Two days left to vote in Spring 2018 GSA elections

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Now is your chance to make your voice heard in the the 2018 Graduate Student Association elections! The results affect not only your student government representatives but also the future funding of campus services for graduate students. Casting a ballot takes just a few minutes, and we need at least 20% participation from grad students or the election results for the ballot initiatives are not valid, and we have to do it all over again. So be sure to vote by 4 p.m. this Thursday!

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Sign up for paid registrations to Gaucho Gallop 5K Run on April 28

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The Graduate Division is offering ten paid registrations to the first ten graduate students indicating their interest to us about this year's Gaucho Gallop, an annual fundraising fun run put on by the Alumni Foundation on Saturday, April 28. This opportunity is first come, first served, so sign up today!

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Dean's Lecture on racial microaggressions in academic and social spaces

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Join the UCSB Gevirtz Graduate School of Education on April 23 for their 2nd Dean's Lecture on Education, Diversity, and Democracy ​by Dr. Daniel Solorzano, Professor of Education at UCLA. Dr. Solorzano will use a Critical Race Theory framework and the tools of racial microaggression to study everyday racism inside and outside of university spaces.

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UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the Weepies on Friday, May 11

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On the strength of their carefully crafted folk-pop, The Weepies have quietly become one of the most beloved indie folk bands of the last two decades. ​The duo will be backed by the musicians who played on the original recording of their popular album Hideaway as the ​band celebrates the album's 10-year anniversary.

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CAPS group programming for Spring 2018

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

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Call for nominations: Excellence in Teaching & Dixon-Levy Service Award

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Submit your nominations for two awards from the Graduate Student Association by Friday, March 16. The Dixon-Levy Service Award will be given to outstanding members of the university community who have worked to improve graduate student life. The GSA Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes the work of a graduate student who has shown excellence in their role as a teaching assistant or associate.

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Student Health hours during 2018 spring break

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UCSB’s Student Health will open from 8 a.m. to noon during March 26 to 29, and will be closed on March 30. During the closure, please consider Urgent Care Centers, either in Santa Barbara or use Aetna Network Providers if you are a GHI member. All students can use the 24/7 Nurseline for advice or Teladoc online visits.

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Cast your vote for 2018 Art of Science Competition

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The fifth annual Art of Science Competition is excited to unveil 57 entries that share a visual story of creativity and discovery at UCSB. Cast your vote for the entries that best capture your imagination and convey their meaning through the aesthetic. Voting closes on March 6, 2018.

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Hear Fast & Curious education talks on February 28

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Join UCSB’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education for their lecture series “Fast & Curious: ED Talks” on Wednesday, February 28. The event will feature faculty, students, and alumni from GGSE giving no more than an 8-minute talk each about their research that is shaping the field of education.

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Free Arts & Lecture talk from Seth Stephens-Davidowitz: Everybody Lies

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Join Arts & Lecture for a free talk on February 13 by New York Times writer Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on his book Everybody Lies, where he argues that much of what we thought about people has been dead wrong. The reason? People lie, to friends, lovers, doctors, surveys​—and themselves. Whether his findings make you laugh, shock you or disturb you, they will make you think.

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