Marla Johnson and children

Critical Support for the Student-Parent Juggling Act

Since inception of the Back-Up Child Care program in 2003, approximately 660 students have registered; doctoral and master’s students outnumber undergraduate students by more than two to one.

Naniette H. Coleman

Enriching the Graduate Student Experience

Graduate student mentors Naniette H. Coleman and Sarah Macdonald share their passions for writing and research with mentees, and show how professional development can help students flourish.

Jorge and Roman

Jorge Calderon: Investing in the Future of Colombian Students

The Columbian Graduate Student Fellowship created by Jorge Calderon, assists Berkeley students with a strong connection to Colombia who are studying economics, engineering, mathematics, or the physical or life sciences. He hopes that this fellowship will allow high-caliber students to reach their maximum potential and contribute to Colombia.