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Seven UC Graduate Deans advocate for graduate education.
Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California; Fiona Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division; and…
Chancellor Christ and Senator Nancy Skinner joined the Graduate Assembly and Cal Alumni Association for an evening to discuss the future of public graduate education.
Education Research Day is an annual conference hosted by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education that offers an opportunity for students to share…
Legislators at all levels need to know about the importance of graduate research.
This March marked the seventh year that UC Berkeley has participated in the Graduate Research & Education Advocacy Day in Sacramento.
With the New Year, GDP welcomes a new director, Assistant Dean for Graduate Diversity, Abby Rincon.
UC Berkeley students are at the heart of a novel about race and friendship in T. Geronimo's new book, "Welcome to Braggsville."
Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering A designated emphasis is a specialization, such as a new method of inquiry or an important field…
Want to share your story? The editors of the book All I Needed to Know to Survive Grad School are seeking a…
A delegation of 20 graduate students and deans traveled to Sacramento to give lawmakers their perspective: that graduate student research is central not only to the future of the University of California, but to that of the state and the nation as well.
Scene: Banatao Auditorium in Sutardja Dai Hall, February 9. Dramatis personae: the graduate community, particularly students (including Graduate Assembly president Bahar Navab,…
In the late afternoon of February 9, students and staff gathered in the Banatao Auditorium of Sutardja Dai Hall for a first-time Town Hall with the Graduate Dean. So all graduate students may benefit from what was said, the questions and answers from the event are now available online.
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Graduate Dean Andrew Szeri discusses why and how our academic enterprise matters to the state of California, the U.S., everywhere.
The first detailed survey since 1995 of doctoral programs at the nation's research universities shows that the University of California, Berkeley, continues to have the largest number of highly ranked graduate programs in the country.
In an August 29 feature entitled “30 Ways to Rate a College” for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Alex Richards and Ron…
Julie Kang, a psychology graduate student at UC Riverside, stated the case more baldly than most: “Without graduate students, (the university) quite…
Despite a budget shortfall, hiring freeze and higher fees, the University of California, Berkeley, continues to attract more and higher quality graduate students, according to new data from the campus's Graduate Division.
By far, students say their top reasons to come to UC Berkeley include the chance to work with distinguished faculty and to earn their degrees from world-class graduate programs.
Andrew Szeri savors his walk to work each day, winding through the scenic neighborhoods of Berkeley. He says the journey to Sproul Hall is peaceful and provides time to think before he dives into the emails and voicemails that await him.