Submit to the tenth annual "Art of Science" competition

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The Schuller Lab, the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships, the College of Creative Studies, and the UCSB Library are excited to announce the tenth annual "Art of Science" competition. The Art of Science initiative invites current UCSB undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs to tell the story of their research through the aesthetic.

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Graduate Writers' Room is open every Wednesday from 10am-4pm

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Winter is a great time to get working on your writing resolutions! Do you need a productive, quiet environment where you can really get things done? Come write alongside your fellow grad students in the Graduate Writers' Room, featuring comfortable seating, snacks, and the best free coffee on campus! On Wednesday, January 25th, the Writers' Room will be closed from 12:15-1:30pm.

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This Wednesday: "Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UCSB's Gevirtz School"

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The lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School," returns on Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm at the Santa Barbara Public Library. Three faculty members, two graduate students, and one postdoctoral fellow will give talks about their research or work that is shaping education and applied psychology.

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Academic Job Market Pop-in

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The International Graduate Student Peer and Instructional Development are collaborating to host an Academic Job Market Pop-In space on January 24 from 1-3pm. Graduate students working on their academic job applications are invited to bring questions, concerns, or work in progress. Drinks, snacks, and goodie bags provided!

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New student organization for grad students: Grad Guide

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Grad Guide, a new student organization for graduate students, is looking for members. Grad Guide is a mentorship program on UCSB campus directed towards undergraduate students in STEM who are interested in applying to graduate school. Read on for more info and the sign-up link.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: December 2022 edition

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Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)--an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community--about strategies to help you thrive during crunch time. Membership in the NCFDD (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face. Read on to learn more!

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Tomorrow: eat lunch and learn about professional development grants at the IPS Meet & Eat!

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Join us tomorrow, December 1st from 12-12:45 in Elings 1601 for our next Meet and Eat for the Individualized Professional Skills grant program! At this event, two previous grant awardees -- Caragh Barry from Spanish and Portuguese and Bridget Vincent from EEMB -- will present on their IPS-sponsored experience. In addition, the IPS staff will be there to answer your questions. Lunch from Three Pickles will be provided!

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Tomorrow: International Language Exchange

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EAP and OISS are hosting an international language exchange event, and you are welcome to join on Tuesday, November 8 at 12-1pm. Come practice your Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, or Mandarin language skills in a casual environment while meeting new people and enjoying international snacks. All levels welcome!

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Next Wednesday from the MCC: Bakosó, Afrobeats of Cuba screening and discussion

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Join the Multicultural Center on Nov 9 for a screening of Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba. Bakosó is a groundbreaking documentary that weaves the story of Cuban DJ and Producer Isnay Rodriguez, also known as DJ Jigüe, and the creation of an entirely new genre. There will also be a post-screening Q&A with Dj Jigüe, Producer/Director Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi, and Co-Producer Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi.

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Tips from the NCFDD Monday Motivator: November 2022 edition

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Read on for tips from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)--an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community--about strategies to help you get unstuck with your writing. Membership in the NCFDD (free for UCSB students!) provides several forms of professional support to help combat common problems academics face. Read on to learn more!

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Bagel Hour on Wednesdays at GSA Lounge

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Every Wednesday from 9am-12pm, get fresh bagels, fruit, coffee, hot cocoa and tea at the GSA Lounge (2nd floor of MCC) during the GSA Bagel Hour. The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) will also have an International Student Advisor there from 9-10am to provide general advising.

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Sign-up now for Haunted or Hallowed, an Escape Room Workshop

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Are you a graduate student and interested in escape rooms or immersive gaming experiences, whether as a designer or a player? Join two professional game designers for a 2-day workshop on October 19 & 20, 2022, in support of your overall wellness. Participants will receive a stipend! Sign up by October 18 at 5pm!

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