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, January 24, 2020
International Human Rights Clinic takes a hard look at unsolved homicides in Oakland, New blue LED suggests possibilities and problems, Professor Maslach honored by the NAS, The downside of Germany's abandonment of nuclear power
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Anti-vaping campaign lost on Instagram, Effort to boost participation in the Earned Income Tax credit fails, Physics student Namrata Ramesh wins Rhodes Scholarship, Berkeley Way West building meets occupancy goal
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Othering & Belonging Institute issues 2019 Inclusivity Index, Professor Knight's new helmet design, Professor Meyer profiled
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Dean Chemerinsky advocates "cohort-based tuition" increase for UC, Richard Rothstein warns against proposed HUD rules, Professors Kerr and Wexler on the Stored Communications Act
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Professor Doudna wins the Wolf Prize in Medicine, The rock to CRISPR's scissors, New helmet design greatly reduces risk of brain injury, Celebrating 150 years of women at Berkeley
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Professor Yaghi's water harvester continually improving, New policy proposed by governor's homelessness task force, Robert Hass's inner history of the decade
Monday, January 13, 2020
New multimedia project explores Mark Twain's friendships, New study measures the economic impact of gang members' deportations, Health issues aggravated by sweeps of homeless camps, Reducing suicide rates with minimum wage increases
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Four faculty members honored by the American Chemical Society, CRISPR and robotic exoskeletons make list of most important inventions of the 21st century, Power outage on campus this morning
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Researchers find "evidence of universality" in emotional responses to different styles of music, Eight faculty members ranked among most influential education scholars, Students work on project to create greenspace in South Berkeley, Professor Yoo says Trump should testify before the Senate
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Dr. Auerswald on the youth homelessness crisis, Advances in 2-D chemistry, SkyDeck showcases startup innovations at CES 2020
Monday, January 6, 2020
New climate models suggest higher climate sensitivity, California's cap and trade program needs fixing, Dean Chemerinsky hopes Supreme Court justices will protect democracy
Friday, January 3, 2019
UC wins its 20th CRISPR patent, International Human Rights Law Clinic writes Supreme Court brief on behalf of migrants, Professor Nunberg's word of the year
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Berkeley researchers survey East Bay residents to help with wildfire evacuation planning, Professor Gonzalez refuses to be silenced on climate change, Professor Hoofnagle on the California Consumer Privacy Act
Thursday, December 19, 2019
SkyDeck to send startups to Sacramento in new municipal partnership, Professor Bristol's Compton teaching project, California-specific questions for Thursday's presidential debate
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
MyShake does its thing after magnitude 4.3 earthquake, MyShake named one of the best apps of 2019, Comic strip tells about the battle over eucalyptus trees, Dengue fever hard to stop with climate change
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Berkeley students and professor co-found distributed-computing startup Anyscale, Professor Doudna on the pros and cons of CRISPR's ease of use, Professor Farid talks about deepfakes on NBC Nightly News
Monday, December 16, 2019
Professor Bale reports on the Parker Solar Probe, Heat transfer at the nanoscale, Professor Russell appears in documentary on killer robots, An interview with the curator Berkeley's California Detective Fiction Collection
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Surprise finding: heat energy can leap over a vacuum, Nokia Bell Labs Prize awarded to Berkeley student and professor, Learning the difference between Cal and Cal State the hard way
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Five Berkeley programs stand out for high first-year earnings, Questioning admissions based on the SAT and ACT tests, Professors McElhaney and Kray on women's work issues
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Study explains "tiger stripes" on Saturn's moon Enceladus, IGS poll finds California Democrats prioritize climate change for next president, Learning about forest management from the Rim Fire, Adulting class proves popular
Monday, December 9, 2019
Nurturing a plant's microbiome could cut chemical use and yield healthier crops, SkyDeck now accepting applications, Dean Chemerinsky and other Berkeley Law faculty sign letter about "impeachable conduct"
Thursday, December 5, 2019
New study offers promise for dementia treatments, Parker Solar Probe offers intimate view of the sun's atmosphere, Professor Wexler on how privacy laws are hurting defendants
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Berkeley-made instruments collect "spectacular" data inside the sun's atmosphere, Old climate models were very prescient, Most California voters support impeachment
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
California efforts to boost enrollment and retain students pay off, UC's selectivity, Berkeley Home Match program benefits students and seniors
Monday, December 2, 2019
Mammals’ eyes may see more in the womb than previously believed, Underwater fiber-optic networks could double as seismic sensors, Anti-poverty cash aid lifts all boats, Researchers propose discarding traditional assumptions about same-sex sexual behavior among animals
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Advanced Bioimaging Center uses cutting-edge techniques to peer into cells, Opioid crisis spared African Americans in a rare scenario of beneficial racial bias, New study highlights benefits of unconditional welfare payments, Professor Doudna advocates registry for clinical trials using gene-editing technology
Monday, November 25, 2019
Cal Bears retrieve The Axe in Saturday's Big Game, Project Phoenix revamps the pre-game bonfire in an environmentally friendly way, Chancellor Christ and other UC leaders favor dropping the SAT and ACT admissions requirement
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Several arrests and one injury at protest of Ann Coulter's speech on campus, Investigative Reporting Program receives kudos in editorial on convicted cops story, Trove of African-American art quilts donated to BAMPFA
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
How Berkeley and other research institutions can help solve local and global power issues, Professor von Meier on solutions to California's power grid problems, Berkeley ranks high among global universities
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Berkeley to participate in new Weill Neurohub, $44 million more for the House Fund, All Haas MBA programs now STEM-designated, Another PG&E power outage could affect campus on Wednesday
Monday, November 18, 2019
Correcting biased algorithms that lead to poorer health outcomes for black patients, The vicious circle of sleeplessness and anxiety, Study looks at religion and nationalism among children in India, Dean Chemerinsky on the Supreme Court's DACA hearings
Monday, September 23, 2019
Professor Popa named to MIT list of young visionary innovators, Fine-tuning ShakeAlert's algorithms, The growing risks of rising groundwater
Friday, September 20, 2019
Spurring the media to address climate change more effectively, Professor Haney López on why racial justice needs to be included in the climate agenda, An audiograph with carillonist Jeff Davis
Thursday, September 19, 2019
UC President Janet Napolitano steps down to teach at Goldman School, Learning from the Jurassic Thethys Sea, Federal rules inhibit researchers' study of cannabis
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
2018 as a watershed year for women of color engaged in politics, Students campaign for on-campus access to medication abortion, Doctoral sociology student weighs in on homelessness policies, BAMPFA's tribute to Marlon Riggs
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
An interview with Professor Nakamura, Studying the national homelessness crisis, "Wheel the World" startup aims to take disabled to global adventure sites
Monday, September 16, 2019
Saturn's annual portrait, Dean Brady on the Democratic presidential debate, Professor Scott on the increasing privatization and inequality of education, San Quentin exhibit at BAMPFA
Friday, September 13, 2019
Students build tabletop neutron source, Alum Eva Rendle wins Student Academy Award, Professor O'Neill on Fresh Air
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Charles Schwab funds new UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center, Sylvia Allegretto on solving the national teacher shortage with more equitable pay, Alum Shirin Neshat's upcoming art exhibit at The Broad
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Berkeley Earth offers vivid heat maps of global warming, How Assembly Bill 803 could help improve criminal justice and save lives, Professor Eichengreen on politics and the Federal Reserve
Friday, September 21, 2018
New microscopy developments promise new advances for scientists like Mary Scott, Haas Institute issues rent-control report, Old Masters exhibit highlights BAMPFA collection of prized European paintings
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Chou Hall achieves zero-waste certification, Professor Stephens on the need for new fire-fighting policies, Student Perla Shaheen on the inspiration of Berkeley
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Bay Area housing prices are increasing segregation, Business improvement districts are harming the homeless, Professor Altholz on the suspension of a Honduran murder trial
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Color-coded emissions map incites "peer pressure" among Bay Area cities, Toward a new preK-12 education agenda, Professor Gotanda's new play
Monday, September 17, 2018
Campus exonerated in $23 million lawsuit, Teaching blockchain technologies, Neuroscience experiment offers insight into gamblers' thoughts
Friday, September 14, 2018
Mapping the Bay Area's carbon footprints, Professor Fung on the urgency of climate action, Hurricane Trump, SkyDeck opens its doors to startups from other UCs
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Some gut bacteria emit electricity, Alum Lauren Schwartzman wins Student Academy Award, Staff member Katherine Welsh donates a kidney to a stranger
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
New diamond-based sensor detects magnetic fields, The blockchain craze on college campuses, Berkeley Law considers disowning the Boalt name