Engaging Teaching Symposium upcoming on October 6-7

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The Center for Innovative Teaching, Research, and Learning (CITRAL) and Instructional Development are excited to invite you to the Engaging Teaching Symposium! The Symposium, which runs on October 6 and 7, is a great opportunity to learn about innovative teaching practices at UCSB. Read on for more info, including the Symposium's program!

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Help with STEM outreach -- volunteer to be a FUSE facilitator

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Do you have an interest in helping junior high students and families gain familiarity with science and its importance in education? Are you looking to increase your science communication opportunities? You are invited to become a FUSE facilitator! The facilitator training is September 27, 5:30-7:30p in 1601 Elings. Pizza will be provided. Read on for more info and to RSVP.

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Seeking mentors for the Graduate Scholars Program

Call for Graduate Mentors

Are you a PhD candidate interested in helping first- and second-year doctoral students? Consider applying to be mentor for the Graduate Scholars Program! GSP supports graduate students from diverse and historically-underrepresented backgrounds throughout their graduate careers. Mentors receive stipends of $500/quarter. Apply by September 23.

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Graduate student employees' access to LinkedIn Learning

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Attention graduate students! Are you employed through the university? If so, be sure to take advantage of the free training available to you through LinkedIn Learning. You have access to more than 5,000 software, creative, and business skills video tutorials that are current and taught by industry experts by logging in with your UCSB netID and password. Read on for more info!

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Graduate Simulation Seminar Series talk: Dr. Steven Arturo, Dow

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The Graduate Simulation Seminar Series (GS^3) invites you to a talk featuring Dr. Steven Arturo from Dow. Dr. Arturo will give a seminar titled "Creating Sustainable Solutions with Computation" on Wednesday, September 14 at 2:00-3:00pm in ESB 2001. Following the seminar, Dr. Arturo and his Dow colleagues will have an informal meet and greet on the ESB Patio. Read on for more details.

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CITRAL Community of Practice: Course Design for Equity

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Are you committed to equity and antiracism and want to strengthen your application of those commitments in your teaching? Are you looking for a like-minded community? Are you hoping to develop your teaching and job application materials? CITRAL is recruiting a group of graduate students to discuss strategies for equitable teaching and to workshop your materials! Each participant will receive a $500 stipend. Applications are due September 20.

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2023 Emerging Researchers National conference accepting abstracts and travel award apps

ERN Call for Abstracts

The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference has opened travel award applications and abstract submissions. The Conference is aimed at students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. It will be held in Washington, D.C., on February 9-11, 2023. Abstracts and travel awards apps are due on September 16.

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CSEP and I&E offer second PDS video series on Technology Management

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Hear more innovative perspectives and personal stories in this second video series installment from the Professional Development Series (PDS) offered by the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP) and the Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) program. This second series focuses on Technology Management. Read on for info and links to the interviews.

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Hiring alert: WGSE opens applications for Associate Director

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The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexual Equity (WGSE) at UC Santa Barbara is hiring an Associate Director. WGSE comprises the Women's Center and the Non-Traditional Student Resource Center. The department is dedicated to providing education on women’s issues, feminism, healthy masculinities, and gender and social equity. Application review will begin on September 20, 2022.

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Seminar Tomorrow: Typesetting and Figure Creation for Researchers

Typesetting and Figure Creation Seminar

Join Professors Ram Seshadri and Chris Bates tomorrow, September 2nd from 11am-12:30pm for a remote seminar, "Typesetting and Figure Creation for Researchers." This seminar is for science and engineering researchers who care about consistency, clarity, legibility, and aesthetics in their publications, presentations, and reports.

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McNair Scholars Program is recruiting Grad Mentor -- apps due September 12

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UCSB's McNair Scholars Program is recruiting a Graduate Mentor. The goals of McNair are to increase the number of first- generation, low-income and/or underrepresented students in doctoral programs, and to diversify the faculty in colleges and universities across the country. Applications are due on September 12 by 4pm, so read on for more information!

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Amazon Virtual Career Fair runs tomorrow morning

Amazon Career Fair

Amazon Student Programs is hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, August 24 from 9am-1pm PST. STEM students at UCSB are encouraged to drop in! This is a great event for students interested in tech roles across Amazon. Read on for more info and the registration link.

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Information about 2022-2023 T.A. Orientation

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If you will be a teaching assistant or reader for the first time during the 2022-23 school year, you are required to complete the campus-wide TA Orientation. The orientation will run on September 19-20. This interactive training focuses on effective teaching practices, your rights and responsibilities, and resources available to you. Please read on for more info!

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Applications open for the 2022 Chicagoland STEM Postdoc Recruitment Initiative

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Northwestern University, the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), and the University of Chicago (UChicago), are excited to announce that applications are now open for the second annual Chicagoland Diverse STEM Postdoc Recruitment Initiative! The initiative has two components: professional development programming, and informational interviews. Applications due September 12. Read on for more info!

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