Eric Jorgensen selected as 2018 Graduate Division Commencement Speaker

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Congratulations to Eric Jorgensen, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Theater and Dance, who will be taking the stage as this year's Student Speaker at the 2018 Graduate Division Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, June 18. In this GradPost special feature, Eric talks about being chosen as our student speaker, his research goals, and his ambitions for the future.

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UCSB grad student's research on gender in navigation gains national attention

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Popular news shows like Good Morning America and publications like Science News Daily are talking about research on gender in navigation conducted right here at the UCSB Hegarty Spatial Thinking Lab. In this GradPost feature, we chatted with Psychological & Brain Sciences grad student Alexander Boone to set the record straight about what his research is all about.

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Graduate Division welcomes new Graduate Writing Specialist

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The Graduate Division is excited to announce a brand-new addition to the staff of the Graduate Student Resource Center! Robby Nadler joins the team as our first-ever Graduate Writing Specialist, a full-time position devoted to expanding and improving graduate writing support on our campus. Read on to find out more about how Robby is working to support graduate students here at UCSB.

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Call for speakers: Present your research at Lunch & Learn

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What if you had the opportunity to talk about your research any way you wanted to? What is it about your research that motivates you? At Lunch & Learn, we want to know! Sign up to present your research in a fun, informal 15-minute presentation -- with free lunch included! We welcome anything from PowerPoint slides to fireside chats to hands-on demonstrations. Sign up today!

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Cheer on UCSB champion in system-wide Grad Slam competition on May 3

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​This week, UCSB will send its 2018 Grad Slam champion, ​Mengya Tao from the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, up to San Fransisco to compete against 9 other UC finalists ​in the 4th annual UC systemwide Grad Slam tournament on Thursday, May 3. Find out how you can tune in and vote for Mengya in the People's Choice competition!

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Come join us for the 2018 Grad Slam final round Friday, April 20

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After two weeks of competition, only 9 graduate students remain ​to compete in the final round of the 2018 Grad Slam this Friday. With thousands of dollars of prize money up for grabs, this​ is sure to be an event that you won't want to miss. If you can't make it in person, you can tune into the live-stream through UC Santa Barbara's Facebook page to catch all the excitement!

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Preview of Grad Slam semifinal round 3: Wednesday, April 18

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The Grad Slam semifinals continue with round 3, Wednesday April 18. Join us to cheer on your fellow graduate students as they vie for a spot in the final round. Here's a preview of what's to come... be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Preview of Grad Slam semifinal round 2: Tuesday, April 17

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The Grad Slam semifinals continue with round 2 on Tuesday, April 17. Join us to cheer on your fellow graduate students as they vie for a spot in the final round. Here's a preview of what's to come... be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Preview of Grad Slam semifinal round 1: Monday, April 16

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The Grad Slam semifinals ​kick off with round 1 on Monday, April 16. Join us to cheer on your fellow graduate students as they vie for a spot in the final round. Here's a preview of what's to come... be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Preview of Grad Slam prelim round 8: Friday, April 13

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The preliminary rounds of the 6th Annual Grad Slam wrap up with round 8. This is your last chance to get out the vote to help your favorite presenters advance to the semifinal rounds! Check out a preview of the presentations and be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Preview of Grad Slam prelim round 5: Wednesday, April 11

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The 6th Annual Grad Slam continues with prelim round 5. Remember to get out the vote to help your favorite presenters advance to the semifinal rounds! Check out a preview of the presentations and be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Preview of Grad Slam prelim rounds 3 and 4: Tuesday, April 10

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The 6th Annual Grad Slam continues with prelim rounds 3 and 4. Remember to get out the vote to help your favorite presenters advance to the semifinal rounds! Check out a preview of the presentations and be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Preview of Grad Slam prelim rounds 1 and 2: Monday, April 9

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The 6th Annual Grad Slam kicks off Monday, April 9! Come out to the first two preliminary rounds, where your People's Choice vote can help your favorites advance to the semifinal rounds. Check out a preview of the presentations and be sure to follow us on Facebook for live updates on the winners of each round.

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Join us for the 6th annual Grad Slam competition April 9-20

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Join us for the 6th annual Grad Slam, a campus-wide competition for the best three-minute talk by a graduate student. The competition features a People's Choice component, so be sure to check out the full prelim schedule and come out and support your friends and fellow grads starting on April 9!

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Check out our Spring 2018 programming lineup!

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We are on the home stretch for this academic year! Make the most of your Spring Quarter by taking advantage of the many workshops and events offered through the Graduate Student Resource Center. Be sure to mark your calendars and check out our Events page for updated information as events get closer.

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Graduate Division and Career Services welcome new Graduate Career Peer

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This spring quarter, the Graduate Student Resource Center and Career Services welcomes a new Graduate Career Peer Advisor, ​Ida Taghavi. Ida is a native Californian who is currently a ​PhD student in ​Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at UCSB. We chatted with her about her research interests, her ​passion for mentorship, and her love of yoga!

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