Berkeley GradNews April 2017
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

Berkeley Students Go to Sacramento… and Beyond!

Legislators at all levels need to know about the importance of graduate research. More »
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Berkeley Selects Champion for UC-Wide Grad Slam!

Judges and "People's Choice" voters agree on the winner to face off against peers from all UC campuses at the state-wide grand competition on May 4, 2017. More »

Meet the Winners of the 2017 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest!

On March 22, scores of graduate students celebrated how fellowships support their studies. View the winning entries of the video contest — the highlight of this annual event. More »
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What Does Graduate Division Do for Students?

How does the Graduate Division work both behind the scenes, and sometimes at front and center, to help you navigate the path to your degree? 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

Graduate Writing Center Workshops — Fall 2017

Graduate Division’s Professional Development Program supports graduate success and career preparation. More »
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Workshop on Teaching for GSIs

The GSI Center’s Workshops on Teaching for GSIs cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience. More »
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STEMinist Data Science Initiative Free Bootcamp — 5/15 – 5/17/2017

Register now for an introduction to Data Science, professional development, and exposure to Data Science role models. More »
Student Life
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UCBe: Financially Literate

Learn more about Financial Wellness resources and workshops for graduate students. More »
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Engaging Graduate Student Voices in Sexual Violence Prevention Education

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s theme aptly reminds us to engage new voices in SVSH prevention education. More »
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March Women’s Conferences Focus on Inclusion

Women's conference themes focus on inclusion and collaboration across difference. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • 10 Reasons UC Berkeley is Still Better than Stanford
  • Six UC Berkeley Faculty Elected AAAS Fellows
  • Berkeley Grad Students Create Online Calculator to Estimate Cost of House Tax Plan
  • New Robots Can See into their Future
  • Tigers Cling to Survival in Sumatra’s Increasingly Fragmented Forests
  • Squirrels Can Store the Same Kinds of Nuts in Specific Groupings

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