Berkeley GradNews
December 2018

Message from the Vice Provost and Dean

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

Have a Relaxing Winter Break!

Catch your breath, spend time with family and friends, have some fun, and think about new opportunities. More »


High elevation research is not as easy as it looks!

Science Adventures to Help Curb Extinction

Graduate student researcher collects data to help determine the future of the whitebark pine. More »

Dean Doyle Goes to Washington

Seven UC Graduate Deans advocate for graduate education. More »

Woodland’s “Food Front” Initiative Helps a Growing Community Flourish

It also Inspired a Berkeley grad to apply to the Goldman School of Public Policy. 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 »
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Five Easy Ways to Boost your Professional Development Over Winter Break

Got a couple of hours to spare? A little planning goes a long way — check these five items off your list! More »
From Left to Right: graduate students Tanis Leonhardi, Sheer Ganor, Daniel Kelly, Christopher Lawson, Maelia DuBois, Dana Landress, Kimberly Killion, Sarah Stoller, and history department administrator Erin Inama.) Photo by James Vernon, Professor of History.

What’s It Like to Work at a Tech Company as a Humanities Ph.D.?

History grad students and faculty learn about one Ph.D.’s journey from Berkeley to Box. More »

Student Life

Making the Most of Your Holidays

Tips and articles about navigating the holiday season. More »

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