Registration deadline extended for 2020 Grad Slam competition

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Don't miss the opportunity to win fame and fortune! We're giving away over $15,000 in cash and prizes, including a grand prize of $5,000. Grad Slam is also a great chance to hone your presentation skills, publicize your research, and meet other cool graduate students doing interesting work. So come join the fun! The final deadline to register has been extended to this Friday, February 7.

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Introducing Shira Minerd: Work-Life Resource Coordinator at UC Santa Barbara

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Shira Minerd was recently hired as the Work-Life Resource Coordinator for all campus employees. She is available to assist with connecting graduate student employees to key services needed to pursue work-life integration and harmony. Read on to find out more about Shira and the types of work-life services she supports for graduate student employees.

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Check out our Winter 2020 programming lineup!

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Check out the Winter 2020 events and workshops offered by the Graduate Student Resource Center. Don't miss out on your chance to gain resources for tax season, craft your resume for non-academic jobs, and learn about the Individualized Professional Skills (IPS) Grant Program​.

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Introducing Eugene Riordan: Graduate Student Assistant for RCSGD

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Eugene Riordan is the Graduate Student Assistant at the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD). Eugene's role is to support queer and trans graduate students in all phases of their education, advocate for and with them within UCSB structures, and partner with other campus groups to help queer and trans graduate students develop socially and professionally. Read on to find out more about Eugene and the RCSGD!

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#GradStories presents: Kio Griffith

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Check out ​our second installment of #GradStories, featuring MFA student Kio Griffith. #GradStories is a new video series launched by the Graduate Division to highlight the research and experience of UCSB graduate students​.

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Call for speakers: Present your research at an upcoming Lunch & Learn

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What if you had the opportunity to talk about your research any way you wanted to? What is it about your research that motivates you? At Lunch & Learn, we want to know! Sign up to present your research in a fun, informal 15-minute presentation -- with free lunch included! We welcome anything from PowerPoint slides to fireside chats to hands-on demonstrations. Sign up today!

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#GradStories presents: Rebecca Baker

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The Graduate Division is excited to launch #GradStories, a new video series highlighting the research and experience of UCSB graduate students​. Check out our first video featuring Rebecca Baker, a PhD student in the English Department.

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Introducing Mental Health Peer Veronica Franco

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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recently welcomed their new Graduate Mental Health Peer Veronica Franco. She will be working with the Mental Health Peer Program to assist graduate students on issues related to mental health and wellness. Read on to find out more about Veronica and the Mental Health Peer Program at UCSB.

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National Science Foundation director visits UC Santa Barbara

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UC Santa Barbara welcomes National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova to campus. Dr. Córdova toured our university’s research facilities and met with graduate students who received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship award. Read on to find out more about the impact of Dr. Córdova's work and the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

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Graduate Division welcomes new Diversity Peer Advisor

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The Graduate Division is excited to welcome our new ​​Diversity Peer Advisor, ​​Sam del Castillo. ​They will be working with staff and students all across campus to make UCSB's graduate student body even more diverse, representative, and ​supportive. Read on to find out more about ​​Sam!

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Check out our Fall 2019 programming lineup!

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​Be sure to check out upcoming workshops from the Graduate Student Resource Center. From financial literacy, to improv skills for interviewing, to plenty of opportunities to build connections across campus – we hope you'll join us for ​our lineup of ​​Fall 2019 programming. ​Mark your calendars and visit the Events page for updated information as events get closer.

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2019 Incoming Grad Series: Aizhan Adilkhan

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Our final featured student, Aizhan Adilkhan, is moving to Santa Barbara from Kazakhstan with her two children. Read on to learn more about ​her research and some of her plans for when she arrives at UCSB!

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2019 Incoming Grad Series: Aisha Anwar

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Aisha Anwar is an incoming Ph.D. student in English from North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from UNC, where she studied English Literature and Global Studies. Read on to learn more about ​​Aisha's journey in North Carolina and her business she created from a hobby!

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2019 Incoming Grad Series: Valdis Jansons

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Valdis Jansons has been busy since he received his BA and MA degrees in classical singing in Parma, Italy. He has traveled all over the world as a professional singer and has sung in over 10 languages! Valdis is coming to UCSB to pursue a Ph.D. in Music.

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2019 Incoming Grad Series: Tannishtha Bhattacharjee

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Grad school marks the next chapter in Tannishtha Bhattacharjee's adventure. She is coming to UCSB from Delhi, India, where she received her BA, MA, and MPhil in History. She is very excited to ​come to UCSB and continue her work in the History Department and inspire UCSB fashion.

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2019 Incoming Grad Series: Matthew Devlin

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Next up in our 2019 Incoming Grad Series is Matthew Devlin, who is coming to UCSB from the L'Oreál USA research headquarters in New Jersey to pursue a Ph.D. in ​​Mechanical Engineering. Read on to learn more about ​Matthew's ​background, research interests, and his extensive knowledge of mascara!

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