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What is a GRAD Aggies PDU?

A “PDU” is a Professional Development Unit and is the credit system we use to keep track of your progress towards earning a Graduate Resources and Development for Aggies (GRAD Aggies) Certificate. For example, a basic certificate requires you earn 6 PDUs plus do a final reflection. Events are worth 1 PDU unless otherwise noted. For more information on events please visit the website.

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Texas A&M Graduate Students Attend Science and Public Policy Workshop in Washington, D.C.  

Four Texas A&M doctoral students were selected to travel to the nation’s capital for a professional development workshop on science and public policy. Serina DeSalvio (Genetics & Genomics), Dallas Freitas (Chemistry), Alaya Keane (Ecology & Conservation Biology) and Molly McClung (Biomedical Sciences) attended the Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) annually-held event, hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, from April 14-17.   

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The grad school arc

If you’re just starting your Ph.D., especially in a STEM field, Serina talks in her latest post about the differences between each year of a 5-year Ph. D. program.

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Deep Learning for Molecular Geometry and Property Analysis

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