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150 years and 150 big, world-changing ideas

Wed., 2018-07-18 03:17pm
To celebrate UC Berkeley's 150th anniversary, the Blum Center for Developing Economies created an interactive graphic showcasing 150 Big Ideas winners.

Trump’s Helsinki press conference is sign of ‘textbook treason,’ Russia expert argues

Tue., 2018-07-17 02:21pm
A long-time analyst of Russian politics said President Donald Trump’s deference to Russian President Vladimir Putin has done more to destabilize the western world order than any other effort by Russian or Soviet agents since

Study shows wingspan has a correlation to athletic prowess in the NBA, MMA

Tue., 2018-07-17 10:15am
The ratio of arm length to height is significantly associated elite athlete success

Podcast: For disability advocate, helping students navigate campus is personal

Mon., 2018-07-16 05:00pm
As a disability compliance officer at UC Berkeley, Derek Coates makes sure students with disabilities are getting the accommodations they need to be academically successful

An update on campus athletic facilities

Mon., 2018-07-16 04:49pm
A note about the plans for UC Berkeley's athletic facilities

Carillon to join global commemoration of Mandela’s 100th

Mon., 2018-07-16 09:00am
Events worldwide will celebrate Mandela's centenary

Nature is proving to be awesome medicine for PTSD

Thu., 2018-07-12 04:56pm
Feelings of awe during white-water rafting trips markedly increased well-being in war veterans and at-risk teens.

Young summer interns design and create in CITRIS Invention Lab

Thu., 2018-07-12 10:42am
For the first time this year, the students are being welcomed into the 1,700-square-foot makerspace on the first floor of Sutardja Dai Hall through a formal internship program

A Q&A with Stephen Sutton, Berkeley’s new head of student affairs

Wed., 2018-07-11 03:58pm
He began his career at Berkeley in 1987 as a residential life coordinator, and will now occupy the chief students affairs position at UC Berkeley

Students with wide array of talents, strong academics admitted to freshman class

Wed., 2018-07-11 10:00am
A record high of 89,616 students applied for freshman admission to Berkeley, and 13,561 were offered seats, following a particularly competitive admissions cycle

California’s cap-and-trade air quality benefits go mostly out of state

Tue., 2018-07-10 11:00am
More than half of regulated industries increased emissions in California by purchasing offsets out of state, leading to increased pollution in poor and minority areas of California

Podcast: Peregrine falcons, zipping through campus at top speeds, are here to stay

Tue., 2018-07-10 09:00am
Here's what the fastest animal in the world does on campus when it's not baby season

Berkeley math major named student adviser to regents

Mon., 2018-07-09 11:06am
Edward Huang, a rising senior, will serve in the advisory role for the 2018-19 academic year

Berkeley engineers develop origami electronics from cheap, foldable paper

Fri., 2018-07-06 02:36pm
They fabricated foldable electronic switches and sensors directly onto paper, along with prototype generators, supercapacitors and other electronic devices

UC launches Million Light Bulb Challenge community buy program

Fri., 2018-07-06 11:29am
Staff, students, faculty and alumni can buy high-quality LED bulbs for almost half price

The Visible Invisible: Q&A with Stephanie Syjuco

Thu., 2018-07-05 09:00am
Artist and professor's painstakingly produced work is headed to the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Preeminent toxicologist and pesticide expert John Casida dies at 88

Tue., 2018-07-03 09:33am
Casida focused on how insects and other animals metabolized pesticides and designed versions that were more targeted and shorter-lasting

Podcast: A biology prof on growing up gay in rural Minnesota

Mon., 2018-07-02 05:00pm
Noah Whiteman spent his teenage years exploring the bog of Sax-Zim, learning to fish and hunt with his naturalist dad and hiding that he was gay