Take Action on SHIP

Maintain continual access to SHIP You should enroll in at least one course before July 29, to maintain continuous access to the…

You have made this an amazing year

You did it! Another academic year has come to a close and, as I have said many times in past messages, I and all of us in the Graduate Division applaud your resilience and enthusiastic spirit! As the world around us struggles with so many crises –

2022 Mentoring Awards

Mentorship can have a transformative effect on the academic success, well-being, and overall experience of our graduate students. The following award recipients have…

Essential Summer Reading for Graduate Students

For many graduate students, the summer months are an important time for self-directed reading and other tasks that have taken a backseat over the fall and spring semesters. Regardless of your stage in your graduate program, consider adding one or two books to your summer reading list this year that will help advance your professional development goals.

Operation Lollipop

As the academic year comes to a close, thesis and dissertation filings start flowing in and our staff begins mailing the infamous…

Cal’s own takes home the Slammy!

Growing up Justin Lee wanted to be an astronomer. This third-year PhD student from the Bay Area is studying Metabolic Biology, Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology. Not quite astronomy.

A new space for grad students: The Inclusive Excellence Hub

After tireless efforts we are excited to announce that we have officially signed an MOU with the Division of Equity & Inclusion to make this dream a reality! The Inclusive Excellence Hub will be located in a unique 2-story building at 2515 Channing Way. Built in 1920, the space will be re-envisioned as the first campus-wide community hub exclusively dedicated to increasing excellence through diversity and belonging among Berkeley’s graduate students.

Emeryville welcomes the first E’ville Bears in Cal history

The Intersection Apartments located in Emeryville has finally reached completion so that more potential graduate students will receive keys. The apartment building has a selection of carefully crafted units made specifically for Berkeley graduate students.

Meet New Graduate Division Staff

The Graduate Division is excited to extend a warm welcome to new staff Robyn Marren, Director of Business Operations and Jennifer Denton,…

Call for Nominations: Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs — 3/18/22

The Graduate Council’s Advisory Committee for GSI Affairs and the GSI Teaching & Resource Center invite nominations from graduate students for the 2022 Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs. This award recognizes faculty (including both Senate and non-Senate faculty) who have provided GSIs outstanding mentorship in teaching at Berkeley and in preparing for teaching in future careers.

Welcome back and looking forward!

Dear Graduate Student Community, Happy New Year and welcome back! Amidst the challenges and uncertainty we’ve been steeped in this winter, I…