UC Berkeley Bose Challenge — 10/16/2018

Berkeley Fung Institute’s 2018 Bose Design Challenge focuses on sound-based augmented reality and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from all majors. Join industry mentors from Bose in this 12-day challenge to design augmented reality experiences that improve … Continued

Join the International House Community! Housing Available

International House will be launching their application for Spring 2019 on Friday, October 19, 2018. There will be about 100 spaces available in a variety of room types for both graduate and undergraduate applicants, visiting scholars, postdocs, and researchers. Applications for … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Sasha Waltz & Guests Körper October 20, 8pm & October 21, 3 pm Zellerbach Hall In her signature work, Körper (Bodies), Berlin choreographer Sasha Waltz explores the visceral tangle of humanity from the perspectives of history, science, and architecture. Waltz premiered … Continued

Womxn’s Community Concert — 9/20/2018

Save the Date! Concert and Community Dinner Thursday, September 20, 2018 Multicultural Community Center (MCC) 220 Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union Come join Wonder Womxn Weekly as we celebrate the start to the school year with good vibes from our … Continued

National Voter Registration Day — 9/25/2018

In 2018, our generation will be the largest and most diverse group of potential voters in the country, with our own values and ideas. We can choose to let other people make decisions that impact … Continued

Sign up for CalNet 2-Step Verification — 9/24/2018

Protect your CalNet with 2-Step verification!  2-Step verification helps ensure that you’re the only one who can access your account, even if bad guys steal your password. All you need is your phone to enroll. Need instructions? No phone? Get … Continued

The City and its People, Fall 2018 Colloquium

The Global Urban Humanities Initiative announced its The City and its People, Fall 2018 Colloquium on global and US cities, people, public art, urban history, urban literature and more. Students are welcome to attend whether you are looking to register in … Continued

Graduate Housing Available — Apply Now!

Cal Housing announces available graduate student housing: Shattuck Studios is a small, newly constructed building on Shattuck Avenue at Derby Street opening very soon. It has studio units and is single occupancy. Panoramic San Francisco is a building on Mission Street in … Continued

Arts Research Center 2018–2019 Program

The Arts Research Center’s 2018–2019 program will have a special focus on the critical potential of arts from the Global South. The events organized around this question are the result of collaboration between the Arts Research Center’s Interim Director Natalia Brizuela, Anneka … Continued

Salsa Dancing for Graduate Students!

Interested in dancing Salsa or Bachata? Looking to connect with fellow graduate students? Check out our Facebook page, Salsa at Cal-Graduate Division, a new group for Cal Graduate students and alumni interested in learning Latin social dances. All levels are … Continued

Receive Funds Faster: Sign Up for EFT Now!

What’s the fastest way to receive your stipend or financial aid refund? By direct deposit to your bank account! If you are expecting a stipend or financial aid refund and have not signed up for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to receive … Continued

Littlest Bear 5K Run/Walk — 7/26/2018

This summer, Berkeley I School is taking exercise virtual with the “Littlest Bear” Virtual 5K Run/Walk for the I School community. Anyone can participate and when you register for the 5K you will … Continued

Cal Dining Meal Plans Make Eating on Campus Easy

Fall 2018 brings new meal plan options for graduate students.  Meal plans will look different this fall, thanks to Cal Dining efforts to give the campus community more flexible options for eating on campus. Graduate students living off campus, in … Continued

Check Out the Graduate Assembly’s End of Year Report

The Graduate Assembly has released its 2017–2018 End of Year Report. The GA hopes it will inspire you to partner with them in continuing support of graduate and professional students’ personal, academic, and professional success both at Berkeley and beyond. Visit the … Continued

Write for the Berkeley Science Review

Would you like to work on your science writing skills without making a big commitment? We are looking for a few writers for a faculty profile, from the field, and labscopes. Faculty profiles are 1,000 word Q&A’s with UC Berkeley … Continued

Self Defense for Self Determination — 6/25/2018

Monday, June 25, 2018 4 –  6 p.m. Multicultural Community Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union 2495 Bancroft Way, Suite #220 UC Berkeley Please sign-up to hold a spot. Space is limited! Self Defense for Self Determination: Intro to self … Continued

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year, as part of the Stand for the Redwoods celebration of 100 years of redwood forest protection, the Save the Redwoods League is partnering in the presentation of the summer concert … Continued

Summer Classes are Starting at the Berkeley Art Studio!

All Summer Long Take a class in pottery, drawing, painting or photography. Short & Sweet Try out these four-week classes: Graphic Design: InDesign Focus, Thursdays NEW! Graphic Design: Illustrator Focus, Thursdays Screen Printing, Wednesdays & Thursdays Linoleum Block Printing, Thursdays Summer Workshops: Ceramic Jewelry Workshop, July … Continued

UHS Wellness News: Two Important Reminders

The Deadline to Waive Berkeley SHIP is Sunday, July 15, 2018 As a non-academic condition of enrollment, you must have medical insurance that meets the University’s criteria. You are enrolled in SHIP automatically to meet this requirement. If you would … Continued

Berkeley Labor Studies Courses for Students this Fall

Field Studies in Labor and Community Organizing Public Policy 290-025: Field Studies Course number: 15477 Schedule: Monday, 3 – 4:30 pm This course is open to both graduate and undergraduate students. Students planning to enroll must complete an application by … Continued

2018 MFA Graduates Present New Work at BAMPFA

48th Annual MFA Exhibition Showcases Emerging Artistic Talents On View May 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018 The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) highlights the work of six exceptional graduate students from UC Berkeley’s … Continued

Pilot Core Course for New Graduate Certificate in Food Systems

Fall 2018 Public Health 290 013: Transforming Food Systems: From Agroecology to Population Health This course is being piloted as the core course for the proposed Graduate Certificate in Food Systems, currently undergoing the campus’s approval process. If approved, the certificate is … Continued

International Students: End of Semester Reminders!

Students Completing Degrees in Spring 2018 If you are completing your degree in Spring 2018 please check in with BIO if you are unsure of your post-completion plans and options. Students Completing Degrees in Summer If you are a student with plans … Continued

Cal Esports and SF Shock Watch Party — 4/18/2018

Come to the first-ever on-campus watch party sponsored by Cal Esports and SF Shock, Northern California’s professional Esports Overwatch League team. Support SF Shock as they take on the Dallas Fuel, April 18, 5 – 9 pm, in Unit One Residence Hall located at 2650 Durant … Continued

18th Annual Lavender Graduation — 5/4/2018

Friday, May 4, 2018 Reception: 6:15-6:30 PM Ceremony: 6:30-8:30 PM Alumni House (1 Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720) Keynote Speaker: UC Regent John A. Pérez About Lavender Graduation The Gender Equity Resource Center and our partners are excited to invite … Continued

Berkeley MEng Capstone Showcase — 5/2 and 5/4/2018

Leaders in the Bay Area — including recruiters, engineering/business professionals, UC Berkeley staff and faculty, entrepreneurs, and current/prospective industry project advisers — with a passion for innovation and creativity will gather to uncover the future of business and culture together. … Continued

4th Annual Bay Area Book Festival — 4/28 – 4/29/2018

Saturday – Sunday, April 28 – 29, 2018 10 am to 6 pm Downtown Berkeley, CA Berkeley Arts + Design is a proud sponsor of this year’s 4th Annual Bay Area Book Festival, sponsoring panels that include internationally celebrated authors and public … Continued

Internships with GenEq and AASD — 4/15/2018 and 4/17/2018

The Gender Equity Resource Center (GenEq) is currently recruiting interns to join our team. Applications for summer and fall 2018 positions are due by Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 11:59 pm. Only graduate and undergraduate students registered for fall … Continued

Women’s Leadership Intensive — 5/14 – 5/18/2018

The fourth annual Women’s Leadership Intensive (WLI) is a leadership program for women identified [*] students. This year WLI is centered on challenging common perceptions of what it means to be a leader in order to be more inclusive of … Continued

18th Annual Education Research Day — 3/15–3/16/2018

Education Research Day is an annual conference hosted by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education that offers an opportunity for students to share work with their peers, faculty, and community members and engage in fruitful discussion about a range of issues … Continued

Graduate Student Tax Workshop — 3/27/2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Senate Chamber, 510 Eshleman Hall In this workshop, presented by tax analysts from the UC Office of the President, graduate students will learn the basics of reporting scholarships, fellowships, and other … Continued

March is National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March each year to honor the myriad contributions of women in history, culture and society. This annual celebration has local roots in Sonoma, where a school event in the late 1970’s spurred groups … Continued

Empowering Womxn of Color Conference — 3/17/2018

The 33rd Annual Empowering Womxn of Color Conference, “Free Space, Our Space: Actualizing Freedom, Asserting Presence, Cultivating Power” is a declaration of the power and agency womxn of color possess in society. In the places we occupy — work, school, … Continued

DataEDGE Conference — 4/24/2018

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by today’s flood of new data? Do you know about the latest tools for storing, analyzing, and visualizing data? Have you considered the … Continued

Call for Nominations: Chancellor’s Awards for Public Service

The Office of the Chancellor has announced the call for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Awards for Public Service, recognizing students, staff, and faculty for their individual and collective efforts to benefit others locally and globally. Nominations are due by … Continued

Sara Ahmed Lecture on “Queer Use” — 2/16/2018

February 16 at 4 pm | 112 Wurster Hall Renowned scholar Sara Ahmed’s lecture explores the queerness of use as well as uses of queer. It begins with a reflection on the gap between the intended function of an object … Continued

DIY Couture Fashion Lab — 2/23/2018

DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson Friday, February 23, from 12 – 6 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126, UC Berkeley No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, … Continued

Infocamp 2018 — 3/17/2018

InfoCamp, in its ninth year, is the premier student-run conference for the information community. Held on the UC Berkeley campus at the School of Information, InfoCamp is a day-long event that aims to educate, inform, and inspire new ways of … Continued

Amateurism Across the Arts Conference — 3/9/2018

Friday, March 9, 2018 9:30 am – 6:15 pm Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance, and new media — especially in relation to raced, classed, … Continued

Check Out Issue 33 of the Berkeley Science Review

The Berkeley Science Review is a graduate student-run magazine that aims to highlight the groundbreaking research occurring at UC Berkeley in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, from biology to physics to computer science. Founded in 2001 by a dedicated … Continued

Mark Morris’ “The Hard Nut” Returns to Zellerbach Hall!

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris’ The Hard Nut, “as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive” (Dance Magazine), returns … Continued

GenEq Events for Graduate Students

Let’s Talk: A Wonder Women Weekly Graduate Event UC Berkeley graduate student women are invited to dinner and a conversation focused on issues surrounding sexual assault and harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, the recent withdrawal of the “Dear Colleague Letter,” … Continued

UC Berkeley/University Partnership Campus Benefits Program

The University Partnership Program (UPP) Campus Benefits Program allows UC Berkeley students to receive access to special perks and preferred pricing on services and merchandise for organizational and personal use through our campus-wide partners — Under Armour, Bank of the … Continued

Visiting Scholar Talk: Steffen Moestrup — 9/18/2017

Steffen Moestrup’s research critically investigates what we might term persona-driven journalism. He analyzes how journalistic personas are created and used across different types of media and how the interaction between old media and new … Continued

Cal Performances Student Flex Pass — Buy Yours Now!

The best fit for your schedule and your budget. Enjoy world-class live performances as part of your UC Berkeley student experience. See artists such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Peking Acrobats for … Continued

Immunization Clinics for Incoming Students — August 2017

To help incoming students satisfy the immunization requirement, University Health Services is offering immunization clinics in August The Saturday clinics have many openings. See the UHS website for dates. The clinics are by appointment only. You may schedule online via eTang. If you … Continued

Caltopia — 8/20 – 8/21/2017

Caltopia – the largest college lifestyle event in the nation – will be held on the UC Berkeley campus next week. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to more than diverse brands aligned … Continued

Berkeley Moves! Find Your RideAmigo and Save

Finding your way to campus just got a lot easier. Log on to BerkeleyMoves!, the one-stop trip planning platform where you can use your dashboard, visit the event page, and see if there are any trips leaving from your hometown or … Continued

APASD Circles of Support Program Seeks Grad Student Mentors

Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD) announces the Circles of Support program! This is an opportunity for you to help support undergraduate students and alumni in learning more about graduate school. The populations we hope to serve are: Asian American and … Continued

2017 MFA Graduates Unveil New Works at BAMPFA

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) will showcase the work of six graduating students from UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice with its 47th Annual Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. The exhibition marks the first … Continued

Rec Sports Inaugural Wellness Celebration

Join Rec Sports as they welcome in a new tradition! The Inaugural Wellness Celebration Thursday, June 1, 2017 7 – 9 am Dwinelle Plaza Hosted by Recreational Sports and university partner, Under Armour, the Wellness Celebration will have you feeling refreshed all day with … Continued

UC Alumni Featured in Three Arts + Design Initiative Programs

The Arts + Design Initiative is sponsoring three upcoming programs in mid-April and May, all of which focus role of the media and cultural criticism in today’s politically charged climate. These programs, as part of The Future of Cultural Criticism series, will … Continued

Grad Students Presenting at Cal Day — 4/22/2017

Graduate students play an important role in Cal Day. Every year in April, UC Berkeley opens its lecture halls and research labs, museums and libraries, galleries and gardens to the general public. On Saturday, April 22, from 9 am – 4 pm visitors … Continued

RISE: Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership, is an event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. RISE is about highlighting the endeavors and efforts of our women leaders, especially … Continued

Recruiting for Director of Student Programming Position

The Labor Center at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is recruiting for a Director of Student Programming. The position will be a 50/50 lecturer and academic coordinator position: the person will be expected to teach 3 … Continued

LGBTQ+ Career Conference 2017 — 2/25/2017

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 10:30 am – 4 pm Tips, tricks and tailor-made advice for LGBTQ+ students at UC Berkeley interested in internships, job search strategies and career advice from LGBTQ+ professionals! Topics include: … Continued

Publish Your Articles in the New “Berkeley Graduate”

The Berkeley Graduate (TBG) is an online publication by, for, and about graduate and professional students sponsored by The Graduate Assembly. Formerly a print publication, and briefly an online daily site, the new TBG is looking to partner with other organizations and centers … Continued

Grads of Color Ease Back — 1/19/2017

Thursday, January 19th 5 – 8:30 pm Anna Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste Street Enjoy a free dinner and an opportunity to connect with Grads of Color as you ease back in. The Graduate Minority Student Project (a project of the Grad … Continued

I-House Gateway Fellowships Program — 3/15/2017

Graduate students who live at International House, UC Berkeley, or aspire to, are invited to speak to their academic department about being nominated for a Gateway Fellowship. The annual I-House Gateway Fellowships competition awards one eligible student with a full academic … Continued

CSHE Spring Colloquium Series and a Visiting Scholar Seminar

The Center for Studies in Higher Education presents a visiting scholar seminar and the 2017 Spring Colloquium Series, a program of stimulating lectures and discussions on national and international issues shaping higher education today. All lectures take place on the UC … Continued

Energy Curtailment: Winter 2016

Before you leave for break, please do your part to make sure all non-essential systems in your work area — lights, computers and monitors, printers and copiers, coffeepots and microwaves, power strips, etc. — are turned off. If you will be … Continued

Big Give is November 17th!

The butterfly effect explains change. The Berkeley Effect changes the world. During Big Give — the campus’s annual fundraising blitz — you can be that change by giving your favorite Berkeley school, college, and/or program a big boost and helping them win … Continued

Social Norms Mini Grant Deadline — 11/22/2016

The deadline for the Social Norms Mini Grant Initiative sponsored by PATH to Care has been extended to 5 pm on November 22, 2016.  Ten mini-grants of up to $2,500 each will be awarded for community-based initiatives and campaigns addressing social norms on sexual violence. This … Continued