Berkeley GradNews December 2017
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division

Best Wishes for a Well-Deserved Winter Break

Pause to reflect, recharge, and plan ahead! More »
Headlines

Giving Back So Students Can Get Ahead

Read how one alumna supports career skills development for current students! More »

My Passion for Social Work and Africa

Study Abroad in Ghana led an MSW student to summer research in Uganda. More »

Graduate Writing Center A “Gem” For Students Polishing Their Skills

Graduate Writing Center helps graduate students polish the skills needed to write productively. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Spring 2018 Deadline)
Friday, May 11, 2018

Professional Development
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Craft Your Elevator Pitch and Win Big! Submit Your 3-Minute Grad Slam Video by 2/19/18

You could win cash prizes and state-wide recognition while you take your professional development to the next level! More »

Don’t Miss Professional Development Courses in Mentoring, Academic Writing, and Teaching!

Check out three spring graduate courses for enhancing skills in academic writing, teaching, and mentoring. More »
Student Life
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UCBe: Self-Care

As we approach the final stretch of the semester and move into the holiday season, take some time to pay attention to your physical, emotional, and psychological wellbeing. More »
food resources

Food Resources

If you find yourself needing assistance over the winter break (or at any time of year), here are some options. More »

Finding Things to Do This Winter Break

How do you find out about local events and things to do? Here are some of our favorite guides and blogs. More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards
2017 – 18 AAUW Recipients

American Fellowships Awarded to Four at Berkeley

Fellows are recognized for their scholarly excellence and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research. More »
ARCS Scholars

Celebrating ARCS Scholars

Thirteen doctoral students who are honored ARCS recipients were feted at the Ritz Carlton by the Foundation. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • UC Berkeley Rated World’s Top Public and Fourth-Best Overall by U.S. News
  • Berkeley a ‘Best Value’ University in New Forbes Rankings
  • Ph.D. Students Learn How to Tug at Federal Purse Strings
  • Graduate Alum Aileen Suzara Is Flipping the Script About 'Unhealthy' Filipino Food
  • Berkeley Engineers Build Smallest Volume, Most Efficient Wireless Nerve Stimulator
  • Ph.D. Candidate Jen King on Facebook and Cambridge Analytics

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