Graduate Division welcomes new International Peer Advisor

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The Graduate Division is excited to welcome our new International Peer Advisor, Athith Krishna. Athith will work to create representative spaces and provide resources specific to the international graduate student population at UCSB. Read on to find out more about ​​Athith!

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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 2021-22 award cycle, 17 students applied from UCSB, 6 were selected as finalists, 1 was selected as an alternate, and 7 were selected as semi-finalists. Congratulations to these outstanding students!

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Find out about new ways to stay up-to-date on the GradPost!

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Starting this week, the GradPost will be migrating to a new service (Follow.It) that will deliver the daily digest emails of all of our content. We are excited to be able to bring you a more stable and customizable way to engage with all of our content that is curated just for grad students and postdocs. Read on to learn more and sign up today!

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Summer support grants for PhD Students

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As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Graduate Division will provide 50 summer stipends of $7,000 to doctoral students whose research and progress toward the completion of their degrees were severely impacted by the global pandemic. You are eligible for this program if you are currently registered in a UCSB doctoral program and experienced demonstrable delays in research and/or academic progress due to the global pandemic. Priority will be given to advanced doctoral students. Submit an application by Friday, July 9 to be considered!

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Congratulations to the winners of the Crossroads 2.0 course proposal competition

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Congratulations to MacKenzie Wade (Anthropology) and Mariah Miller (Global Studies), winners of the Crossroads 2.0 Course Proposal competition. Their course, titled “Alternative Foods, Alternative Economies: Creative Collaborations to Reimagine the Food System" will be offered in the College of Creative Studies during the 2021-22 academic year. Read on to learn more!

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Meet the winners of the 2021 graduate mentoring awards

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The Graduate Division is pleased to announce the ​winners for two awards ​honoring graduate students who have distinguished themselves in the area of undergraduate research supervision: Elliott Ihm, Ryan Lach, Chelsea Edwards, Elizabeth Agey, Corinna Klein, and Valerie Meier. Read on to find out more about our awardees!

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Check out our Summer 2021 programming lineup!

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Check out the Summer 2021 events and workshops offered by the Graduate Student Resource Center! Don't miss your chance to get plugged into our ongoing professional development programming – from finding funding, to crafting your C.V. and resume, to navigating LinkedIn, and much more. ​Mark your calendars and visit our Events page for updated information as events get closer.

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Deadline extended: Apply for the Graduate Division's International Graduate Student Peer Advisor position

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The Graduate Division, in partnership with the Division of Student Affairs, is currently accepting applications for the International Graduate Student Peer Advisor. Along with an hourly salary and partial fee support, this position provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in academic administration while supporting fellow graduate students. The application deadline has been extended to Tuesday, June 22. Read on for more info and to apply!

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Graduate Division seeks Funding Peer Advisor for 2021-22

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The UCSB Graduate Division is currently accepting applications for its Funding Peer Advisor position. Along with an hourly salary and partial fee support (equivalent to 25% TA fee support), this position provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in academic administration while supporting fellow graduate students. Apply by July 12!

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Congratulations to our Diversity and Outreach Peer Advisor!

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The Graduate Division would like to congratulate Sam del Castillo on matching at the California State University Long Beach Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)! Sam will be completing their predoctoral internship with CSU Long Beach's CAPS, where they will be working with students and supporting their mental health. They will also continue their dissertation work on parental support of transgender Latinx youth, as well as other projects on decolonizing psychology and teaching and training. Read on to learn more!

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Support UCSB's champion in the UC-wide Grad Slam!

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Cheer on and vote for Logan Kozal, UCSB's campus winner and graduate student in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, as she presents her research in the UC-wide Grad Slam! Logan will be competing against members of other UC campuses for her share of the $14,000 total prize money. You can watch Grad Slam live tomorrow and cast your vote for Logan in the People's Choice Award!

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Applications for Graduate Student Internship Fellowship due May 2

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Don't miss your chance to apply for the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship, which offers up to five $2,000-$2,500 scholarships annually to help graduate students explore career opportunities and gain valuable work experience while in school. Funds are awarded to students who demonstrate​ financial need as well as how their Summer or Fall 2021 work experience will be ​beneficial for their career trajectory. Applications are open until May 2, 2021. Read on to learn how to apply!

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Introducing the Graduate Student Organization Series

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Looking to find community on campus? The Graduate Student Organization Series features profiles of social, professional, and affinity groups for graduate students to help you expand your personal and professional communities. Read on to learn more about the UCSB organizations featured in the series!

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Vote to reaffirm the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship!

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Over the past 3 years, the Graduate Student Internship Fellowship has awarded over 18 fellowships to support essential career opportunities for graduate students. This is the only funding stream on campus that supports graduate students in gaining valuable career experiences outside the academy. Vote to reaffirm the fellowship during next week's GSA Elections (April 19-22)!

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