Berkeley GradNews May 2017
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle

Celebrating Student Achievements

Reflections on graduate students’ inspiring accomplishments. More »
Headlines

Inspiring Legislators to Support Graduate Research

Berkeley students join peers at the State Capitol to advocate for research funding to UC. More »
James Vernon

Mentoring Awards Recognize Outstanding Faculty

Seven faculty members were honored for their outstanding mentoring of graduate students. More »

Traveling Abroad this Summer?

Consult this guide for tips on safety, health, and well-being if you'll be traveling outside the U.S. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Fall 2018 Deadline)
Friday, December 14, 2018

Professional Development

Career Exploration Support for Humanities Graduate Students

Inside Dope: Life as a Humanist event connects doctoral students with Berkeley humanities Ph.D. alumni from a variety of career sectors. More »

Check out 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
photo of stressed out student

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Get to know mental health and counseling resources from UC and University Health Services. More »
Garden Village Apartment

Summer Transitional Housing Opportunities

Need temporary housing? See new options for housing this summer! More »

Graduate Division Announcements

Opportunities

Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards
Brandon Callender

Brandon Callender is Awarded the 2017 Philip Brett LGBT Studies Fellowship

Exploring the black queer past leads a young scholar to imagine the future. More »
Elizabeth Thelen

Elizabeth Thelen Awarded Two Prestigious Fellowships

Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, receives the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation award and a Phi Beta Kappa Fellowship. More »

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Chemistry Nobel Goes to UC Berkeley Ph.D. Frances Arnold
  • UC Berkeley Research Led to Nobel Prize-Winning Immunotherapy
  • Two Berkeley Alums win MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards
  • Grad Spotlight: Youssef Carter
  • Three UC Berkeley Graduate Students Named Finalists in 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition
  • Graduate Student Solves Quantum Verification Problem

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