Current Students - Graduates

Kelly Swanson, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Physics, will be Berkeley's champion in UC Grand Slam

May 4, 2017

May 4th is the Grad Slam, UC’s system-wide contest that challenges graduate students to explain their research in three jargon-free minutes. All of the first place champions from each UC campus face off to compete for the UC-wide trophy and gain the attention of industry, academic, media, and government leaders.

Berkeley is nation's best-value college

April 28, 2017

UC Berkeley is the top best-value college or university in the nation for the second year in a row, according to new rankings from Forbes.

Don’t Miss the Berkeley Grad Slam Championship!

April 4, 2017

See eight graduate student semi-finalists (including 4 from L&S) compete to be the Berkeley Champion!

Statistics Ph.D. student speaks out about being undocumented in the Trump era

January 26, 2017

Arturo Fernandez, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in statistics, discusses his experience as an undocumented student at UC Berkeley. 

Berkeley neuroscientists observe how the brain extracts meaning from noise

December 20, 2016
When you’re suddenly able to understand someone despite their thick accent, or finally make out the lyrics of a song, your brain appears to be re-tuning to recognize speech that was previously incomprehensible. UC Berkeley neuroscientists have now observed this re-tuning in action by recording directly from the surface of a person’s brain as the words of a previously unintelligible sentence suddenly pop out after the subject is told the meaning of the garbled speech.

Berkeley-bound scholar rises from the depths of schizophrenia

August 18, 2016
Brandon Chuang starts a graduate program in clinical psychology after fighting off the demons of schizophrenia.

Information for Continuing Students

Dr. Alberto Ledesmathe graduate diversity director for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Letters and Science, provides support to continuing graduate students in the division. Support varies depending upon each student’s needs. For example, guidance can take the form of advising or mentoring.

Crafting Your Future in the Arts & Humanities

In this section you will find key links to websites and fellowships in the Arts & Humanities, human resource offices at selected colleges and universities across the United States, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), resources in the private and government sectors, information on non-academic careers, and academic search engines that will assist in your search for employment. These resources can be used as a springboard to other sources that open a broad array of fellowship and employment opportunities for your future. 

Grant-Writing Resources

A Quick Guide

Visit the Academic Skill Building Workshops page.

Where to Begin

Those of you beginning the grant-writing process may want to read the following three items: