International TA Appreciation Social

International TA Appreciation Social

Come join the International TA Appreciation Social on Wednesday, March 1 from 3-4:30p. The focus of the social is "Finding Your Teaching Identity". There will be food and fun activities to help international TAs boost their confidence as teaching assistants.

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This week: A&L presents Dr. Ainissa Ramirez (free events)

Ainissa Ramirez

Next week, UCSB Arts & Lectures welcomes acclaimed materials scientist and science communicator Dr. Ainissa Ramirez. On Feb 22, Dr. Ramirez will host a lunch and learn session on the topic of “Diversity in STEM.” On Feb 23, Dr. Ramirez will deliver an illustrated presentation on the impact of women and people of color in science and engineering. Both events are free.

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Public Domain Players info night this Thursday

Public domain players

The Public Domain Players (PDP) theatre company is hosting an informational session to recruit more people, especially graduate students, and to talk about their upcoming season. This session will be held on this Thursday, Feb 16 at 6:30pm in the Early Modern Center (South Hall 2510). Join the Artistic Directors to learn more about this opportunity to get involved in the theatre arts!

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

Fast and Curious Event

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

Job Market Pop-in Gradpost

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

Copy of Stanford UG fellowship TN

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


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!

Copy of Meet & Eat - December 2022 (Shoreline image)

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

International Language Exchange

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

bakoso tn

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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