Berkeley GradNews November 2016
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Dean  
Fiona M. Doyle

Strength in Diversity

The UC Berkeley community affirms our commitment to inclusion and respect for diversity of background, experience, and approach. More »
Headlines
Naniette H. Coleman

Enriching the Graduate Student Experience

Graduate student mentors Naniette H. Coleman and Sarah Macdonald share their passions for writing and research with mentees, and show how professional development can help students flourish. More »

Important Dates

Professional Development
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Upcoming Graduate Writing Center Workshops

Graduate Division’s Professional Development Program supports graduate success and career preparation. More »
Career Center

Social Impact Career Fair — 2/16/2017

Two spring career fairs: Spring Career Fair and California Community College (CCC) Registry Job Fair in San Francisco More »
2016 SMART team

SMART Graduate Application Deadline — 11/21/2016

Doctoral students from all departments and schools are invited to apply for the SMART (Student Mentoring and Research Teams) Program for summer 2017. More »
Student Life
Roel Dobbe

UCBe: A Peer Mentor

EECS Peers is a network of upper level graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. They serve as a resource to students who are navigating issues with classes, advisors, exams, stress, and conflict. More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards
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MacArthur “Genius” Reflects on His Graduate Student Years at Berkeley

Ethic Studies PhD alumnus Josh Kun highlights how campus funding empowered him as a graduate student and how awards — in his case, a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship — validate working in non-traditional fields. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Berkeley Among Top U.S. Universities for Upward Mobility
  • $3.6 million from NIH to Build Better Infectious Disease Surveillance
  • For Undocumented Students Like Arturo Fernandez, a Fourth-Year Ph.D. Student in Statistics, Trump Era Brings Fear and Uncertainty
  • One Big Reflective Band-Aid
  • UC Berkeley Doctoral Student Reports Vulnerability in WhatsApp
  • Can Fitness Apps Make Us Fit?

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