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

Welcome to the New Semester!

Welcome and orientation activities are underway – be sure that you and your fellow students access all that Berkeley offers! More »
Headlines

Student Shares Winning Tips on Mentoring

A first-time graduate student researcher shares practical tips for effectively mentoring a summer intern. More »

Meet the new Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion

New Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion seeks to advance student diversity and community. More »
Rec Sports

Great Things to Do on Campus and Nearby

Take time to enjoy many free or discounted activities, cultural events, and places of quiet in Berkeley. 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

Professional Development Resources for Graduate Students

All graduate students are encouraged to set goals for professional development and seek out resources and programs to help you achieve them. More »

Graduate Writing Center Workshops — Fall 2017

Graduate Division’s Professional Development Program supports graduate success and career preparation. More »
Lynn Huang

Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education for GSIs

Learn how this certificate program can hone your training for teaching now, and in the future. More »
Career Center

Two Academic Job Search Series – August 2017

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. More »
Student Life

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Another Student Trio Becomes Switzer Fellows

Three more Berkeley students bring home $15,000 Switzer Environmental Fellowship awards to help them tackle environmental challenges. 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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