Focus Groups for Proposed Graduate Housing Project

UC Berkeley Capital Strategies, in partnership with American Campus Communities, is seeking program input on a potential graduate housing project in the greater Berkeley area. Current graduate students living in the Berkeley area are invited to sign-up to participate in … Continued

GROW Grants Have Gone Virtual!

Graduates Optimizing Wellness (GROW) Grants is a grant program where graduate student groups and departments may apply for funds to host team-building activities and skill-building workshops focused on wellness and promoting a … Continued

Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation Fellowship – 11/01/2020

The Switzer Fellowship offers one-year fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California whose studies and career goals are directed toward environmental improvement and who clearly demonstrate leadership in their field. The fellowship includes a $15,000 cash … Continued

Career Prep Tips for Graduate Students

Whether you’re finishing up your program or just starting out at Berkeley, there’s no wrong time to think about preparing for success in your career. The Career Center is here to help you explore and prepare for any career paths … Continued

Berkeley Science Review

Write for the Berkeley Science Review

Are you interested in learning more about the science writing process and improving your science communication skills? The Berkeley Science Review is a science publication created by UC Berkeley graduate students for a general audience. We publish a semesterly magazine and an … Continued

Falltopia Mega Movie Night

The Berkeley Student Union & Cal Esports are hosting the FallFest Movie Night presented by Xfinity on Saturday, October 24th at 6 p.m. We’ll be watching Addams Family Values which will be followed by a short quiz that includes the following prizes: iPads, AirPods, … Continued

IBM Masters Fellowship Award Program — 10/23/2020

About the program Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM Masters Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional Masters students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies, … Continued

Cal ESports FIFA20 & NBA2K21 Tournament

Cal Esports & Cal IMs are hosting a FIFA 20 tournament on Saturday, October 3rd for both XBOX1 & PS4. Registration is free and prizes include: 1st place – Cal IMs championship T-shirt & $100 Amazon Gift Card 2nd Place – $50 … Continued

Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award – 12/15/2020

The Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding achievment during graduate studies in the biological sciences. Fred Hutch established this annual award to honor the bold, creative, pioneering spirit embodied by Hal Weintraub. Weintraub also earned deep respect and … Continued

Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award – 11/15/2020

Established in 1996 by the Graham Foundation, the Carter Manny Award supports the completion of outstanding doctoral dissertations on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The only pre-doctoral award dedicated exclusively to architectural scholarship, the Carter … Continued

2020 Faculty Mentor Awards

The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) honors members of the Berkeley faculty and teaching staff who have shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, and generally supporting graduate students. A committee of delegates composed of graduate students … Continued

Welcome to the Graduate Division, Dr. Denzil Streete

I am extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Denzil Streete to the Graduate Division as our new Chief of Staff & Assistant Dean for Diversity, beginning July 27th. Denzil joins Berkeley from Yale University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where … Continued

Insurance After Graduation: Options and Assistance

Whether you are graduating or leaving the university for a period of time, it is important to think about your health insurance options. If you are on Berkeley’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), your coverage is effective through July 31, … Continued

Two UC Berkeley Ph.D. Students Named Newcombe Fellows

Two UC Berkeley Ph.D. students have been named 2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows: E.C. Feiss (History of Art) and Juliana Friend (Anthropology). This fellowship is designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in … Continued

What Can a GradPro Consultation Do for You?

One of the scariest and most paralyzing elements of being a grad student can be the implied expectation that you already know everything — you already know how to study, how to write, how to teach, how to find a … Continued

Cal Performances Invites Audiences on Virtual Journeys

As we all spend our time around fewer people in real life, Cal Performances invites audiences on virtual journeys via Now, More Than Ever, a series of performing arts videos for a time of physical distancing. Curated by Cal Performances … Continued

Graduate Student Instructors Honored for Exemplary Teaching

This year, 374 Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) were recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (OGSI) Award, and were recognized for their exemplary teaching by the Graduate Division’s GSI Teaching & Resource Center. Due to the cancellation of the annual … Continued

Policies/Procedures for Summer and Fall Course Reserves

Here’s how to access course reserves in summer and fall: Send your course reserve requests as soon as possible to ereserves@lists.berkeley.edu. E-reserves only: We are not accepting print materials or DVDs for course reserves for either Summer or Fall 2020. … Continued

Check Out Issue 38 of Berkeley Science Review

Issue 38 of the Berkeley Science Review (BSR) is here!  The BSR is a science magazine run by graduate students that covers the groundbreaking research happening at Berkeley in a way that is accessible to everyone.  Some highlights from this … Continued

The Sydney Ehrman Fellowship — 3/25/20

Who may apply? The fellowship is open to candidates in any field of study who wish to pursue a course of study or research at King’s College in Cambridge and have a bachelor’s or master’s degree from UC Berkeley or … Continued

The Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship — 3/25/20

The Philip Brett LGBT Fund is an endowment established in 2009 by members and friends of the UC Berkeley campus community to support graduate students working in LGBT Studies. It provides an award of $3,500 in spring 2020 to a … Continued

Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship — 3/25/20

Who may apply? The fellowship is open to graduate students whose studies are related specifically to water quality issues that affect the San Francisco Bay. What is it for? This fellowship is intended to support scientific research in the following … Continued

David N. Kneightley Fellowship — 3/20/20

The David N. Keightley Fellowship will provide support for high-achieving graduate students in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Recipients shall be graduate students whose work focuses on China and/or Chinese subjects, with strong … Continued

Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship – 3/20/20

The Paul J. Alexander Memorial Fellowship was established to provide funding support for advanced Berkeley graduate students who are studying Byzantine, ancient, or medieval history. Students of Byzantine history are given first preference unless an applicant in ancient or medieval … Continued

Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship — 3/20/20

The Dr. and Mrs. James C.Y. Soong Fellowship for academic year 2020-2021 is open to graduate students from Taiwan who are enrolled full time at UC Berkeley in any field of study. Students must meet the following qualifications: Have graduated … Continued