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Rising housing costs are re-segregating the Bay Area, study shows

13 hours 1 min ago
New research from the Urban Displacement Project at UC Berkeley and the California Housing Partnership confirm that rising housing costs have contributed to the displacement of low-income people of color and resulted in new concentrations of poverty and racial segregation

Watch: A new Wheeler Hall in just 35 seconds

Tue., 2018-09-18 02:33pm
Revamp of student auditorium over summer break

Podcast: From the archive — On Berkeley time? He keeps Campanile’s clocks ticking

Tue., 2018-09-18 01:00pm
Last week, the Campanile’s north-facing clock came to a halt. One of the motors had burned out. But because the clocks are so old, you can't just buy a new part. Here's a 2015 interview with campus electrician Art Simmons about what it takes to care for the 100-year-old clocks.

Oscar Dubón: How do we bring our authentic selves to campus?

Tue., 2018-09-18 12:03pm
Vice chancellor for equity and inclusion speaks about his time at Berkeley, when he felt he couldn't bring his whole self to campus, and his vision for the campus community

Berkeley perk: Borrow some Chagall for your cube, living room

Mon., 2018-09-17 05:00pm
UC Berkeley's Graphic Arts Loan Collection offers up art to students, staff and faculty

Carla Hesse relinquishing L&S administrative posts

Mon., 2018-09-17 12:00pm
After serving in senior administrative roles within the College of Letters and Science for a decade, she will return to her full-time faculty position next summer

Color-shifting lizard shows how a new environment alters your genes

Thu., 2018-09-13 05:00pm
A century-old theory about adaptation has now been demonstrated in a population of dark-colored lizards adapted to live on a desert lava flow

Chinese, California policymakers share sustainability tactics

Thu., 2018-09-13 02:36pm
Experts from world's second- and fifth-largest economies put their heads together in advance of global climate summit

Regret is a gambler’s curse, neuroscientists say

Thu., 2018-09-13 08:00am
What goes through a gambler’s mind after she’s placed her bet? It’s not just the anticipation of a big payoff, or doubts about the wisdom of her bet. It’s also regret about previous bets, both

Campus honors those lost in the last year

Wed., 2018-09-12 04:31pm
Annual event remembers deceased students, staff and faculty

Blackwell Hall is officially dedicated to late statistics professor

Wed., 2018-09-12 03:21pm
Campus leaders gather to celebrate new building named in honor of the first black professor to win tenure, a preeminent statistician

College of Environmental Design Dean Jennifer Wolch to step down

Wed., 2018-09-12 01:04pm
The first woman to lead CED, she will remain at Berkeley as a faculty member

Stereotypes measurably influence how we treat each other

Wed., 2018-09-12 12:40pm
Researchers have built a computational model that can predict the degree to which we discriminate against one another based on social stereotypes

Gut bacteria’s shocking secret: They produce electricity

Wed., 2018-09-12 10:00am
Electrogenic ability may be important in how bacteria infect humans, or in how they ferment cheese and yogurt

Meet our new faculty: Semyon Dyatlov, mathematics

Tue., 2018-09-11 11:39am
His focus is microlocal analysis, which is the mathematical theory behind classical/quantum, or wave/particle, correspondence.

What kind of person donates a kidney to a stranger?

Tue., 2018-09-11 10:17am
Spurred by tragedy, UC Berkeley staffer gives her left kidney to save a life

UC vows to protect groundbreaking discovery despite court decision

Mon., 2018-09-10 05:01pm
UC responds to Court of Appeals decision that affirms patent board's finding of no interference

Meet our new faculty: Geeta Anand, journalism

Mon., 2018-09-10 05:00pm
Her areas of expertise are Investigative reporting and narrative non-fiction

The power of the first day of school, and a big thank you

Mon., 2018-09-10 05:00pm
The chancellor chats about the power of the first day of school, incoming students and the staff who put so much work into helping them make Berkeley their new home

Saxenian stepping down as School of Information dean next year

Mon., 2018-09-10 02:31pm
In three terms as I School leader, AnnaLee has transformed Berkeley's newest professional school