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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.

Elings 1605 September 21, 2016
General Body Meeting

Our GSDS general body meeting will occur on Wednesday, September 21 at 12 pm in Elings 1605. We’ll be discussing upcoming events, voting on new positions, nominating speakers and taking…

Location Not Set August 16, 2016
Taking the Leap: Preparing for a Career in Academia

“Taking the Leap: Preparing for a Career in Academia” will be workshop held on Tuesday, August 16th, led by MRL Faculty members Omar Saleh and Ram Seshadri. The workshop will…

MRL 2053 June 29, 2016
A Career in Research: Bridging Cultures, Industry, and Academia

Glenn Fredrickson, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials here at UCSB has offered to give us a lecture about his new role as CTO in Mitsubishi Chemical in Japan (in…

MRL 2053 April 29, 2016
Diversity in Science: Why It Matters and How You Can Help

Friday, April 29, 2016: MRL 2053 at 10 AM, Dr. Caroline Ajo-Franklin will speak on Diversity in Science: From an international perspective, scientists benefit our globe by advancing our national…

ESB 1001 April 28, 2016
Dow Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Caroline Ajo-Franklin “Making and Understanding Electronically-Controlled Organisms”

Since both organisms and devices use electrons as information and energy carriers, interfacing living cells with electrodes offers the opportunity to control key biological processes electronically. In the first part…

Goleta Beach site D April 14, 2016
GSDS Spring Social

We’ll be having a social at Goleta Beach, site D, to promote our upcoming events. There will be snacks, drinks, and games! Feel free to invite grad student friends that…

MRL 2053 February 12, 2016
“Entering Academia in an Interdisciplinary Field” Dow Diversity Lecture: Prof. Trisha L. Andrew

Professor Andrew’s personal experiences in seeking admission into, entering, and surviving in academia in an interdisciplinary research field will be discussed with abundant levity. This talk will occur on Friday,…