Hiring alert: RCSGD seeking Graduate Assistant for Education Initiatives

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The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Education Initiatives. This position contributes to the RCSGD mission of facilitating the intersectional inclusion and representation of the identities, experiences, and concerns of LGBTQIA+ students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members at UCSB. Applications due Nov 27!

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GSRC staff and peers are here for you!

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The Graduate Student Resource Center staff members and peer advisors are available for this Summer. We will be providing some of our services virtually, and some in-person. Find out more on how to connect with us!

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Graduate Division seeks Graduate Programming Assistant 2022-23

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The UCSB Graduate Division is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Programming Assistant. This position provides programming and resources that help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars develop the skills to become effective professionals in a variety of careers. The position runs through the 2022-23 academic year and is renewable for subsequent years. Applications are due by Friday, October 21.

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Check out our Fall 2022 programming lineup!

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Check out the Fall 2022 events and workshops offered by the Graduate Student Resource Center! Don't miss your chance to get plugged in to our ongoing professional development programming – from finding funding, to public speaking workshops, to pumpkin decorating, and much more. ​Mark your calendars and visit our Shoreline page for updated information as events get closer.

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Yuri Fraccaroli

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Yuri Fraccaroli, who will be pursuing a PhD in Feminist Studies. Read on to learn more about his experience growing up in Brazil, his research on queer migration, and some fun facts!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Emma Duge

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Emma Duge, who is entering the PhD program in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Learn about her background, how she came to study mosquitoes, and some fun facts about her--including her love of games!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Faryal Nadeem

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Faryal Nadeem, who will be pursuing a PhD in Global Studies. Learn more about Faryal's career as an investigative reporter in Pakistan, her research on religious violence, and her love of letter writing!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Javier Patron

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Javier Patron, who will be pursuing a Master's degree in Environmental Data Science at the Bren School. Learn more about Javier's love of ocean sports, his research on marine protected areas, and some fun facts!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Veronica Wilson

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Veronica Wilson, who is entering the PhD program in the Department of Communication. Learn more about her research on mental health and some fun facts about her--including that she is the author of a popular children's book!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Kyle Brown

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Kyle Brown, who will be pursuing their PhD in Chemistry. Learn more about Kyle's life growing up on a farm, how they decided to study chemistry, and some fun facts about their musical preferences!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Humberto Flores

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Next up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Humberto Flores, who will be pursuing a PhD in Sociology. Learn more about Humberto's research on police illegitimacy in Latinx communities, his interest in street photography, and some fun facts!

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2022 Incoming Grad Series: Shantal Adajian

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First up in our 2022 Incoming Grad Series is Shantal Adajian, who will be entering the PhD program in Mechanical Engineering. Learn more about Shantal's childhood in Lebanon, her research interests, and how she became a vegan hunter!

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Monkeypox info from UCSB Campus Wellbeing

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UCSB Campus Wellbeing has created a page with information and resources related to monkeypox. You can find information about vaccination criteria and availability, symptoms, transmission, and local and digital resources. Read on for more info and links.

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Graduate Division is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Master's Thesis Award

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Graduate Division has the opportunity to nominate two students for the 2022-23 Distinguished Master's Thesis Award, presented by the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) and PROQUEST. If selectet, the recipient will receive an award consisting of a certificate, $1,000, and travel expenses to the annual WAGS meeting in Portland, OR. Nomination materials due on September 16. Read on for more info.

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Six UCSB graduate students win Fulbright Fellowships for research abroad

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The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a highly competitive international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. In the 2022-23 award cycle, 15 students applied from UCSB, 6 were selected as finalists, 2 were selected as alternates, and 4 were selected as semi-finalists. Congratulations to these outstanding students!

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