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

Berkeley Grad Students to Compete in First UC-Wide “Grad Slam”

I find it especially exciting when chances to shine are open to all graduate students from all sectors of our campus — and even more so, when Berkeley students vie for the spotlight with peers from the nine other UC campuses. More »
Headlines

Tufts University Taps Cal Political Scholar as New Dean of Arts & Sciences

After earning two degrees from Cal, James M. Glaser will head Tufts University's largest and oldest school. More »

Berkeley Graduates Create a Mobile App to Bridge Communication Gaps

Recent engineering graduate students created the first real-time mobile app that allows deaf and hearing people to communicate. More »

Rachel Sklar Helps Turn Human Waste into Renewable Fuel

A Public Health student traveled to Mombasa, Kenya to help a community change their waste management practices. More »

Historic Julia Morgan Hall Replanted in UC Botanical Garden, Now Open to Public

The century-old edifice was initially built to give female students — who weren't allowed in Senior Hall — a place to congregate for social activities. More »

Spring Break on a Budget

Spring break is right around the corner, but you don't need to break the bank to have a memorable vacation! More »

Important Dates

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

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Berkeley, a Top Host for Mexican Doctorate Scholars

Did you know that UC Berkeley is a top host for Mexican doctoral students? More »

Six Interdisciplinary Faculty/ Student Pairs Named Arts Research Center (ARC) Fellows

ARC announced the selection of fellows for the 2015 ARC Fellows Program for UC Berkeley Graduate Students and Faculty. More »

Research & Innovation Award Winners Help Marginalized Communities in Developing Nations

USAID recently partnered with Berkeley to offer fellowships for research in developing nations. More »

First-Year Graduate Student Takes on the Biggest Story of Her Life

When journalism student Harriet Rowan began researching campaign reports at UC Berkeley, she didn't realize it would land her in the media spotlight. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

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  • Pop Up Archive: From MIMS Final Project to Apple Acquisition
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  • Berkeley Part of New International Buddhist Studies Network
  • Honored Physicist Steven Chu Selected as AAAS President-Elect
  • What Makes Us Click: How Online Dating Shapes Our Relationships

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