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Savala Trepczynski on Breonna Taylor and the elusive nature of racial justice

Fri., 2020-09-25 03:45pm
The director of UC Berkeley's social justice center reflects on the Taylor case and its parallels to the death of her great-great-grandmother

Poll finds Californians have one mission: Defeat President Trump

Fri., 2020-09-25 10:28am
New Berkeley IGS Poll surveyed voter sentiments on politics, wildfires and state ballot measures

Berkeley Talks: How plantation museum tours distort the reality of slavery

Fri., 2020-09-25 09:00am
Tours of these sites include narratives of white elites and consistently avoid mention of slavery and the experience of enslaved people, said Stephen Small, a professor of African American Studies at Berkeley

Pac-12 announces resumption of football, winter sports seasons

Thu., 2020-09-24 05:19pm
"This decision to have our student-athletes return to competition and practice was reached with extreme care and deliberation," Chancellor Christ says

In the fight for racial justice, Native stories should not be ignored

Thu., 2020-09-24 05:00pm
Visiting Native studies scholar will delve into the origins of race in America

Metal wires of carbon complete toolbox for carbon-based computers

Thu., 2020-09-24 11:00am
Transistors based on carbon rather than silicon could potentially boost computers’ speed and cut their power consumption more than a thousandfold — think of a mobile phone that holds its charge for months — but

Island-building in Southeast Asia created Earth’s northern ice sheets

Thu., 2020-09-24 10:28am
Weathering rocks reduced carbon dioxide levels and cooled Earth over 15 million years, allowing ice sheets to cover much of North America and Europe

In Breonna Taylor grand jury decision, Berkeley scholars see grave racial injustice

Tue., 2020-09-22 05:00pm
The killing of an unarmed Black woman will deepen the crisis of racial injustice that has gripped the nation, experts say.

Berkeley Haas students help local businesses hurt by COVID-19

Tue., 2020-09-22 05:00pm
Three Berkeley Haas students create an organization that offers free marketing and consulting services to small businesses impacted by the pandemic.

Meet our new faculty: Elizabeth Hoover, environmental science and policy management

Tue., 2020-09-22 03:06pm
Elizabeth Hoover is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty

Meet our new faculty: Rachel Brem, plant and microbial biology

Tue., 2020-09-22 02:58pm
Rachel Brem is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty

Objects of resistance: Protesting the feminicide of girls and women at the border

Tue., 2020-09-22 12:30pm
Magenta crosses, found in Ciudad Juárez and across Mexico, are powerful symbols of resistance — a way to reclaim public space and make the missing and murdered girls and women of Juárez visible, says graduate student Laila Espinoza

Racial Justice in America: A deeper look

Tue., 2020-09-22 11:36am
Berkeley News series examines the roots and impact of systemic racism in American society

How UC Berkeley is responding to state auditor report on admissions

Tue., 2020-09-22 11:16am
"These allegations, if true, are unacceptable," Chancellor Carol Christ writes in message to campus community

Can ripples on the sun help predict solar flares?

Mon., 2020-09-21 02:28pm
Using helioseismic holography, scientists analyze sunquakes to pinpoint the energy sources of solar flares, in hopes of predicting their severity and impact on Earth

Understanding the legal legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Mon., 2020-09-21 11:17am
A panel of Berkeley Law experts will discuss the jurist's career on and off the bench

UC Berkeley community mourns death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Fri., 2020-09-18 06:00pm
Students and faculty reflect on the death of Justice Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court

UC deans defend racism studies against attack by Trump administration

Fri., 2020-09-18 04:23pm
UC law and policy deans say critical scholarly studies are essential to address the bitter legacy of racism and do not constitute “un-American propaganda training sessions.”