Berkeley GradNews November 2016
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and 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

File Thesis or Dissertation (Summer 2018 Deadline)
Friday, August 10, 2018

Professional Development
Career Center

How to Get a Postdoc Job in the Humanities or Social Sciences — 5/5 & 5/12/2017

How do you get a postdoc position in the humanities or social sciences? 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 »

Register Now for Spring Workshops from the Graduate Writing Center

The Graduate Professional Development program supports students' success and career preparation. 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
Kun

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

  • Doudna-Charpentier Team Awarded U.S. Patent for CRISPR-Cas9
  • Three Berkeley Engineers Named as Top Young Innovators
  • Largest Startup Class Yet Enters UC Berkeley’s Expanding Accelerator
  • Study Uses Mobile Money to Promote Saving in Developing Economies
  • New DNA Synthesis Technique Promises Rapid, High-Fidelity DNA Printing
  • Mammals Going Nocturnal to Avoid Humans

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