Getting Around Grad School: A Graduate Guide to Everything Bikes

Curious about how to best navigate to and from campus as a graduate student? Getting Around Grad School is our three-part series on the various transportation options available to graduate students at UCSC. This edition features current M.S. in Environmental & Sustainability Studies/Master of Public Administration student Sylvie Baele (’14), and how to be a “utilitarian”…

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Summer Student Series – Jessica Ramirez, M.S. in Marine Biology

Ever wonder what the summer looks like for graduate students? For each program, the summer semester looks a little different, with students taking summer courses, participating in internships, conducting research, among other activities. This summer, we will be inviting current graduate students to share their experiences in their own words. Our next guest blogger is…

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Summer Student Series – Michael Cranford, Concurrent M.S. Environmental & Sustainability Studies/Master of Public Administration

Ever wonder what the summer looks like for graduate students? For each program, the summer semester looks a little different, with students taking summer courses, participating in internships, conducting research, among other activities. This summer, we will be inviting current graduate students to share their experiences in their own words. Our next guest blogger is…

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My Wall

For the past two months, I have been strictly following my marathon training schedule for the Marine Corps Marathon in October.  Typically, I would try to find the positive aspects of dedicating my life to running, but I have found myself complaining to basically anyone with ears. Let’s face it, IT IS HOT. It is…

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GEA Symposium

Tomorrow at 1 PM in Stern Center 206, students from the joint M.A. Program in English will present their latest research in front of an audience of peers, faculty, and (hopefully) you! That’s right; this event is open to the public!  If you’re curious about the English program and the kind of work our graduate…

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Alex Jackson Ramps It Up

Grad Student Alex Jackson (Candidate-M.A. in Communication) is part of an inspiring effort to build ramps across the Lowcountry for people who desperately need them. Read the article from today’s Post and Courier below, and when you’re done register as a volunteer for the Ramp It Up Project:     Ramp It Up wants to…

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Sometimes, Grad School’s A Drag

You’re invited to join the Graduate Open Alliance for their semester kick-off social and Drag Show! Come join us for a fun, informal get together at Dudley’s (42 Ann Street Downtown) before we head over as a group to see the drag show at Pantheon (28 Ann Street) at midnight. There will be a $5-10…

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Have you Considered Studying Abroad?

Did you know that taking study abroad courses isn’t just for undergraduates? The College of Charleston’s Center for International Education offers a wide array of study abroad programs catering to every discipline and interest. Many of these are open to graduate students as well!  Tiffany, a graduate assistant in our office, still raves about her…

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Weekend Roundup

Sure, you’re wrapping up those major papers, packing your bags for Thanksgiving, and prepping for exams, but who says you can’t have a little fun this weekend too? Here are a couple of grad school events that you shouldn’t miss: The Graduate Student Association is sponsoring the King Street Krawl, a pub crawl event that is…

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