Berkeley GradNews July 2016
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

Sadness… and Solace

In the face of tragedy, what we can do to make the world a more just and peaceful place. More »
Headlines
Maywa Montenegro

Food Access, Research, and Social Justice

Food issues are hot on campus now, and graduate students are in the thick of the mix. More »
Ausfahl Family

The Ausfahl Family Gives Back

Bill Ausfahl established the Ausfahl Chair in Philosophy, which provides a stable, predictable source of funding for a professor to apply to research and to supporting top graduate students. More »
New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation — Arrive, Orient, and Go

New to Berkeley? The New Graduate Student Orientation on August 21 will help you find answers to your questions and help you jump-start your academic year. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Spring 2019 Deadline)
Friday, May 17, 2019

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

Professional Development
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Berkeley Hosts the 29th Annual Meeting of the Graduate Career Consortium (GCC)

Berkeley hosts the Graduate Career Consortium (GCC) meeting — the nation’s largest gathering of professionals charged with providing career and professional development services to graduate students, PhDs and postdocs. More »
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Describe Your Summer Activities for a Chance to Be Published and Receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Share your stories about what you are doing and learning while away from Berkeley this summer. Up to ten winning essayists will receive a $100 Amazon gift certificate. More »
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Upcoming Professional Development Events

Career Development Initiative for the Physical Sciences (CDIPS): Ph.D. Consulting Club Info Session More »
Student Life
Virginia Duplessis

UCBe: Prevention

Amid growing concern about the prevalence of sexual violence and sexual harassment on university campuses, UC Berkeley has announced plans to invest an additional $2.5M to strengthen its prevention, response, and support programs. More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

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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