Now that the semester is underway, I want to be sure you’re aware of various ways the Graduate Division might be able to assist you in the coming weeks and months, particularly if you’re new to Berkeley and haven’t yet fit us into your mental map of this complex campus.
In August, the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation announced the winners of its half-million dollars worth of environmental fellowships and grants for 2011. There were 20 of them around the United States, master’s and Ph.D. students. Four — a fifth of the total — are pursuing studies at Berkeley.
Toward the end of August, Harry Le Grande, Berkeley’s vice chancellor for student affairs, and Andrew Szeri, dean of the Graduate Division, issued a joint statement for all new and returning Cal students. It said: UC Berkeley prides itself on the strong sense of community created by 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As we start a [...]
The opportunities listed by name only were announced previously. (Links to applications and other details are available in an earlier post.) Recently received listings are posted below. Princeton Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowships (September 30) Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship (November 1) National Physical Sciences Consortium Fellowships (November 30) More: Fellowships & Awards | Web Resources | Tips [...]
(Several workshops in our fall series have already taken place, but more are coming up, as detailed below.) GROW Workshop September 20 (Tuesday), 2 to 4 p.m., 110 Sproul Hall How to Write an Academic Grant Proposal Registration is required (online, by September 19). Questions? Call 643-9392. Presented by the Graduate Division’s Academic Services Unit. Workshops [...]
The career fair season is here. The Career Center has alerted campus advisers to the fall schedule. Hundreds of business, government, and nonprofit employers visit the Berkeley campus each year, and many are interested candidates with advanced degrees. Some career fairs and info sessions are for graduate students and Ph.D.s only. Here’s a quick summary [...]
UC Berkeley is part of a new UC Systemwide effort to provide education, prevention, and response to the issues of Dating and Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault. These activities are supported by a grant from the US Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women. The grant provisions include the implementation of a new [...]
The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Join us for the Fall 2011 Graduate Council & Graduate Division Lectures at UC Berkeley. Jefferson Memorial Lectures The American Experiment: A 21st Century Assessment Rogers [...]
Copy cards — refunds available for Equitrac (white with green stripes) copy cards until September 30. The Library’s blog has information on how to request a refund. Printing and copying — copiers and printers in the libraries are being replaced with BookScan stations which require use of Cal 1 cards for payment; see the Library [...]