Berkeley GradNews
December 2017

Message from the Vice Provost and Dean

Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division

Best Wishes for a Well-Deserved Winter Break

Pause to reflect, recharge, and plan ahead! More »


My Passion for Social Work and Africa

Study Abroad in Ghana led an MSW student to summer research in Uganda. More »

Giving Back So Students Can Get Ahead

Read how one alumna supports career skills development for current students! More »

Graduate Writing Center A “Gem” For Students Polishing Their Skills

Graduate Writing Center helps graduate students polish the skills needed to write productively. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Summer 2021 Deadline)
Friday, August 13, 2021

Apply for In Absentia or Filing Fee (for the Fall semester)
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Apply for Candidacy (Fall NRST reduction only)
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

File Thesis or Dissertation (Fall 2021 Deadline)
Friday, December 17, 2021

Professional Development


Craft Your Three-Minute Thesis and Submit Your Grad Slam Video by 2/18/19

You could win cash prizes and state-wide recognition while you take your professional development to the next level! More »

Don’t Miss Professional Development Courses in Mentoring, Academic Writing, and Teaching!

Check out three spring graduate courses for enhancing skills in academic writing, teaching, and mentoring. More »

Student Life

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UCBe: Self-Care

As we approach the final stretch of the semester and move into the holiday season, take some time to pay attention to your physical, emotional, and psychological wellbeing. More »
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Food Resources

If you find yourself needing assistance over the winter break (or at any time of year), here are some options. More »

Finding Things to Do This Winter Break

How do you find out about local events and things to do? Here are some of our favorite guides and blogs. 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 »
ARCS Scholars

Celebrating ARCS Scholars

Thirteen doctoral students who are honored ARCS recipients were feted at the Ritz Carlton by the Foundation. More »

Fellowships & Grants

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