Daniela Medina in cap and gown

Daniela Medina: Uplifting People Closest to Incarceration 

Daniela Medina, a second year master’s student in UC Berkeley’s Social Welfare program, dedicates her studies, work, and life to supporting formerly and currently incarcerated and system-impacted people. Within Berkeley, she works as a mentor with Berkeley Underground Scholars, a … Continued

View Graduating MFA Exhibitions at BAMPFA

The 50th Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition May 14–June 20, 2021 Every year since 1970, BAMPFA and UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice have collaborated to present an exhibition of works by Berkeley Master … Continued

Competition For Most Patentable Capstone Project Idea – 6/30/21

The College of Engineering Office for Post-Baccalaureate Programs and the UC Berkeley Chief Innovation & Entrepreneurship Officer are happy to announce the Competition for the Most Patentable Innovation for Students. Eligible projects include: capstone, coursework, hackathons, and/or independent research. Individuals and … Continued

What you need to do before OskiCat and Melvyl retire

On July 27, a sweeping new project will unify Berkeley’s vast collections (physical and digital) and bring together the collections of libraries across UC’s 10 campuses under one virtual roof. UC Library Search, a new system for discovering and using … Continued

A Summer Reading List for Professional Development

Summer reading is a dedicated market for popular literature, and it’s also an umbrella term for graduate students looking to catch up on disciplinary reading outside of the traditional semester. You may already have an academic reading list for this … Continued

Berkeley Launches New Future of Higher Education Postdoc Program

UC Berkeley has launched a new postdoctoral fellowship program designed to expose participants to and prepare them for careers in higher education administration. The Future of Higher Education Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks to address the need for career pipelines and … Continued

Upcoming Trainings Opportunities for GSIs

Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) continues to offer workshops to support remote, hybrid, and in-person instruction which are open to all instructors and GSIs. Review upcoming workshops below and visit AIS upcoming events for all future events: Maximizing Media Production for Student Engagement (5/18) … Continued

Farewell to Two Long-Serving Staff Members

Cynthia Ladd-Viti and Linda Miyagawa, two long-serving staff members of the Graduate Division, are retiring. Below are summaries and highlights from their time at UC Berkeley. Cynthia Ladd-Viti, Associate Director, Office for Graduate Diversity Ladd-Viti took a circuitous path to … Continued

COVID Accommodations for Graduate Students 2020-21

As I reflect on the disorienting nature of the last year, I want to highlight the various accommodations and support provided by the Graduate Division, Graduate Council, campus administration, and our generous donors as we transitioned from reacting to anticipating … Continued

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Graduate Diversity Pilot Program: Making Progress

In July of 2020, the Graduate Division established the Graduate Diversity Pilot Program (GDPP), awarding a total of $1.5 million in grants to nine departments across campus. This substantial commitment — one of the largest single financial investments toward diversity … Continued