Berkeley GradNews April 2018
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division


Supporting and rewarding excellent mentoring is a Berkeley priority. More »
Joe and Fiona

Berkeley’s Champion for the 2018 UC-Wide Grad Slam Championship Chosen

Graduate students deliver three-minute talks and win cash prizes. More »

Conflict and Coexistence: Wolves, Sheep, and Land Use Politics in Central Idaho

Wolves and humans: the continuing struggle for territory in the US West. More »
The UC Berkeley group with UC President Janet Napolitano

Inspiring Legislators to Support Graduate Education

Berkeley graduate students headed to Sacramento to educate lawmakers about the importance of graduate research and its contribution to California’s economy and progress. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Spring 2019 Deadline)
Friday, May 17, 2019

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

Professional Development

Humanities PhDs Share their Professional Pathways: Inside Dope 2018

Students meet alums in tech, entrepreneurship, nonprofits, and more. More »

Humanists@Work Graduate Student Workshop — 4/30/2018

This workshop offers theoretical and practical sessions for PhD students considering diverse careers. More »

Network with Cal Alumni, Explore Careers through the Career Connections Series

Your opportunity to meet face-to-face with alumni and professionals representing a variety of roles within a career field. More »

(Un)Tapped Potential: The Future of the University and Entrepreneurship — 4/19/2018

Berkeley grad students, postdocs, faculty, accelerators, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and administrators explore the future for the university and entrepreneurship. More »

Careers Reception at Beyond Academia Conference — 4/25/18

Hear from employers hiring Ph.D.s and postdocs! More »
Student Life
housing graphic

Valuable Housing Resource Links from the Berkeley Housing Fair

Residential and Student Services hosted an off-campus Housing Fair to help facilitate a smooth transition to Berkeley. More »
Graduate Assembly seal

Get Involved and Build Community with the Graduate Assembly

See the list of open positions now hiring in the Graduate Assembly. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

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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