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!

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.

GSI honors for a dozen new ways of helping people learn

These 12 people, in some ways the crème de la crème of this year's top graduate student instructors, have effectively, and often cleverly, identified, addressed, and documented a teaching problem they encountered and, for the benefit of all, told how they solved it. Read, for instance, how Sonja Schwartz reinvented the bean jar.

Two more “geniuses” for Berkeley

Thanks to two young faculty members — and, of course, the MacArthur Foundation — the already-sizeable total of active Berkeley campus MacArthur "genius" Fellows grew to 32 at the end of September.