Insurance After Graduation: Options and Assistance

Whether you are graduating or leaving the university for a period of time, it is important to think about your health insurance options. If you are on Berkeley’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), your coverage is effective through July 31, … Continued

Graduate Student Parent and Caregiver Grants — 7/15/20

The Graduate Division is pleased to announce a new companion program to the Student Parent Grant: the Graduate Division Caregiver Grant. This new caregiver grant can provide assistance to graduate students who are the primary live-in caregiver for an adult individual. … Continued

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My Promise To You

Dear Graduate Student Community, I am grieving the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, Sandra Bland, and too many others. I have been sickened by how brutally police across this country have responded to … Continued

Two UC Berkeley Ph.D. Students Named Newcombe Fellows

Two UC Berkeley Ph.D. students have been named 2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows: E.C. Feiss (History of Art) and Juliana Friend (Anthropology). This fellowship is designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in … Continued

What Can a GradPro Consultation Do for You?

One of the scariest and most paralyzing elements of being a grad student can be the implied expectation that you already know everything — you already know how to study, how to write, how to teach, how to find a … Continued

Cal Performances Invites Audiences on Virtual Journeys

As we all spend our time around fewer people in real life, Cal Performances invites audiences on virtual journeys via Now, More Than Ever, a series of performing arts videos for a time of physical distancing. Curated by Cal Performances … Continued

Gardner Seminar for Research on Higher Education — 6/21/20

The Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley is inviting doctoral students from UC campuses conducting research on higher education to apply for the yearlong David P. Gardner Seminar. In the 2020-2021 academic year, the seminar participants will … Continued

New Journal Collaboration: Rapid Reviews COVID-19

UC Berkeley is currently recruiting students to support Rapid Reviews COVID-19 (RR:C19), a newly funded initiative of the MIT Press and Berkeley that will develop and launch an open access, rapid-review overlay journal for the accelerated curation and peer review … Continued