2017 Incoming Grad Series: James O'Hara

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Next up in our 2017 Incoming Grad Series is James O'Hara, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in ​Physics at UCSB. Having lived his whole life in the Northeast, he says he is ready for some nicer weather. Read on to learn more about James' ​background, research interests, and his very own podcast!

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2017 Incoming Grad Series: Jordan Victorian

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The 2017 Incoming Grad Series continues with Jordan Victorian, an incoming Ph.D. student in Feminist Studies from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Learn more about ​Jordan's research interests in black sexual politics and what they are looking forward to at UCSB!

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2017 Incoming Grad Series: Phoebe Racine

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First up in our 2017 Incoming Graduate Student Series is Phoebe Racine, a UCSB Graduate Scholar entering the Ph.D. program in Environmental Science ​& Management. Learn more about Phoebe's passion for fish as well as her eclectic interests – including livestock wrangling!

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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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Register by this Friday for Beyond Academia conference


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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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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