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Campus mourns loss of Walter Robinson, a ‘titan of higher education’

Fri., 2019-06-14 04:44pm
Robinson led Berkeley's undergraduate recruitment and enrollment efforts from 2005 to 2011

Impeach Trump? Not so fast, say California voters in new poll

Fri., 2019-06-14 02:45pm
New poll shows stark divide be state's Republicans and Democrats

To help the bees, protect the prairie

Fri., 2019-06-14 11:03am
Land use policies make a difference, new paper finds

What drives Yellowstone’s massive elk migrations?

Fri., 2019-06-14 10:00am
Elk have the means to adapt to changing climate cues, migratory shifts may have unknown ripple effects in the region’s ecosystem and economy

Harris behind in California primary, according to new Berkeley poll

Thu., 2019-06-13 02:36pm
March 2020 primary race remains a "wide-open affair"

GlaxoSmithKline taps UC’s CRISPR expertise to speed drug discovery

Thu., 2019-06-13 03:15am
Pharmaceutical company commits up to $67 million over five years to finding new drug targets with the help of CRISPR

Berkeley Talks: New York Times editor Dean Baquet on the future of fact-based journalism

Wed., 2019-06-12 05:00pm
The executive editor of the New York Times, Dean Baquet, sat down with Edward Wasserman, dean of UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, to discuss the 2016 elections and the future of fact-based journalism.

Gottlieb leaves Berkeley to blaze trails as Cavaliers’ assistant coach

Wed., 2019-06-12 04:00pm
After taking the Golden Bears to the NCAA tournament seven times in eight years, Gottlieb is the first female NCAA coach to become an NBA assistant coach

Berkeley’s renegade history fuels its rise to the top in startup competition

Wed., 2019-06-12 03:18pm
A new survey from Crunchbase News shows Berkeley's push to be a leader of innovation is paying off

Housing Lab helps startups that aim to make housing less expensive

Wed., 2019-06-12 03:10pm
The new first-of-its-kind accelerator works with entrepreneurs to navigate housing laws and regulations, improve their business plans and find investors.

Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems

Wed., 2019-06-12 08:40am
Survey of 300 stars in search of exoplanets finds that the biggest, Jupiter-size gas giants are found just about where Jupiter is in our own solar system

Berkeley’s Alex Morgan the standard bearer for women as World Cup opens

Tue., 2019-06-11 01:00pm
Reigning American soccer player of the year is pushing hard for pay parity, and she has support from other Cal alums

Former Cal quarterback Aaron Rodgers donates to Cal Athletics

Tue., 2019-06-11 12:11pm
Seven-figure gift will support transfer students, new locker room

The ministry of being out

Tue., 2019-06-11 11:30am
Martha Olney, a teaching professor of economics at UC Berkeley, met her wife, a Baptist pastor, in 1980 as a graduate student. Today, the couple is living fully out and has finally figured out how to hold hands.

Scientific glassblower continues century-old campus tradition

Sun., 2019-06-09 05:00pm
Jim Breen, in the College of Chemistry Glass Shop, is one of only about 50 university glassblowers left in the U.S.

Berkeley Talks: Feminist legal scholar Catharine MacKinnon on the butterfly politics of #MeToo

Thu., 2019-06-06 05:00pm
Catharine MacKinnon, a feminist legal scholar who pioneered the legal claim for sexual harassment as sex discrimination in employment and education, spoke at a three-day Berkeley Law conference, "The Worldwide #MeToo Movement: Global Resistance to Sexual Harassment and Violence."

Storyteller-in-chief Carol Christ on the importance of the Berkeley story

Thu., 2019-06-06 04:53pm
Chancellor Carol Christ was one of many featured speakers at the annual Berkeley Communications Conference (BC2)

Constitutional crisis has no immediate answer, Berkeley Law dean says

Thu., 2019-06-06 03:55pm
Constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky recently feels the crisis we're worried about is here

Number of young people facing poverty has increased over last decade

Wed., 2019-06-05 04:21pm
An incomplete social safety net contributes to the problem

D-Day anniversary evokes strong, 75-year-old memories for Berkeley faculty

Wed., 2019-06-05 04:21pm
For four Berkeley emeriti, D-Day remains a piece of living history