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Welcome to the start of a new academic year!

Welcome to the start of a new academic year! To our continuing students, we can’t wait to see what inspires you this year. For our new graduate students, I want to extend a very warm welcome.

More than a Graduation Stole, a Family Tradition

A hundred years after her great-great-grandmother, Master of Social Work graduate student Sarah Lance proudly continued her family's cherished tradition of wearing a family stole at graduation.

GenEq Welcome Events

Meet the staff of the Gender Equity Resource Center and learn more about your campus gender & sexuality resource center. Join us for an overview of resources for LGBTQ+ and Women graduate students at Cal.

New Financial Aid Compliance Assignment

To comply with federal requirements(opens in a new tab) established by the Department of Education, the University has implemented a new system in Fall 2023 to guarantee that all undergraduate and graduate students receiving financial aid are participating in each of their courses at the start of the semester.

Three Tips for Job Offer Negotiations

Negotiating a compensation package can bring its own set of unique challenges to the already demanding task of applying for jobs while also being a graduate student. Regardless of whether you are applying to a position within or beyond academia, negotiation is a pivotal step in the process.

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Honoring Judy Heumann (1947-2023)

We are continuing to celebrate the inspiring life of disability rights activist and Berkeley School of Public Health alumna Judith (Judy) Heumann…