So far, nobody’s let the cat out of the bag, so the surprise has been total in every case. Despite Berkeley’s long tradition of protest and California’s reputation for spontaneity, faculty members here simply don’t expect to be interrupted by outsiders while they’re teaching a class. When it dawns on them that the invasion brings unexpected but happy news for them personally, decorum goes out the window.
Did you know there’s a way you can see for yourself, day or night, where you stand with regard to some of the key milestones in your graduate education?
The Graduate Division has just produced an updated summary of its activities and accomplishments, with a dozen-year-long perspective.
Ning Fellowship, Summer School of Molecular Medicine in Jena University, Canadian Studies Grant Program
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Outstanding GSIs, and mentors of GSIs, were honored in droves over the past few weeks. We’ll be saying more, in detail and with pictures, in the near future, but meanwhile here are the categories — at least those which fall under the umbrella of the Graduate Division (and, in one case, its partner, the Graduate Assembly).
Snapshots from Cal Day 2011.
The Cal Alumni Association had a big party — its annual Charter Gala — April 9 at San Francisco’s City Hall to celebrate the university’s birthday and to physically present the association’s 2011 alumni awards (publicly announced back in December 2010).
The Berkeley campus’s most prestigious award for teaching, the Distinguished Teaching Award is intended to encourage and recognize individual excellence in that endeavor. This year, the recipients were Robin Einhorn of professor of history, Phillip Geissler associate professor of chemistry (whose 2000 Ph.D. is from Berkeley), and Kent Puckett, associate professor of English.
Say goodbye to the”Classic” MELVYL library catalog; New library mobile website; Equitrac copy cards expire on June 30, 2011
University Health Services/Tang Center has announced its participation in the new 2011-12 University of California Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP), a system-wide insurance plan covering more than 130,000 University of California students.