Berkeley GradNews August 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

Welcome to the New Semester!

Welcome and orientation activities are underway — be sure that you access all that Berkeley offers! More »
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Important Things to Do When You Get to Campus

New on campus? Use this to-do list to jumpstart your time at Berkeley. More »

Leveraging Video Analysis to Examine the Relationship between Undergraduate Research and Science Identity

A graduate student uses her newly-developed skills to consider the nuanced perspective a young scientist may have with their role in the scientific community. More »
Jennifer Granholm

Exciting Fall Offerings from Berkeley Graduate Lectures

Thought-provoking lectures presented by a diverse line-up of distinguished speakers. More »
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Graduate Student Services and Cal Student Central

Graduate students can find assistance through Cal Student Central and Graduate Student Services. What can they offer you? More »

Important Dates

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

Professional Development
“The Fantasy, The Ideal, and The Reality of Career Exploration,” by the Motivating Informed Decisions (MIND) program, UCSF.

The Messy Reality of Career Exploration, Explained

Why career exploration can be slow and tough — and where to find support! More »

Berkeley Ethnic Studies and History Ph.D.s awarded Mellon Public Fellowships

Maria Faini and Jason Rozumalski talk about their new career paths and taking their humanities expertise public. More »
Career Center

Academic Job Search Series — 8/21/2018

Whether you plan on wading or plunging into the market, here’s a chance to learn a little more about what you’re getting into. More »
Student Life

Great Things to Do on Campus and Nearby

Take time to enjoy many free or discounted activities, cultural events, and places of quiet in Berkeley. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards
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American Fellowships Awarded to Three at Berkeley

Fellows are recognized for their scholarly excellence and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research. 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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