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National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

About National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week was started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students as a way to support and appreciate graduate and professional students. The week seeks to emphasize the contributions, impact and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States. The 2020 Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week at UC Davis will be held from April 6-12, 2020. UC Davis will be celebrating the week with a variety of opportunities and events for graduate students on the Davis and Sacramento campuses.

Schedule of Events

The Graduate Student Association and UC Davis Graduate Studies are currently assembling this year's roster of Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week events. Mark your calendars for April 6-12, 2020 and visit this page again in March for the final schedule of events and opportunities.


Monday, April 6
 

GSA Coffee Bagel Donut Day
featuring Q&A with the UC Davis Graduate Studies Policy and Analysis team
Details TBD


Tuesday, April 7


GSA Coffee Bagel Donut Day
featuring Q&A with the UC Davis Graduate Studies Financial Support team
Details TBD
 

UC Davis Grad Slam Final Round
 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Activities and Recreation Center

Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students should present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct, and interesting manner. Come and watch the top ten UC Davis Grad Slam finalists compete for the top spot in at the University of California Championship.

Reserve Your Seat


Wednesday, April 8

 

GSA Coffee Bagel Donut Day
featuring Q&A with the UC Davis Graduate Studies Diversity Officers
Details TBD

Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar
Professional Development Resource Fair

April 8, 2020 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room

 Presented by the GradPathways Institute for Professional Development, this event is designed to connect graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with a variety of professional development resources and programs. Highlights include free professional headshots, raffle prizes, refreshments, and professional development resources from across campus and beyond!

Learn More and Register


Thursday, April 9 
 

GSA Coffee Bagel Donut Day
featuring Q&A with the UC Davis Admissions and Academic Services
Details TBD


Friday, April 10 
 

GSA Coffee Bagel Donut Day
featuring special guests Chancellor Gary May and Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies J.P. Delplanque
Details TBD