The Graduate Guide to Podcasts: Science, Medicine, & Educational

The semester is winding down, and many of us are leaving campus for the semester. While we may be away from one another, that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! We asked our graduate student community on our Instagram (@cofcgradschool) and the GSA’s Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/937754550061477) to share their go-to podcasts, and boy did…

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The Graduate Guide to Podcasts: News & Politics

We’re just weeks away from the 2020 election, and it’s more important than ever to stay informed. We asked our graduate student community on our Instagram (@cofcgradschool) and the GSA’s Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/937754550061477) to share their go-to podcasts, and boy did they deliver! This edition encompasses the best of news and politics, as recommended by…

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The Graduate Guide to Podcasts: True Crime and All Things Spooky

October is peak spooky season, and our graduate students are feeling the spooky vibes. We asked our graduate student community on our Instagram (@cofcgradschool) and the GSA’s Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/937754550061477) to share their go-to podcasts, and boy did they deliver! This edition encompasses the best of true crime and spooky vibes, as recommended by our…

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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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Getting Around Grad School: A Graduate Student’s Guide to CARTA

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. The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority, or CARTA, is a regional public transit service that has various routes that bring commuters in…

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Guest Blogger: Amanda Lane

Amanda Lane, a Graduate Assistant in the Environmental Studies Program, sent us a wonderful blog post about her first year experience as an M.E.S. Candidate who’s adjusting to life on her own in Grad School: School has been back in session for almost a month now; my, how time flies! My name is Amanda Lane…

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