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Berkeley startup gives access to underbanked consumers in South America

5 hours 45 min ago
Haas School of Business student Santiago Pezzoni is bridging the gap between underbanked consumers and financial institutions in South America.

Social gatherings produce increase in student COVID-19 cases

Wed., 2020-07-08 02:00pm
UC Berkeley University Health Services Medical Director Anna Harte and Assistant Vice Chancellor Guy Nicolette sent the following message to the campus community Wednesday:  Over the last week or so we have seen a notable

From lung scarring to heart damage, COVID-19 may leave lingering marks

Wed., 2020-07-08 11:02am
UC Berkeley professor emeritus John Swartzberg explains how, for some patients, acute COVID-19 infection is just the beginning

Michael V. Drake selected as first Black president of UC system

Tue., 2020-07-07 05:17pm
Drake will be the 21st president of the 10-campus UC system and start no later than Aug. 15

New ICE regulations ‘run counter to our values,’ Berkeley leaders say

Tue., 2020-07-07 05:00pm
Chancellor Carol Christ and Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Senior International Officer Lisa Alvarez-Cohen sent the following message to the campus community on Tuesday: Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security issued new guidance to universities

UC Berkeley team creates respiratory devices from sleep apnea machines

Tue., 2020-07-07 11:58am
Resourceful and affordable, about 600 apparatuses from Grace O'Connell's lab head to Ecuador this month

COVID-19 shows fraying U.S. safety net, Berkeley scholars say

Mon., 2020-07-06 12:45pm
Despite strong government efforts to address economic insecurity, continued support and bold policy are essential as the pandemic continues

UC Berkeley swimmer finds role in fight for racial justice

Sun., 2020-07-05 05:00pm
Student Reece Whitley reflects on the Black Lives Matter movement, and the importance of voting

Berkeley Talks: How higher ed is transforming during the pandemic

Fri., 2020-07-03 09:00am
Top leaders at UC Berkeley discuss how the campus is challenging convention in its new approach to instruction and learning, and consider what the implications for higher education are likely to be

Race, voting & elections

Thu., 2020-07-02 08:16am
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Berkeley professor to lead new rapid review COVID-19 research journal

Wed., 2020-07-01 09:40am
Publication will help validate - or debunk - the thousands of coronavirus research papers that are published on preprint servers

$20 million project will co-opt cells to make designer ‘proteins’

Wed., 2020-07-01 09:23am
UC Berkeley chemists will lead a national effort to co-opt the cell's protein-making machinery to create novel polymers.

Bakar Fellow Q&A: Fiber-optic sensors can monitor critical infrastructure

Wed., 2020-07-01 08:00am
Kenichi Soga, Chancellor's Professor in civil and environmental engineering, is using fiber-optic cables to monitor structures ranging from tunnels to building foundations.

New ‘Berkeley Changemaker’ course turns self-discovery into tool for change

Tue., 2020-06-30 05:00pm
First-year students will explore identity, gain leadership skills for life of agency

UC Berkeley launches trial of saliva test for COVID-19

Tue., 2020-06-30 10:35am
Analyzing saliva samples could speed COVID-19 testing of asymptomatic individuals, facilitating a safe opening of campus in the fall

Artist among us: Berkeley Haas highlights staffer for Pride Month

Tue., 2020-06-30 08:37am
Emeric Kennard's art explores gender, bodily identity, science, environment, cultural survival

Students’ expertise helps map 11 days, 125 acts of U.S. police violence

Mon., 2020-06-29 01:20pm
After George Floyd's death, Amnesty International, with help from Berkeley students, tracked human rights violations by police against protesters

Berkeley Journalism names new interim dean as Wasserman steps down

Sun., 2020-06-28 05:00pm
Chancellor Carol Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost A. Paul Alivisatos sent the following message to the campus community on Monday: After seven years at the helm of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism,

Native Amazonians, Americans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns

Fri., 2020-06-26 11:00am
Primates' neural computations shed new light on the evolution of language

Want to persuade an opponent? Try listening, Berkeley scholar says

Fri., 2020-06-26 09:00am
Professor describes innovative research on how to turn political opposition into support on LGBTQ rights, immigration and other issues