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 (Spring 2018 Deadline)
Friday, May 11, 2018

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 »
beyond academia logo

Beyond Academia Positions & Open House — 11/15/2017

Beyond Academia is a group of UC Berkeley graduate students and postdocs whose goal is to educate PhDs in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM fields about non-academic career paths. 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: GradFest 2018

Come to GradFest 2018 for free food, fun activities, and more! 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


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Big Give Raised $22,453,120 from 8,646 Gifts!
  • Berkeley Haas Ranks No. 2 in U.S. for Women MBAs, and No. 3 in the World
  • Berkeley Holds its Title for Sending the Most Alums into the Peace Corps
  • Six Young Faculty Members Named Sloan Research Fellows
  • Security for Data Analytics — Gaining a Grip on the Two-Edged Sword
  • UC Berkeley Researchers Develop App to Modify Fitness Goals Automatically

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