Volunteers Needed for “English-in-Action” Program

Learning a new language can be a challenge. Volunteer with English-in-Action, a nation-wide program, to help students, visiting scholars, and international visitors and their families improve their English conversational skills and understanding of American life. Volunteer tutors meet with one or … Continued

Spring Break on a Budget

Spring break is right around the corner, but you don’t need to break the bank to have a memorable vacation!

DAAD Invites Students to Study or Research in Germany — 10/20/2015

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is accepting nominations and submissions for the 2015-16 Graduate Scholarship for Study/Research in Germany, an exchange program for final-year undergraduate or full-time graduate students.  The scholarship offers a year of independent study or a full … Continued

Jerusalem Brain Community Postdoctoral Fellowship — 8/2/2015

The Jewish Brain Community (JBC), a world-class organization that promotes brain research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is offering a generous post-doctoral scholarship to outstanding young scholars. Post-doctoral fellows will be granted a $22,000 stipend along with a matching … Continued

The Research Explorer Ruhr Scholarship — 8/28/2015

Ruhr University Bochum in Germany (RUB) is offering a new scholarship program for recently graduated doctorates to pursue a postdoc from September 28 until October 9, 2015. Candidates will meet experts in their fields of specialization, learn about RUB’s research … Continued

Career Center

The Career Center Hosts Academic Job Search Workshops

Whether you plan on wading or plunging into the market, here’s a chance to learn a little more about what you’re getting into. These workshops are designed to provide an overview of the academic job search process from the perspective of the … Continued

Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship — 9/1/2015

The Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) Fellowship provides financial support to fellows interested in pursuing an independent study abroad project for a minimum of two years. Fellowships are awarded to candidates who demonstrate a desire to expand their knowledge and skills in … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies Fellowships — 4/1/2015

The Center for Chinese Studies offers six annual fellowships for graduate students interested in conducting research in China. Applicants are eligible for the following awards: Summer Research Grants, Republic of China East Asian Fellowships, the Joseph R. Levenson Chinese Studies … Continued

New Programs Offer Interdisciplinary Studies

Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering A designated emphasis is a specialization, such as a new method of inquiry or an important field of application, which is relevant to two or more existing doctoral degree programs. It is added as an … Continued

Doe Library reading room

Library Updates: Save Time with Research Tips

Need Wi-Fi While You’re Traveling? The newly announced campus Wi-Fi options include a bonus for faculty, staff and students who are traveling to other universities — the eduroam (education roaming) service now allows you to use your Airbears2 key to gain access … Continued

Take a Study Break with Cal Performances

This month, take a much-needed break from projects and studying by catching one of the many Cal Performances at Zellerbach Hall. Coming right up on November 21-23 is a truly special event: Performers Willem Defoe and Mikhail Baryshnikov will play … Continued

UC Berkeley Alumna Wins MacArthur Fellowship

UC Berkeley alumna, Tami Bond, was recently named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow for her work on measuring black carbon emissions on human health and the atmosphere.

Upcoming Concerts at Cal Performances: Use your Student Discount

Be sure to take advantage of world-class opportunities available to you this semester. Cal Performances produce and present events of the highest artistic quality, enhanced by programs that explore compelling intersections of education and the performing arts. UC Berkeley students receive a … Continued

4th Annual Ph.D. Colloquium Offers Alternative Career Options

The Fourth Annual Ph.D. Colloquium provided insider information on attaining a teaching position in a liberal arts or community college. The colloquium was the first of a three part series that explores teaching opportunities.

Library News — 9/15/2014

To welcome back students this fall semester, the Library is delivering new services to make your time at the library more efficient! A newly designed Library website is also now available. To find out more about copyright and fair use policy, visit the new copyright page on the … Continued

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program — 10/20/2014

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is offering a 12-month long Graduate Fellowship Program for graduate students who are interested in shaping the vision of future technologies used in global nuclear security. Full-time fellows will receive specialized training in either … Continued