Mentorship in the Social Sciences — 4/23/2018

Faculty mentorship is a key ingredient in the development of our graduate and professional student researchers. The recent “Nature Research: Health of Research Groups” symposium at Berkeley identified the importance of supporting PIs in their roles as mentors for research … Continued

Online Certificate in Faculty Preparation

Humboldt State University’s Online Certificate in Faculty Preparation program is a one-year program designed to support current and aspiring faculty in developing their knowledge and experience with teaching, learning, and technology in the college classroom. Program highlights: Four 3-unit online … Continued

Cal Esports and SF Shock Watch Party — 4/18/2018

Come to the first-ever on-campus watch party sponsored by Cal Esports and SF Shock, Northern California’s professional Esports Overwatch League team. Support SF Shock as they take on the Dallas Fuel, April 18, 5 – 9 pm, in Unit One Residence Hall located at 2650 Durant … Continued

18th Annual Lavender Graduation — 5/4/2018

Friday, May 4, 2018 Reception: 6:15-6:30 PM Ceremony: 6:30-8:30 PM Alumni House (1 Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720) Keynote Speaker: UC Regent John A. Pérez About Lavender Graduation The Gender Equity Resource Center and our partners are excited to invite … Continued

Berkeley MEng Capstone Showcase — 5/2 and 5/4/2018

Leaders in the Bay Area — including recruiters, engineering/business professionals, UC Berkeley staff and faculty, entrepreneurs, and current/prospective industry project advisers — with a passion for innovation and creativity will gather to uncover the future of business and culture together. … Continued

OptumLabs Summer Internship Opportunity — 4/20/2018

University of California, San Francisco Institute for Computational Health Sciences Summer 2018 Program summary This program will appeal to those student/trainees who wish to apply their Data Science training to the field of biomedicine and … Continued

InFEWS Fellows Fall Cohort — 5/1/2018

InFEWS (Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems) supports a new generation of students working at the critical juncture of food, energy, and water. InFEWS Fellows will master the interdisciplinary skills needed to create actionable and impactful … Continued

Summer Fellowship with The Data Incubator

Program The Data Incubator is a Cornell University-funded data science training organization. It is now offering an intensive eight-week Fellowship that prepares master’s and doctoral students and postdocs in STEM and social science fields who are seeking industry careers as … Continued

Job Openings to Address Basic Needs Insecurity

The Graduate Assembly (GA) and campus administration have funded new positions to lead campus-wide efforts to combat basic needs insecurity and to directly help students in need. Too many UC Berkeley students — both undergraduate and graduate — are faced … Continued

UHS Wellness News: SHIP Post-Graduation Resources

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! As you start planning for what’s next, we want to make sure you are aware of your post-graduation options for health insurance.  In order to help you with these options and deadlines, we’ve pulled together … Continued

4th Annual Bay Area Book Festival — 4/28 – 4/29/2018

Saturday – Sunday, April 28 – 29, 2018 10 am to 6 pm Downtown Berkeley, CA Berkeley Arts + Design is a proud sponsor of this year’s 4th Annual Bay Area Book Festival, sponsoring panels that include internationally celebrated authors and public … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Boston Pops, Lights, Camera…Music! Six Decades of John Williams Saturday, April 21, 8 pm Greek Theater Affectionately known as “America’s Orchestra,” the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra is among the most beloved symphonic ensembles in the country. The Pops celebrates the … Continued

Internships with GenEq and AASD — 4/15/2018 and 4/17/2018

The Gender Equity Resource Center (GenEq) is currently recruiting interns to join our team. Applications for summer and fall 2018 positions are due by Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 11:59 pm. Only graduate and undergraduate students registered for fall … Continued

Women’s Leadership Intensive — 5/14 – 5/18/2018

The fourth annual Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) is a leadership program for women identified [*] students. This year WLI is centered on challenging common perceptions of what it means to be a leader in order to be more inclusive of … Continued

18th Annual Education Research Day — 3/15–3/16/2018

Education Research Day is an annual conference hosted by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education that offers an opportunity for students to share work with their peers, faculty, and community members and engage in fruitful discussion about a range of issues … Continued

Graduate Student Tax Workshop — 3/27/2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Senate Chamber, 510 Eshleman Hall In this workshop, presented by tax analysts from the UC Office of the President, graduate students will learn the basics of reporting scholarships, fellowships, and other … Continued

March is National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March each year to honor the myriad contributions of women in history, culture and society. This annual celebration has local roots in Sonoma, where a school event in the late 1970’s spurred groups … Continued

UCHRI Calls for Applications

The University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) was founded as a multicampus research unit of the UC Office of the President under the UC Humanities Initiative, established by former UC President David P. Gardner in 1987. In 2009, a … Continued

SkyDeck is Now Accepting Fall Applications — 3/30/2018

Looking to accelerate your startup? Apply to Berkeley SkyDeck, the largest official startup accelerator at UC Berkeley. Join UC Berkeley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem; enjoy workspace in the penthouse of the tallest building in downtown Berkeley; get access to lab space; gain … Continued

Empowering Womxn of Color Conference — 3/17/2018

The 33rd Annual Empowering Womxn of Color Conference, “Free Space, Our Space: Actualizing Freedom, Asserting Presence, Cultivating Power” is a declaration of the power and agency womxn of color possess in society. In the places we occupy — work, school, … Continued

DataEDGE Conference — 4/24/2018

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by today’s flood of new data? Do you know about the latest tools for storing, analyzing, and visualizing data? Have you considered the … Continued

Microbiology Student Symposium — 4/28/2018

The 19th Annual Microbiology Student Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union Center at UC Berkeley. This year our keynote speakers are Kelly Wrighton from Ohio State University and Melanie Blokesch from … Continued

Call for Nominations: Chancellor’s Awards for Public Service

The Office of the Chancellor has announced the call for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Awards for Public Service, recognizing students, staff, and faculty for their individual and collective efforts to benefit others locally and globally. Nominations are due by … Continued

Sara Ahmed Lecture on “Queer Use” — 2/16/2018

February 16 at 4 pm | 112 Wurster Hall Renowned scholar Sara Ahmed’s lecture explores the queerness of use as well as uses of queer. It begins with a reflection on the gap between the intended function of an object … Continued

Opportunities from Merck KGaA, Germany

This year Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, is celebrating its 350th anniversary. Merck is the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world. On the occasion of this anniversary, Merck KGaA is offering a series … Continued

DIY Couture Fashion Lab — 2/23/2018

DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson Friday, February 23, from 12 – 6 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126, UC Berkeley No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, … Continued

Infocamp 2018 — 3/17/2018

InfoCamp, in its ninth year, is the premier student-run conference for the information community. Held on the UC Berkeley campus at the School of Information, InfoCamp is a day-long event that aims to educate, inform, and inspire new ways of … Continued

Lasker Foundation 2018 Essay Contest — 3/30/2018

The Lasker Foundation has launched its 2018 Essay Contest. This exciting challenge engages young scientists and clinicians in a discussion about the big questions in biology and medicine today and the role of biomedical research in our society. The contest aims to build skills in … Continued

Check Out the Graduate Assembly’s Mid-Year Report

The Graduate Assembly’s mid-year report represents the highlights of the work completed during the fall semester of the 2017 – 18 academic year. The GA hopes it will inspire you to partner with them in continuing support of graduate and professional students’ personal, … Continued

Interested in China? Check Out the Center for Chinese Studies

Do you want to know about China-related events and fellowships on campus? If so, add your name to the Center for Chinese Studies’ mailing list. You will receive weekly announcements of upcoming lectures, conferences, and film screenings. In addition, the … Continued

Amateurism Across the Arts Conference — 3/9/2018

Friday, March 9, 2018 9:30 am – 6:15 pm Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance, and new media — especially in relation to raced, classed, … Continued

The New York State Senate Fellowships — 4/27/2018

Graduate Fellowships are offered by the Senate of the State of New York each year. Applicants are not required to reside or attend school in New York at the time of application. Fellowships bring a $33,000 grant-in-study stipend plus benefit options. … Continued

Write for the Berkeley Science Review

Start the year by working on your science writing skills – without making a big commitment! Berkeley Science Review (BSR) is looking for a few writers for a toolbox and labscopes. Toolboxes are illustration-intensive articles that usually run on the … Continued

Cal Self Defense for All: R.A.D. for Women* Class

The R.A.D. System of Self Defense is a 9 to 12-hour comprehensive, women*-only course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. Thursday 1/25, Tuesday 1/30, and Thursday  2/1 5 – 8:30 pm Putnam … Continued

Check Out Issue 33 of the Berkeley Science Review

The Berkeley Science Review is a graduate student-run magazine that aims to highlight the groundbreaking research occurring at UC Berkeley in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, from biology to physics to computer science. Founded in 2001 by a dedicated … Continued

Yancey/Edgley Fellowship and Award — 3/31/2018

The Dr. Antronette (Toni) K. Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship was created by Ms. Darlene Edgley to continue the work pioneered by the late Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey, MD, MPH. Dr. Yancey’s concern with the dangers of America’s sedentary lifestyle … Continued

Mark Morris’ “The Hard Nut” Returns to Zellerbach Hall!

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris’ The Hard Nut, “as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive” (Dance Magazine), returns … Continued

Postdoc Opportunity at UCSF Center for Health and Community

Evidence for Action (E4A), a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, awards grants to support innovative, rigorous research on how systems, programs, and policies influence population health and health inequalities. The E4A National Program Office reviews research proposals and … Continued

Competition: CTSP and Facebook’s Data for Good — 1/28/2018

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) seeks proposals for a Data for Good Competition. The competition will be hosted and promoted by CTSP in coordination with the UC Berkeley School of Information IMSA, and made possible through funds provided … Continued

Abstracts Invited for Graduate Research Symposium — 12/8/2017

The William & Mary’s Graduate Research Symposium Committee is seeking abstract submissions from currently enrolled graduate students in the following discipline(s): American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, History, Physics, Psychology, and Public Policy.  This broadly themed conference … Continued

Research IT is Hiring Research Computing Domain Consultants

Berkeley Research Computing is expanding our successful Domain Consultant program by hiring five more UC Berkeley graduate students. The Domain Consultant position is a 20% to 25% (8 to 10 hours/week) appointment, paid hourly ($20–$30/hr based on experience; no tuition/fee … Continued

Volunteers Needed for “English-in-Action” Program

Learning a new language can be a challenge. Volunteer with English-in-Action, a nation-wide program, to help students, visiting scholars, and international visitors and their families improve their English conversational skills and understanding of American life. Volunteer tutors meet with one or … Continued

Big Ideas Contest Pre-proposals Due — 11/15/2017

Now twelve years old, Big Ideas’ unique approach supports a diverse portfolio of innovators and social ventures at UC Berkeley (over 5000 graduate and undergraduate students & 1400 social ventures to date!) It is multidisciplinary — attracting engineers, social science majors, … Continued

GenEq Events for Graduate Students

Let’s Talk: A Wonder Women Weekly Graduate Event UC Berkeley graduate student women are invited to dinner and a conversation focused on issues surrounding sexual assault and harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, the recent withdrawal of the “Dear Colleague Letter,” … Continued

Support Berkeley Crowdfunding Projects and Apply for Spring!

Berkeley Crowdfunding just launched its biggest line-up of projects for this fall. Discover and support your favorite campaigns, which include: Berkeley Hyperloop – fund the next stages of Berkeley’s Hyperloop team to compete in designing a new system of high-speed travel; … Continued

Student Technology Fund (STF) — 10/10/2017

The Student Technology Fund (STF) proposal submission process is now open for fast-track projects with a cap of $5000 per project. The deadline to submit project proposals is October 10, 2017. ELIGIBILITY Any student, faculty member, or staff member of the … Continued

UC Berkeley/University Partnership Campus Benefits Program

The University Partnership Program (UPP) Campus Benefits Program allows UC Berkeley students to receive access to special perks and preferred pricing on services and merchandise for organizational and personal use through our campus-wide partners — Under Armour, Bank of the … Continued

Visiting Scholar Talk: Steffen Moestrup — 9/18/2017

Steffen Moestrup’s research critically investigates what we might term persona-driven journalism. He analyzes how journalistic personas are created and used across different types of media and how the interaction between old media and new … Continued

Cal Performances Student Flex Pass — Buy Yours Now!

The best fit for your schedule and your budget. Enjoy world-class live performances as part of your UC Berkeley student experience. See artists such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Peking Acrobats for … Continued

Thriving in Science Peer Support Groups — 9/22/2017

Thriving in Science is a UC Berkeley graduate student- and postdoc-led professional development program with the mission of supporting scientists-in-training as they encounter many of the difficulties and challenges that they will face throughout their career in scientific research. From failed experiments … Continued

Information about Financial Aid and Funding Awards

If you’ve logged into CalCentral in the past two weeks, you may have seen notifications that your fees have been assessed and you have a balance due. If you’re expecting financial aid, a fee remission, or fellowship award, find out … Continued

Time to Enroll in Fall 2017 Courses!

While enrollment windows for new students opened on Friday, August 4, current students have been able to enroll in Fall 2017 courses since April 17, 2017. Here’s why it’s important to enroll: the deadline for payment of at least 20% … Continued

Immunization Clinics for Incoming Students — August 2017

To help incoming students satisfy the immunization requirement, University Health Services is offering immunization clinics in August The Saturday clinics have many openings. See the UHS website for dates. The clinics are by appointment only. You may schedule online via eTang. If you … Continued

Caltopia — 8/20 – 8/21/2017

Caltopia – the largest college lifestyle event in the nation – will be held on the UC Berkeley campus next week. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to more than diverse brands aligned … Continued

Receive Funds Faster: Sign Up for EFT Now!

What’s the fastest way to receive your stipend or financial aid refund? By direct deposit to your bank account! If you are expecting a stipend or financial aid refund and have not signed up for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to receive … Continued

Big Ideas for Berkeley Students

Big Ideas Is Recruiting Innovation Ambassadors! Are you a student interested in social impact, entrepreneurship and innovation, or public service? Big Ideas is recruiting highly motivated UC students to serve as Innovation Ambassadors at each UC campus. Benefits include stipends, … Continued

Cal Night with the Oakland Athletics — 9/5/2017

Tuesday, September 5 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 pm Join the Oakland Athletics for Cal Night on Tuesday, September 5, when Cal alumni Bob Melvin and Marcus Semien take on the LA Angels. All attendees who … Continued

17th Annual GAIN Conference — 8/26/2017

More than 80 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies will present their programs and job offers at the 17th Annual GAIN Conference in San Francisco, the largest German science and research career fair outside of Europe. The Westin St. … Continued

Berkeley Moves! Find Your RideAmigo and Save

Finding your way to campus just got a lot easier. Log on to BerkeleyMoves!, the one-stop trip planning platform where you can use your dashboard, visit the event page, and see if there are any trips leaving from your hometown or … Continued