Berkeley GradNews September 2016
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
La Selva

Summer 2016 — La Selva: Featured Student Essay

My research brought me to a mysterious, tropical environment in Peru -- la selva -- to learn more about Peru’s jungle gastronomy, which is unmatched by any other place in the world. More »

Berkeley Graduate Lectures Fall 2016

Check out this Fall's lectures — free and open to the public — with exciting and distinguished speakers. More »

Your Guide to Fellowships and Grants

This fellowship season, find your next grant, scholarship and fellowship on our list! More »
Rec Sports

Great Things to Do on Campus and Nearby

Take time to enjoy many free or discounted activities, cultural events, and places of quiet in Berkeley. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Fall 2017 Deadline)
Friday, December 15, 2017

Professional Development
2016 SMART team

Developing Mentoring Skills

Knowing how to effectively mentor students and junior colleagues is a vital skill for graduate students preparing for diverse careers, whether within or beyond academia. More »
Career Center

Get to Know the Career Center

Berkeley graduate students receive career planning guidance and employment-related assistance from the Career Center. More »
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 »
Student Life

UCBe: Leadership

UC Berkeley’s hub for leadership development, student involvement, and co-curricular advising is ready to assist your graduate student organization. More »
Grad Fest

New Graduate Students Welcomed at Orientation

This year’s New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO) drew the largest attendance in recent history, welcoming 1,100+ new graduate and professional students over the course of the day. More »
Graduate Assembly

Graduate Assembly News & Events

Help raise the concerns of your community by participating in campus shared governance and serving on academic and administrative committees as a GA appointee. More »

In Their Own Words: Meet the 2016-17 Graduate Assembly Executive Board

As the official representative government for Berkeley graduate students, the Graduate Assembly (GA) provides critical services to UC Berkeley graduate students. More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Berkeley Alum Barry Barish Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Three Berkeley Alums Win MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards
  • Student-Designed Medical Device Wins "Fast Company" Award
  • New Research: Synthetic Molecule Targets Breast Cancer Growth
  • Shafi Goldwasser Leading Computer Scientist to Head Simons Institute
  • Alum Gives $4.4 Million for Scholarships for Business Students from Immigrant Families

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