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

Good News, and New Opportunities!

Our next Chancellor is announced… and after Spring Break, our next Grad Slam Champion will be chosen! More »
Headlines
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Don’t Miss the Berkeley Grad Slam Championship!

Come cheer on graduate students as they present their three-minute research talks on April 5, 2017, 3 – 5:30 pm, 309 Sproul Hall. The winner will represent Berkeley in the UC campus-wide Grad Slam. More »
Marla Johnson and children

Critical Support for the Student-Parent Juggling Act

Since inception of the Back-Up Child Care program in 2003, approximately 660 students have registered; doctoral and master’s students outnumber undergraduate students by more than two to one. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Summer 2017 Deadline)
Friday, August 11, 2017

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

Professional Development
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Beyond Academia: A Conference that Opens Up New Career Paths for Graduate Students

Five years ago, a group of Berkeley graduate students and postdocs took the lead in organizing a groundbreaking conference for graduate students on exploring careers beyond academia. More »
GSI Teaching & Resource Center logo

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 »
Office for Graduate Diversity logo

News and Tools You Can Use Workshop Series

This series is geared to help you now and in the future. The workshops feature speakers from the campus and the community. More »
Student Life
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UCBe: Basic Needs Secure

The UC Berkeley Basic Needs Security Committee launches its website, highlighting resources for food, housing, and financial wellness. More »
Cal Rentals logo

The Graduate Student Housing Fair — 4/12/2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 11 am – 1 pm, Unit One All-Purpose Room, 2650 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • UC Berkeley Tops Forbes List of Best Value Colleges
  • California’s Force for Research Innovation
  • T. Geronimo Johnson Wins $50,000 Simpson Family Literary Prize
  • Alumna’s Nonprofit Start-up Seeks to Break the Cycle of Illiteracy
  • Prize-Winning Student Project Applies Predictive Analytics to Clinical Trial Dropouts
  • For Levi Bridges, Life on a Farm Led to Russia, Mexico — and Journalism

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