- Nominations now open: AESGS & GSA Executive Council
- Farmers for America Movie Screening and Panel Discussion 4/19
- GAAAP & Science Says present “Crowdfunding Your Science” 4/19
- Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice Symposium 5/24
- GDOPx Workshop: From Dialogue to Action
- ESTEME’s 3rd Annual Diversity & Innovation Colloquium
- Student Activism Funds Application Open
- Food Access Resources
- GSA & LGBTQIA Resource Center Yoga
1. Nominations are now open: AESGS & GSA Executive Council
Now accepting nominations for 2018 GSA Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate Students:
Instituted in 2002, the AESGS seeks to recognize those who work diligently to advance the status of graduate students throughout UC Davis. We need your help to identify members of the staff, faculty, or administration that have demonstrated their commitment and resolve in pursuing graduate student interests. Nominees will be evaluated by the GSA assembly according to their merit and the winner will be presented with a plaque recognizing their hard work and a gift from the Association.Up to two recipients will be selected by the committee and presented to the GSA General Assembly for approval. Recipients will be presented with a plaque recognizing their hard work and a gift from the Association.Selection Criteria. The committee will evaluate nominations based on how the nominee:
1) Promotes and supports both graduate students’ academic achievement and personal well-being;
2) Provides support that reaches a broad audience and has a significant impact on individual students; and
3) Contributes in ways that are above and beyond the scope and duties of the nominee’s position.
If you know someone deserving of this honor, please complete the nomination form below. Award winners will be selected in late April and the award ceremony will be held at the May general assembly meeting.
2. Farmers for America Movie Screening & Panel Discussion
he Student Farm and the students of Horticulture and Agronomy will be hosting a movie screening of “Farmers for America” with a panel discussion to follow on April 19, 2018 from 6 – 8:30 pm in PES 3001. Snacks will be provided!
3. GAAAP and Science Says: “Crowdfunding your Science” 4/19
The Graduate Academic Achievement and Advocacy Program and Science Says would like to invite you all to a science communication and crowdfunding information session on April 19, 2018, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm in the Student Community Center Meeting Room C.
4. Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice Workshop
5. GDOPx Workshop: From Dialogue to Action: 4/25
The Graduate Diversity Orientation Program Extension (GDOPx) group presents a workshop series for graduate students interested in building community to discuss issues of diversity and inclusion in higher education. This workshop, co-hosted by ESTEME, will focus on developing tools for engaging in meaningful dialogue on divisive subjects. Participants will also learn a dialogue-centric framework for identifying important issues, brainstorming and implementing solutions for change. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 25th, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Student Community Center (register here). Dinner will be provided. To stay updated on future GDOPx events, subscribe to our mailing list here.
6. ESTEME’s 3rd annual Diversity & Innovation Colloquium
Save the date for the 3rd annual Diversity & Innovation Colloquium, hosted by Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Entrepreneurship (ESTEME). Join ESTEME for a free one-day colloquium featuring talks and panel discussion from leading innovators in STEM and entrepreneurship! Registered attendees will have the opportunity to engage speakers during a catered lunch and networking reception. For more information, see our website at https://esteme.weebly.com/colloquium.html.
When: April 20, 2018, 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Multi-Purpose Room, Student Community Center
7. Apply now for Student Activism funds!
The Student Activism Fund is a source of funding for graduate student-initiated activism projects of significant interest or value to graduate students across campus. The GSA budget allocates $3,500 each year for all such projects; the amount offered to any one project is limited to $500*.
8. Food Access Resources
Several resources exist for students who are having difficulty affording healthy food.
You may be eligible for CalFresh, which can give up to $190/month to help with groceries.
Food is also available for students at the Pantry in lower Freeborn or through Fruit & Veggie Up – now located at the MU!
9. GSA & LGBTQIA Resource Center Yoga resumes this week!
Join us on Tuesdays from 5-6:30 in Meeting Room D of the SCC!
Join us for Coffee, Bagels, and Donuts from 8:30-10:30 this Friday in South Silo 253!