Celebrating Berkeley’s Distinguished Fellows 2019

On March 6, nearly 200 graduate students, donors, faculty and staff celebrated the distinguished fellows who hold prestigious multi-year fellowships as well as the generous supporters who help sustain the excellence of graduate education at Berkeley. Throughout the evening, University … Continued

An Abundance of Accolades….

At the beginning of the fourth annual Grad Slam competition between all the UC campuses, a high-energy, high-profile tournament, I had a good feeling.  We had an innovative product, a great speaker with field results to share, and veteran news presenter … Continued

Need Data Research and Analysis Skills?

The Social Sciences Data Laboratory (D-Lab) is UC Berkeley’s premier common-good resource enabling students and scholars to acquire hands-on support and instruction for data-intensive research. Since its inception in 2013, the D-Lab has prepared nearly 18,000 graduate students for research and … Continued

Berkeley Students Go to Sacramento… and Beyond!

On April 19, two Berkeley graduate students joined 18 peers, plus the Graduate Deans of all ten UC campuses and UC President Janet Napolitano to speak with state lawmakers in Sacramento. On this eighth annual Graduate Research Advocacy Day, the UC … Continued

Message from the Dean

I’m pleased to be reaching out to you as Dean of the Graduate Division. I’ve been a faculty member in Materials Science and Engineering since 1983, but my almost two years leading our graduate programs have given me fresh perspectives … Continued

Fellowship Initiative Pushes Graduate Support to New Heights

Reprinted from Promise of Berkeley – Dean Fiona Doyle below (in pearls) with students Doctoral students drive their own discoveries, catalyze faculty-led research, and inspire and mentor undergraduates. We know that fostering their talent yields incredible results. To support our outstanding graduate … Continued

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