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The California State Policy Evidence Consortium (CalSPEC), a program embedded at UC Center Sacramento, has set aside $15,000 for an Equity Framework Advancement Award. The grant will be awarded on a competitive basis to a graduate student and faculty mentor who are interested in developing a White Paper on incorporating the concept of equity into Bill Analysis. Learn more about how to apply!

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Are you expecting to travel abroad soon? The UC Office of the President's Risk Services has put out a notice for UC graduate students regarding the UC Student Travel Insurance Policy. If you are traveling as a part of your research or degree program, you have access to the benefits that this policy provides, along with other resources and support.

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The Office of Summer Sessions is recruiting graduate students to teach INT 93LS courses in Summer 2024 during a 4-week session from July 1-26. Summer Research Academies (SRA) is a pre-college program that provides advanced high school students (residential and commuter) an introduction to the research enterprise through project-based, directed research in various fields. Read on to learn more!

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If you are interested in securing funding to help with costs of traveling to present at a conference, be sure to check out the Academic Senate applications for the 2023-24 Doctoral Student Travel Grant. Deadline to apply is at least 21 days in advance of travel. Read on for more information on qualifications and how to apply!

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The Graduate Student Peers and Instructional Development are collaborating to host an Academic Job Market Pop-In space on Tuesday, October 17 from 2-3:30pm. Graduate students working on their academic job applications are invited to bring questions, concerns, or work in progress. Drinks and light snacks provided!

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Did you miss our Special Guest Workshop with Alison Miller but want to learn to be more productive and effective at writing and conducting academic research? Would you like to develop and use a sound project-management approach to completing your dissertation or thesis? Then be sure to watch the recording from the event! Read on for more info and a link to the video.

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Join the UCSB Library for a workshop on November 1 all about patents. UCSB librarians will provide a presentation on patents geared to graduate students, although everyone is welcome. Learn more about the valuable legal, business, and technical information patents provide, how to find them using open and proprietary databases, and what UCSB inventors need to know about applying for patents.

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Instructional Development has tons of workshops to support Teaching Assistants on campus this fall quarter! Some of the notable workshops include "Crafting your Diversity Statement," "Make your Course More Accessible with UDL," "Academic and Non-Academic Job Market Pop-In," "Pillars of Teaching Assistantship Workshop Series," and their upcoming Certificate in Inclusive Teaching. Be sure to check out their offerings and sign up for individual sessions on Shoreline!

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