Berkeley GradNews
June 2016

Message from the Vice Provost and Dean

Fiona M. Doyle

Our Hearts Go Out to the Innocent Lives Lost in the Past Month

In response to the shocking news of the mass shooting that occurred in Orlando, FL targeting the LGBTQA+ community, I wish everyone an empowering and safe Pride Month as we mourn the events and innocent lives lost in the attack. More »



Arrival Guide for New International Graduate Students

As the fall semester approaches, many international students are preparing for their journey ahead. We have compiled a resource list in conjunction with the Berkeley International Office to help smooth the transition. More »
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Tips for Finding Housing in Berkeley

One of the first challenges facing new Cal students is finding a place to call home, whether on- or off-campus. Cal Housing has some tips and suggestions that can help with your search. 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

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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 »

Berkeley Ph.D. Candidates Refine their Teaching Skills at the Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty

A group of Berkeley’s doctoral candidates enhance their knowledge of higher education and prepare for future faculty positions at Berkeley’s Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty. More »

Student Life

Summer Fun in the Bay Area!

You worked hard last semester; now it's time to relax and explore the exciting activities in and around the Bay Area. Whether you're looking for festivals, hiking, or family-oriented fun, the summer offers myriad possibilities! More »

UCBe: Proud

June is National LGBT Pride Month — learn more about resources and two of the leading graduate student groups who support the LGBTQ+ community on campus. More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Emily Yette

Emily Yette Wins the 2016 Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship

This spring Emily Yette, a doctoral candidate in Epidemiology, became the fourth recipient of UC Berkeley’s Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship. More »
Josefina Lundblad Janjic

Josefina Lundblad-Janjic Wins the 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Josefina Lundblad-Janjic was selected by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation as a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow for 2016. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

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