Op-Ed – The Life of The Party: My Year as Co-Chair of The Graduate Social Club

Chris Gerig, co-chair of Graduate Social Club: If there is one thing you realize in graduate school, it’s that the environment can be pretty isolating – you have a fixed few labmates/colleagues and you spend most of your time doing research. To be able to take a break from work and socialize with people outside […]

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The Con Artist Gets an Intern in Warner Bros. Pictures “Focus”

  There have been several con artist films to grace the Hollywood screen over the last 20 years. Typical fare ranges from your standard Vegas heist crew in Ocean’s 11 (2001) and Now You See Me (2013), to the urban international heist of The Italian Job (2003), to the classic British crime story in The […]


“Without her, my PhD would be even more of a mess than it is!”

This story is the eleventh in the series of Our Women‘s History Month Stories, a series of untold stories from women’s history brought to you in The Berkeley Graduate in collaboration with the Graduate Women’s Project, in which Berkeley Graduate Students tell stories about women (including trans* and otherwise gender non-conforming individuals) they are celebrating this Women’s History Month. TBG editor and Molecular Toxicology doctoral student […]


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A Mother’s Support for Academic Dreams

This story is the tenth in the series of Our Women‘s History Month Stories, a series of untold stories from women’s history brought to you in The Berkeley Graduate in collaboration with the Graduate Women’s Project, in which Berkeley Graduate Students tell stories about women (including trans* and otherwise gender non-conforming individuals) they are celebrating this Women’s History Month. In tribute to her mother Performance Studies PhD […]


More Than an Academic Mentor

This story is the ninth in the series of Our Women‘s History Month Stories, a series of untold stories from women’s history brought to you in The Berkeley Graduate in collaboration with the Graduate Women’s Project, in which Berkeley Graduate Students tell stories about women (including trans* and otherwise gender non-conforming individuals) they are celebrating this Women’s History Month. First-year bioengineering PhD student Kayla Wolf sends thanks to her academic mentor […]

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