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Coronavirus response: Financial impacts of COVID-19

Wed., 2020-04-01 01:52pm
"The longer that normal operations are disrupted, the more dire the situation becomes," two Berkeley leaders write

What Berkeley’s Jason Marsh has in common with Captain America

Tue., 2020-03-31 01:01pm
Greater Good Science Center director is one of 27 people 'bridging divides across the U.S.'

Campus leaders give video update on COVID-19 response

Tue., 2020-03-31 11:20am
Topics covered included how researchers are responding to the shelter-in-place order, how students can cope and how staff should stay connected to their work and colleagues while working from home

Africa faces grave risks as COVID-19 emerges, says Berkeley economist

Tue., 2020-03-31 10:20am
Africa's health system has improved significantly, but the rise of COVID-19 will test the continent and its 1.2 billion people, says Edward Miguel

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products

Tue., 2020-03-31 08:00am
Bacteria on nanowires convert sunlight, carbon dioxide and water to organic building blocks for fuels and drugs on other planets

Berkeley’s Julia Morgan collection shows alumna designed spaces for women

Mon., 2020-03-30 04:44pm
UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design Archives feature prestigious alumna’s hand-sketched drawings for women’s buildings

Students add modern twist to medievalists’ meeting, forced online by COVID-19

Mon., 2020-03-30 01:40pm
Poster sessions became "fabulous, thought-provoking and visually great" videos, professor raves

UC Berkeley scientists spin up a robotic COVID-19 testing lab

Mon., 2020-03-30 06:00am
More than 50 UC and local volunteers will process patient samples to provide results in less than 24 hours.

A wellness message for Cesar Chavez Day

Fri., 2020-03-27 12:50pm
As we continue to adjust to our new reality created by COVID-19, both with respect to work and our personal lives, it is more important than ever to pause and think about the broader values and personal meaning that this day represents.

Berkeley Talks: Naomi Klein on eco-facism and the Green New Deal

Fri., 2020-03-27 09:00am
The author of the book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal discusses the need for a fundamental transformation of our economy and politics as climate disruptions accelerate

Coronavirus skeptics, deniers: Why some of us stick to deadly beliefs

Thu., 2020-03-26 12:42pm
Cognitive scientist explains why we choose to believe some things and not others

COVID-19 first target of new AI research consortium

Thu., 2020-03-26 08:41am
UC Berkeley, University of Illinois to host Digital Transformation Institute to use AI and machine learning to tackle societal problems

A history of women’s civil rights activism at Berkeley

Wed., 2020-03-25 12:25pm
Oral histories from female alum that fought for civil and political rights in the 1960s

Commencement curveball: Graduating students jolted by COVID-19

Wed., 2020-03-25 09:50am
"The semester’s ending in the most dramatic fashion,” says one graduating senior

In Earth’s largest extinction, land die-offs began long before ocean turnover

Wed., 2020-03-25 09:00am
Turnover of land animals 252 million years ago took hundreds of thousands of years, while marine organisms died off much quicker

UC Berkeley staff strive for normalcy amidst pandemic

Tue., 2020-03-24 02:45pm
Despite COVID-19, campus employees maintain a sense of community

Strategic plan for working at home: Stay connected

Tue., 2020-03-24 01:03pm
With millions now working from home, Berkeley's Cristina Banks says employers and employees face crucial questions about workplace culture

UC Berkeley community invited to live webcast on COVID-19

Mon., 2020-03-23 06:30pm
Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications and Public Affairs sent the following message to the campus community on Monday: On Wednesday, March 25 from 11:10 a.m. to noon the Office of Communications and Public Affairs will

UC Berkeley to postpone commencement due to coronavirus

Mon., 2020-03-23 06:27pm
Chancellor Carol Christ sent the following message to graduating seniors on Monday, along with a link to a survey: Many of you have reached out to inquire about our plans for commencement this May. Your