Event Schedule
Elings 1601 April 21, 2017
Spring 2017 DOW Diversity Lecture, Malika Jeffries-EL: Taking the road less traveled: My journey to the Ivory Tower.

Although African-Americans make up approximately 13% of the US population, they are severely underrepresented in advanced degrees awarded in STEM disciplines and within the ranks of the faculty at research…

Elings 1605 April 20, 2017
Spring 2017 DOW Distinguished Lecture, Malika Jeffries-EL: Design and synthesis of organic semiconductors for advanced applications

Since their discovery over 40 years ago conjugated polymers have been of tremendous scientific and technological interest. These materials possess many exceptional electronic, optical and thermal properties and thus are…

MRL 2053 April 6, 2017
Dr. Eric B. Monroe: A Chemist at the Library of Congress

As a chemist in the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress, Dr. Eric B. Monroe studies the aging and preservation of collection materials. In addition to outlining what this work entails, his talk will detail recent work on the wax cylinders used to record sound as early as 1890.

Elings 1601 January 26, 2017
AAAS webinar “The Outlook for Science in the New Administration and Congress”

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has put together a webinar discussing an updated outlook for research funding, a review of significant cabinet appointments, how the administration and congress may view science-based policymaking, and areas where the Trump administration and Congress may disagree. GSDS will screen a viewing, and we hope you’ll join us!

ESB 1001 January 23, 2017
Your Financial Future: A Common Sense Guide for Students of Science and Engineering

In this workshop, Prof. Glenn Fredrickson will provide some guidance on personal finance and basic knowledge for saving for retirement, including asset classes and allocation strategies.

Engineering Sciences Building 1001 January 19, 2017
Winter 2017 DOW Diversity Lecture, Dr. Temple Grandin: The World Needs All Kinds of Minds

We’re delighted to host Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, for our winter lecture! Professor Grandin has received worldwide acclaim for her advocacy for autism and her contributions to the field of animal science. We will be holding a raffle for signed copies of her book, The Autistic Brain.

MRL 2053 January 12, 2017
Winter 2017 General Body Meeting

Join us for lunch!

MRL 2053 November 29, 2016
Fall 2016 General Body Meeting

Please join us for the Fall 2016 general body meeting for lunch next Tuesday Nov 29 in MRL 2053 at 12:30pm.

Bren School Courtyard November 14, 2016
2016 Fall Social Hour

Join GSDS Monday, November 14, from 4:30-6:30 at the Bren Courtyard to celebrate the start of the new academic year (mid-quarter, but who’s counting?) and mingle with other grad students. Snacks and drinks will be provided. See you there!

Elings 1601 December 2, 2016
Dr. Martin Moskovits: Just how devoid of cultural, racial, gender and national tarnish is Science as an approach to understanding the physical world?

Dr. Martin Moskovits, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSB, will give our Fall Dow Distinguished Lecture. His talk will be 1-2:30 pm on December 2, 2016 in Elings 1601.