Berkeley GradNews May 2018
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

Celebration Season

A time to applaud student accomplishments. More »

Berkeley’s Joe Charbonnet Brings Home the 2018 Slammy!

Berkeley's contestant in the UC-wide Grad Slam edges out stiff competition that showcases graduate student research. More »
Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor, the Art of Chainmail, and Scandinavian Studies

A graduate student's research inspires at Cal Day. More »

Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship at Berkeley

Annual Graduate Mentoring Awards Ceremony honored five faculty members. More »
Alli Quan

Flies, Yeast, and Making Wine

Why fruit flies are key to the aromas and flavors of wine. More »

Traveling Abroad this Summer?

Consult this guide for tips on safety, health, and well-being if you'll be traveling outside the U.S. More »

Important Dates

Professional Development

Winning Grad Slam Took Months of Preparation, Plus Some Quick Thinking!

Berkeley champion Joe Charbonnet reflects on the UC-wide competition. More »

Boost Your Skills This Summer!

Take advantage of campus and online resources to develop “hard” and “soft” skills. More »

Humanists@Work Fosters Career Ideas and Resources for Humanities Ph.D.s

Humanities Ph.D.s discuss career paths and dialogue with employers.   More »

“Mentorship in the Life Sciences” Event Kicks Off Series of Campus Fora on Mentoring

Faculty and graduate students discuss healthy mentoring relationships. More »
Student Life

In Conversation with Chancellor Christ and Senator Skinner

Chancellor Christ and Senator Nancy Skinner joined the Graduate Assembly and Cal Alumni Association for an evening to discuss the future of public graduate education. More »

Meet Your 2018 – 2019 Graduate Assembly Executive Officers

​New officials will start their terms July 1, 2018. ​ More »

Activate Free Membership to National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

Take advantage of this important resource. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Congratulations to 2018 Mellon/ACLS Fellows!

Six students in humanities and social services receive prestigious dissertation-writing fellowship! More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • National Academy of Sciences Adds Five Berkeley Faculty Members to its Ranks
  • Nine Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Top Universities and Scholars in Biochemistry
  • A Step Toward Faster, More Accurate Breast Cancer Detection
  • Long Distance Duet Tests How Sound Travels
  • Student Startup Gives Patients Control of Personal Data Using Blockchain

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