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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Spring 2015 to enter the first-ever Berkeley Connect Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The winning entry was written by Christina Kaser, a first-year student enrolled in Berkeley Connect in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management. My favorite memory […]

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An Inside Look at Graduate School

Graduate students in STEM fields share their experiences with Berkeley Connect Math When asked what they want to do once they graduate, many UC Berkeley undergrads reply “go to graduate school.” As the Spring 2015 semester drew to a close, Berkeley Connect Math invited some graduate students to talk about why they came to Berkeley, their […]

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“My Favorite Class”

Berkeley Connect Sociology students reflect on best classes and best practices “The goal for today is to think about classes and teaching styles you’ve enjoyed in the past,” Berkeley Connect Sociology mentor Angela Fillingim said as students settled in for their small-group meeting. “It doesn’t have to be a class at Berkeley! But hopefully, through this […]

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Mentor Spotlight: Wanda Alarcon & Michael McGee

A chat with Berkeley Connect Ethnic Studies & African American Studies mentors Who are the graduate students who serve as mentors in the Berkeley Connect program? A few weeks ago, I set out to learn more about mentors Wanda Alarcón and Michael McGee, Jr., who mentor the students in Berkeley Connect in Ethnic Studies and African American […]

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A Day in the Life of an Architect

Berkeley Connect Architecture students get the inside scoop At “A Day in the Life of an Architect,” Berkeley Connect Architecture students got a chance to step into the shoes of practicing architects, as a panel of local practitioners (most of whom graduated from UC Berkeley) described a typical day in their professional lives.

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Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Chang

Author speaks with Berkeley Connect students about his own days as a student at Cal “I actually was not an Ethnic Studies major here at Cal,” Jeff Chang admitted as he introduced himself to the students at a recent event in Berkeley Connect Ethnic Studies & African American Studies. In fact Chang, who has since […]

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