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

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

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

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

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

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

Ambassador of Canada Speaks on Current Issues — 10/18/2016

Hosted by the Canadian Studies Program, David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States of America, will speak about Prime Minister Trudeau’s New Agenda for Canada, with particular focus on LGBTQ2S issues, climate change and trade. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 am  – … Continued

Social Impact Un-Pitch Day — 10/21/2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 3 – 7 pm South Hall, UC Berkeley Do you know a local non-profit or community organization that has a pressing challenge that you think technology might be able to solve, but you don’t know where to start? Or, … Continued

Vision + Light — 10/27 – 10/28/2016

October 27 & 28 5:30 – 8:30 pm Energy Biosciences Building Taking the format of an art gallery opening, Vision + Light will display aesthetic images across a range of visual media, which emerged from, or were inspired by, scientific research … Continued

SLAM: Science Leadership and Management Fall Events

What is SLAM? Grad school is a great place to gain scientific expertise — but that’s hardly the only thing you’ll need in your future as a Ph.D. Are you ready to lead a group? Manage your coworkers? Mentor budding scientists? … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies: Events – 9/23/2016 & beyond

Fall Events Panel discussion: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese Politics Tuesday, September 6, 1-5pm 1995 University Avenue, Room 510A China’s Worlds Lecture Series Symposium: In Honor of Dream of the Red Chamber Monday, September 12, 2:30-6pm 180 Doe Library … Continued

Graduate Diversity Program has a New Name!

The Office for Graduate Diversity is the new name for what was formerly known as the Graduate Diversity Program. After much input from students and colleagues, the new name emerged as a more accurate indicator of the broad scope of our … Continued

Beyond Academia Workshop — 8/18/2016

Berkeley PhDs! Are you interested in careers in government, policy, and the public sector? Do you want to learn more about fellowships tailored to PhDs transitioning into the public sector?   Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) and Beyond Academia are hosting Public … Continued

Graduate Assembly Positions Available

The Graduate Assembly is currently hiring Project Directors and the Project Advocacy and Accountability Liaison for the 2016-17 academic year. For more information, please visit the Graduate Assembly website or click on the links below for the official job cards: … Continued

Movie Matinees for all Ages

Rediscover the pleasures of a Saturday at the movies and introduce your family to film classics on the big screen. Upcoming films in this ongoing series include Jacques Tati’s hilarious classic M. Hulot’s Holiday, Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved Ponyo, and North … Continued

Hiring New Residential Education Liaison (REL) Position

Residential & Student Service Programs (RSSP) is hiring for a new position, the Residential Education Liaison (REL), for the coming academic year. The REL will serve as the liaison for UC Berkeley continuing students living at our two new housing sites … Continued

NEW! Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) open to GSIs and GSRs

Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) is new a place where Graduate Student Instructors and Graduate Student Researchers can receive support and find inspiration for teaching and learning, and research tools on campus. Consultation, workshops, showcases, meetups, seminars and more are held regularly. … Continued

Berkeley Crowdfunding Wants You to Act by 9/30/2016

The new academic year brings exciting, new ideas from our students, faculty, and staff — and the opportunity for you to help turn their ideas into impactful reality. Crowdfund.berkeley.edu is your source for exploring and supporting a fresh crop of projects … Continued

Cal Performances Presents Ojai at Berkeley

June 16 – 18, 2016 in Zellerbach Hall and Zellerbach Playhouse Peter Sellars, music director Thomas W. Morris, artistic director, Ojai Music Festival Matías Tarnopolsky, executive and artistic director, Cal Performances Berkeley graduate students enjoy 50% off with their Cal1Card! $10 ticket … Continued

The Graduate Assembly is Hiring!

The Graduate Assembly, UC Berkeley’s graduate student government, is hiring! We are currently seeking applications for Project Directors and the Project Liaison; other openings will be available later in the summer. Project Directors work in specific graduate student communities; the Project … Continued

Spring Lecture Video and Audio Offerings Are Sure to Delight

The spring 2016 Berkeley Graduate Lectures series were quite a thought-provoking collection — including a peek into the history of gold and wine in the early days of California, how to best measure and communicate climate change, recent studies of neurology … Continued

Check out the new streamlined University Health Services website!

The University Health Services, Tang Center is proud to launch their newly redesigned website at uhs.berkeley.edu. The objectives of the site development effort focused on aesthetics, simplifying content, and increasing the visibility of UHS programs. The new design allows for streamlined menus, clear navigation, … Continued

Student Speakers for 16th Lavender Graduation — 4/18/2016

The 2016 Lavender Graduation Celebration Planning Committee invites students to apply to be a speaker at this year’s LGBTQ+ graduation celebration to be held on Friday, April 29, at 6:00 pm at Alumni House. As many as three speakers will be chosen, … Continued

UCBe: Family

Did you know? Approximately one in ten of Berkeley’s graduate population is a student parent. The Graduate Division and its partners are committed to supporting programs, policies, and services to help graduate student parents be devoted parents while they pursue … Continued

Graduate Assembly Elects 2016 – 2017 Executive Board

Graduate Assembly elections took place on March 7 at a lively five-hour meeting that discussed 29 nominated candidates, eight newly elected officers, and one announcement of a mayoral candidacy. The Graduate Assembly, the official representative body of graduate and professional … Continued

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New SHIP Coverage Announced

University Health Services (UHS) announced the SHIP medical contract has been awarded to Anthem Blue Cross for the 2016-2017 school year. Through strong partnership with our student leaders and campus stakeholders, we were able to address the priorities identified by … Continued

Zika Virus — What You Need to Know

University Health Services joins public health officials in urging UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff to defer travel or to use caution when traveling to  Zika-affected areas as the most effective action members of the campus community can take to … Continued

Career Pathways Seminar — 2/25/2016

The Berkeley Postdoctoral Association is hosting a Career Pathways seminar series designed to expose you to unique career paths and to connect you with people who are working in exciting fields outside of academia. The seminar … Continued

2016 Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) — 2/21/2016

The Graduate Assembly has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) to February 21 at 11:59 pm The UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly Faculty Mentor Award (FMA), now in its 13th year, honors members of the Berkeley faculty and teaching staff who have shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, … Continued

Volunteer Position Available with Science@Cal

Science@Cal is a cross-discipline campus organization dedicated to sharing the wonder, excitement and relevance of the UC Berkeley STEM research community with public audiences. Science@Cal seeks a graduate student to assist with organization and speaker recruitment for its monthly East Bay Science … Continued

Family Fare begins at BAMPFA

Second Saturdays at 11:30 am and 1 pm Ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s) Bring the whole family to the new BAMPFA in downtown Berkeley to view, discuss, and make art. In each session of Family Fare, your family can participate … Continued