Berkeley in the News Archive

Previous issues of Berkeley in the News are archived below. Past issues include summaries of the stories from that day as well as links to each story and source publication.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
DexNet 2.0 robot achieves unprecedented dexterity, Declining economic diversity at top colleges, A graphic novel about the death of Professor Harvey Stahl
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Creatures throughout the animal kingdom are conscientious, X-ray experiment solve flotation mystery, Book festival events at BAMPFA and Lawrence Hall of Science
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Green alga offers promise for sustainable biofuels and medicines, Air pollution from traffic appears to directly damage DNA, Adding curiosity to artificial intelligence
Monday, May 22, 2017
Early earthquake warning system gearing up for public roll-out, I-House offering scholarships to international students afraid of leaving the country between semesters, Recruiting low-income rural students
Friday, May 19, 2017
DJ Khaled serenades statistics graduates at commencement ceremony, Hope for restoring a lost sense of smell, Repealing Obamacare will most hurt self-employed
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky named dean of Berkeley Law, IGS study documents impact of low-income family's displacement in increasingly unaffordable San Mateo County, Professor Filippenko calls for prioritization of science funding, Professor Zakhor turns sights indoors
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
New promise for a male contraceptive, Graduating senior and Cal Nerds participant Carlos Sierra profiled on Univision, Robotic startup offers food delivery to students
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
BAMPFA gala a splendid success, Maz Jobrani's commencement address, Digital insecurity as the New Normal, Nicholas Weaver on WannaCry
Monday, May 15, 2017
Rare cosmic alignment allows Berkeley astronomers a glimpse of Io's waves of lava, Maz Jobrani's commencement address, Philanthropist Tad Taube on bringing historic art collection to the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Friday, May 12, 2017
Stellar graduating students profiled, Professor Bea testifies on Oroville Dam, Citizen science and the Great American Eclipse
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Journalism student Joe Bush highlights the tragic plight of deported veterans, Public panel will address issues related to being an undocumented UC student during the Trump administration, Professor Bea finds human omissions in state's report on the Oroville Dam's spillway failure
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Cal Rugby player Robert Paylor paralyzed after game injury, Study finds mixed results in anti-smuggling program at state prisons, Cemetery map in campus library aids identification of girl who died in 1876, Greek gala honors alum Gregg Perloff and wife Laura
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Professor Wildermuth to be honored for innovative science outreach project, Professor Shaiken on why Hollywood's labor unions continue to thrive, 17-year-old alum temporarily hits a wall
Monday, May 8, 2017
Cal sends the most alumni to Silicon Valley, Professor Patterson's new quest at Google, Berkeley College Republicans talk about life as a conservative at Berkeley
Friday, May 5, 2017
Alumni saving lives through stronger buildings and crops, Professor Dressing on the abundance of Earth-like planets in the habitable zones outside our Solar System, A multicultural wedding at the Botanical Garden
Thursday, May 4, 2017
New CRISPR discoveries could revolutionize disease diagnosis, Neutrino news from Daya Bay, A new center for Silk Road study, Berkeley ranked fifth most livable city in the U.S.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Professor Dreyfus remembered, Professor Xiao Qiang on Chinese netizens and the Great Firewall
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Berkeley and UC system excel at educating low-income students, Lecturer T. Geronimo Johnson wins Simpson Family Literary Prize, Federal budget for earthquake early warning system tentatively rises, China's rising inequality
Monday, May 1, 2017
Berkeley tops Forbes ranking of best value colleges, An anti-terrorism class honors memory of Berkeley victims, Drawing water from dry air, Professor Hubert Dreyfus remembered
Friday, April 28, 2017
A calm close to the cancelled Coulter visit, Chancellor Dirks on Berkeley's Free Speech legacy, Student writes about why he invited Coulter, A fun Summer Sessions class on fictional languages
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Coulter says she won't visit campus, An interview with Chancellor Dirks, Haas study finds bias in AT&T service
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
French Baroque masterwork comes to Zellerbach, Editorial notes that Coulter and other extremists are "using" Berkeley with disregard for students' safety
Monday, April 24, 2017
New Management, Entrepreneurship & Technology program greeted with enthusiasm, Cal Day excitement, August Vollmer remembered in exhibit and book
Friday, April 21, 2017
Editorial highlights Professor Bea's analysis of the Oroville Dam spillway failure, Professor Garbelotto's quest to control Sudden Oak Death, Campus to celebrate Cal Day on Saturday
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Professor Conboy weighs in on new aging study, Professor Alper on the 3-drug execution protocol, Professor Saul's favorite book
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Moffitt Library redesign pleases students, Berkeley experts propose solution to dearth of federal cybersecurity workers, Oral History Center releases interviews with Freedom to Marry campaigners, Campus to host March for Science
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Professor Bea issues major report on Oroville Dam failure, Chemistry department beats publication gap for underrepresented minorities, "Hippie Modernism" exhibit at BAMPFA named one of the best exhibits in the U.S. this spring
Monday, April 17, 2017
Students volunteer for justice at Berkeley Law's Human Rights Investigations Lab, Professor Auerbach on the border adjustment tax, Professor Slezkine on the tragic romanticism of Bolsheviks
Friday, April 14, 2017
New solar device pulls water from air, New CRISPR tool takes diagnostics to a new level, Alum Viet Thanh Nguyen on the benefits of ignorance and uselessness
Thursday, March 13, 2017
UC appeals CRISPR patent decision, Shoelace study unravels age-old mystery, Upcoming immigration-related events on campus
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Shoelace mechanics, Risky but popular investing advice, Professors Kray and McElhanney on a new study of female business students
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Campus forges $8 million partnership with Peet's, Berkeley MBA returns to Ghana to found experimental university, Volunteers needed for sudden oak death research
Monday, April 10, 2017
Professor Walker's mission to reunite humanity with sleep, Professor Tyson on the truth about NAFTA, The importance of index funds
Friday, April 7, 2017
Seven faculty members awarded Guggenheim fellowships for 2017, Professor Carmena's "Neural Dust," Neuroscientist Bryce Mander on the importance of deep sleep as we age
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Professor Rael's borderwall manifesto, Professor Downey featured in Washington exhibit, IGS poll finds strong partisan divide on trust for the media
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The risks of age-related sleep loss, Berkeley ranks high for granting doctorates in the arts and humanities, IGS takes California's pulse, BAMPFA the East Bay host of the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Beauty and Joy of Computing, Amazon's rush for MBAs, Professor Shaiken on the cultural differences between Tesla and the UAW
Monday, April 3, 2017
Magnes receives record gift to buy work of artist Arthur Szyk, Center for Latino Policy Research honors Berkeley Mayor and alum Jesse Arreguin, Professor McElhanney on the gender pay gap
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
European patent decision favors UC, A dense development strategy could further California's climate and economic goals, Berkeley's outdoor squirrel lab
Monday, March 27, 2017
Cancer monitoring may someday be done with just a blood test, Zika out of the news but not out of the slums, Europe's CRISPR patent decision
Friday, March 24, 2017
Campus featured on California Bucket List column, Comedian Maz Jobrani to speak at commencement, Professor Stark's passion for edible weeds
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Professor Kuznetz and the MarsSuit Project, Decreased immigration could hurt leading urban centers in the U.S., Students develop Presidential Actions app
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Documentary on Professor Diamond to air on KQED tonight, Open borders and innovation, Nicholas Weaver on the "electronics ban"
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
TOM:Berkeley makers marathon held on campus, Professor Fuller on the L.A. Unified School District's efforts to boost lagging schools, UC divests from more fossil fuel investments
Monday, March 20, 2017
Iranian-American comedian and alum Maz Jobrani to deliver commencement speech in May, Death Penalty Clinic attorneys write about Arkansas's misguided plan to execute 8 men in 11 days, Professors Hochschild and Lakoff at Wonkathon for resisters
Friday, March 17, 2017
Hawaiian biodiversity began declining several million years ago, Energy Biosciences Institute signs $25 million deal with Shell to fund sustainable energy research, Marion Nestle to speak on food politics Tuesday
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Regents unanimously approve Carol Christ as Berkeley's next chancellor, Professor Keltner and BBC Earth's Real Happiness Project
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Professor Diamond honored, Why athletes' cancer risk is lower, A new lab for augmented and virtual reality
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Carol Christ to be UC Berkeley's first female chancellor, Professors Frankie and Kremen on helping troubled bees, Obamacare repeal would negatively impact California's gig economy
Monday, March 13, 2017
Berkeley's budding data science program, Justice Sotomayor visits Berkeley Law, Former Sen. Barbara Boxer's lecture series launches
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Driverless big rigs cruise Southern California freeway in test run, Memorial Stadium highlighted by U.S. Green Building Council, Lawrence Hall of Science visits Merced County school
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
A personal essay by basketball forward Kristine Anigwe, TDPS students stage 'Polaroid Stories,' The promise of oral delivery vaccines
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Young alum pledges $25 million to Haas School of Business, Radio telescope array receives new infusion of $5.8 million, Nicholas Weaver on WikiLeaks news
Monday, March 6, 2017
Transgender teens face significantly more abuse than peers, Berkeley researchers join NASA quest for life-sustaining technologies, Trade agreements not primarily responsible for manufacturing job losses
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Genomic meltdown led to demise of woolly mammoth, UC President Napolitano on higher ed in the Trump era, The talented bankers behind the Snap IPO
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Citizen scientists invited to join the search for "Planet Nine," Berkeley study found school vouchers a bad bet, Exhibit of Erica Deeman's photography BAMPFA-bound
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
New study links weather cycles to seismicity, Berkeley holds onto title as all-time leading producer of Peace Corps volunteers, MasterCard Foundation Scholar Munya Mahiya profiled
Monday, February 27, 2017
Congresswoman Barbara Lee to speak on campus March 13, Former election official heads to Berkeley Law, Berkeley alum Judy Sakaki to be first Japanese American woman to lead a four-year university
Friday, February 24, 2017
Chancellor Dirks on the American Talent Initiative, UC regents unanimously approve Berkeley alum for chancellor of UC Davis, Student film vying for Oscar this weekend, Cal's video-gaming team triumphs
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Why alum Gary May is a great pick for chancellor of UC Davis, Professor Eisen on the March for Science, History student to perform Ella Fitzgerald tribute concert
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center opens, Berkeley alum named chancellor of UC Davis, Professor Bea on California's "patch and pray" approach to levee repairs
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Eclipse Megamovie Project aims to crowdsource documentary of rare celestial event, Current storms point to risks with climate change, Professor Zimring's new book on police killings
Friday, February 17, 2017
NASA solicits help from amateur astronomers to find Planet 9, An interview with Professor Doudna, Trump's sales pitch, The Nile Project returns to Zellerbach
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Deciphering the CRISPR patent decision, New recycling project targets and benefits 3D printing on campus, Cal Performances presents Maria Schneider's orchestra
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
New metal discovery could lead to materials that conduct electricity without conducting heat, Professor Kutz proposes a "Public Conscience Fund," A Robert Frank pop-up show
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Berkeley scientists to participate in new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Berkeley moves up in Times Higher Education ranking, Making room for new students, Buddhist art exhibit at BAMPFA
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Brita joins campus in sustainability program, Public companies moving West, Scientists warn about the election's environmental stakes, Poet Mary Szybist in residency
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
New insights into the brain's hippocampus, Scientists aim to improve efficiency of photosynthesis, New poll finds Clinton losing ground but still leading in California
Monday, September 19, 2016
Anthropology professor emerita Elizabeth Colson dies, Professor Hood and the Bayview Opera House renovation, Professor Trujillo's new book on school reform
Thursday, September 15, 2016
New insights into the eye's color-sensing cells, Campus and city of San Francisco to carry on with smart transit research, Good news in housing recovery, Professor Walker's sleep tracker
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Federal assistance required if California wants water tunnels, Doctoral student Rebecca Taylor on Prop. 67 and plastic bag bans, Professor Arlie Hochschild's new book on longlist for National Book Award
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Berkeley again the top public school in U.S. News & World Report ranking, What mountaineering expeditions teach us about team management, Turning teenage defiance into a good thing
Monday, September 12, 2016
Campus experts weigh in on climate issues, How sleep deprivation hampers our emotional processing, New Magnes exhibit highlights Jewish life in Italy centuries ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Berkeley profile in Best Colleges 2016, Parchment ranking, Professor Hsiang on El Niņo's threat to the tropics, Fighting fire with fire
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Study finds latest generations of immigrants assimilating well, People of color most exposed to environmental health hazards, Search for the brightest needs to be expanded
Monday, September 21, 2015
Berkeley publishes landmark transparency report, Professor O'Connell finds Obama's administration the most diverse in history, Invisibility cloak a step closer to reality
Friday, September 18, 2015
Minorities disproportionately exposed to environmental hazards, Homeownership rates steadily decline, A tiny invisibility cloak, Inuit genes accommodate high-fat diet
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UC dominates list of colleges doing the most for low-income students, Berkeley second for number of applications, What's good for Inuits may not be good for you, Promising news for invisibility cloaks
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
UC shines in College Scorecard, Bovine leukemia virus linked to breast cancer risk, Professor Murayama on the Large Hadron Collider
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The beetle behind the Valley fire, Professor Sugarman on e-cigarette policies, Berkeley 26th in QS World Universities Ranking
Monday, September 14, 2015
Janet Yellen profiled, Professor Auerbach on Jeb Bush's tax plan, Professor Neiman on making government more entrepreneurial
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Professor Gutierrez on climate change, Anton Tremsin's Timepix
Monday, September 22, 2014
Celebration of 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement set to begin, Berkeley forest threatened by the King Fire, Science of Happiness MOOC launched
Friday, September 19, 2014
Professor Echaveste nominated U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Water experts win 2014 Obama-Singh Award, Used electric car batteries could help store state's renewable energy
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Berkeley Talks arts series set to begin Oct. 10, Stickleback fish evolution offers insight into DNA changes, Human faces evolved to look unique
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Prefrontal part of the brain linked to honesty, Berkeley ranks 8th for billionaire graduates
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Human faces evolved to be recognizable, Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Prize awarded, UC Ventures fund launched
Monday, September 15, 2014
New insight into Alzheimer's disease, Bird diversity better with mixed agriculture than with monocultures, Saving the pupfish, Professor Brewer's Gram Power project with USAID
Thursday, May 25, 2017
DexNet 2.0 robot achieves unprecedented dexterity, Declining economic diversity at top colleges, A graphic novel about the death of Professor Harvey Stahl
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Creatures throughout the animal kingdom are conscientious, X-ray experiment solve flotation mystery, Book festival events at BAMPFA and Lawrence Hall of Science
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Green alga offers promise for sustainable biofuels and medicines, Air pollution from traffic appears to directly damage DNA, Adding curiosity to artificial intelligence
Monday, May 22, 2017
Early earthquake warning system gearing up for public roll-out, I-House offering scholarships to international students afraid of leaving the country between semesters, Recruiting low-income rural students
Friday, May 19, 2017
DJ Khaled serenades statistics graduates at commencement ceremony, Hope for restoring a lost sense of smell, Repealing Obamacare will most hurt self-employed
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky named dean of Berkeley Law, IGS study documents impact of low-income family's displacement in increasingly unaffordable San Mateo County, Professor Filippenko calls for prioritization of science funding, Professor Zakhor turns sights indoors
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
New promise for a male contraceptive, Graduating senior and Cal Nerds participant Carlos Sierra profiled on Univision, Robotic startup offers food delivery to students
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
BAMPFA gala a splendid success, Maz Jobrani's commencement address, Digital insecurity as the New Normal, Nicholas Weaver on WannaCry
Monday, May 15, 2017
Rare cosmic alignment allows Berkeley astronomers a glimpse of Io's waves of lava, Maz Jobrani's commencement address, Philanthropist Tad Taube on bringing historic art collection to the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Friday, May 12, 2017
Stellar graduating students profiled, Professor Bea testifies on Oroville Dam, Citizen science and the Great American Eclipse
Thursday, April 11, 2017
Journalism student Joe Bush highlights the tragic plight of deported veterans, Public panel will address issues related to being an undocumented UC student during the Trump administration, Professor Bea finds human omissions in state's report on the Oroville Dam's spillway failure
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Cal Rugby player Robert Paylor paralyzed after game injury, Study finds mixed results in anti-smuggling program at state prisons, Cemetery map in campus library aids identification of girl who died in 1876, Greek gala honors alum Gregg Perloff and wife Laura
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Professor Wildermuth to be honored for innovative science outreach project, Professor Shaiken on why Hollywood's labor unions continue to thrive, 17-year-old alum temporarily hits a wall
Monday, May 8, 2017
Cal sends the most alumni to Silicon Valley, Professor Patterson's new quest at Google, Berkeley College Republicans talk about life as a conservative at Berkeley
Friday, May 5, 2017
Alumni saving lives through stronger buildings and crops, Professor Dressing on the abundance of Earth-like planets in the habitable zones outside our Solar System, A multicultural wedding at the Botanical Garden
Thursday, May 4, 2017
New CRISPR discoveries could revolutionize disease diagnosis, Neutrino news from Daya Bay, A new center for Silk Road study, Berkeley ranked fifth most livable city in the U.S.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Professor Dreyfus remembered, Professor Xiao Qiang on Chinese netizens and the Great Firewall
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Berkeley and UC system excel at educating low-income students, Lecturer T. Geronimo Johnson wins Simpson Family Literary Prize, Federal budget for earthquake early warning system tentatively rises, China's rising inequality
Monday, May 1, 2017
Berkeley tops Forbes ranking of best value colleges, An anti-terrorism class honors memory of Berkeley victims, Drawing water from dry air, Professor Hubert Dreyfus remembered
Friday, April 28, 2017
A calm close to the cancelled Coulter visit, Chancellor Dirks on Berkeley's Free Speech legacy, Student writes about why he invited Coulter, A fun Summer Sessions class on fictional languages
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Coulter says she's won't visit campus, An interview with Chancellor Dirks, Haas study finds bias in AT&T service
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
French Baroque masterwork comes to Zellerbach, Editorial notes that Coulter and other extremists are "using" Berkeley with disregard for students' safety
Monday, April 24, 2017
New Management, Entrepreneurship & Technology program greeted with enthusiasm, Cal Day excitement, August Vollmer remembered in exhibit and book
Friday, April 21, 2017
Editorial highlights Professor Bea's analysis of the Oroville Dam spillway failure, Professor Garbelotto's quest to control Sudden Oak Death, Campus to celebrate Cal Day on Saturday
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Professor Conboy weighs in on new aging study, Professor Alper on the 3-drug execution protocol, Professor Saul's favorite book
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Moffitt Library redesign pleases students, Berkeley experts propose solution to dearth of federal cybersecurity workers, Oral History Center releases interviews with Freedom to Marry campaigners, Campus to host March for Science
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Professor Bea issues major report on Oroville Dam failure, Chemistry department beats publication gap for underrepresented minorities, "Hippie Modernism" exhibit at BAMPFA named one of the best exhibits in the U.S. this spring
Monday, April 17, 2017
Students volunteer for justice at Berkeley Law's Human Rights Investigations Lab, Professor Auerbach on the border adjustment tax, Professor Slezkine on the tragic romanticism of Bolsheviks
Friday, April 14, 2017
New solar device pulls water from air, New CRISPR tool takes diagnostics to a new level, Alum Viet Thanh Nguyen on the benefits of ignorance and uselessness
Thursday, March 13, 2017
UC appeals CRISPR patent decision, Shoelace study unravels age-old mystery, Upcoming immigration-related events on campus
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Shoelace mechanics, Risky but popular investing advice, Professors Kray and McElhanney on a new study of female business students
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Campus forges $8 million partnership with Peet's, Berkeley MBA returns to Ghana to found experimental university, Volunteers needed for sudden oak death research
Monday, April 10, 2017
Professor Walker's mission to reunite humanity with sleep, Professor Tyson on the truth about NAFTA, The importance of index funds
Friday, April 7, 2017
Seven faculty members awarded Guggenheim fellowships for 2017, Professor Carmena's "Neural Dust," Neuroscientist Bryce Mander on the importance of deep sleep as we age
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Professor Rael's borderwall manifesto, Professor Downey featured in Washington exhibit, IGS poll finds strong partisan divide on trust for the media
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The risks of age-related sleep loss, Berkeley ranks high for granting doctorates in the arts and humanities, IGS takes California's pulse, BAMPFA the East Bay host of the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Beauty and Joy of Computing, Amazon's rush for MBAs, Professor Shaiken on the cultural differences between Tesla and the UAW
Monday, April 3, 2017
Magnes receives record gift to buy work of artist Arthur Szyk, Center for Latino Policy Research honors Berkeley Mayor and alum Jesse Arreguin, Professor McElhanney on the gender pay gap
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
European patent decision favors UC, A dense development strategy could further California's climate and economic goals, Berkeley's outdoor squirrel lab
Monday, March 27, 2017
Cancer monitoring may someday be done with just a blood test, Zika out of the news but not out of the slums, Europe's CRISPR patent decision
Friday, March 24, 2017
Campus featured on California Bucket List column, Comedian Maz Jobrani to speak at commencement, Professor Stark's passion for edible weeds
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Professor Kuznetz and the MarsSuit Project, Decreased immigration could hurt leading urban centers in the U.S., Students develop Presidential Actions app
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Documentary on Professor Diamond to air on KQED tonight, Open borders and innovation, Nicholas Weaver on the "electronics ban"
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
TOM:Berkeley makers marathon held on campus, Professor Fuller on the L.A. Unified School District's efforts to boost lagging schools, UC divests from more fossil fuel investments
Monday, March 20, 2017
Iranian-American comedian and alum Maz Jobrani to deliver commencement speech in May, Death Penalty Clinic attorneys write about Arkansas's misguided plan to execute 8 men in 11 days, Professors Hochschild and Lakoff at Wonkathon for resisters
Friday, March 17, 2017
Hawaiian biodiversity began declining several million years ago, Energy Biosciences Institute signs $25 million deal with Shell to fund sustainable energy research, Marion Nestle to speak on food politics Tuesday
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Regents unanimously approve Carol Christ as Berkeley's next chancellor, Professor Keltner and BBC Earth's Real Happiness Project
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Professor Diamond honored, Why athletes' cancer risk is lower, A new lab for augmented and virtual reality
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Carol Christ to be UC Berkeley's first female chancellor, Professors Frankie and Kremen on helping troubled bees, Obamacare repeal would negatively impact California's gig economy
Monday, March 13, 2017
Berkeley's budding data science program, Justice Sotomayor visits Berkeley Law, Former Sen. Barbara Boxer's lecture series launches
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Driverless big rigs cruise Southern California freeway in test run, Memorial Stadium highlighted by U.S. Green Building Council, Lawrence Hall of Science visits Merced County school
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
A personal essay by basketball forward Kristine Anigwe, TDPS students stage 'Polaroid Stories,' The promise of oral delivery vaccines
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Young alum pledges $25 million to Haas School of Business, Radio telescope array receives new infusion of $5.8 million, Nicholas Weaver on WikiLeaks news
Monday, March 6, 2017
Transgender teens face significantly more abuse than peers, Berkeley researchers join NASA quest for life-sustaining technologies, Trade agreements not primarily responsible for manufacturing job losses
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Genomic meltdown led to demise of woolly mammoth, UC President Napolitano on higher ed in the Trump era, The talented bankers behind the Snap IPO
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Citizen scientists invited to join the search for "Planet Nine," Berkeley study found school vouchers a bad bet, Exhibit of Erica Deeman's photography BAMPFA-bound
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
New study links weather cycles to seismicity, Berkeley holds onto title as all-time leading producer of Peace Corps volunteers, MasterCard Foundation Scholar Munya Mahiya profiled
Monday, February 27, 2017
Congresswoman Barbara Lee to speak on campus March 13, Former election official heads to Berkeley Law, Berkeley alum Judy Sakaki to be first Japanese American woman to lead a four-year university
Friday, February 24, 2017
Chancellor Dirks on the American Talent Initiative, UC regents unanimously approve Berkeley alum for chancellor of UC Davis, Student film vying for Oscar this weekend, Cal's video-gaming team triumphs
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Why alum Gary May is a great pick for chancellor of UC Davis, Professor Eisen on the March for Science, History student to perform Ella Fitzgerald tribute concert
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center opens, Berkeley alum named chancellor of UC Davis, Professor Bea on California's "patch and pray" approach to levee repairs
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Eclipse Megamovie Project aims to crowdsource documentary of rare celestial event, Current storms point to risks with climate change, Professor Zimring's new book on police killings
Friday, February 17, 2017
NASA solicits help from amateur astronomers to find Planet 9, An interview with Professor Doudna, Trump's sales pitch, The Nile Project returns to Zellerbach
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Deciphering the CRISPR patent decision, New recycling project targets and benefits 3D printing on campus, Cal Performances presents Maria Schneider's orchestra
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
New metal discovery could lead to materials that conduct electricity without conducting heat, Professor Kutz proposes a "Public Conscience Fund," A Robert Frank pop-up show
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Berkeley scientists to participate in new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Berkeley moves up in Times Higher Education ranking, Making room for new students, Buddhist art exhibit at BAMPFA
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Brita joins campus in sustainability program, Public companies moving West, Scientists warn about the election's environmental stakes, Poet Mary Szybist in residency
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
New insights into the brain's hippocampus, Scientists aim to improve efficiency of photosynthesis, New poll finds Clinton losing ground but still leading in California
Monday, September 19, 2016
Anthropology professor emerita Elizabeth Colson dies, Professor Hood and the Bayview Opera House renovation, Professor Trujillo's new book on school reform
Thursday, September 15, 2016
New insights into the eye's color-sensing cells, Campus and city of San Francisco to carry on with smart transit research, Good news in housing recovery, Professor Walker's sleep tracker
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Federal assistance required if California wants water tunnels, Doctoral student Rebecca Taylor on Prop. 67 and plastic bag bans, Professor Arlie Hochschild's new book on longlist for National Book Award
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Berkeley again the top public school in U.S. News & World Report ranking, What mountaineering expeditions teach us about team management, Turning teenage defiance into a good thing
Monday, September 12, 2016
Campus experts weigh in on climate issues, How sleep deprivation hampers our emotional processing, New Magnes exhibit highlights Jewish life in Italy centuries ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Berkeley profile in Best Colleges 2016, Parchment ranking, Professor Hsiang on El Niņo's threat to the tropics, Fighting fire with fire
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Study finds latest generations of immigrants assimilating well, People of color most exposed to environmental health hazards, Search for the brightest needs to be expanded
Monday, September 21, 2015
Berkeley publishes landmark transparency report, Professor O'Connell finds Obama's administration the most diverse in history, Invisibility cloak a step closer to reality
Friday, September 18, 2015
Minorities disproportionately exposed to environmental hazards, Homeownership rates steadily decline, A tiny invisibility cloak, Inuit genes accommodate high-fat diet
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UC dominates list of colleges doing the most for low-income students, Berkeley second for number of applications, What's good for Inuits may not be good for you, Promising news for invisibility cloaks
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
UC shines in College Scorecard, Bovine leukemia virus linked to breast cancer risk, Professor Murayama on the Large Hadron Collider
Tuesday, August 15, 2015
The beetle behind the Valley fire, Professor Sugarman on e-cigarette policies, Berkeley 26th in QS World Universities Ranking
Monday, September 14, 2015
Janet Yellen profiled, Professor Auerbach on Jeb Bush's tax plan, Professor Neiman on making government more entrepreneurial
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Professor Gutierrez on climate change, Anton Tremsin's Timepix
Monday, September 22, 2014
Celebration of 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement set to begin, Berkeley forest threatened by the King Fire, Science of Happiness MOOC launched
Friday, September 19, 2014
Professor Echaveste nominated U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Water experts win 2014 Obama-Singh Award, Used electric car batteries could help store state's renewable energy
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Berkeley Talks arts series set to begin Oct. 10, Stickleback fish evolution offers insight into DNA changes, Human faces evolved to look unique
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Prefrontal part of the brain linked to honesty, Berkeley ranks 8th for billionaire graduates
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Human faces evolved to be recognizable, Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Prize awarded, UC Ventures fund launched
Monday, September 15, 2014
New insight into Alzheimer's disease, Bird diversity better with mixed agriculture than with monocultures, Saving the pupfish, Professor Brewer's Gram Power project with USAID
Monday, September 23, 2013
A cross-generational study of pesticides, Professor Fletcher on the good side of frequent cellphone upgrades, Stadium's press box wins national award
Friday, September 20, 2013
Calcium could help acid-rain damaged forests recover, Four new legless lizard species identified, Crowdfunding for financial aid
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Promise for Education campaign launched to crowdfund financial aid, Parasite permanently alters host's brain
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Bacterial protein pump developed to boost biofuel production, Four new legless lizard species identified, A new system for fire management developed at Sagehen Creek Field Station
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Professor Yellen now frontrunner for Fed chair, Former professor, dean and provost Roderic Park dies, A $2.85 million grant for Jewish law institute
Monday, September 16, 2013
Emisssions monitoring to begin next year, Bill for early earthquake warning system awaits governor's signature, Professor Yellen's key rival for Fed chair drops out