18th Annual Education Research Day — 3/15–3/16/2018

Education Research Day is an annual conference hosted by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education that offers an opportunity for students to share work with their peers, faculty, and community members and engage in fruitful discussion about a range of issues … Continued

T Geronimo Johnson

Alumnus Pens Book about Race

UC Berkeley students are at the heart of a novel about race and friendship in T. Geronimo’s new book, “Welcome to Braggsville.”

New Programs Offer Interdisciplinary Studies

Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering A designated emphasis is a specialization, such as a new method of inquiry or an important field of application, which is relevant to two or more existing doctoral degree programs. It is added as an … Continued

Students take their research to the Capitol

A delegation of 20 graduate students and deans traveled to Sacramento to give lawmakers their perspective: that graduate student research is central not only to the future of the University of California, but to that of the state and the nation as well.

Graduate students ask questions at the Town Hall

Recapping the Town Hall: Your Questions Answered

In the late afternoon of February 9, students and staff gathered in the Banatao Auditorium of Sutardja Dai Hall for a first-time Town Hall with the Graduate Dean. So all graduate students may benefit from what was said, the questions and answers from the event are now available online.

Graduate students drive UC research and help keep top faculty

Julie Kang, a psychology graduate student at UC Riverside, stated the case more baldly than most: “Without graduate students, (the university) quite honestly would come to a screeching halt.” A troupe of graduate division deans and graduate students from each … Continued

Grad apps increase

Top quality graduate students flock to UC Berkeley despite budget woes

Despite a budget shortfall, hiring freeze and higher fees, the University of California, Berkeley, continues to attract more and higher quality graduate students, according to new data from the campus’s Graduate Division.

By far, students say their top reasons to come to UC Berkeley include the chance to work with distinguished faculty and to earn their degrees from world-class graduate programs.

Andrew Szeri began serving as Dean of the Graduate Division on July 1st, 2007.

Enriching the culture, educating the next generation

Andrew Szeri savors his walk to work each day, winding through the scenic neighborhoods of Berkeley. He says the journey to Sproul Hall is peaceful and provides time to think before he dives into the emails and voicemails that await him.