Health and travel updates from Student Health

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UCSB’s Student Health suggests everyone to avoid entering ocean water surrounding campus due to high bacteria level. Review updates on ocean closure, flu shots, and Gaucho Health Insurance to better protect yourself during the January storm and the flu season.

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CAPS group programming for Winter 2018

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UCSB’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is hosting a variety of group therapy, workshop, and seminar offerings for Winter 2018, including graduate student processing groups, wellness seminar series, and international student support groups.

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Call for 2018 Spatial Lightning Talk speakers

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The UCSB Center for Spatial Studies is looking for interested students to present at the 2018 Spatial Lightning Talks. This fast-paced, interdisciplinary event is a great chance to share work or a special interest and is an excellent opportunity to practice giving a concise, attention-grabbing talk to a diverse audience. Sign up no later than January 19.

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Submit your work to the 2018 Art of Science competition

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The Art of Science competition invites current UCSB undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs to tell the story of their research through the aesthetic. Whether it be striking spectroscopic images of a new material, data from a series of simulations, interesting photos of a device or instrument, or some other aspect of research captured visually. The deadline to submit is February 4.

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Join CARE for graduate student focus group on November 30

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The UCSB Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education office will be hosting focus groups for graduate students to learn about their experiences with CARE's educational programming regarding interpersonal violence. Join them for free pizza on Thursday, November 30!

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UCSB Reads announces 2018 book selection

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"Lab Girl" chronicles prize-winning paleobiologist Hope Jahren’s coming-of-age experience as a female scientist and juxtaposes this with beautifully-rendered meditations on the life of plants.

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Join the UCSB Library for their first Pacific View Series talk

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The 2017-2018 Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series kicks off with a talk by Professor Yasamin Mostofi (UCSB Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering) to be followed by a public reception. Professor Mostofi will discuss the significance of her work with radio frequency signals.

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Grad student self-acupressure workshop on November 14

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Put the "self" in self-care with Health & Wellness' next event just for grad students! Join them for a November 14 workshop where you'll learn acupressure techniques to help you stay relaxed and healthy. Pre-registration is required, so sign up today!

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Student starter kit: Resources for graduate students

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Everyone needs a Student Starter Kit! This kit includes a list of resources that students may find beneficial during their time at UCSB, including information about various programs that address issues with accessing and budgeting for food, financial assistance, and housing concerns.

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Underrepresented grad student reception on November 2

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Several graduate student organizations and departments on campus have come together to sponsor the Underrepresented Grad Student Reception. Stop by and connect with fellow underrepresented graduate students over food, drink, and important conversation.

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