Berkeley GradNews April 2016
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

Professional Development: Never Too Soon or Too Late

Throughout your graduate career, take advantage of professional development opportunities! More »
Headlines
Grad Slam winners

Finalist for UC-wide Competition Chosen at Berkeley’s Grad Slam

Ten Berkeley graduate students competed on Monday, March 28, 2016, as semi-finalists for a spot in the ten-campus University of California Grad Slam competition that will take place on April 22. More »

Berkeley Ph.D. Students Shine at Graduate Research Advocacy Day

This March marked the seventh year that UC Berkeley has participated in the Graduate Research & Education Advocacy Day in Sacramento. More »
Cristobal Madero

Spotlight on Fulbright Scholars: Cristobal Madero

Cristobal Madero is a doctoral student in the area of Education Policy and a Fulbright scholar. After 10 years of teaching in Chile, he came to Berkeley to research how schools might help teachers develop a passion for their profession. More »
Ben Gould

Meet Ben Gould: Berkeley Mayoral Candidate

Ben Gould, a 2nd year dual-degree student pursuing Master’s degrees in Environmental Engineering and in Public Policy, announced his intention to run for mayor of Berkeley. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Fall 2018 Deadline)
Friday, December 14, 2018

Professional Development
Daniel Zimardi

Navigate Professional Development Resources with GPS (Graduate Professional Services)

The Professional Development Corner highlights events, programs, and resources that can help you succeed in graduate school and prepare for future careers. More »
Beyond Academia logo

2016 Beyond Academia Conference a Huge Success

The fourth annual Beyond Academia (BA) Conference in March helped graduate students explore their career options outside of academia. More »
Student Life
Larissa Charnsangavej

Expanded UC Berkeley Food Assistance Program

The UC Berkeley Food Security Committee has expanded Food Assistance Program, thanks to additional funding awarded by the UC Global Food Initiative. More »
Graduate Student Diversity and Inclusivity Training

UCBe: Inclusive

20 graduate students participated in UC Berkeley’s first Graduate Student Diversity and Inclusivity Training that featured facilitators from the Multicultural Education Project (MEP) and the Restorative Justice (RJ) Center. More »
Graduate Assembly

Graduate Assembly News & Events: GradFest 2018

Come to GradFest 2018 for free food, fun activities, and more! More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • UC Berkeley Ranked World’s No. 1 Public, No. 4 Overall, by U.S. News
  • Berkeley Inaugurates Division of Data Science and Information, Connecting Teaching and Research from all Corners of Campus
  • Skin-Like Sensor Maps Blood-Oxygen Levels Anywhere in the Body
  • 2018 Berkeley-Rupp Prize Awarded to Deanna Van Buren
  • Solar Power Could Electrify Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 20 Startups Take Center Stage at Berkeley SkyDeck’s Demo Day

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