HerSTORY Seminar Series
Please join us and celebrate Women’s History Month through the BMCDB DEIC herSTORY seminar series.
herSTORY came about as a vision and means for us—a collective of female PhD students—to fulfill our desires to create an opportunity where we could hear about the often unheard but important and inspiring stories of women in STEM. These are stories that incorporate the struggles, the achievements, and everything in between in the journey of a female scientist; stories that hold the emotions to connect and inspire the future generations to believe in themselves and their abilities to achieve their dreams despite the challenges.
We have four amazing seminar speakers from UC Davis who we would like to celebrate! Please RSVP to attend their talks: https://forms.gle/ZKDPuxGWNv5yUqGH6
UC Davis has joined UC Berkeley and UCSF's CareBubbles platform, which is a parent-to-parent resource to help the UC community members meet their child care needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students, staff, and faculty members can use their email address and username to log into the service. CareBubbles is based on Berkeley Parents Network linking the Bay Area families to find child care facilities. Users are able to post messages and see lists to trade resources about childcare and tutoring services. The website helps users find the best matches for learning assistance and child care providers.
Learn more and login at carebubbles.berkeley.edu.
Check out this blog for podcasts and free resources about finances for PhDs.
Zoetis has announced their summer 2022 Internships! Please see their brochure outlining the program attached. The brochure includes a QR code for students to access the available internships. Additionally, here is their link: https://careers.zoetis.com/join-us/opportunities-for-students.aspx
Greetings UC Davis Graduate Students & Faculty!
Applications are now open for the 2021/2022 GSoC Mentoring Program. Are you looking for ways to support Graduate Students of Color? Would you like the opportunity to provide mentorship to such students? Are you interested in becoming a mentee to a faculty member on campus outside of your regular academic relationships?
The Cross Cultural Center (CCC) invites you to join us for one of our 2021/2022 Graduate Students of Color (GSoC) Mentorship Program. Graduate Students of Color & Faculty from across all disciplines are welcome to attend any info session or apply directly at the links below. The GSoC Mentoring Program holistically supports its graduate student participants as they navigate the rigors of graduate school. Applications close at the end of day Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Please see the attached pdfs for more information.
Application link to become a Mentor
Application link to become a Mentee
To RSVP for our Info sessions go to our https://linktr.ee/CCCUCD
Sign up for our Graduate Students of Color (GSoC) listserv!
Analisa Brown, MS
PhD Graduate Student | Graduate Group in Education
School of Education | University of California, Davis
Graduate Student Researcher | HHMI UC Davis Driving Change Initiative
Graduate Student Retention Coordinator | Cross Cultural Center
I am writing you today because the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management is announcing a funding opportunity for new wild horse and burro related research partnerships with universities, other federal, state, or local agencies, tribal, or non-governmental organizations. Please share this message with colleagues in and outside of your institution.
The BLM is seeking research proposals from scientists who can develop new research projects that support the goals outlined in its 2021 Strategic Research Plan, and described in a related blog post. The process for proposal submission is different for non-federal, as opposed to federal researchers. Federal researchers should respond to the Request for Proposals for Federal Agencies: Wild Horse and Burro Research, and non-federal researchers should respond to the parallel Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (NOFO): L22AS00069; Wild Horse and Burro Research for non-federal researchers. All qualifying proposals will be evaluated by scientific review panels, composed of external peer reviewers. Deadline for submissions is January 18, 2022.
Because of the need for more effective population growth suppression, the BLM’s top research priority remains the development of safe, practical, effective and long-lasting fertility control methods for wild horses and burros. The BLM’s secondary research priority is to improve understanding of the relationship between wild horses and burros and their environment, including how climate change will impact management and protection.
The BLM is not funding other, lower priority, wild horse and burro research topics at this time. Those include estimating herd size and demographic modeling; population genetics; animal health, handling and welfare; private care placement; and the human dimension (socio-economic) of wild horse and burro management. However, the BLM accepts unsolicited research proposals at any time. Unsolicited proposals addressing those or any other topics are typically evaluated by a technical team, which solicits external peer review as needed; unsolicited projects are approved based on merit, responsiveness to agency management needs, and available funding.
Thank you for considering this opportunity, and sharing with any colleagues, as appropriate.
Paul Griffin, Ph.D.
BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program
2150 Centre Ave. Building C
Fort Collins, CO 80526 USA
(970) 631-4808 (mobile / pandemic)
(970) 226-9358 (office)
Pronouns: he, him, his
Forwarding on behalf of Jason Kwan, Director, ASUCD Pantry
Hope y'all are doing well!
I am excited to announce that this Sunday (11/21), the ASUCD Pantry will be collaborating with Yolo Food Bank to distribute 600 meal kits to Davis residents! Starting at 9 AM, interested households can come to the UC Davis Parking Lot 2 (right by the Mondavi Center) and receive Holiday Meal Kits (containing a turkey and other classic Thanksgiving "fixings") via drive-through on a first-come, first-served basis.
I have attached a flyer below; please distribute it widely with your networks! We want to make sure that everyone who needs it hears about it. In addition, here's more information on the event: https://yolofoodbank.org/holiday-food-distribution/
I write to request that you please forward this message broadly to the faculty, students and staff in your department. This is an issue that we cannot meet with complacency. We are currently at 800 signees, and I think we ought to be able to do far better for a campus our size.
A number of UCD faculty, students, and staff led by Professor Stephen Wheeler (human ecology) have developed a Fossil-Free UCD petition, which officially launched to coincide with the start of COP26 in Glasgow. COP26 has now concluded with comprises and promises that are putting us on a path for global warming in excess of 2.4 degrees Celsius. In light of this failure it falls to organizations such as ours to step up to become a global leader in eliminating use of fossil fuels and show this can be done.
Please sign the petition. You’ll find it here: tinyurl.com/fossilfreeUCDpetition
Then please share this widely with your labs, your colleagues on campus, announce this to your classes and post on your social media accounts.
Further info is at our new Fossil-Free UCD website, https://fossilfreeucd.org. Thanks to Roberta Millstein for creating that site.
We will meet with Chancellor May later this Fall to present the signatures of this petition and ask him to lead our campus through the next, critical phase of the climate emergency by creating a plan to stop using fossil fuels to run our campus. Technically this is a challenge that we can meet, if we can muster the will and leadership to do what is right.
Mark O. Huising, Ph.D. (he/him/his)
2021 UC Davis Campus Faculty Sustainability Champion
Department of Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior, College of Biological Sciences
& Department of Physiology & Membrane Biology, School of Medicine
University of California, Davis
Office: (530) 752-4670
Lab: (530) 752-0354
e-mail: email@example.com (best way to reach me)
Our Diversity & Inclusion event offers an opportunity for individuals in underrepresented groups to find support as they pursue success in higher education.
· Business School Community & Inclusion Panel featuring Carnegie Mellon University-Tepper School of Business and Penn State-Smeal College of Business
· Participants include:
o Management Leaders of Tomorrow (MLT)
o Forte Foundation
All QS events feature the following resources for students:
· Representatives from top-ranked MBA and business master’s programs
· Application workshop led by admission director
· Opportunity to apply for exclusive QS World Merit scholarships
Our QS events are student-focused with the sole intention of helping students meet graduate school admission officers to learn the power of a post-graduate degree.
Women in Leadership – December 7, 2021 at 12:00pm EST
Our Women in Leadership event is designed to empower and encourage women with unique insights and first-hand experiences about leading in the world of business.
· Featured Speakers include:
o Anna Mars, Group President at AMEX
o Deniz Aygen, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances at Experian
· Masterclasses on strategy, management, communication, and negotiation.
· Personal branding workshop
The goal of this virtual workshop series is to empower trainees against sexual harassment in academia by understanding the scope of the problem, knowing about rights and possible action plans, and learning trauma-informed mental wellness strategies to promote advocacy for themselves or others. *not affiliated with Title IX or HDAPP
Register via Eventbrite
Contact Rose De Kock (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Join us on November 17th, 2021 at 5:00 pm PST, for the CRA Life Sciences Information Session & Case Discussion . This is an event for Ph.D. students to connect with us to learn more about our company, learn about career opportunities in consulting, and features a case discussion in interactive breakout groups to discuss how CRA approaches designing its research methodology for client projects. This is an excellent opportunity to network with our consultants through breakout rooms and learn more about the day to day life as a Consulting Associate at CRA. Please feel free to share this event with interested parties.
This event is geared towards students who are:
While we encourage applications from across the US and Canada, we will be recruiting for full-time roles for our San Francisco office during this event.
Register here! CRA Life Sciences Information Session & Case Discussion
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out. We hope to see you there!
CRA Recruitment Team
We’re always looking for great talent!
Check out our openings at www.crai.com/careers
The Department of Plant Sciences has an opening for a 25% TA for PLS 100AL for Fall 2021.
Application deadline: open until filled; we recommend that you apply soon.
PLS 100AL – Metabolic Processes of Cultivated Plants Laboratory
Position available: 25% TA (10 hours/week)
Instructors: Eduardo Blumwald (email@example.com), Georgia Drakakaki (firstname.lastname@example.org), Matthew Gilbert (email@example.com), and Cai-Zhong Jiang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
(If you have questions about the TA position and/or course, please contact the instructors.)
Course meets: Mondays, 3:10-6:00 pm
TA will be responsible for lab prep, helping lead labs/discussions, grading quizzes and extensive lab reports, maintaining student records, and holding a weekly office hour.
Preferred background: Experience with biological lab techniques.
An application is required. To apply, please email your application and a CV (recommended) as one pdf file to Lisa Brown (email@example.com). The application form is attached.
Techniques and instruments used to study plant metabolic processes, including water relations, respiration, photosynthesis, enzyme kinetics, microscopy, immunochemistry, and nitrogen fixation. Quantitative methods, problem solving, and practical applications are emphasized.
We want to introduce you to our new Antiracist Research Network (ARN) doctoral student organization, which seeks to support historically underserved graduate students. We are reaching out to invite doctoral students to join and become a member of our organization. Attached you can find our one-pager summarizing our organization's vision, mission, and objectives. Essentially, we are interested in creating a community of support where we share the knowledge/information we've acquired navigating through our doctoral journeys to support other historically underserved doctoral students in their journey. Our purpose is to create a system of support where we can collaborate to gather the experiences we need to strongly compete in the labor market. Our hope is that the ARN activities, programming, and events support students’ professional development and progress towards your doctoral degree.
If you are interested in being a member, please review the membership commitments and fill out the following member intake form here. Once we receive your membership intake, we will follow up with more information and details. ARN meetings will be carried out through Zoom beginning Fall Quarter 2021.
The Antiracists Research Network looks forward to reviewing your member intake and being in community with you! Please do not hesitate to email us with any of your questions (firstname.lastname@example.org). Again, we hope you’ll consider joining our community, and we look forward to hearing from you soon!
Interested in an opportunity to contribute to research that is being conducted to learn more about the experiences on campus of LGBTQIA+ grad students, professional students and staff?
Participation would involve a 15-minute demographic survey and an interview.
To express interest and/or ask questions, please contact Kait Murray at email@example.com
Explore events outside of our chapter!