Berkeley GradNews June 2016
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

Our Hearts Go Out to the Innocent Lives Lost in the Past Month

In response to the shocking news of the mass shooting that occurred in Orlando, FL targeting the LGBTQA+ community, I wish everyone an empowering and safe Pride Month as we mourn the events and innocent lives lost in the attack. More »
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Tips for Finding Housing in Berkeley

One of the first challenges facing new Cal students is finding a place to call home, whether on- or off-campus. Cal Housing has some tips and suggestions that can help with your search. More »
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Arrival Guide for New International Graduate Students

As the fall semester approaches, many international students are preparing for their journey ahead. We have compiled a resource list in conjunction with Berkeley International Office to help smooth the transition. More »

Summer Fun in the Bay Area!

You worked hard last semester; now it's time to relax and explore the exciting activities in and around the Bay Area. Whether you're looking for festivals, hiking, or family-oriented fun, the summer offers myriad possibilities! More »

Important Dates

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

Professional Development

Berkeley Ph.D. Candidates Refine their Teaching Skills at the Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty

A group of Berkeley’s doctoral candidates enhance their knowledge of higher education and prepare for future faculty positions at Berkeley’s Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty. More »
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Describe Your Summer Activities for a Chance to Be Published and Receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Share your stories about what you are doing and learning while away from Berkeley this summer. Up to ten winning essayists will receive a $100 Amazon gift certificate. More »
Student Life

UCBe: Proud

June is National LGBT Pride Month — learn more about resources and two of the leading graduate student groups who support the LGBTQ+ community on campus. More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards
Emily Yette

Emily Yette Wins the 2016 Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship

This spring Emily Yette, a doctoral candidate in Epidemiology, became the fourth recipient of UC Berkeley’s Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship. More »
Josefina Lundblad Janjic

Josefina Lundblad-Janjic Wins the 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Josefina Lundblad-Janjic was selected by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation as a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow for 2016. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • UC Berkeley Ranked No. 1 Public University in U.S. by Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Stanford and Berkeley Top New Startup Ranking, Showing Split Between Seattle and Bay Area Tech
  • Berkeley Scholars Talk About Free Speech, Finding Common Ground
  • Cyborg Bacteria Turn Sunlight into Useful Chemicals
  • 4 Bay Area Schools Rank Top 10 Statewide for High Salary Potential
  • From Homelessness to a Doctoral Fellowship at Berkeley

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