Berkeley GradNews January 2019
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

A New Semester to Incorporate Professional Development into Your Program!

Find out how the new Professional Development Liaison Program can help. More »
Mindy Perkins

The Curious Incident of the Yeast in the Light-Time

Electrical Engineering PhD student Mindy Perkins puts theory into practice in a biology lab in Basel, Switzerland. More »
Ramsay Boly

Self-Cultivation for Global Development

Ramsay Boly, a first year student in the Master of Development Practice Program, follows his passion, leading him to a life-changing experience in Taiwan. More »
Goodwin Liu

A Fine Crop of Spring Lectures

Thought-provoking lectures presented by a diverse line up of distinguished speakers. More »

Your Guide to Fellowships and Grants

This fellowship season, find your next grant, scholarship and fellowship on our list! More »

Important Dates

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

Professional Development
Berkeley Grad Slam logo

Four Steps for Preparing Your Submission for Grad Slam — 2/18/2019

Workshops to help you communicate why your research is exciting and important. More »

The Graduate Division Welcomes Ten New Graduate Professional Development Liaisons

Graduate student interns are here to help you build skills, succeed in your program, and launch your career. More »

Enroll Now! Spring Courses in Academic Writing and Mentoring

Carve out some time to focus on improving your skills with these 1- and 2-credit classes. More »

Network with Cal Alumni, Explore Careers through the Career Connections Series

Your opportunity to meet face-to-face with alumni and professionals representing a variety of roles within a career field. More »
Student Life

Make the Most of Your New Year, New You

Opportunities abound for personal growth, self-care, and stress relief, but meaningful experiences take a little planning. More »

Spring GradFest — 2/14/2019

GradFest, the graduate student resource fair is returning February 14th! More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

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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