Announcing new AVC of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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The UCSB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Sharon Tettegah as an Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Dr. Tettegah joined their team as of July 1, 2021. Please join the DEI Office in congratulating Dr. Tettegah on her new appointment!

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Workshop on the temporary amendment to the UC residency and policy guidelines

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The Residency Unit of the Office of the Registrar will be holding a live Zoom training session to discuss the Temporary Amendment to UC Residency and Policy Guidelines and further information on the residency reclassification process for continuing graduate students. This training will take place on Thursday, July 15 at 9 am. Read on to learn more and to RSVP!

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Art of Quantum competition

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Eddleman Center for Quantum Innovation (ECQI) at UCSB is excited to announce the new Art of Quantum competition! This competition invites quantum scientists and engineers in the US to share the beauty they see in quantum research, the creativity that goes into experiments, and the emotions of discovery through art images and captions. Attend a caption-writing workshop on July 15 from 4-5 pm to perfect your entry and submit your application by July 25. Read on to learn more!

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Join the Well-being Summer book club

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Graduate students, staff, and faculty are invited to join Health and Wellness, Student Leadership and Engagement, and CAPS for the Well-being Summer Book Club! Join to explore how to “find your people, create community, and live a more connected life.” The club will meet Tuesdays, starting 6/29, from 6:30-7:30pm. Read on for more information!

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FREE summer cinema with UCSB's Arts & Lectures

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UCSB Arts & Lectures announces the return of FREE Summer Cinema with Be Excellent & Party On! - Movies Under the Stars in Your Cars on Thursday evenings at 8:30pm from July 1 through Aug. 12 at West Wind Drive-in Santa Barbara. Take a trip back to the drive-in (and back in time!) with a series of nostalgic comedy and adventure flicks from the ’80s and ’90s. Read on for more info!

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Celebration of Juneteenth


Sponsored by the UCSB Office of Black Student Development, AVC Umoja Community invites students, faculty, staff, and others in the community to join them for a Juneteenth Celebration at 9am on June 18. Read on for more info and to RSVP!

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STS Futures Initiative: Cal STS Retreat

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The STS Futures Initiative is thrilled to be hosting this year's Cal STS retreat: two full days of free professional development workshops and networking opportunities on June 25th and 26th. Participants are free to pick and choose which workshops they are interested in attending. Read on for more details and to register!

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion event: Thriving Through Reform Together

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Please join UCSB's Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Belinda Robnett on June 3 from 1:30-2:30pm for a presentation on the office's current initiatives and programs, as well as future plans for advancing equity and justice on campus. There will be a Q&A and you can submit your questions in advance. Read on to learn more!

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Nontraditional Student Resource Center presents: The Art of Card Making with STEM

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Join the Nontraditional Students Resource Center for a workshop on STEM card making. In this workshop, you will learn to make interactive greeting cards with paper circuits and easy-to-use, light-up, electronic stickers! This program is designed for student parents to attend with their kids (ages 10-17), but anyone is welcome. Register to receive a free card making/circuit kit by May 5th!

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