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 »
Career Center

Get to Know the Career Center

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

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 (Fall 2018 Deadline)
Friday, December 14, 2018

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

  • UC Berkeley Ranked World’s No. 1 Public, No. 4 Overall, by U.S. News
  • Berkeley Inaugurates Division of Data Science and Information, Connecting Teaching and Research from all Corners of Campus
  • Skin-Like Sensor Maps Blood-Oxygen Levels Anywhere in the Body
  • 2018 Berkeley-Rupp Prize Awarded to Deanna Van Buren
  • Solar Power Could Electrify Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 20 Startups Take Center Stage at Berkeley SkyDeck’s Demo Day

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