Berkeley GradNews April 2015
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

On Teaching and Mentoring

Teaching is an incredibly important part of Berkeley’s academic landscape, and this is the time of year when a variety of awards and ceremonies recognize exceptional accomplishments in teaching and mentoring. More »

Opening of The Chowdhury Center Connects Berkeley to Bangladesh

The first Bangladesh Studies Center in the U.S. opened at Berkeley on March 30. More »

Meet the Winners of the 2015 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest

Enjoy these videos chosen from 17 submissions; each winner received a conference travel award. More »
GradSlam Trio

Cal Grad Slam Picks its Top Three and Prepares for UC-Wide Competition

Tune in this month and use social media to support Cal's first UC Grad Slam competitors. More »

Cal’s Greener Academics

Cal is home to a number of scientists, researchers and academics whose work is focused on making the planet better. More »
Daniel Sanchez, a 4th year ERG student.

ERG Students Achieve National Recognition for Groundbreaking Studies

In honor of the upcoming Earth Week, we're featuring two Energy and Resources Group students whose research has earned national press coverage. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Fall 2017 Deadline)
Friday, December 15, 2017

Apply for Filing Fee Status for Spring 2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Apply for Candidacy (NRST reduction only)
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Apply for In Absentia Registration for Spring 2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Professional Development
Student Life

New from Rec Sports!

​Learn more about Berkeley Rec Sports and their new initiatives for the Fall!​ More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

2015 Berkeley Distinguished Graduate Fellows Reception

Once a year, graduate fellows celebrate their accomplishments at an annual event hosted at the International House. More »

UC Berkeley Faculty Recognized by Mentorship Awards

This year, five exceptional professors were honored as some of the top mentors on campus. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • NSF Awards Support Berkeley Data Science Institute, National Workshops
  • UC Berkeley Rated World’s Top Public and Fourth-Best Overall by U.S. News
  • $65.5 Million from NIH to Create Brain Atlas
  • At Resistance School, Students Bring the Best of Berkeley Online
  • School of Information Offers New Cybersecurity Degree
  • California Birds Nesting a Week Earlier than They did a Century Ago

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