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

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

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

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

RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership, is an event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. RISE is about highlighting the endeavors and efforts of our women leaders, especially … Continued

Recruiting for Director of Student Programming Position

The Labor Center at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is recruiting for a Director of Student Programming. The position will be a 50/50 lecturer and academic coordinator position: the person will be expected to teach 3 … Continued

Navigating Challenges to Academic Success — 4/3/2017

Struggling with making progress? Having trouble keeping up with your course load? Looking for more support? The Graduate Assembly and Graduate Division will present a workshop about understanding your options when you are experiencing challenges in your academic progress. Know Your … Continued

STEM AfterCollege Scholarships

STEM AfterCollege believes that what’s good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students. As a job and internship resource, the scholarships are for students who will be exemplary candidates in their field. Eligibility requirements: Open to currently … Continued

LGBTQ+ Career Conference 2017 — 2/25/2017

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 10:30 am – 4 pm Tips, tricks and tailor-made advice for LGBTQ+ students at UC Berkeley interested in internships, job search strategies and career advice from LGBTQ+ professionals! Topics include: … Continued

Sciences Po Teaching Fellowship Positions

Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to their thesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduate campuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region and … Continued

Publish Your Articles in the New “Berkeley Graduate”

The Berkeley Graduate (TBG) is an online publication by, for, and about graduate and professional students sponsored by The Graduate Assembly. Formerly a print publication, and briefly an online daily site, the new TBG is looking to partner with other organizations and centers … Continued

Grads of Color Ease Back — 1/19/2017

Thursday, January 19th 5 – 8:30 pm Anna Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste Street Enjoy a free dinner and an opportunity to connect with Grads of Color as you ease back in. The Graduate Minority Student Project (a project of the Grad … Continued

Science Outside the Lab Program

The National Science Foundation has made available supplemental funds to improve graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce. NSF supports science and engineering doctoral students in gaining additional educational opportunities and student training in order to help acquire experience, skills and knowledge in … Continued

I-House Gateway Fellowships Program — 3/15/2017

Graduate students who live at International House, UC Berkeley, or aspire to, are invited to speak to their academic department about being nominated for a Gateway Fellowship. The annual I-House Gateway Fellowships competition awards one eligible student with a full academic … Continued

CSHE Spring Colloquium Series and a Visiting Scholar Seminar

The Center for Studies in Higher Education presents a visiting scholar seminar and the 2017 Spring Colloquium Series, a program of stimulating lectures and discussions on national and international issues shaping higher education today. All lectures take place on the UC … Continued

Energy Curtailment: Winter 2016

Before you leave for break, please do your part to make sure all non-essential systems in your work area — lights, computers and monitors, printers and copiers, coffeepots and microwaves, power strips, etc. — are turned off. If you will be … Continued

Call for Papers — OLPP Graduate Student Conference 2017 — 3/17/2017

McMaster University’s Philosophy announces the Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership Graduate Student Conference on June 16 – 17, 2017, McMaster University, Hamilton,  Ontario, in Canada. Keynote speakers will be Dr. Natalie Stoljar (McGill University) and Dr. Douglas Husak (Rutgers University). Call for Papers Graduate and … Continued

California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2016

The California Alliance offers postdoctoral research fellowship opportunities at four top-tier California institutions — UC Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, and Caltech — in the Mathematical, Physical Sciences and Engineering fields. The program includes faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities. The California … Continued

Postdoctoral positions at UCSF

Postdoctoral positions are available in the newly established Delling Lab at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to study the function of primary cilia in development and disease. The postdoctoral fellows will investigate the mechanisms by which primary cilia … Continued

Big Give is November 17th!

The butterfly effect explains change. The Berkeley Effect changes the world. During Big Give — the campus’s annual fundraising blitz — you can be that change by giving your favorite Berkeley school, college, and/or program a big boost and helping them win … Continued

Social Norms Mini Grant Deadline — 11/22/2016

The deadline for the Social Norms Mini Grant Initiative sponsored by PATH to Care has been extended to 5 pm on November 22, 2016.  Ten mini-grants of up to $2,500 each will be awarded for community-based initiatives and campaigns addressing social norms on sexual violence. This … Continued

Ambassador of Canada Speaks on Current Issues — 10/18/2016

Hosted by the Canadian Studies Program, David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States of America, will speak about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, climate change and trade. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 am  – … Continued

Social Impact Un-Pitch Day — 10/21/2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 3 – 7 pm South Hall, UC Berkeley Do you know a local non-profit or community organization that has a pressing challenge that you think technology might be able to solve, but you don’t know where to start? Or, … Continued

Vision + Light — 10/27 – 10/28/2016

October 27 & 28 5:30 – 8:30 pm Energy Biosciences Building Taking the format of an art gallery opening, Vision + Light will display aesthetic images across a range of visual media, which emerged from, or were inspired by, scientific research … Continued

SVSH Prevention Training

New graduate students at Cal have many opportunities to learn about how to have safe and healthy relationships. Last summer, all incoming graduate students received an email from Graduate Dean Doyle, articulating expectations around the prevention of sexual violence and sexual harassment … Continued

SLAM: Science Leadership and Management Fall Events

What is SLAM? Grad school is a great place to gain scientific expertise — but that’s hardly the only thing you’ll need in your future as a Ph.D. Are you ready to lead a group? Manage your coworkers? Mentor budding scientists? … Continued

Graduate Housing Available in the Garden Village Apartments – Apply Now!

Cal Housing announces graduate student housing available in the Garden Village apartments at 2201 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. Each Garden Village apartment includes single-occupancy bedrooms that are fully furnished with high-quality, well-designed furniture. Large operable windows in every room and on opposite sides of … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies: Events – 9/23/2016 & beyond

Fall Events Panel discussion: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese Politics Tuesday, September 6, 1-5pm 1995 University Avenue, Room 510A China’s Worlds Lecture Series Symposium: In Honor of Dream of the Red Chamber Monday, September 12, 2:30-6pm 180 Doe Library … Continued

Register to Vote in November Elections by 10/24/2016

How to register? Apply online or download a form from the Secretary of State’s web site. Voter registration forms are also available from Registrar of Voters Office located in the Alameda County Courthouse at 1225 Fallon … Continued

Graduate Diversity Program has a New Name!

The Office for Graduate Diversity is the new name for what was formerly known as the Graduate Diversity Program. After much input from students and colleagues, the new name emerged as a more accurate indicator of the broad scope of our … Continued

Beyond Academia Workshop — 8/18/2016

Berkeley PhDs! Are you interested in careers in government, policy, and the public sector? Do you want to learn more about fellowships tailored to PhDs transitioning into the public sector?   Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) and Beyond Academia are hosting Public … Continued

The Bay Area Science Festival — 10/27 – 11/5/2016

The Bay Area Science Festival returns this fall October 27 – November 5 for ten days of celebration of the Bay Area’s scientific wonders, resources, and opportunities. The UC Berkeley scientific community can participate in numerous Festival events. Outreach organizers may … Continued

Graduate Assembly Positions Available

The Graduate Assembly is currently hiring Project Directors and the Project Advocacy and Accountability Liaison for the 2016-17 academic year. For more information, please visit the Graduate Assembly website or click on the links below for the official job cards: … Continued

Movie Matinees for all Ages

Rediscover the pleasures of a Saturday at the movies and introduce your family to film classics on the big screen. Upcoming films in this ongoing series include Jacques Tati’s hilarious classic M. Hulot’s Holiday, Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved Ponyo, and North … Continued

Hiring New Residential Education Liaison (REL) Position

Residential & Student Service Programs (RSSP) is hiring for a new position, the Residential Education Liaison (REL), for the coming academic year. The REL will serve as the liaison for UC Berkeley continuing students living at our two new housing sites … Continued

North America Elsevier Research Intelligence Conference — 9/29/2016

Enabling Data-informed Strategic Planning for the Research Enterprise Wednesday, September 28 (Evening Welcome Reception) Thursday, September 29, 8:30 am – 4:45 pm (Dinner to follow) DoubleTree Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, CA This conference will bring together close to one hundred of the region’s leading vice … Continued

NEW! Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) open to GSIs and GSRs

Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) is new a place where Graduate Student Instructors and Graduate Student Researchers can receive support and find inspiration for teaching and learning, and research tools on campus. Consultation, workshops, showcases, meetups, seminars and more are held regularly. … Continued

Berkeley Crowdfunding Wants You to Act by 9/30/2016

The new academic year brings exciting, new ideas from our students, faculty, and staff — and the opportunity for you to help turn their ideas into impactful reality. Crowdfund.berkeley.edu is your source for exploring and supporting a fresh crop of projects … Continued

Cal Performances Presents Ojai at Berkeley

June 16 – 18, 2016 in Zellerbach Hall and Zellerbach Playhouse Peter Sellars, music director Thomas W. Morris, artistic director, Ojai Music Festival Matías Tarnopolsky, executive and artistic director, Cal Performances Berkeley graduate students enjoy 50% off with their Cal1Card! $10 ticket … Continued

The Graduate Assembly is Hiring!

The Graduate Assembly, UC Berkeley’s graduate student government, is hiring! We are currently seeking applications for Project Directors and the Project Liaison; other openings will be available later in the summer. Project Directors work in specific graduate student communities; the Project … Continued

Spring Lecture Video and Audio Offerings Are Sure to Delight

The spring 2016 Berkeley Graduate Lectures series were quite a thought-provoking collection — including a peek into the history of gold and wine in the early days of California, how to best measure and communicate climate change, recent studies of neurology … Continued