhD is a full-time job, and being a parent is another. Laura Carrillo, a third-year PhD student in the Sociology department and mother of a seven year-old, acquired a third job: The Graduate School’s Diversity and Inclusion internship.

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Nick Jackson in his lab

Nick Jackson, 2015 Presidential Fellow

Nick is a fourth-year Chemistry PhD student who is taking part in the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching Certificate Program, works with the Argonne-Northwestern Solar Energy Research Center, and was recently named a Presidential Fellow.

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Our Values

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“Certain core values are so essential to TGS that they inform every element of individual and institutional practice across all departments and activities.”

~ Dwight A. McBride, Dean of The Graduate School