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Best Wishes and Good News from Berkeley Connect

  Ready for some good news? Click here to read about all the positive developments Berkeley Connect is celebrating. May your holiday season be filled with the joys of community, and connection!

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Footnotes and Sewers

“Like the toilet, the footnote enables one to deal with ugly tasks in private; like the toilet, it is tucked genteelly away–often, in recent years, not even at the bottom of the page but at the end of the book. Out of sight, and even out of mind, seems exactly where so banal a device […]

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English Scholars Reveal Writing Methods

Every student with a paper assignment and a deadline looming has probably wondered, “How do I get started?” or “How do I keep going?” or “What am I trying to say?” At a recent panel for Berkeley Connect English students, graduate students and professors opened up about their own writing processes. Here are some of […]

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Find Your Fall 2017 Berkeley Connect Welcome Event

Did you enroll in Berkeley Connect, or hope to enroll? Are you trying to figure out where to go the first week? Each Berkeley Connect program kicks off with a welcome event; sections begin meeting the following week at the date/time/location listed in the schedule of classes. Check the schedule below for the date, time, and location […]

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Find your Spring 2017 Berkeley Connect welcome event

Did you enroll in Berkeley Connect, or hope to enroll? Are you trying to figure out where to go the first week? Each Berkeley Connect program kicks off with a welcome event; sections begin meeting the following week at the date/time/location listed in the schedule of classes. Check the schedule below for the date, time, […]

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Please Support Berkeley Connect During Big Give

Berkeley Connect sends a simple but powerful message to students at UC Berkeley: you belong here. Every semester, students tell us that participating in Berkeley Connect increases their sense of belonging and confidence they can succeed at Berkeley. You can show your support for Berkeley Connect today during the Big Give, the 24-hour fundraising marathon for UC […]

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Find Your Berkeley Connect Welcome Event

  Did you enroll in Berkeley Connect, or hope to enroll? Are you trying to figure out where to go the first week? Each Berkeley Connect program kicks off with a welcome event; sections begin meeting the following week at the date/time/location listed in the schedule of classes. Check the schedule below for the date, […]

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Welcome back!

Berkeley Connect kicks off with lively welcome events  All ten Berkeley Connect programs prepared for another eventful semester as they invited new and continuing Berkeley Connect students to the first events of the semester. The rooms were buzzing with energy as mentors and students met for the first time and discussed upcoming events and topics. […]

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Wrapping up a semester of Berkeley Connect

Hi, I am Katherine Wang (Class of 2016), and I was this year’s Communications Assistant at Berkeley Connect. If you are a student in Berkeley Connect, you may have seen me running around taking pictures at your small group meetings and special events, or you may know me from my posts here. As Communications Assistant, I had […]

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Welcome to the Berkeley Connect blog!

The Berkeley Connect mentoring program at UC Berkeley is launching in Spring 2014 with over 1100 students enrolled in ten different academic departments across campus. Through this blog we will provide a glimpse of the Berkeley Connect experience, with reports on faculty lectures, alumni panels, campus excursions, social gatherings, and small-group discussion sessions. For students […]

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