Berkeley GradNews April 2015
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

On Teaching and Mentoring

Teaching is an incredibly important part of Berkeley’s academic landscape, and this is the time of year when a variety of awards and ceremonies recognize exceptional accomplishments in teaching and mentoring. More »

Opening of The Chowdhury Center Connects Berkeley to Bangladesh

The first Bangladesh Studies Center in the U.S. opened at Berkeley on March 30. More »

Meet the Winners of the 2015 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest

Enjoy these videos chosen from 17 submissions; each winner received a conference travel award. More »
GradSlam Trio

Cal Grad Slam Picks its Top Three and Prepares for UC-Wide Competition

Tune in this month and use social media to support Cal's first UC Grad Slam competitors. More »

Cal’s Greener Academics

Cal is home to a number of scientists, researchers and academics whose work is focused on making the planet better. More »
Daniel Sanchez, a 4th year ERG student.

ERG Students Achieve National Recognition for Groundbreaking Studies

In honor of the upcoming Earth Week, we're featuring two Energy and Resources Group students whose research has earned national press coverage. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Summer 2019 Deadline)
Friday, August 16, 2019

Professional Development
Student Life

New from Rec Sports!

​Learn more about Berkeley Rec Sports and their new initiatives for the Fall!​ More »

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Berkeley students, faculty, and staff will be hosting events throughout the month to raise awareness about sexual violence and sexual harassment. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

2015 Berkeley Distinguished Graduate Fellows Reception

Once a year, graduate fellows celebrate their accomplishments at an annual event hosted at the International House. More »

UC Berkeley Faculty Recognized by Mentorship Awards

This year, five exceptional professors were honored as some of the top mentors on campus. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Nine faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Post-Elsevier Breakup, New Publishing Agreement ‘a Win for Everyone’
  • Berkeley Among the ‘Best Value’ Colleges in New Forbes Ranking
  • Berkeley Alumni Score Three 2019 Pulitzer Prize Victories
  • Five Berkeleyans Among 2019 Guggenheim Winners
  • New Machine Learning Technique May Help Prevent Blindness for Millions of People with Diabetes

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