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Alum gives $4.4 million for scholarships for business students from immigrant families

Chancellor Christ condemns hate messages

"Berkeley is better than what these incidents reflect," she says, urging people to review the campus's Principles of Community and to seek help if needed

Campus update on 'Free Speech Week'

The latest on plans by right-wing speakers to stage a series of events at UC Berkeley Sunday through Wednesday, Sept. 24-27

New York Times asks what free speech means to you

Newspaper collects diverse viewpoints from Berkeley students and faculty

Student Oscars: Two nominations, one win for recent journalism school grads

Two recent grads of UC Berkeley's journalism school got nods for Student Academy Awards for stand-out documentary films.

Expert's advice: Don't engage with the alt-right on campus

The alt-right is laying a trap for Berkeley students during next week's planned “Free Speech Week,” a writer with the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Alabama-based anti-hate group, told students and administrators Tuesday night. The

Discovery helps engineer more accurate Cas9s for CRISPR editing

Detailed study of how Cas9 protein domains move when they bind DNA leads to re-engineered Cas9 with fewer off-target effects

Poll: California voters worry about housing costs, consider packing up

Affordable housing has become such a serious problem that 56 percent of California voters surveyed for a new poll say they've contemplated moving.

Berkeley's first campuswide tech club for women

Young women interested in STEM fields founded FEMTech in 2015. Now, the group offers a full plate of workshops, events, tutoring services and even a robot building team — all helping make tech fields accessible to women of all majors

Inside Rainbow Sign, a vibrant hub for black cultural arts

The legacy of the 1970s venue lives on in a digital archive created by students in an undergraduate seminar on the city of Berkeley's transformation in the late 1960s and 1970s

Memorial honors the dead with words and music

The UC Berkeley community honored and remembered its lost members Monday with bagpipes, an honor guard, the release of white doves and words of tribute by Chancellor Carol Christ. Names of faculty, emeriti, staff and

Read the amazing travails of a Berkeley professor

Mary-Claire King was an assistant professor at UC Berkeley when a series of calamities struck in a single week. She tells her story on The Moth — and reveals the human story behind her groundbreaking cancer research.

Bookmark this page to keep up with Free Speech Year at Berkeley

A new campus website brings together the latest news about events, encompasses a variety of perspectives and presents available resources. It will be updated all year.

Fall fare ranges from politics to video games, technology to tomorrow's jobs

From lectures on making America small again to how technology affects communications, Berkeley's fall programming is a virtual feast.

Update on logistics for 'Free Speech Week'

Campus updates information about the current status of the 11 events that the UC Berkeley student organization Berkeley Patriot has proposed to host and organize on the UC Berkeley campus Sept. 24-27.

Update on logistics for “Free Speech Week”

This is an update to provide information about the current status of the 12 events that the UC Berkeley student organization, Berkeley Patriot,' has proposed to host and organize on the UC Berkeley campus between

#BenAtBerkeley: Sights, sounds and students speaking up

Read, see and hear what people were saying about Ben Shapiro's visit to campus.

Newsom retains edge in governor's race, but many voters still unsure

For the third consecutive survey, one in three of voters polled were unable to name a preferred successor to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Shapiro event goes off with barely a hitch

Talk show host Ben Shapiro drew a crowd to Zellerbach Hall Thursday night, while protestors made their opposition heard peacefully nearby

Poll: Californians like their senators, prefer Harris stay in Congress

New IGS survey of California voters finds some ambivalence about a Feinstein re-election, Harris running for president and Pelosi as a House leader

Fall brings a brimming arts cornucopia to campus

This semester at UC Berkeley is packed with a broad range of arts events with something for just about everyone

Fall brings a brimming arts cornucopia to campus

The fall semester at UC Berkeley is packed with a broad range of arts events with something for just about everyone.

Ben Shapiro visit update: Safe navigation around campus Thursday

Walking and building closure maps have been added to the campus website detailing logistics for Thursday's event at Zellerbach

Poll: Californians weigh in on race relations, white nationalist rally rights

California voters think race relations have gotten worse but are unsure about responses to white nationalist rallies.

Fox squirrels use 'chunking' to organize their favorite nuts

First study to show squirrels using a sophisticated memorizing strategy to sort their bounty

Visionary Award honors three Berkeley intellects shaping the future

Amy Herr, Scott Schenker and Mike Cohen win the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce award as innovators with "imagination and persistence."

Campus statement on announced plans for visits by Yiannopoulos, Bannon

UC Berkeley has responded to public statements that Milo Yiannopoulos and Stephen Bannon made about their plans to speak on campus.

Lotfi Zadeh, inventor of 'fuzzy logic,' dies at 96

Engineering and computer science professor pioneered mathematics that mimic human intuition

UC offers guidance to DACA recipients

A letter to the UC community urges DACA recipients to renew permits and seek immigration counsel

Campus statement on food vendor incident

In response to an incident that involved a UCPD officer ticketing a hot dog vendor outside a Cal football game on Saturday, Sept. 9, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor Scott Biddy released this statement today

Student-designed medical device wins Fast Company award

A student project from Berkeley's Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation aims to lower the cost of diagnosing pneumonia

Legendary accounting professor Alan Cerf passes away

Hints from hemoglobin lead to better carbon monoxide storage

Carbon monoxide is an insidious poison because it loves the iron in our blood; it pushes oxygen out of iron-based hemoglobin, leading to painful asphyxiation. This affinity for iron comes in handy in a newly

Berkeley scholars talk about free speech, finding common ground

What should be considered free speech? How do we cross over an 'empathy wall'? Does speech cause harm? These are some of the questions the panel discussed Friday before a packed room

UC sues Trump administration over ending DACA

The University of California issued the following statement today: The University of California today filed suit in federal court against the Trump administration for wrongly and unconstitutionally violating the rights of the university and

Ben Shapiro visit: Campus details logistics and resources

n advance of talk show host Ben Shapiro's appearance next week at UC Berkeley, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos today sent out a message detailing campus logistics for the event

Berkeley scholars talk free speech, finding common ground

What should be considered free speech? How do we cross over an "empathy wall" and establish common ground? Does speech cause harm? These are some of the questions the panel discussed Friday to a packed room

Report outlines steps to implement pollution reduction program

A study from the Goldman School offers recommendations to improve public health and save lives in low-income and minority neighborhoods located near pollution sources.

UC sues Trump administration on unlawful repeal of DACA program

The University of California issued the following statement today : The University of California today filed suit in federal court against the Trump administration for wrongly and unconstitutionally violating the rights of the

Campus details logistics and resources for Ben Shapiro visit Sept. 14

n advance of talk show host Ben Shapiro's appearance next week at UC Berkeley, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos today sent out a message detailing campus logistics for the event

Dan Kammen on renewable energy, kids and cars and, yes, I-M-P-E-A-C-H

The professor of energy and public policy recently talked with Vox.com about his resignation, his not-so-hidden message — and, especially, the state of renewable energy in the United States

Campus, UC respond to Trump administration's Title IX changes

University of California President Janet Napolitano reiterated the system's commitment to enforce strict sexual harassment policies in the face of a Title IX rollback announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

On Sept. 18, campus to remember those lost in the last year

UC Berkeley's annual memorial ceremony honoring members of the campus community who have died in the past year will take place on Monday, Sept. 18. Under open skies, from noon to 1 p.m., the memorial

Alice Waters on free speech, acid and the making of a counterculture cook

One of UC Berkeley's best-known alumnae, who has just published a new memoir, will speak on campus Sept. 7 at the Free Speech Cafe

Emoji fans take heart: Scientists pinpoint 27 states of emotion

Study challenges assumption that most human emotions fall within the categories of happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust.

Robert Goldman wins World Sanskrit Award for 2017

He is recognized for his work on Sanskrit language and literature and for the completion -- under his direction -- of the seven-volume, 5,000-page translation and annotation of the monumental Sanskrit epic poem the Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki

Berkeley stands with its undocumented students

The campus community unites to support students enrolled in DACA following the Trump administration's decision to end the program