Berkeley GradNews October 2018
News, fellowships, and the people of the Berkeley graduate community.
Message from the Vice Provost and Dean
Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division

Opportunities in Setbacks

Graduate studies can bring surprises that prove to be great opportunities. More »
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My Summer of Informal Work with Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) in Durban, South Africa

Master of Public Policy student, Emily Alter focuses on participatory social justice research with the informal workers of Warwick Junction. More »
Career Center

Get to Know the Career Center

Berkeley graduate students receive career planning guidance and employment-related assistance from the Career Center. More »

By My Father’s Side

Doctoral candidate, Kathleen Cruz Gutierrez is inspired by her father to write a history of Philippine botany during the Spanish-to-U.S. colonial transition at the turn of the century. More »

Important Dates

File Thesis or Dissertation (Summer 2019 Deadline)
Friday, August 16, 2019

Professional Development
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Got Questions About Publishing? Scholarly Communication Services Has Answers!

Upcoming workshops (October 23 – 26) cover copyright, publishing your first book, building your scholarly profile, and more. More »
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How Mentorship and Dissertation Research Feed Each Other

My summer as a graduate mentor for the Student Mentoring and Research Teams (SMART) Program. More »
Student Life

Campus Tips for Eating on a Budget

Make food and nutrition a priority when time is short and money is tight. More »

The Ombuds Office Celebrates Ombuds Day and 50 Years of Service to Students and Faculty

The office provides a neutral place where community members can go to explore options, connect to resources, and coaching. More »
Spencer Bowen at I-House

Grad Student Gratitude; Back at Berkeley and Living at I-House

Home to students from the United States, and students from over 75 other countries, every semester! More »

Graduate Division Announcements


Campus Announcements

Recognition & Awards

Fellowships & Grants

Making the News

  • Nine faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Post-Elsevier Breakup, New Publishing Agreement ‘a Win for Everyone’
  • Berkeley Among the ‘Best Value’ Colleges in New Forbes Ranking
  • Berkeley Alumni Score Three 2019 Pulitzer Prize Victories
  • Five Berkeleyans Among 2019 Guggenheim Winners
  • New Machine Learning Technique May Help Prevent Blindness for Millions of People with Diabetes

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