Compete in the AGS Graduate Research Symposium! Cash prizes of $400 or $200 will be awarded to the best presenters in each session! You know your research is fascinating, so why not share it with others? Members from other departments and even the local community are genuinely curious about what you work on here at UCI. It is a unique experience of a 7-minute TED-style talk in front of a lay audience! Busy preparing for an upcoming conference? Submit a less technical version of your conference abstract to the Symposium! You're already preparing a presentation, so your talk is halfway done! Submit your abstract at: https://symposium.ags.uci.edu/symposium-registration-2018/ [...]
Currently, we have 32 pre-approved applicants from across the UCI campus. The majority of applicants up to this point come from chemistry, computer science, and psychology. Some popular upcoming conferences are The ACS National Meeting and Exposition, The American Psychosomatic Society Conference and Extending Database Technology Conference. The Budget and Finance Committee will meet on January 24th to conduct the travel grant lottery and notify applicants of their status on January 27th. Travel grant lotteries are open to all graduate students and food is provided. In case if you have any questions or need more information, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recently the State Assembly passed SB201 a bill that modifies California law to allow graduate student researchers to vote to unionize. This is something that has previously been denied to grads except for TAs. The bill is currently awaiting signature by Governor Brown, and he has until the 15th of October to sign. We would like to take a moment to ask you to please contact the Governor’s office with your support for the bill. More information about SB201 can be found here. Additionally, the Council of UC Faculty Associations has endorsed this bill and their letter can be found at this link. To contact the Governor’s office: [...]
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