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.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Cal's Ortega family and the Big Game, Zeke Hausfather on the "implausible" new climate goal, Alum Edward Herman dies
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Labor Center calculates how many Californians could become uninsured with ACA policy repeal, Professor Reich on the implications of GOP tax ideas, "Dreamer" oratorio commissioned
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Breakthrough offers promise for glaucoma treatment, Professor Arias' wearable electronics, Study finds Russians meddled in Brexit vote
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Birds adapting to climate change by breeding earlier, Berkeley faculty in Bonn for climate conference, How racism harms victims' health
Monday, November 13, 2017
Chancellor Christ talks about her to-do list, Professor Zucman on offshore tax havens, Professor Auerbach's skepticism about the Republican tax plan
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Graduate students sound alarm about the GOP tax proposal, D.C. plan aims to improve crisis in early-childhood education, The global SETI race, Joffrey Ballet residency about to start at Cal Performances
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Breakthrough promises new ultrafast and energy-efficient magnetic memory chips, Deep neural networks and self-driving cars, Junior Parth Vohra writes about the pursuit of happiness as an international student
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Professor Abbeel's AI startup, Professor Kammen as California's envoy on climate change, Professor Zimring's landmark study explained the lethality of American crime
Monday, November 6, 2017
Campus to help athletic department shoulder debt related to seismic retrofit of Memorial Stadium, Professor Moretti on the Bay Area's housing crisis, IGS scholar Steven Hayward on Trump's "black swan" effect, Developing AI that can build more AI
Friday, November 3, 2017
Mystery about dengue fever solved, A new mentorship program for electrical engineering and computer science students, Busting the myth about a president's second term harming the stock market
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
New data science division mirrors economic trends, New molecule offers hope for some types of skin cancer, Students develop browser plugin to identify propoganda bot tweets
Friday, October 27, 2017
A new National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement, Daily Cal editors apologize for Dershowitz cartoon, Professor Auerbach on key tax reform considerations
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Dean Chemerinsky to co-lead new free speech center at UC's Washington Center, Professor Reich helps organize petition to start new non-sexist Economics job site, Professor Bradshaw on metabolic health study
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
New partnership aims to develop a brain atlas, New study shows queer and transgender students suffer higher rates of depression, Professor Reich on getting big money out of politics
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Berkeley fourth in Best Global Universities Rankings, Less-regulated Nevada gun shows tied to subsequent uptick in California firearm injuries, New report addresses cost of climate change, Max Moritz on lessons of the Tubbs fire
Monday, October 23, 2017
Sudden Oak Death surges along central coast, Labor Center representatives testify in Sacramento health care hearings, Professor Ibbs on the costs of the bullet train's tunnel through the Diablo Range
Friday, October 20, 2017
Scientists discover key to mosquitoes' stealth, Sudden oak death likely worsened fires, Why fires are so lethal in October
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Chancellor Christ on the lessons of recent free speech events, Dean Chemerinsky on the 'heckler's veto', Calling for changes in the credit reporting industry
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Alum Mason Bates named Composer of the Year, Professor Comerio on the limitations of federal funding for disaster recovery, Professor Tyson on Trump's tax proposal
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Professor Walker on NPR's Fresh Air, Professor Keltner on the bad behavior of powerful people like Harvey Weinstein, Professor Mortiz on wildfire models
Monday, October 16, 2017
Astronomers discover the source of gold and other heavy elements, Berkeley ranks second for six-year graduation rates of financial aid recipients, Professor Stephens and Dean Gilless on the Northern California wildfires
Friday, October 13, 2017
Campus experts weigh in on fires, air quality, and stress; Attention problems and academic success, The cost of free speech
Thursday, October 12, 2017
The risks of fever in early pregnancy, A new center for the study of gun violence, Anticipating Olympic hacks, Campus experts weigh in on Northern California fires
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Berkeley receives $13.4 million grant for next-gen fMRI technology, Optical scanning project revives antique indigenous recordings, Dean Gilless and Professor Stephens on the fire investigations, Re-capping Berkeley's security spending on free speech events
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Professor Scott Stephens on needed fire policy, Professor DeLay on gun control, Professor Walker's new book on sleep
Monday, October 9, 2017
IGS poll on school vouchers raises concerns, California WaterFix faces uncertain future, Clouds and climate change, Survey finds mixed student views on free speech debate
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Campaign spending found ineffective, Recession's effects linger for many Americans, Gordon Parks exhibit highlights turning point in photojournalism
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
New kind of CRISPR delivery system successfully targets Duchenne muscular dystrophy gene, Celebrating the 53rd anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Dean Chemerinsky testifies on free speech
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Nobel Laureate Barry Barish a Berkeley alum, Dean Chemerinsky on Free Speech lessons, Professor Walker on the risks of inadequate sleep
Monday, October 2, 2017
Judge dismisses bias suit pending more plausible evidence, Scholar Thomas Mann visits KQED's Forum, Professor Hsiang on Puerto Rico's plight
Friday, September 29, 2017
Skydeck to add funding to participating startups' benefits, Study finds campaign spending is mostly wasted
Thursday, September 28, 2017
New Norvartis-Berkeley alliance aims to develop drugs for hard-to-treat illnesses, Editorial asks if free speech is really threatened on college campuses
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Chancellor Christ discusses the costs of free speech on campus, Dean Chemerinsky on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' statement about free speech, UC system ranked one of the world's most innovative universities
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Santa Clara County's groundwater levels recover, One arrest at Monday's protest, Dean Chemerinsky and Professors Choper and Volpp on the new travel ban
Monday, September 25, 2017
An expensive photo op instead of Free Speech Week, The cost of free speech stunts, An improved CRISPR minimizes mistakes, Professor Lofti Zadeh remembered
Friday, September 22, 2017
Anticipating Free Speech Week, Labor Center issues report on GOP healthcare bill, Developing driverless cars
Thursday, September 21, 2017
UC system to help Berkeley pay for Free Speech Week security, Professor Doudna on the latest CRISPR discovery, Professor Ranney's climate change education mission
Wednesday, August 20, 2017
Poll finds affordable housing a statewide concern, Warning against logging on public lands, The New York Times surveys Berkeley students and faculty on free speech
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
'Free Speech Week' gets a green light, Housing affordability a key concern of California voters, Dean Chemerinsky defends Sen. Feinstein
Monday, September 18, 2017
Chancellor Christ on her wide-ranging agenda, Dean Chemerinsky backs new DACA lawsuit, Professor Pempel on North Korea's nuclear threat
Friday, September 15, 2017
Campus breathes a sigh of relief following Shapiro visit, IGS poll finds Newsom still leads as gubernatorial candidate, Protecting DACA students, Squirrels categorize their nuts
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Campus prepares for Shapiro visit, Parasites threatened by climate change, More than luck likely involved with frequent lottery winners
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Campus readies for Ben Shapiro, "Free Speech Week" unconfirmed, Dean Chemerinsky on the Free Speech-Hate Speech trade-off
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Planning for the Ben Shapiro visit, Protecting DREAMers, Bidding farewell to the Cassini spacecraft
Monday, September 11, 2017
Berkeley researchers add to list of basic human emotions, Berkeley robot learns to grasp unfamiliar objects, Design teams to plan for rising sea levels
Friday, September 8, 2017
New dual engineering/business degree program launches, Berkeley scores better than most for fair Title IX procedures; Seismographic tools moonlight as lie detectors
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Chancellor Christ joins other state leaders in condemning DACA cancellation, Law student writes about moving beyond DACA, Bacterial "aphrodisiac" could provide clues to evolutionary processes, Parasites could be lost to climate change with unforeseen consequences
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Bay Area colleges rush to help students potentially affected by DACA decision, Wall Street Journal editorializes on free speech at Berkeley, Dean Chemerinsky offers free speech advice to college administrators
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Data science course proves popular, Professor Kirp on Professor Okonofua's "empathic discipline" mission, Berkeley team disagrees with Department of Water Resources report on the Oroville Dam
Friday, September 1, 2017
Worrying about DACA's fate, Berkeley to offer a cybersecurity master's degree, From a small town in Gujarat to cosmic discovery
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Mysterious repeating radio bursts observed from 3 billion light years away, Suspect arrested in crash that killed Chris Patti, New master's degree merges real estate development and design, A long-overdue film debut at BAMPFA
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Coincidence reunites two pairs of best friends, Great grandmother proves it's never too late to follow your dreams, Earthquake Early Warning System rolling out
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Chief counsel Christopher Patti dies, Chancellor Christ visits KQED's Forum, Professor Bea calls Houston officials out on a "100-year lie"
Monday, August 28, 2017
New orientation program on accepting failure, New study sees benefits of fiscal stimulus in a recession, New housing study finds unequal planning of low- and middle-income housing
Friday, August 25, 2017
Chancellor Christ's free speech challenge, Using Bitcoin data to trace sex traffickers, Professor Bea on hurricane risks to oil rigs
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Professor Kammen discusses his State Department resignation, Speculating on Janet Yellen's future at the Fed, Scholar Thomas Mann on past presidents' relationships with Congress, Dean Chemerinsky on free speech on campus
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Professor Kammen resigns from State Department post, Chancellor Christ issues free speech message to campus community, Terence Davies retrospective at BAMPFA
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
First version of Eclipse Megamovie issued, Cyborg bugs could lead to green fuels and plastics, Chancellor Christ's plans for a "Free Speech Year"
Monday, August 21, 2017
Chancellor Christ inspires optimism on campus, Colleges nationwide are planning for protests, Conductor Gustavo Dudamel's concert with Venezuelan youth orchestra canceled
Friday, August 18, 2017
Algorithms developed to trace sex traffickers, Volunteer scientists invited to advance science with eclipse images, Celebrating the Voyager anniversary, On the Same Page with "Hamilton"
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Professor Sedlak works with the World Bank to help water-scarce cities, Artificial intelligence work at Berkeley, Professor Hollinger on cosmopolitanism, Professor Crews' scathing new bio of Freud
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Welcome Week includes Chancellor Christ's greeting to students and a broken Guinness World Record, ShakeAlert gets additional $4.9 million in federal funding, Athletic director Mike Williams to step down
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Move-in day brings thousands of new students to campus, Chancellor Christ announces her plans and priorities, Professor Doudna shares a $500,000 prize for CRISPR-Cas9
Monday, August 14, 2017
Rallying the citizen scientist troops for the Eclipse Megamovie, New report reviews Russian inequality, Professor Reich on Charlottesville
Friday, August 11, 2017
Accepting negative emotions is key to mental health, The coming crisis in women's health, Alumni founders of EKO Devices eye billion-dollar home market, Clowns make a statement at BAMPFA
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
Friday, November 17, 2017
Cal's Ortega family and the Big Game, Zeke Hausfather on the "implausible" new climate goal, Alum Edward Herman dies
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Labor Center calculates how many Californians could become uninsured with ACA policy repeal, Professor Reich on the implications of GOP tax ideas, "Dreamer" oratorio commissioned
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Breakthrough offers promise for glaucoma treatment, Professor Arias' wearable electronics, Study finds Russians meddled in Brexit vote
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Birds adapting to climate change by breeding earlier, Berkeley faculty in Bonn for climate conference, How racism harms victims' health
Monday, November 13, 2017
Chancellor Christ talks about her to-do list, Professor Zucman on offshore tax havens, Professor Auerbach's skepticism about the Republican tax plan
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Graduate students sound alarm about the GOP tax proposal, D.C. plan aims to improve crisis in early-childhood education, The global SETI race, Joffrey Ballet residency about to start at Cal Performances
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Breakthrough promises new ultrafast and energy-efficient magnetic memory chips, Deep neural networks and self-driving cars, Junior Parth Vohra writes about the pursuit of happiness as an international student
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Professor Abbeel's AI startup, Professor Kammen as California's envoy on climate change, Professor Zimring's landmark study explained the lethality of American crime
Monday, November 6, 2017
Campus to help athletic department shoulder debt related to seismic retrofit of Memorial Stadium, Professor Moretti on the Bay Area's housing crisis, IGS scholar Steven Hayward on Trump's "black swan" effect, Developing AI that can build more AI
Friday, November 3, 2017
Mystery about dengue fever solved, A new mentorship program for electrical engineering and computer science students, Busting the myth about a president's second term harming the stock market
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
New data science division mirrors economic trends, New molecule offers hope for some types of skin cancer, Students develop browser plugin to identify propoganda bot tweets
Friday, October 27, 2017
A new National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement, Daily Cal editors apologize for Dershowitz cartoon, Professor Auerbach on key tax reform considerations
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Dean Chemerinsky to co-lead new free speech center at UC's Washington Center, Professor Reich helps organize petition to start new non-sexist Economics job site, Professor Bradshaw on metabolic health study
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
New partnership aims to develop a brain atlas, New study shows queer and transgender students suffer higher rates of depression, Professor Reich on getting big money out of politics
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Berkeley fourth in Best Global Universities Rankings, Less-regulated Nevada gun shows tied to subsequent uptick in California firearm injuries, New report addresses cost of climate change, Max Moritz on lessons of the Tubbs fire
Monday, October 23, 2017
Sudden Oak Death surges along central coast, Labor Center representatives testify in Sacramento health care hearings, Professor Ibbs on the costs of the bullet train's tunnel through the Diablo Range
Friday, October 20, 2017
Scientists discover key to mosquitoes' stealth, Sudden oak death likely worsened fires, Why fires are so lethal in October
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Chancellor Christ on the lessons of recent free speech events, Dean Chemerinsky on the 'heckler's veto', Calling for changes in the credit reporting industry
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Alum Mason Bates named Composer of the Year, Professor Comerio on the limitations of federal funding for disaster recovery, Professor Tyson on Trump's tax proposal
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Professor Walker on NPR's Fresh Air, Professor Keltner on the bad behavior of powerful people like Harvey Weinstein, Professor Mortiz on wildfire models
Monday, October 16, 2017
Astronomers discover the source of gold and other heavy elements, Berkeley ranks second for six-year graduation rates of financial aid recipients, Professor Stephens and Dean Gilless on the Northern California wildfires
Friday, October 13, 2017
Campus experts weigh in on fires, air quality, and stress; Attention problems and academic success, The cost of free speech
Thursday, October 12, 2017
The risks of fever in early pregnancy, A new center for the study of gun violence, Anticipating Olympic hacks, Campus experts weigh in on Northern California fires
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Berkeley receives $13.4 million grant for next-gen fMRI technology, Optical scanning project revives antique indigenous recordings, Dean Gilless and Professor Stephens on the fire investigations, Re-capping Berkeley's security spending on free speech events
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Professor Scott Stephens on needed fire policy, Professor DeLay on gun control, Professor Walker's new book on sleep
Monday, October 9, 2017
IGS poll on school vouchers raises concerns, California WaterFix faces uncertain future, Clouds and climate change, Survey finds mixed student views on free speech debate
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Campaign spending found ineffective, Recession's effects linger for many Americans, Gordon Parks exhibit highlights turning point in photojournalism
Wednesday, October 3, 2017
New kind of CRISPR delivery system successfully targets Duchenne muscular dystrophy gene, Celebrating the 53rd anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Dean Chemerinsky testifies on free speech
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Nobel Laureate Barry Barish a Berkeley alum, Dean Chemerinsky on Free Speech lessons, Professor Walker on the risks of inadequate sleep
Monday, October 2, 2017
Judge dismisses bias suit pending more plausible evidence, Scholar Thomas Mann visits KQED's Forum, Professor Hsiang on Puerto Rico's plight
Friday, September 29, 2017
Skydeck to add funding to participating startups' benefits, Study finds campaign spending is mostly wasted
Thursday, September 28, 2017
New Norvartis-Berkeley alliance aims to develop drugs for hard-to-treat illnesses, Editorial asks if free speech is really threatened on college campuses
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Chancellor Christ discusses the costs of free speech on campus, Dean Chemerinsky on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' statement about free speech, UC system ranked one of the world's most innovative universities
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Santa Clara County's groundwater levels recover, One arrest at Monday's protest, Dean Chemerinsky and Professors Choper and Volpp on the new travel ban
Monday, September 25, 2017
An expensive photo op instead of Free Speech Week, The cost of free speech stunts, An improved CRISPR minimizes mistakes, Professor Lofti Zadeh remembered
Friday, September 22, 2017
Anticipating Free Speech Week, Labor Center issues report on GOP healthcare bill, Developing driverless cars
Thursday, September 21, 2017
UC system to help Berkeley pay for Free Speech Week security, Professor Doudna on the latest CRISPR discovery, Professor Ranney's climate change education mission
Wednesday, August 20, 2017
Poll finds affordable housing a statewide concern, Warning against logging on public lands, The New York Times surveys Berkeley students and faculty on free speech
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
'Free Speech Week' gets a green light, Housing affordability a key concern of California voters, Dean Chemerinsky defends Sen. Feinstein
Monday, September 18, 2017
Chancellor Christ on her wide-ranging agenda, Dean Chemerinsky backs new DACA lawsuit, Professor Pempel on North Korea's nuclear threat
Friday, September 15, 2017
Campus breathes a sigh of relief following Shapiro visit, IGS poll finds Newsom still leads as gubernatorial candidate, Protecting DACA students, Squirrels categorize their nuts
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Campus prepares for Shapiro visit, Parasites threatened by climate change, More than luck likely involved with frequent lottery winners
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Campus readies for Ben Shapiro, "Free Speech Week" unconfirmed, Dean Chemerinsky on the Free Speech-Hate Speech trade-off
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Planning for the Ben Shapiro visit, Protecting DREAMers, Bidding farewell to the Cassini spacecraft
Monday, September 11, 2017
Berkeley researchers add to list of basic human emotions, Berkeley robot learns to grasp unfamiliar objects, Design teams to plan for rising sea levels
Friday, September 8, 2017
New dual engineering/business degree program launches, Berkeley scores better than most for fair Title IX procedures; Seismographic tools moonlight as lie detectors
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Chancellor Christ joins other state leaders in condemning DACA cancellation, Law student writes about moving beyond DACA, Bacterial "aphrodisiac" could provide clues to evolutionary processes, Parasites could be lost to climate change with unforeseen consequences
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Bay Area colleges rush to help students potentially affected by DACA decision, Wall Street Journal editorializes on free speech at Berkeley, Dean Chemerinsky offers free speech advice to college administrators
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Data science course proves popular, Professor Kirp on Professor Okonofua's "empathic discipline" mission, Berkeley team disagrees with Department of Water Resources report on the Oroville Dam
Friday, September 1, 2017
Worrying about DACA's fate, Berkeley to offer a cybersecurity master's degree, From a small town in Gujarat to cosmic discovery
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Mysterious repeating radio bursts observed from 3 billion light years away, Suspect arrested in crash that killed Chris Patti, New master's degree merges real estate development and design, A long-overdue film debut at BAMPFA
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Coincidence reunites two pairs of best friends, Great grandmother proves it's never too late to follow your dreams, Earthquake Early Warning System rolling out
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Chief counsel Christopher Patti dies, Chancellor Christ visits KQED's Forum, Professor Bea calls Houston officials out on a "100-year lie"
Monday, August 28, 2017
New orientation program on accepting failure, New study sees benefits of fiscal stimulus in a recession, New housing study finds unequal planning of low- and middle-income housing
Friday, August 25, 2017
Chancellor Christ's free speech challenge, Using Bitcoin data to trace sex traffickers, Professor Bea on hurricane risks to oil rigs
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Professor Kammen discusses his State Department resignation, Speculating on Janet Yellen's future at the Fed, Scholar Thomas Mann on past presidents' relationships with Congress, Dean Chemerinsky on free speech on campus
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Professor Kammen resigns from State Department post, Chancellor Christ issues free speech message to campus community, Terence Davies retrospective at BAMPFA
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
First version of Eclipse Megamovie issued, Cyborg bugs could lead to green fuels and plastics, Chancellor Christ's plans for a "Free Speech Year"
Monday, August 21, 2017
Chancellor Christ inspires optimism on campus, Colleges nationwide are planning for protests, Conductor Gustavo Dudamel's concert with Venezuelan youth orchestra canceled
Friday, August 18, 2017
Algorithms developed to trace sex traffickers, Volunteer scientists invited to advance science with eclipse images, Celebrating the Voyager anniversary, On the Same Page with "Hamilton"
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Professor Sedlak works with the World Bank to help water-scarce cities, Artificial intelligence work at Berkeley, Professor Hollinger on cosmopolitanism, Professor Crews' scathing new bio of Freud
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Welcome Week includes Chancellor Christ's greeting to students and a broken Guinness World Record, ShakeAlert gets additional $4.9 million in federal funding, Athletic director Mike Williams to step down
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Move-in day brings thousands of new students to campus, Chancellor Christ announces her plans and priorities, Professor Doudna shares a $500,000 prize for CRISPR-Cas9
Monday, August 14, 2017
Rallying the citizen scientist troops for the Eclipse Megamovie, New report reviews Russian inequality, Professor Reich on Charlottesville
Friday, August 11, 2017
Accepting negative emotions is key to mental health, The coming crisis in women's health, Alumni founders of EKO Devices eye billion-dollar home market, Clowns make a statement at BAMPFA
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