U.S. Faculty Scholar Program — 1/31/2016

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is pleased to announce the U.S. Faculty Scholar Program for Academic Year 2016-2017. VEF expects to award approximately four grants for U.S. professors to teach courses in English at Vietnamese universities either on-site in Vietnam or … Continued

Carol Grieder at Nobel ceremony

Graduate Work at Cal Pays Off with a Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine

What she could not know for sure, back then as a 25-year-old grad student, was that this discovery would win her — and her mentor, Elizabeth Blackburn, now at UCSF — a Nobel Prize. … When Greider was in the market for a graduate program, after earning her B.A. at UC Santa Barbara, Berkeley was in her final two choices, narrowed not for the usual reasons, but because those were the ones that would have her.

Carol Greider

A former Cal student and her grad advisor share a Nobel

Elizabeth Blackburn, then a Berkeley professor, challenged her Ph.D. student Carol Greider in the 1980s with some research that clearly wasn’t easy. It turned out to be breakthrough stuff in molecular biology, but neither suspected at the time that it, with … Continued

UHS/Tang sign

UHS Updates

Workshops: Insurance after graduation — selecting a plan August 6 (Wednesday) 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Education Center, first floor of the Tang Center, 2222 Bancroft Way August 10 (Wednesday) 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Education Center, first floor of the Tang … Continued