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

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Counting Sheep Friday, February 16, 8 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2 pm & 8 pm, & Sunday, February 18, 3 pm Oakland Metro Operahouse, 522 2nd Street, Oakland The eclectic Toronto-based “guerilla-folk party-punk band,” Lemon Bucket Orkestra, leads … 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

Three Positions at the Berkeley Food Institute — 2/20/2018

Policy Assistant | Application Deadline: February 20, 2018, 5 pm The role of the Policy Assistant is to help with the Berkeley Food Institute’s policy program. This position works closely with the BFI Policy Director, with additional interaction with the … 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

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

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

SkyDeck is Now Accepting Startup Cohort Applications — 9/29/17

SkyDeck is accepting cohort startup applications until September 29, 2017. SkyDeck’s mission is to commercialize discoveries born from UC Berkeley research by accelerating startup ventures to help them go to market.  Cohort teams have a Lead Advisor, go through the … Continued

Graduate Assembly — Get Involved, Positions Available

Events and Resources Stay up-to-date by downloading the GradBook App! Available for Apple and Android. Download “Cal Events” and then search for GradBook. It’s as simple as that to stay up-to-date on events specifically for graduate and professional students! Grad … 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

Graduate Student Assessment Fellows Program — 10/30/2017

About the Program Conducting program-level assessment and utilizing assessment data to improve teaching, curriculum, and student advising are becoming an integral part of what faculty and higher education professionals are asked to do. UC Berkeley’s Center for Teaching & Learning … Continued

APASD Circles of Support Program Seeks Grad Student Mentors

Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD) announces the Circles of Support program! This is an opportunity for you to help support undergraduate students and alumni in learning more about graduate school. The populations we hope to serve are: Asian American and … Continued

Register for Summer Session Art Classes

Classes begin on June 4, 2017. To see the schedule and to register, visit the Berkeley Art Studio website. New Classes Ceramics Intermediate Pottery, Tuesdays, 10 am – 12 pm, starting on 6/6 Handbuilding Functional Forms, Wednesdays, 5 – 7pm, starting on 6/7 … Continued

Job Opportunity at Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. seeks a candidate with strong analytical skills to perform routine and developmental scientific work in support of an innovative project under the instruction of a BI scientist. The project will function within Process Sciences in Fremont, CA. … Continued

GSI and Reader Positions Available in Economics — 5/17/2017

The Graduate Economics office is accepting applications for GSI and Reader positions for Summer 2017. The GSI positions  are for Econ 100A (Intermediate Micro, 37.5% position) and Econ 100B (Intermediate Macro, 75% position), in addition to reader positions for Econ 119 (Psychology and … Continued

2017 MFA Graduates Unveil New Works at BAMPFA

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will showcase the work of six graduating students from UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice with its 47th Annual Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. The exhibition marks the first … Continued

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year’s line-up includes a wide range of genres, from classical to swinging jazz, Afropop to indie rock and folk. The concerts are held every Thursday, June through August, in the Botanical Garden’s outdoor … Continued

Rec Sports Inaugural Wellness Celebration

Join Rec Sports as they welcome in a new tradition! The Inaugural Wellness Celebration Thursday, June 1, 2017 7 – 9 am Dwinelle Plaza Hosted by Recreational Sports and university partner, Under Armour, the Wellness Celebration will have you feeling refreshed all day with … Continued

UC Alumni Featured in Three Arts + Design Initiative Programs

The Arts + Design Initiative is sponsoring three upcoming programs in mid-April and May, all of which focus role of the media and cultural criticism in today’s politically charged climate. These programs, as part of The Future of Cultural Criticism series, will … Continued

GSR Opening at the California Policy Lab — 4/21/2017

The California Policy Lab (CPL) creates data-driven insights for the public good. CPL’s mission is to partner with California’s state and local governments to generate scientific evidence to help solve California’s most urgent problems, including homelessness, poverty, crime, and education inequality. … Continued

Call for Papers for SNAMS 2017 — 4/21/2017

Prague, Czech Republic, August 21 – 23, 2017 Social network analysis is concerned with the study of relationships between social entities. The recent advances in internet technologies and social … Continued

Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) 2017 Applications — 4/18/2017

WLI is a leadership program May 30–June 3,2017, for women identified[*] students centered on establishing solidarity and working along intersections that exist within communities of women[*] as well as challenging and deconstructing existing frameworks that exist within workplaces, the collegiate environment, and … Continued

DataEDGE Conference — 5/8 – 5/9/2017

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

Grad Students Presenting at Cal Day — 4/22/2017

Graduate students play an important role in Cal Day. Every year in April, UC Berkeley opens its lecture halls and research labs, museums and libraries, galleries and gardens to the general public. On Saturday, April 22, from 9 am – 4 pm visitors … Continued