Two UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare alumni were recently awarded research awards. Carly Devlin (’14) was awarded the American Clinical Social Work Association‘s (ACSWA) Judith Holm Memorial Student Awards, including a $2,000 grant and a $1,000 Snooks Prize grant … Continued
At 30, Kurtis Heimerl has held many titles. Computer scientist. Ex-Googler. Postdoctoral researcher. Humanitarian. CEO. This year, he created a new technology that has the potential to provide low-cost, community-owned cellular networks to the estimated 1 billion people currently living … Continued
Robert Hass, a distinguished Professor in Poetry and Poetics at UC Berkeley, is a recipient of the prestigious Wallace Stevens Award for his demonstrated mastery of poetry. The $100,000 award from The Academy of American Poets is part of the … Continued
From the Welcome Back Party, to the Empowering Women of Color Conference. From free tax consultation, to workshops for student parents. From The Berkeley Graduate online journal, to the Queer and Transgender Advocacy project. Discover how the Graduate Assembly is working to improve the lives of graduate students and create a vibrant and inclusive graduate community.
Four UC Berkeley students were awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship for their research in the field of education. Each recipient was given a $25,000 cash prize for the 2014-15 academic year and an opportunity to network with members of NAE and other senior scholars during a retreat.
As Andrew Szeri moves on to his new position, Vice Provost, Strategic Academic & Facilities Planning, he reflects on his time at Graduate Division. “It has been my privilege to help lead Berkeley’s efforts to support the ambitions of more than 10,000 graduate students and to help enable the world-class excellence of 100-plus programs.” said Szeri.
Each year the Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of California Chapter awards fellowships to PBK members who are currently enrolled as doctoral students at UC Berkeley. The seven winners of the 2014 fellowship awards of $5,000 each are: Emily S. Cibelli, Linguistics … Continued
Three Berkeley graduate students collaborated to win the Tech-to-Market Innovation Challenge on May 8, 2014. Kiki Lui and Dirk de Wit, both School of Information students, teamed with Charles Guo, an MBA student at the Haas School of Business to … Continued
Four Master’s students from the School of Information competed in the one-day Women’s Hackathon at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park in April. The four designed a new Facebook feature that allows users to save and organize especially interesting content from their own timeline or from elsewhere on Facebook. Later they can “relive” that saved content in its social context.
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship recently named five UC Berkeley School of Optometry students and one School of Public Health student as this year’s recipients. Ka Yee So won for her proposal to employ a bilingual, telemedicine approach as a screening … Continued
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) — the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education — recently recognized two Berkeley graduate school professors for excellence in education research. Janelle Scott, an assistant professor in the Graduate … Continued
Haas School of Business alumna, Melody Akhtari, appeared on the popular televised show “Wheel of Fortune” on March 20, 2014, and went home a champion. Soon after graduating from Haas School of Business in 2011, Akhtari applied to become a … Continued
GSIs are invited to make nominations for the Spring 2014 Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs. This award recognizes faculty (both Senate and non-Senate) who have provided GSIs outstanding mentorship in their teaching at Berkeley and in preparation for … Continued
White House Fellows typically are full-time, paid assistants to senior White House staff, the Vice President, Cabinet secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials. These are demanding assignments, requiring a capacity for quick learning and a willingness to work hard, often … Continued
Graduate students in CEE Professor Slav Hermanowicz’s Lab and collaborators received second place in 2013 Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development. The award, which includes cash prizes totaling $65,000, invites university students to search for innovative technologies and methods to promote sustainable and … Continued