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Berkeley Talks: Late filmmaker Marlon Riggs on making ‘Tongues Untied’

1 hour 30 min ago
The former Berkeley Journalism professor and alumnus spoke on campus in 1990 about his deeply personal documentary about Black gay love and sexuality

Watch as UC Berkeley gives first COVID-19 vaccine doses

3 hours 27 min ago
Campus is getting vaccine into people's arms "as quickly as we can"

Across America, trust is falling apart. Can it be rebuilt?

Thu., 2021-01-14 02:56pm
“The republic is as frayed as it's ever been since probably the mid-19th century, in the period just before, during and after the Civil War," says Berkeley expert

Homeland security in a post-Trump era

Thu., 2021-01-14 12:53pm
Live webcast: Thursday, February 4 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Pacific) Add to Calendar Join four former Secretaries of Homeland Security for a conversation about current issues in homeland security, the overlap between security and politics, and

Glass frogs living near roaring waterfalls wave hello to attract mates

Thu., 2021-01-14 12:22pm
Berkeley conservationist discovers the first evidence of visual communication among tropical glass frogs

Vice chancellor for research Randy Katz to step down

Thu., 2021-01-14 12:00pm
Randy Katz, a computer scientist and Wi-Fi pioneer who served as the University of California, Berkeley’s vice chancellor for research for three years, during which time he shepherded the campus through a year-long phased reopening

Don’t rush getting Trump out of the White House, Berkeley Law dean argues

Wed., 2021-01-13 05:22pm
Impeachment is about “sending a message to the future,” not getting Trump out of office

Astrophysicist Dan Kasen receives prestigious E. O. Lawrence Award

Wed., 2021-01-13 11:45am
One of the Department of Energy's highest honors, the E. O. Lawrence award is named after UC Berkeley's first Nobel laureate and the namesake of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Astronomers find signature of magnetar outbursts in nearby galaxies

Wed., 2021-01-13 09:10am
Multiple spacecraft detect giant gamma-ray flare, allowing localization of the flare to a magnetar in a star-forming region in a nearby galaxy

UC Berkeley will start giving COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday

Tue., 2021-01-12 06:00pm
If and when staff, faculty and students are eligible for the vaccine, they will receive email instructions on how to make an appointment

Scientists map coronavirus protein linked to disease severity

Tue., 2021-01-12 11:30am
Structural map of protein ORF8 has already laid the groundwork for new antiviral treatments tailored specifically to SARS-CoV-2

New study reveals how fences hinder migratory wildlife in the West

Tue., 2021-01-12 09:30am
Researchers use animal tracking GPS data to highlight Wyoming fences that are impeding the movements of mule deer and pronghorn antelope

UC system plans resume in-person instruction by fall 2021

Mon., 2021-01-11 09:47am
The news represents light at the end of what has been a difficult and challenging time

Why were Trump loyalists allowed to do this?

Fri., 2021-01-08 05:45pm
Berkeley scholars discuss how law enforcement's response to the attack on the Capitol may have been more excessive for groups of a different cause

Berkeley Othering & Belonging panel to discuss U.S. Capitol attacks, ‘Trumpism’

Fri., 2021-01-08 10:30am
UC Berkeley's Othering and Belonging Institute will host a livestream Q&A with OBI Director john a. powell and law professor Ian Haney Lopez about the chaos in Washington, D.C. this week.

Student startup offers millennials a unique way to give back

Fri., 2021-01-08 09:30am
GivingFund allows those who are interested in giving back to deposit a percentage of their income that they can then donate to nonprofits based on their preferences.

Biden must mount campaign against right-wing extremists, says Berkeley expert

Thu., 2021-01-07 05:03pm
Militia expert Lawrence Rosenthal says Donald Trump encouraged militants who attacked U.S. Capitol.

Berkeley scholars’ outrage, reflections on U.S. Capitol mob siege

Thu., 2021-01-07 05:00pm
Pundits ponder how to safeguard democracy in the coming weeks, months and years

Joseph Myers, Native American scholar and activist, dies at 80

Thu., 2021-01-07 12:00pm
UC Berkeley lecturer leaves "a legacy of service and commitment"

U.S. Capitol Unrest: ‘We cannot tolerate violence’

Wed., 2021-01-06 04:30pm
UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost A. Paul Alivisatos shared a message with the campus community Wednesday in response to the violence that occurred today in Washington D.C.