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For Latinx Heritage Month, celebrate our ‘achievements and moments of joy’

Fri., 2021-09-17 04:00pm
New UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion Dania Matos gives a rundown on the nuanced programming on campus for National Latinx Heritage Month this year.

Can digital remote voting be accurate and secure?

Fri., 2021-09-17 02:15pm
The UC Berkeley Center for Security in Politics will study whether digital remote voting can be made safe enough to expand access to voting.

Annual campus memorial recognizes those lost in the last year

Fri., 2021-09-17 12:04pm
The ceremony symbolizes the care and support that distinguishes the Berkeley community.

Ballet folklórico: Celebrating Mexican culture through dance

Fri., 2021-09-17 11:47am
"As I dance, I have this overwhelming sense of pride," says third-year Alexa Carrillo Espinoza, a member of the Berkeley student group, Reflejos de Mexico

California homicides spiked during pandemic, Berkeley study says

Thu., 2021-09-16 03:44pm
Murders rose by more than 30% in 2020, says California Policy Lab research

I’m a Berkeleyan: Student Shani Shay translates trauma into triumph

Thu., 2021-09-16 02:00pm
Underground Scholar takes lived experiences of abuse and crime, and a creates prison to college program for arrested youth

Defending against the ravages of disinformation

Thu., 2021-09-16 01:28pm
Live webcast: Tuesday, Sep 21 12–1:30 p.m. (Pacific) Add to Calendar This event will be broadcast live on this page. You can also watch this event live on the UC Berkeley Facebook page. Disinformation —

Can fruit fly research help improve survival of cancer patients?

Thu., 2021-09-16 09:05am
UC Berkeley scientists are finding chemicals produced by tumors that hasten death, but which could be blocked to increase life span and health span

Psychedelics research, public education elevated by multiple gifts

Wed., 2021-09-15 12:53pm
This surge in philanthropic support permits the BCSP to pursue its first phase of programming

Off the screen and back in person: Cal Performances presents its new season

Wed., 2021-09-15 11:35am
A robust lineup of artists, from Angélique Kidjo to Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, will be performing in Zellerbach Hall beginning Oct. 3

Pew-funded partnership to tackle aging and longevity

Wed., 2021-09-15 11:05am
Pew Charitable Trusts awards UC Berkeley duo Elçin Ünal and Gloria Brar $200,000 over two years to study connection between cellular aging and longevity

Berkeley Conversation: Defending against the ravages of disinformation

Tue., 2021-09-14 02:00pm
An elite panel of Berkeley scholars will explore how to limit the damage of disinformation — or whether that's even possible.

Planet maven Shannon Curry takes over MAVEN mission to Mars

Tue., 2021-09-14 10:38am
Planetary scientist Shannon Curry is the new principal investigator for NASA's MAVEN mission, making her one of the youngest NASA PIs and the only woman running a Mars mission

Silencing the silencer — a new strategy to fight cancer

Tue., 2021-09-14 08:00am
Bakar Fellow Russell Vance is developing a way to disable cancer’s ability to block interferon production in hopes of boosting the effectiveness of immunotherapy

Rothstein: Why UC Berkeley — not Harvard — is America’s top university

Mon., 2021-09-13 01:50pm
Forbes’ No. 1 ranking of Berkeley underscores that private universities are often engines of wealth inequality

New student Artemio Reyes Orta: ‘Find a light in the people around you’

Fri., 2021-09-10 01:00pm
Undocumented transfer student said he has already found the support and resources he needs to excel at Berkeley

Newsom opens solid lead in California recall, says new Berkeley IGS Poll

Fri., 2021-09-10 10:00am
Democrats are energized and turning out to keep the governor in office, poll finds

Berkeley Talks: Should we strive for unity? Or something else?

Fri., 2021-09-10 09:12am
In his inaugural address, President Biden called for Americans to unite more than any other U.S. president. But in this Berkeley Talks episode, experts say unity is unrealistic and offer other ways to create a more just society