UCSB Art History Graduate Student Association's symposium

Art History Symposium

The University of California, Santa Barbara’s Art History Graduate Student Association presents its 45th Annual Academic Symposium: Haunting the Canon: The Super-phenomena in Art on Friday, April 23 from 9am-12pm. Read on to learn more and to register for the symposium!

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Supplemental funding opportunity for NSF-supported researchers

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The National Science Foundation recently announced that as part of their Career-Life Balance Initiative, they would like to draw attention to the opportunity for supplemental funding to help NSF-funded researchers (including graduate students and postdoctoral scholars) who are confronted with a short-term increase in dependent care responsibilities ensure that the research activities supported by an NSF award can continue. Read on for more information!

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UCSB Library: study space for students opening in spring

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The UCSB Library is preparing to reopen a portion of the main Library for limited student study space at the beginning of Spring quarter on March 29th. Seats will be available by reservation-only for current UCSB students as well as faculty and staff. Reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance and users will be able to book up to 15 hours per week. Read on to learn more!

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Vaccine eligibility update for graduate students

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The Graduate Student Association (GSA) recently sent out an update on vaccine eligibility for graduate students. Graduate student employees qualify as part of the current Phase 1B rollout. Therefore, if UCSB is paying you — generally determined by whether you receive your paycheck through UCPath — then you are right now eligible to receive the vaccine in Santa Barbara County. Read on to learn more!

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RCSGD Trans Research Festival

Trans Research Festival

During Week 1 of the Spring quarter, which coincides with Trans Week of Visibility, UCSB's RCSGD will hold a Trans Research Festival in order to highlight the research and work done by the brilliant trans members of our campus community. Read on to learn more!

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Grad School Confidential podcast: burnout in grad school

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Check out the new Grad School Confidential podcast series! This monthly series is dedicated to breaking the silence over the academic and personal challenges that graduate students face, from impostor syndrome to working in isolation to dealing with failure. This month's episode focuses on burnout in graduate school. Read on to learn more!

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The Mind and Behavior Assessment Clinic

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The Mind and Behavior Assessment Clinic provides individuals in Santa Barbara County and surrounding areas a low-cost option to quality, comprehensive neuropsychological assessments. Read on to learn more!

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UCSB's Healing Center: providing psychological services to Black and African American clients of all ages

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Did you know? The Healing Center is a new specialty clinic of the Hosford Clinic that provides psychological services to Black and African American clients of all ages. In addition to general stressors and life issues, the Healing Center acknowledges the effects of racial trauma, marginalization, and injustice on social and health disparities among Black communities. All services at the Healing Center are provided by Black therapists who have an interest in addressing the negative toll of anti-Black racism on Black residents in our local community.⁣ Services are on a sliding fee schedule and UCSB students qualify for the lowest community fee of $25/session, with further fee reductions possible. Read on to learn more!

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UCSB Race to Justice series: Michelle Alexander

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Arts & Lectures is spearheading Race to Justice: an in-depth look at systemic racism from every angle. Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental, this season-long series engages leading activists, creatives, and thinkers to expand our understanding of racism and how race impacts society, and to inspire an expansive approach to advancing racial equality. On March 4, tune in to hear New York Times columnist Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow. All UCSB students can access the Race to Justice events for free. Read on to learn more!

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Difficult Dialogues: Anti-Blackness talk on February 26

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Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the next installment of its 2020-2021 series "Difficult Dialogues: Anti-Blackness" on Friday 2/26 at 12pm. The talk will be delivered by Dr. Joyce Bell and is titled, "How 'Diversity' Underdeveloped Higher Education." Read on to learn more and to register!

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Hosford Counseling & Psychological Services Clinic

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Did you know? The Hosford Counseling & Psychological Services Clinic is a UCSB-based community clinic that provides culturally sensitive, low-cost individual, couple, family, and group psychological treatment to the entire Santa Barbara community. Services are on a sliding fee schedule and UCSB students qualify for the lowest community fee of $25/session, with further fee reductions possible. Read on to learn more!

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RCSGD student survey

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RCSGD staff are seeking to learn what barriers exist that negatively impact LGBTQIA+ students' academic success while at UC Santa Barbara. Their goal is to identify these barriers, so they can continue to remove them or to create resources and structures that will help students circumvent these challenges as they continue toward graduation. Read on to learn more!

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UCSB's Rapid Rehousing Program

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Did you know? UCSB's Rapid Rehousing Program offers assistance to students with housing needs by offering transitional housing, housing vouchers, and case management. Read on to learn more!

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Story hour event for student parents

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Student parents: are you running out of ideas to keep your kids entertained during COVID-19? The Non-Traditional Student Resource Center (NTSRC) is here to help! Register for the NTSRC’s Oobleck night (Feb 10th) featuring a book reading, craft project, and science experiment all in one. Read on to learn more!

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An evening with W. Kamau Bell: a student-centered conversation

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Check out this special roundtable discussion on February 11th with W. Kamau Bell, host of CNN's United Shades of America and author of The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell. Students are invited to bring their questions, comments, and thoughts to the virtual table. Read on to learn more!

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Call for nominations: GSA teaching and service awards

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Each year the Graduate Student Association (GSA) grants awards for Excellence in Teaching by graduate student TA's, as well as awards for service to the graduate student community. These are the GSA Excellence in Teaching Award (ETA) and the Dixon-Levy GSA Service Award. The calls for nominations are now open and will end on February 28, 2021. You may nominate yourself! Read on to learn more about the awards.

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