Berkeley GradNews May 2018
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

Celebration Season

A time to applaud student accomplishments. More »
Headlines

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 »

Berkeley’s Joe Charbonnet Brings Home the 2018 Slammy!

Berkeley's contestant in the UC-wide Grad Slam edges out stiff competition that showcases graduate student research. More »
Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor, the Art of Chainmail, and Scandinavian Studies

A graduate student's research inspires at Cal Day. More »

Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship at Berkeley

Annual Graduate Mentoring Awards Ceremony honored five faculty members. More »
Alli Quan

Flies, Yeast, and Making Wine

Why fruit flies are key to the aromas and flavors of wine. More »

Important Dates

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

Professional Development

Winning Grad Slam Took Months of Preparation, Plus Some Quick Thinking!

Berkeley champion Joe Charbonnet reflects on the UC-wide competition. More »

Humanists@Work Fosters Career Ideas and Resources for Humanities Ph.D.s

Humanities Ph.D.s discuss career paths and dialogue with employers.   More »

Boost Your Skills This Summer!

Take advantage of campus and online resources to develop “hard” and “soft” skills. More »

“Mentorship in the Life Sciences” Event Kicks Off Series of Campus Fora on Mentoring

Faculty and graduate students discuss healthy mentoring relationships. More »
Student Life

In Conversation with Chancellor Christ and Senator Skinner

Chancellor Christ and Senator Nancy Skinner joined the Graduate Assembly and Cal Alumni Association for an evening to discuss the future of public graduate education. More »
Graduate Assembly seal

Graduate Assembly Elections Results

The Graduate Assembly has elected its new officers for the 2019 – 2020 year. More »
Garden Village Apartment

Summer Transitional Housing Opportunities

Need temporary housing? See new options for housing this summer! More »
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Activate Free Membership to National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

Take advantage of this important resource. 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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