Doe Library at sunrise

Have You Checked Out the Library Exhibits?

From the Rise of Islam through the Dawn of the Computer Age, from pop-up books and cartoons to architectural dreams that failed to materialize, the Library collections are on display now. Check out the current exhibits in campus libraries: “Unbuilt … Continued

Introducing the New Student Section at Cal Performances

As part of a generous grant from the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Student Services and Fees (CACSSF), the Cal Performances Student Ambassadors for the Arts committee (SAFTA) will give out ten pairs of tickets in a newly designated Student Section … Continued

Get Involved, Have Fun and Meet Other Graduate Students!

The Graduate Social Club (GSC) organizes campus-wide social events for graduate students at Berkeley. Come meet your peers and explore what the Berkeley graduate community has to offer! Stay up-to-date on events by joining the UC Berkeley Graduate Social Club Facebook … Continued

Career Center

Explore Your Career Passions and Access Professional Opportunities at the 3rd Annual PhD Career Colloquium

The Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) Program, in collaboration with The Career Center, is sponsoring the third annual PhD Career Colloquium on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 12 to 5pm. The event will be held at the Chevron Auditorium, in the International House. Featuring keynote speaker Alaina Levine, the colloquium will present a panel of PhDs and former postdocs who will describe how networking facilitated their career shift. It will also feature activities designed to jump start participants’ own successful outreach efforts.

25th Annual I-House Celebration and Awards Gala

You are invited to join the International House community April 18th for its annual gala, this year honoring Ambassador Kenneth D. Taylor (IH
’57-’59) and Dr. Patricia E. Taylor (IH ’58-’60) in recognition of their heroism during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. Tickets to the fundraising dinner and exciting raffles can be purchased online.

Summer Institute participants, 2012

Aiming to be faculty? Prepare yourself! (With help.)

The aim of this institute is to enable graduate students to excel in all aspects of academic life as they pursue an advanced degree at Berkeley and transition from graduate school to future academic careers.

John Wilton

An open forum with John Wilton

Ever had questions regarding UC Berkeley’s budget management, financial plans, and general administration? Want to bring student concerns directly to the man in charge?

Emmanuel Saez

Between now and next semester

A short list of important dates, including deadlines for filing thesis and dissertation, for In-Absentia registration, and for nominating faculty members for mentoring honors. Oh, and holidays!

Speciesism

Speciesism seminar November 15 and beyond

A series of seminars and public outreach events aimed at inspiring a global dialogue on the relationships of humans to the rest of the natural world.

Graduate Council Lectures

Coming this fall: a season of great lectures

Distinguished speakers present lectures on the future of American politics, intelligence and the brain, religion and history, and global income inequality. Admission is free.

manuscript illustration

Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

This multi-session two-day conference, now in its 39th year, will be held October 12–13, 2012, at Saint Louis University. The featured speaker, giving a memorial lecture on manuscript studies, will be independent scholar David Ganz, on “The Importance of Half … Continued

Will you run for Cal on April 15?

I Run 4 Cal is an all-skill-level charity race to encourage donations to campus departments, scholarships, programs, and student groups.  Cal students, staff, and alumni will run (or walk) through Sather Gate and along a five-kilometer course on campus.  The … Continued

stern-wheeler the San Francisco Belle

Party on the bay, stern-wheeler style, April 7

The Graduate Social Club is holding its annual Bay Cruise Saturday, April 7 from 7:30 to 11p.m., aboard the San Francisco Belle, a three-level 292-foot stern-wheeler. The cruise will depart from Pier 3 in San Francisco. DJs, drinks, snacks, and fun! … Continued

Alumni House Patio

Top Dog with Top Dogs: a meet-and-eat event

An afternoon of social networking and hot dogs at Alumni House. Admission comes with unlimited food and drink, and costs $3 per student. Register by February 22nd.

Would you like to work in Hong Kong?

Learn about opportunities at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, which is offering an array of faculty positions in one of the world’s most alluring cities.

The Graduate Social Club invites you to its Winter Wonderland party

The Graduate Social Club’s newest offering will be its semi-annual Winter Wonderland party, beginning at 8 p.m. on December 16 at BEC’s Bar on 2271 Shattuck Avenue. The GSC announcement says, “Once you’ve rocked all your finals, come to our classy event. Ladies, break out those cocktail dresses, and guys, remember to wear pants.

arun majumdar

Grad students stage an energy symposium to change the world

Are you interested in the latest energy-and-resources breakthroughs in science, engineering, policy, economics, and more? Then you might want to mark your calendar for what’s happening at Berkeley on the 20th and 21st of October. It’s the BERC 2011 Energy Symposium, … Continued

Fall 2011 Graduate Lectures

This fall: a season of great (and free) Graduate Lectures

The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Join us for the Fall 2011 Graduate Council & Graduate Division … Continued

Graduate Council Lectures

Fall 2011: a season of great (and free) Graduate Lectures

The University of California, Berkeley, sponsors a variety of public lectures. The lectureships present eminent scholars, Nobel laureates, and prominent figures to the University and San Francisco Bay Area community. Join us for the Fall 2011 Graduate Council & Graduate Division … Continued

Cal Day is April 16

Since it’s an open house, Cal Day is a chance to see parts of the campus you haven’t wandered into before, many with guides, demonstrations, exhibits, and more. Got kids? There are activities for all ages.

Empowering Women of Color for 26 years

Clearly not a flash in the pan, the Empowering Women of Color Conference will hold its 26th iteration on Saturday, February 19, in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union. Keynote speakers are Angela Davis, Ericka Huggins, and Dylcia Pagán. Includes workshops, panels, plus vendors, food, performances, and music a-plenty. Admission: free to UC Berkeley students with IDs.

InfoCamp Logo

Coming in March: an information ‘unconference’

On March 5 and 6, the School of Information is hosting an egalitarian, community-driven gathering called InfoCamp Berkeley, which it’s billing as an “unconference” on information issues and opportunities.

A springful of workshops on teaching

Here is the the GSI Teaching & Resource Center’s spring schedule of Workshops on Teaching, a professional development series for GSIs. These workshops cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience. The purpose of … Continued