Cheer on UCSB in the UC-wide Grad Slam competition May 4

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Next week, UCSB will send its campus 2017 Grad Slam champion, Leah Foltz, up to San Fransisco to compete against 9 other UC finalists ​in the 3rd annual UC systemwide Grad Slam tournament. Tune in to the live-stream coverage of the event to cheer on Leah and vote in the People's Choice award!

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Preview of Grad Slam semifinal round 3: April 19

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The semifinal rounds for the Grad Slam competition come to a close with round 3 on Wednesday, April 19, at 11 a.m. in ESB 1001. ​Come listen to your fellow graduate students explain their research in 3 minutes or less and find out who will advance to the final round.

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Preview of Grad Slam semifinal round 1: April 17

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The 5th Annual Grad Slam competition continues with three semifinal rounds this week, leading up to the ultimate final round on Friday, April 21. Join us for the first semifinal round on Monday, April 17, and watch your fellow graduate students explain their research in 3 minutes or less.

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Registration now open for 2017 Beyond Academia conference

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Jump-start your career on May 5-6! The annual Beyond Academia conference aims to prepare UCSB graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in all stages and disciplines to pursue a wide range of career options. Registration is now open, but space is limited, so sign up today!

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UCSB receives NEH Next Generation Ph.D. Grant

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The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced that ​UCSB is one of 28 institutions to receive a Next Generation PhD Grant to ​help universities rethink how they prepare doctoral students for career paths outside ​the academy.

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Applications now open for 2016 Dissertation Write-In

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The deadline to apply for this four-day intensive workshop is Monday, July 25. You are eligible to apply if you are a Ph.D. student who has advanced to candidacy, has completed a chapter of your dissertation, and is committed to attending all sessions of the Write-In.

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Register by this Friday for Beyond Academia conference

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Jump-start your career on May 5-6! The annual Beyond Academia conference features two full days of keynote speakers, interactive workshops, diverse career panels, and networking events designed to prepare you pursue a wide range of career options. Registration closes this Friday!

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The Final Round of Grad Slam is almost here!

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After two weeks of competition and 71 amazing competitors, only 9 graduate students remain ​to compete in the final round of the 2017 Grad Slam this Friday. Join us at Corwin Pavillion at 3 p.m. on April 21 or tune into the Facebook live-stream coverage to catch all the excitement!

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