News from the University of California, Berkeley
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In the course of a globally turbulent year, UC Berkeley faced its share of trials, as well as soaring triumphs. Here are the media highlights of 2016.
New research shows that risk to visitors to the Rio Olympics were low, but people who live there bear the brunt of the mosquito-borne virus
UC Berkeley bioengineers have made an important step towards liquid biopsy technology
The Innovative Genomics Institute appointed its first Entrepreneurial Fellows to translate and commercialize new CRISPR technologies
University Health Services administrators sent this message to the campus community today: Dear Campus Community, On Monday, March 20, local health officials confirmed a single case of meningococcal meningitis in a UC Berkeley student, who
The beautiful island of Moorea in French Polynesia is beckoning Berkeley undergrads — but not for long. Students of all majors can apply by April 15 to spend the fall semester doing field research from UC Berkeley’s Gump Research Station on the island.
LDL-lowering drug selectively stalls ribosome, suggesting other potential drugs that target ribosome
The move means the team will be able to represent Cal in intercollegiate competition, and receive the full breadth of department and campus resources, including administrative and marketing support and access to facilities.
Alumnus Ron Hammer and his spouse have given $2 million to endow a faculty chair in honor of Marian Diamond's lasting legacy in neuroscience
A ceremony on April 19 will honor the five UC Berkeley faculty who have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus’s most prestigious honor for teaching
Taking advantage of a recent break in the rain, members of the UC Berkeley Forestry Club joined staff from UC’s grounds department and the campus landscape architect to plant new trees on Tightwad Hill. The
Results of a survey completed by 6,000 students, faculty and staff show a continued decrease in single drivers in cars and increased use of transit
The March 18 First-Generation Career Conference was the first ever held in the UC system.
The University Library took a major step today in its commitment to achieving universal open access for scholarly journal literature by signing the OA2020 Expression of Interest, in collaboration with UC Davis and UC San Francisco
He uses comedy to combat stereotypes of immigrants from the Middle East, often drawing from his own experiences
The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation will be taken over by nearly 100 makers for a three-day technology-building marathon
Being out in wild nature has been shown to reduce stress and lift our spirits. But does watching nature documentaries have a similar effect? A study from UC Berkeley and BBC Earth suggests so.
A popular, highly regarded administrator and scholar, she will be the first female chancellor in Berkeley’s 149-year history
Because of constantly shrinking land area, the older islands have been losing bird, insect and plant species for millions of years
Energy Biosciences Institute signs multimillion-dollar partnership with Shell to fund new energy technology research
UC Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Institute and Shell have entered into a five-year research agreement to spend up to $25 million USD over five years on fundamental research in the areas of global energy transition and new energy technology.