Berkeley GradNews February 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

Looking Back, Planning Ahead

While the campus marks its 150th anniversary, we’re also planning for a sound and sustainable future. And you can have your say! More »
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Last Chance to Enter the Campuswide Grad Slam Competition! — 2/19/18

There’s still time to record your video! More »
Lynn Huang

Explaining Your Research to the Public: Why It Matters, How to Do It!

Helping students help the public understand their research and its value for everyone. More »
hss grad slam contestants

Graduate Students Compete in First Humanities & Social Sciences Grad Slam! 

Eight graduate students presented compelling three-minute narratives about their humanities and social science research. More »
Vertigo , Alfred Hitchcock, 1958

City as Memory Palace: Film & Landscape Design

Exploring connections among cinema, landscape design, local culture, and community identity. More »

Important Dates

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

Professional Development
Alberto Sanchez Sanchez

Q&A with Alberto Sanchez Sanchez, Winner of the Humanities & Social Sciences Grad Slam

An Architecture doctoral student discusses what he learned from a communications competition. More »

Register Now for Spring Workshops from the Graduate Writing Center

The Graduate Professional Development program supports students' success and career preparation. More »
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BERC Energy Summit — 2/22 – 2/23/2018

This year's Summit explores the theme “Bridging Divides & Building A New Energy Paradigm.” More »
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Beyond Academia Conference — 3/1 – 3/2/2018

The Beyond Academia conference features panels on a variety of career tracks to give you opportunities to interact with successful and creative professionals. More »
Student Life

New CPS Satellite Office for Graduate and Professional Students

Dr. Amy Honigman, graduate student wellness specialist, discusses the new CPS satellite office and graduate student mental health. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Berkeley Again Shines as Top U.S. Public University, This Time in Forbes Rankings
  • UC Dominates New U.S. News Ranking of Public Universities
  • New UC Data Shine a Light on Alumni Earnings
  • Why We Stick to False Beliefs: Feedback Trumps Hard Evidence
  • Which Universities Will Really Impress the Boss?
  • J-School Grads Win Three of Seven Student Oscar Nods for Documentaries

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