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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Open 12-Step meeting for graduate and non-traditional students

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UCSB's Gauchos for Recovery, part of the Alcohol and Drug Program, are offering an open 12-Step meeting for graduate and non-traditional students every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Embarcadero Hall. The meetings are lead by a graduate student in recovery and more information can be found on the Gauchos for Recovery website.

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Queer hemisphere: América Cuir conference Feb 8-9

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Join for the 2018 Latin American and Iberian Studies conference, Queer Hemisphere: América Cuir. Scholars, activists, and performers from Mexico, Brazil, Peru, other Andean countries, as well as Latinx communities in the US, are coming together to discuss the challenges of studying gender and sexuality in the Americas.

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Mark your calendar for GGSE Departmental Grad Slam!

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UCSB’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education is pleased to present 2018 GGSE Grad Slam on Tuesday, April 3. This is a non-competitive event that allows graduate students to share their research within three minutes with the rest of the GGSE community. Deadline to register is Friday, February 9.

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Participate in the 2018 Gaucho Wellness Challenge

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Join the Department of Health and Wellness' Gaucho Wellness Challenge to start living a balanced, healthful life. Attend events across campus to be entered to win prizes such as Amazon Fire TV Sticks, Hydroflasks, FitBits, Tank Tops, and more!

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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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