panels at capitol
Panels featuring work by UC graduate student researchers graced the halls of the Capitol in Sacramento. Kirill Mazin/UCOP

By Nicole Freeling

To many people, graduate research is a little-known corridor in the halls of higher education. To some it is perceived as a mysterious side nook in the ivory tower, where esoteric research is conducted for obscure ends.

On March 14, a delegation of 20 graduate students and deans traveled to Sacramento to give lawmakers a very different perspective: that of graduate student research as central not only to the future of the University of California, but to that of the state and the nation as well.

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>>Photo slideshow: graduate student research
>> Graduate student research brochure

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About Andy Sohn

Andy is the Assistant Director of Communications and Events for the Berkeley Graduate Division.