Berkeley GradNews January 2015
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
fiona doyle

Welcome from Your New Dean

Happy New Year! I hope that the new semester finds you energized from the winter break, whether you spent it relaxing with family and friends, traveling, tearing down a ski slope, or doing something else that you love doing. More »
Headlines

Legacy of Japanese-American Women at Berkeley Empowers Female Students Today

A History of Art graduate student received the JAWA award, which supports women of Japanese-American heritage. More »

Graduate Student Team Builds Light Installation for Urban Mobility

In December, light installations used to collect data and improve urban living, were placed throughout San Leandro as part of the class, Sensing Landscapes. More »
Berkeley Sensor Trio

Engineering Team Invents Affordable Medical Sensor

Electrical Engineering students created a cheap and flexible organic medical sensor that measures oxygen levels in the blood. More »
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Do New Year’s Resolutions Really Work?

Do you make a New Year’s resolution every year? It turns out that people who make resolutions at the New Year have a much higher chance of keeping them. More »

Sofie Ramos — Master of Fine Arts Candidate

Sofie Ramos credits her faculty advisors for helping her develop as an artist. More »

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Recognition & Awards

Philosophy Alum Snags Arlt Award in Humanities

The Arlt Award is given to a recent doctorate recipient who authored a book on the topic of humanities. More »

Anti-Malarial Drug and DNA-Editing Technique Earn Two Cal Profs Academic Invention Honors

Cal professors named National Academy of Inventor fellows. More »

Student Fellowship Program Provides Food Sustainability Solutions

Two graduate students receive the UC Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship to address local and international food and nutrition issues. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Claire Tomlin and Douglas Clark Elected to National Academy of Engineering
  • Berkeley Gets Top Award for Sustainability
  • Love Data Week: Online Dating Expert Talks Data (and 5 Tips for Online Dating)
  • Activism 2.0: Coding Against Sex Trafficking
  • Dorothea Lange Winner Uses his Experience as a Refugee to Document Rural Life

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