Summer Fun in the Bay Area!

You worked hard last semester; now it’s time to relax and explore the exciting activities in and around the Bay Area. Whether you’re looking for festivals, hiking, or family-oriented fun, the summer offers myriad possibilities!

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year’s line-up includes a wide range of genres, from classical to swinging jazz, Afropop to indie rock and folk. The concerts are held every Thursday, June through August, in the Botanical Garden’s outdoor … Continued

Celebrating Berkeley’s Distinguished Fellows

On March 22, nearly 200 graduate students, donors, faculty and staff celebrated the distinguished fellows who hold prestigious multi-year fellowships as well as the generous supporters who help sustain the excellence of graduate education at Berkeley. Throughout the evening, Alumni House … Continued

Grad Students Presenting at Cal Day — 4/22/2017

Graduate students play an important role in Cal Day. Every year in April, UC Berkeley opens its lecture halls and research labs, museums and libraries, galleries and gardens to the general public. On Saturday, April 22, from 9 am – 4 pm visitors … Continued

RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership, is an event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. RISE is about highlighting the endeavors and efforts of our women leaders, especially … Continued

Interested in China? Check Out the Center for Chinese Studies

The Center for Chinese Studies offers over $100,000 in fellowships annually, puts on public events, and sends out announcements about jobs, outside fellowships, and workshops for graduate students only. If you are interested in China-related topics, join their mailing list to … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies: Events – 9/23/2016 & beyond

Fall Events Panel discussion: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese Politics Tuesday, September 6, 1-5pm 1995 University Avenue, Room 510A China’s Worlds Lecture Series Symposium: In Honor of Dream of the Red Chamber Monday, September 12, 2:30-6pm 180 Doe Library … Continued

UCBe: Proud

June is National LGBT Pride Month — learn more about resources and two of the leading graduate student groups who support the LGBTQ+ community on campus.

59th San Francisco International Film Festival at BAMPFA

April 22 – May 5, 2016 BAMPFA is the exclusive East Bay venue for the San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held each spring for two weeks, SFIFF is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and … Continued

UCBe: Involved

Question. Investigate. Critique. Design. Analyze. Advance. While these are all activities Berkeley graduate students are used to doing in their academic lives, the dedicated students in The have added “Advocate” and “Lead” to their portfolios. From … Continued

Meet Fellow Grad Students at these Graduate Assembly Events

Graduate Students of Color Study Hall Hosted by the Graduate Minority Student Project December 11, 2015, 9 – 6 pm, Christian Hall https://www.facebook.com/UCB.GMSP/ Be productive with hot coffee and free food. De-Stress Meditation Series Hosted by the Graduate Student Wellness Project December … Continued

The Center for Chinese Studies Reception and Services— 9/27/2015

    Attend the Institute of East Asian Studies 2015 Fall Reception (in affiliation with the Centers for Buddhist, Chinese, Japanese and Korean Studies) Monday September 21, 2015 3:00 – 5:00 pm IEAS Conference Room, 1995 University Ave (@Milvia), Suite 510 Meet new faculty, … Continued

Attend the Proposal Hackathon!

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy’s Proposal Hackathon is a fun half-day event where potential applicants can find collaborators, form teams and work on project ideas together. Attendees will have an opportunity to pitch ideas and join projects that … Continued

RSVP Now for New Graduate Student Orientation

The New Graduate Student Orientation is just around the corner! Please take a moment to RSVP for this informative and educational event. We’ll provide welcome and keynote speakers, breakfast and lunch, and a vast array of workshops. Your prompt response helps … Continued

Conversations with Tavis Smiley — 2/21/2014

The NABJ Student Chapter of the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and the Department of African American Studies welcome the American talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate, and philanthropist Tavis Smiley for an engaging conversation. Light refreshments … Continued

Introducing the New Student Section at Cal Performances

As part of a generous grant from the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Student Services and Fees (CACSSF), the Cal Performances Student Ambassadors for the Arts committee (SAFTA) will give out ten pairs of tickets in a newly designated Student Section … Continued