Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship — 11/7/2017

The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the U.S. and conducting dissertation research on non-U.S. topics. Sixty-eight fellowships … Continued

Career Center

Career Center Information and Offerings

Interview Practice Workshop for Graduate Students and Ph.D.s Want to ace your interview and be prepared to field the toughest questions? The Career Center counselors are here for you, and are offering customized workshops to help prepare graduate students for future … Continued

Cal’s Greener Academics

Cal is home to a number of scientists, researchers and academics whose work is focused on making the planet better.

T Geronimo Johnson

Alumnus Pens Book about Race

UC Berkeley students are at the heart of a novel about race and friendship in T. Geronimo’s new book, “Welcome to Braggsville.”

Two Social Welfare Alumni Win Research Awards

Two UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare alumni were recently awarded research awards. Carly Devlin (’14) was awarded the American Clinical Social Work Association‘s (ACSWA) Judith Holm Memorial Student Awards, including a $2,000 grant and a $1,000 Snooks Prize grant … Continued

Library News

In September, the newly remodeled Social Research Library re-opened in 227 Haviland Hall. Sign up for the monthly blog, Library Researcher at Berkeley for the UCB libraries (for advanced users). Upcoming library exhibits: Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex … Continued

Big Ideas

Big Ideas Competition — 11/13/2014

The 2014-2015 Big Ideas Competition is now open. The contest is open to graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in submitting innovative ideas that would improve society. The contest awards $300,000 in prize money. Applicants should submit their ideas by November 13, 2014 … Continued

Kurtis Heimerl Named MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35

At 30, Kurtis Heimerl has held many titles. Computer scientist. Ex-Googler. Postdoctoral researcher. Humanitarian. CEO. This year, he created a new technology that has the potential to provide low-cost, community-owned cellular networks to the estimated 1 billion people currently living … Continued

Gates Foundation’s Grant Program — 1/13/2015

The Gates Foundation recently announced the opening of its Grand Challenges Exploration grant, open to students and professors from all disciplines. Since 2008, the Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative has awarded grants in more than 60 countries. The Bill … Continued