RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership, is an event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. RISE is about highlighting the endeavors and efforts of our women leaders, especially … Continued

Recruiting for Director of Student Programming Position

The Labor Center at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is recruiting for a Director of Student Programming. The position will be a 50/50 lecturer and academic coordinator position: the person will be expected to teach 3 … Continued

Navigating Challenges to Academic Success — 4/3/2017

Struggling with making progress? Having trouble keeping up with your course load? Looking for more support? The Graduate Assembly and Graduate Division will present a workshop about understanding your options when you are experiencing challenges in your academic progress. Know Your … Continued

STEM AfterCollege Scholarships

STEM AfterCollege believes that what’s good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students. As a job and internship resource, the scholarships are for students who will be exemplary candidates in their field. Eligibility requirements: Open to currently … Continued

Library News: Need to convert print sources to digital text?

What resources does UC Berkeley offer to convert scans to digital text? For basic needs, try the Library’s scanners. For documents with complex layouts or for additional language support, ABBYY FineReader with Berkeley’s OCR virtual desktop is a solution. Tesseract can handle large scale OCR projects.  Read … Continued

Edward W. Said Fellowship — 4/3/2017

The Edward W. Said Fellowship supports promising scholars early in their careers to produce scholarship that speaks across disciplinary boundaries, promotes humanistic inquiry in the service of intercultural communication and understanding, and engages the public. Grants of up to $20,000 … Continued

Microbiology Student Symposium — 4/29/2017

The 18th Annual Microbiology Student Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley. This year, the keynote speakers are Bonnie Bassler from Princeton and Edward DeLong from University of Hawaii. Registration is free but required to attend, so please register now to secure your spot … Continued

The Markowski-Leach Scholarships — 4/14/2017

The Markowski-Leach Scholarships are now accepting applications for the 2017 – 18 academic year. The scholarship is for LGBTQ incoming, undergraduate, and graduate full-time students at UC Berkeley, UCSF, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, and (pending) UC Hastings. Awards are $2,000 per … Continued

Check Out the Graduate Assembly’s Mid-Year Report

The Graduate Assembly’s mid-year report represents the highlights of the work completed during the fall semester of the 2016 – 17 academic year. The GA hopes it will inspire you to partner with them in continuing support of graduate and professional students’ personal, … Continued

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Workshop on Teaching for GSIs

The GSI Center’s Workshops on Teaching for GSIs cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience.

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) — 3/24/2017

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) is a two-year interdisciplinary training program designed to prepare graduate students to address the grand challenges at the intersection of natural, social and data sciences. Through a combination of coursework, workshops, symposia, and inter-departmental … Continued

The ISSI Graduate Fellows Program — 4/3/2017

The Institute for the Study of Societal Issues has announced a call for applications for the 2017 – 2018 Graduate Fellows Program. The Graduate Fellows Program is for UC Berkeley doctoral students who have completed at least three years of graduate studies at Berkeley … Continued

Brazil Biodiversity Fellowships — 3/10/2017

The Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) is a graduate student fellowship program based at UC Davis that provides funding for student fellows to work overseas for two to six months on research or projects in agriculture, food systems or … Continued

LGBTQ+ Career Conference 2017 — 2/25/2017

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 10:30 am – 4 pm Tips, tricks and tailor-made advice for LGBTQ+ students at UC Berkeley interested in internships, job search strategies and career advice from LGBTQ+ professionals! Topics include: … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields Bang on a Can All-Stars, Cappella SF February 26, 2017, 7 pm, Zellerbach Hall Luminaries of the new music world, the chamber ensemble Bang on a Can All-Stars joins with Cappella SF for a performance of founding member Julia Wolfe’s … Continued

Sciences Po Teaching Fellowship Positions

Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to their thesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduate campuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region and … Continued

Social Security Administration (SSA) Stipends — 3/2/2017

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends to research work, rehabilitation and disability issues through the ARDRAW Small Grant Program. The objective of the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is to … Continued

Publish Your Articles in the New “Berkeley Graduate”

The Berkeley Graduate (TBG) is an online publication by, for, and about graduate and professional students sponsored by The Graduate Assembly. Formerly a print publication, and briefly an online daily site, the new TBG is looking to partner with other organizations and centers … Continued

Lasker Foundation 2017 Essay Contest — 4/3/2017

The Lasker Foundation has launched its 2017 Essay Contest. This exciting challenge engages young scientists and clinicians in a discussion about the big questions in biology and medicine today and the role of biomedical research in our society. The contest aims to build skills in … Continued

The Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership Conference — 3/11/2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017 8 am – 7 pm Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley The Berkeley-Haas Women in Leadership conference will focus on collaboration between men and women so that we can empower each other, inspire each other, and lead together. … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship Program — 2/12/2017

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their … Continued

University Health Services: Pet Hugs at Sproul

Stop by the UHS monthly Pet Hug event to see therapy dogs from Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation on the first Tuesday of every month, or during RRR week at the end of every semester. UHS will feature its Pet Hug … Continued

Grads of Color Ease Back — 1/19/2017

Thursday, January 19th 5 – 8:30 pm Anna Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste Street Enjoy a free dinner and an opportunity to connect with Grads of Color as you ease back in. The Graduate Minority Student Project (a project of the Grad … Continued

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Welcome to 2017!

Professional development opportunities this semester include competing in Grad Slam for prizes and a chance to represent Berkeley at the high-profile UC-wide competition.

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UCBe: A Berkeleyan

Learn about the unique arts, cultural, and culinary experiences available around Berkeley.

Science Outside the Lab Program

The National Science Foundation has made available supplemental funds to improve graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce. NSF supports science and engineering doctoral students in gaining additional educational opportunities and student training in order to help acquire experience, skills and knowledge in … Continued

American Councils’ Scholarships and Internships in Russia — 2/15/2017

The American Councils’ Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business, innovation, and STEM fields. Participate in one of two established American Councils internship programs in Russia: Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) is a six-week summer … Continued

Mig Vapor Scholarship — 5/31/2017

Mig Vapor creates products designed to help people reduce their dependency on tobacco. Each semester it awards scholarships to students who help bring awareness to the dangers of smoking. The award amount is $3,000 per semester. Scholarship recipients are selected through … Continued

Health Policy Research Scholars — 3/29/2017

The application period is open for Health Policy Research Scholars, a national leadership development program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Applicants must be: Entering the first or second year of their doctoral program in September of 2017 From any research-focused … Continued

The New York State Senate Fellowships — 4/28/2017

Graduate Fellowships are offered by the Senate of the State of New York each year. Applicants are not required to reside or attend school in New York at the time of application. Fellowships bring a $33,000 grant-in-study stipend plus benefit options. … Continued

CSHE Spring Colloquium Series and a Visiting Scholar Seminar

The Center for Studies in Higher Education presents a visiting scholar seminar and the 2017 Spring Colloquium Series, a program of stimulating lectures and discussions on national and international issues shaping higher education today. All lectures take place on the UC … Continued

Get Involved with the “Berkeley Science Review”

Would you like to work on your science writing skills without making a big commitment? Berkeley Science Review is looking for a few writers for Labscopes, short (250-word) descriptions of a research finding or focus from UC Berkeley accompanied by an … Continued

Energy Curtailment: Winter 2016

Before you leave for break, please do your part to make sure all non-essential systems in your work area — lights, computers and monitors, printers and copiers, coffeepots and microwaves, power strips, etc. — are turned off. If you will be … Continued

Call for Papers — OLPP Graduate Student Conference 2017 — 3/17/2017

McMaster University’s Philosophy announces the Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership Graduate Student Conference on June 16 – 17, 2017, McMaster University, Hamilton,  Ontario, in Canada. Keynote speakers will be Dr. Natalie Stoljar (McGill University) and Dr. Douglas Husak (Rutgers University). Call for Papers Graduate and … Continued

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work — 2/10/2017

University Health Services at Berkeley, provides comprehensive medical and mental health services to a diverse urban campus community of more than 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The post-MSW fellowship in clinical social work is a postgraduate advanced training program committed to … Continued

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A Time to Recharge

During the semester break, take advantage of time to have fun and connect with friends and family.

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UCBe: Self-Care

As we approach the final stretch of the semester and move into the holiday season, take some time to pay attention to your physical, emotional, and psychological wellbeing.

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ARC Fellows Program — 12/16/16

The ARC Fellowship program advances interdisciplinary research in the arts at UC Berkeley, providing support for six self-nominated pairs of UC Berkeley faculty members and graduate students to work together on research projects of mutual interest. This year’s cohort leader C. … Continued

Dorothea Lange Fellowship — 12/9/2016

The fellowship, in memory of one of the most outstanding documentary photographers of the 20th-century, encourages the use of photography (black and white or color) in the scholarly work of any discipline at UC Berkeley. It will be awarded to a … Continued

California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2016

The California Alliance offers postdoctoral research fellowship opportunities at four top-tier California institutions — UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, and Caltech — in the Mathematical, Physical Sciences and Engineering fields. The program includes faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities. The California … Continued

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/27/2017

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. This fellowship supports Ph.D. students registered at an American university who wish … Continued

Postdoctoral positions at UCSF

Postdoctoral positions are available in the newly established Delling Lab at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to study the function of primary cilia in development and disease. The postdoctoral fellows will investigate the mechanisms by which primary cilia … Continued

Big Give is November 17th!

The butterfly effect explains change. The Berkeley Effect changes the world. During Big Give — the campus’s annual fundraising blitz — you can be that change by giving your favorite Berkeley school, college, and/or program a big boost and helping them win … Continued

Social Norms Mini Grant Deadline — 11/22/2016

The deadline for the Social Norms Mini Grant Initiative sponsored by PATH to Care has been extended to 5 pm on November 22, 2016.  Ten mini-grants of up to $2,500 each will be awarded for community-based initiatives and campaigns addressing social norms on sexual violence. This … Continued

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program — 12/1/2016

The American Association of University Women’s International Fellowship program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants, who must be women, must intend to devote themselves … Continued

CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program — 2/26/2017

Awards of up to $10,500 each will be given to scholars who wish to carry out research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

Regeneron Postdoctoral Program — 12/15/2016

The Regeneron Postdoctoral Training Program is a three-year postdoctoral training in which scientists can pursue their first or second postdoctoral training in biotechnology and biomedical sciences. Participants will conduct research under the guidance of a mentor and will assist with mentoring junior trainees. … Continued

Make a Difference: Berkeley Rec Sports Fitness Apparel Drive

Rec Sports will be hosting a fitness apparel clothing drive on Thursday, November 17, 4pm – 7pm at the Recreational Sports Facility. Receive a canvas tote bag to hold your good karma while supplies last. All proceeds from the donations will support the Wellness Apparel Project which … Continued

Soroptimist Founder Region Fellowship Grant — 1/15/2017

The mission of Soroptimist is to improve the lives of women and girls throughout the world. This fellowship may be awarded to selected women who have advanced to candidacy and are entering the last year of their doctoral programs. Applicants must … Continued

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/13/2017

The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is now accepting applications for research grants. Scholars and graduate students with a focus on “wood and culture” in ongoing projects as well as new initiatives are encouraged to apply. The proposals will be evaluated … Continued

Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley — 10/31/2016

The Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) is currently soliciting applications for its new Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley. Designed to catalyze the translation and commercialization of innovative research discoveries for practical benefit, this new program builds strong support networks in … Continued

Ambassador of Canada Speaks on Current Issues — 10/18/2016

Hosted by the Canadian Studies Program, David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States of America, will speak about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, climate change and trade. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 am  – … Continued

Social Impact Un-Pitch Day — 10/21/2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 3 – 7 pm South Hall, UC Berkeley Do you know a local non-profit or community organization that has a pressing challenge that you think technology might be able to solve, but you don’t know where to start? Or, … Continued

Center for Technology, Society & Policy Fellowship — 11/28/2016

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy is a multidisciplinary design/build center focusing on the emergent social and policy issues arising from the development and adoption of technology. CTSP is a student-led organization hosted at the UC Berkeley School of Information. … Continued

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Tropical Biology and Ships

Ignacio Escalante, Ph.D. candidate and short-term fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), conducts evolutionary biology and animal behavior research for his dissertation at Barro Colorado Island.

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UCBe: Food Secure

Learn more about UC Berkeley’s efforts to manage student hunger on campus.

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JSPS Summer Fellowship Program — 11/10/2016

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is now accepting applications for 2017 fellowships in Japan. Programs last from one month to two years and are open to applicants from around the world in all fields of research including humanities, social … Continued

Interested in China? Check Out the Center for Chinese Studies

The Center for Chinese Studies offers over $100,000 in fellowships annually, puts on public events, and sends out announcements about jobs, outside fellowships, and workshops for graduate students only. If you are interested in China-related topics, join their mailing list to … Continued