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The Climate and Diversity Committee has established an Expectations Document outlining best practices in the interactions between a student and adviser:

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Results of 2017 Graduate Student Mental Health Survey, UMN School of Physics and Astronomy:

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"Stress and Mental Health in Graduate School: How Student Empowerment Creates Lasting Change" from the UMN Chemistry Department:

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The rate of depression and anxiety for graduate students may be over six times that of the general population (international study):  Nature Biotechnology 36, 282-284 (2018); < https://www.nature.com/articles/nbt.4089 >

 

The Americal Institute of Physics is working toward raising African American representation in undergraduate Physics and Astronomy programs: < https://www.aip.org/diversity-initiatives/team-up-task-force >