UCSB's Health & Wellness 2019 NCHA Survey

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Health & Wellness has just released the 2019 National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey, aimed at giving UCSB campus health service providers a better understanding of what the wellbeing needs are of the diverse student population at UCSB. Graduate students are invited to complete the survey for a chance to win a $75 Amazon gift card!

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LAUNCH PAD production of “The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963”

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The Watsons shares themes with current films such as Green Book, The Hate U Give, and If Beale Street Could Talk, and is 80 minutes of pure enjoyment. Adapted from a beloved children's book of the same title, The Watsons is the result of a true collaboration of talent and partnership and is bringing out the best in its cast and crew. Don't miss out - get your tickets today!

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The Laramie Legacy: A Conversation with Judy Shepard

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On Friday, February 22, Judy Shepard (Founding President of the Matthew Shepard Foundation​) will speak about her son's legacy and the work of the foundation. A panel of scholars will precede Mrs. Shepard's talk and the evening will conclude with a reception. The event is free, but reservations are required. Read on for more information about the speaker and how to reserve tickets.

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Rosie Bermudez awarded UCOP Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2019-2020

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Congratulations to Rosie Bermudez, Chicana/o Studies doctoral candidate and Graduate Scholars Mentor, for receiving a UC Office of the President Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2019-2020!​ Rosie will work with Professor Robin Kelley, the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA. Read on to learn more about Rosie and her research.

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UCSB Multicultural Center event on February 7 with Eddie Glaude

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Join the MCC this Thursday, February 7th, for a talk with Eddie Glaude: "'Begin Again': Fighting for Democracy in the Age of Trump." Glaude will discuss how the fight for democracy, in this moment with the erosion of norms and the fragility of democratic institutions, requires of us, in our specific places and in full light of the kind of society we want, a different kind of struggle and a more robust political language. Read on for more info.

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Graduate Student Interpersonal Process Group

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Are you struggling with interpersonal problems, relationship issues, mental health concerns, academic issues, or general stress associated with getting through grad school? Consider gaining support by joining the Graduate Student Interpersonal Process Group, a psychotherapy group designed just for graduate students. Read on for more information and details on how to sign up.

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6th annual Art of Science competition: Deadline extended to Feb 14

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The 6th annual Art of Science competition is now open for submissions! UCSB undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs are invited to tell the story of their research through the aesthetic. First-place will receive a $250 amazon gift card. Prizes of smaller amounts will also be awarded to second, third-place, and community vote winners. Submission deadline has been extended to February 14, 2019.

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Grad Student Housing Events

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Don't miss out on upcoming events to help with your housing search! University & Community Housing Services is hosting two events that will connect you to resources, landlords, and options for next year. Get info, ask questions, and plan ahead!

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OISS limited services due to SEVIS outage on February 4

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On February 4, UCSB's Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) will have services limited to document pick-up, document drop-off, advising, and delays in processing times. Please plan accordingly for time-sensitive requests, especially Travel Signature Requests and reprints of your I-20. Read on for more information.

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Check Your Pay Status in the UCPath Portal

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As the campus continues to acclimate to the recently implemented UCPath payroll system, the Graduate Division encourages all employed graduate students to be proactive in checking their pay status. Employees can view their paycheck statements in the UCPath Portal 48 hours in advance of payday. Read on for more information and helpful links.

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Profs at the Pub featuring 2018 National Book Award Winner and UCSB Professor Jeffrey Stewart

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Alumni Affairs and UCSB Affiliates​ invite you to a special Profs @ the Pub event! This Tuesday, January 29, come to SAMsARA Winery to hear National Book Award winner Jeffrey Stewart's insights on the birth and evolution of Jazz music. Profs @ the Pub is a free monthly speaker series for local alumni, faculty, staff, students, and community members at some of Santa Barbara's (and Goleta's!) favorite watering holes. RSVP today!

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Community bike sale

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UCSB's Community Service Organization is pleased to offer their quarterly bike sale being held this Saturday, January 26, from noon to 3:00 p.m. Hundreds of bikes are being offered for sale from $10 to $50, depending on condition. This price also includes the cost to register the bicycle. Read on for more info!

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Impact of government shutdown on CalFresh benefits

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The federal government shutdown will have some impacts on CalFresh ​that the UCSB CalFresh team would like to update you on. These changes may create challenges for you and/or students you work with​; you are encouraged to reach out to the CalFresh team for more information about resources that students can seek support from during the shutdown. Read on for more details.

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Become part of UCSB's Support Network for Undocumented Students

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You are invited to join the Support Network for Undocumented Students: a list of staff, faculty, and graduate students who support undocumented students. This list is intended to serve as a directory and resource for undocumented students and allies. The list will be public on ​the Undocumented Student Services (USS) website for community to access​. Sign up by January 22!

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UCPath Important Reminders: A message from the Graduate Division

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The Graduate Division sent out a message containing important UCPath reminders for faculty, staff, student workers, and academic personnel. Read on for information regarding how to sign up for your electronic W-2, how to update your personal information in UCPath, and how to access online UCPath demonstrations.

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H-1B and Permanent Residency Immigration Workshop

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There are a range of employment visas, as well as U.S. permanent resident statuses, that can allow you to work in the U.S. after you finish your program at UCSB. On January 18, join immigration law specialist Adam Green, a practicing attorney in the Los Angeles area, for a free workshop on employment immigration issues, particularly the transition from student statuses to employment statuses.

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Additional space in the library available for faculty and graduate students

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The Art & Architecture Seminar Room at the UCSB Library is now available as study space for UCSB faculty and graduate students, who will be able to enter the room by swiping their access cards using the newly installed card reader at the southwest entrance to the room. The room will be accessible for study after regular business hours. Read on for more details.

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Commencement 2019: Save the Date

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Mark your calendars! This year, the Graduate Division Commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, June 14th at 1 p.m. on the Commencement Green. This is a departure from previous years, when it has been held on Sunday at 4 p.m., and means that the spring filing deadline will be extended to Tuesday, June 18th. Read on for additional information!

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Library recess hours and closure for winter break

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The UCSB Library is currently open and operating on recess hours, but will close this weekend for winter break. 24/7 online access to research databases, electronic journals, and e-books is available to UCSB students, faculty, and staff during the closure. For detailed building and service desk hours, read on!

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