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  • Dear Graduate Students, please share this job opportunity with any outstanding undergraduates that you know: Writing Hub Peer Writing Mentors enjoy flexible schedules, paid weekly training, and a $14/hr wage. We look for students from any degree program who are strong writers, eager to learn more, and capable of working supportively with fellow students. Students can apply via:  https://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/Modules/ASES/Apply.aspx?cid=2011. (In the ASES system they can search for “Writing Hub Peer Mentors”; they’ll want to select the FA17/ WI18 / SP18 campaign.) Applications are due 11:59pm, Wednesday, May 17th. Questions about the job can be addressed to writinghub@ucsd.edu.
  • Dance / U.S.A. BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY; Thur. May 25 at 8 pm; Mandeville Auditorium; Ticket: $5 for UCSD Graduate Students; Purchase tickets at the box office (located at the Price Center) or at the door, the night of the event. Please let the box office know you’re a grad student at UCSD
  • APPLY TODAY: Student Worker as a Design Lab Communications Copywriter/Editor. I am interested in hiring a Graduate Student who has journalism experience and 1-3 years of communications and or editorial work related experience. I have attached a copy of the job requisition and included some details in the description below. Description: Under the direction of the Communications Lead, the incumbent will write creative and engaging copy for dissemination of the Design Lab’s story to the larger academic and design industry communities, with the goal of making the Design Lab the hub for design-related news in the San Diego region and generating interest in the Design Lab’s research for partnerships and collaborations. Salary: $14 an hour. Please send e-mail to Ian Strelsky: istrelsky@ucsd.edu
  • IAH GRADUATE SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS, 2017 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2017: Please send all application materials in a single PDF file (and any queries) to Katherine Levy, levyk@ucsd.edu, with a subject line, “Graduate Summer Fellowship: [Name of Applicant]”. APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications should be a maximum of two pages, 12-point font, and include the following:
    • 1. Full name
    • 2. Department
    • 3. Dissertation project title and description
    • 4. Description of activities to be supported (you may request support for travel, supplies, or equipment needed to complete research, or you may request support for your time to write the dissertation)
    • 5. How the project relates to one of the four themes listed above
    • 6. Simple budget
  • 2017-18 UC San Diego Institute of Arts & Humanities: Center for the Humanities Dissertation Writing Workshop Call for Applications: Applications are due Wednesday, June 1st, 2017. Send applications by email to the Institute of Arts & Humanities Program Administrator, Carla Wilson (c2wilson@ucsd.edu). Upon receipt, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • 2017 POD GPSD Career Development Travel Grant – Applications Due July 31, 2017. Apply here: tinyurl.com/PODtravelgrant17
  • The Graduate Division Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3:30 PM in the RIMAC Arena.  For more information and to register for the event, go to: http://grad.ucsd.edu/gradlife/commencement/index.html.  The deadline to register is May 17, 2017.  Note: Registration for the Graduate Division Commencement and the All Campus Commencement is separate.  If you are participating in both ceremonies, you must complete each ceremonies’ online registration form
  • Check out the ETD+ Toolkit (https://educopia.org/publications/etdplustoolkit) is an approach to improving student and faculty research output management. Focusing on the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) as a mile-marker in a student’s research trajectory, it provides in-time advice to students and faculty about avoiding common digital loss scenarios for the ETD and all of its affiliated files. The ETD+ Toolkit provides free introductory training resources on crucial data curation and digital longevity techniques. It has been designed as a training series to help students and faculty identify and offset risks and threats to their digital research footprints.
  • Group Acupuncture Sessions at Student Health are low-cost, one hour sessions (up to 3 students per session) with a licensed acupuncturist, provided exclusively for registered UCSD students. Patients will sit on reclining chairs and receive acupuncture while others are also receiving their treatments. We use sterile, disposable one-time use needles which are about the diameter of a human hair. You will be asked to remove your shoes and socks, and you should wear pants and shirts that can easily roll up so we have access to hands, arms, elbows, knees, calves, and feet. Since you may get cold or hot, please wear socks and layer your clothing. Please arrive for the acupuncture session having eaten or snacked so that you are not overly full but not feeling hungry.  Please be sure to arrive on time for your appointment – remember to bring your student ID.  Last session: Thu June 1 (10:00am-2:45pm); Cost:  $20.00 – billed to your student account; No Show Fee:  $20.00 (if not canceled 24 hours prior); Location: Student Health Services, on Library Walk across from Price Center. Go to 2nd Floor Conference Room (Murray’s Place) – enter by outer stairway on parking lot side (west) to 2nd floor; Schedule your appointment now – call (858) 534-8089 or (858) 534-2669; If you schedule and then need to cancel, please call the Cancellation Line at (858) 534-1770 24 hours ahead.
  • Check out the new hub for employment and career resources for international students athttp://iemployment.ucsd.edu!
  • Check out the Excel with Integrity Contest, Academic Integrity Webinars, and Peer Recruitment here!
  • Earn a Well-Being Leadership Award from the Zone! Get involved in this great program! For more information, please see the flyer here!
  • Check out information about the English for Academic and Professional Development (EAPD) program at UC San Diego here
  • UCSD SPLASH is a project launched last year by Graduate Student Benjamin Cosman from Computer Science at the Jacobs School. Inspired by his participation in other “Splashes” at universities around the country (MIT, Stanford, etc.), Ben decided to start our own UCSD SPLASH — a free day where undergraduates and graduate students (and sometimes faculty or staff) sign up to teach something they love (ANYTHING) to high school students, who come to campus for a day of fun and learning with near-peers. Contact at ucsdsplash@gmail.com or go to ucsd.learningu.org
  • Currently living in ARCH housing? Looking to sublease your unit? Sublease your unit today through ARCH!

    1.)   https://hdh.ucsd.edu/archsublease/

    2.)   Continue with SSO login

    3.)   Complete the sublessor form

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