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Don’t Miss the Berkeley Grad Slam Championship!

Come cheer on graduate students as they present their three-minute research talks on April 5, 2017, 3 – 5:30 pm, 309 Sproul Hall. The winner will represent Berkeley in the UC campus-wide Grad Slam.

Fellowships in Chinese Studies — 4/1/2017

Check The Center for Chinese Studies website for more information on the following opportunities: Dissertation writing fellowships MA student fellowships The Republic of China East Asia fellowships CCS Summer Research Grants, and more Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2017

The Symantec Research Lab Graduate Fellowship — 12/9/2016

Symantec is offering multiple one-year fellowship awards for Ph.D. students pursuing innovative research in security, cryptography, machine learning, data mining, and information security. The fellowship provides up to $20,000 for tuition fees and research expenses. Fellowship recipients may also be … Continued

Cal Performances Cal Student Flex Pass – Buy Yours Now!

The Cal Student Flex Pass allows current UC Berkeley students to purchase a $40 Flex Pass, which can be redeemed as single tickets to four different shows of your choice at Cal Performances. If you’re particular about where you sit, our new Student … Continued

Self-Defense Classes for Women – 10/8/2016 & beyond

Low-Cost Self-Defense for Women* Sponsored by Gender Equity Resource Center, Recreational Sports, Residence Life and UCPD Learn how to increase awareness and assertiveness skills.  As a risk-reduction program, we talk about voice, boundaries, options for someone who may be attacked, … Continued

Kick-Off Event: Bay Area Scientists in Schools – 9/30/2016

Science & Engineering Outreach Opportunity Interested in being a science or engineering role model to local elementary students while teaching fun and engaging science classroom lessons? You are invited to our BASIS Fall Kick-Off event. Friday, September 30  11:30 am – 1:30 pm  775 Tan Hall Come learn how … Continued

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Help Organize Beyond Academia 2017 — Apply by 9/23/2016

Next year will be the 5th Annual Beyond Academia conference – a milestone! Are you interested in planning our biggest and best conference yet? This is a great opportunity to broaden your career horizons, build your resumé and expand your professional network. Get … Continued

Campus Movement Toward Gender Inclusive Restrooms

The UC Berkeley Graduate Division and the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the LGBTQ Communities at Cal invite you to attend a Campus Community Forum on Progress in Implementation of Gender Inclusive Restrooms Monday, November 23, 2015 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, 309 Sproul … Continued

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Rewarding Berkeley’s Aspiring Scientists

Seven Berkeley doctoral students traded in lab coats for formal wear to attend the 45th Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon of ARCS on October 29, 2015.

Aaron, Fiona, Rose

New! Graduate Professional Development Services (GPS)

When is the right time for graduate students to think about career directions? It’s never too late — or too soon! At every stage of your studies, Graduate Professional Services (GPS) is here to help.

Good News for Current and Future Student Parents

We are pleased to report that, for the first time on the Berkeley campus, the CALmessage sent (August 10, 2015) to all faculty, staff, and current students about the Academic Calendar and Student Accommodations included a statement on campus policies and … Continued

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Staying on Track with GLOW

View your progress towards degree and check the status of various forms, petitions, and approvals, including qualifying exam results, dissertation/thesis committee constitution, advancement-to-candidacy, academic employment appointments, fellowships and awards.

Andrew Szeri

Great News for Student Parents (and Their Colleagues)

Currently registered graduate and undergraduate student parents will have access to 60 hours of emergency back-up child care at highly subsidized rates, beginning mid-August, as long as funds permit.

Left to right: Michelle Moskowitz, Brendan Shanahan, Kristina Hargraves, Andrew Szeri

Graduate Students Educate Sacramento

On June 4th, a group of deans and graduate students from all UC campuses attended the Graduate Research Advocacy Day in Sacramento. They spoke with lawmakers about the value of graduate education to the State of California.