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Doctor on the court: Kristine Anigwe’s surgical brand of basketball

3 hours 6 min ago
The senior center/forward heads into NCAA playoffs this weekend having loved her time at Berkeley and with the WNBA lurking in her future.

Sacramento to name secretary of state building after Berkeley’s March Fong Eu

4 hours 52 min ago
Eu, who died at 95 in 2017, was the first Asian American in the country to serve in a state legislature

It was the best of taste, it was the worst of taste

Thu., 2019-03-21 02:41pm
Literary classics meet fruit, fondant for Edible Books Festival in Moffitt Library

Building a resilient, connected student body

Wed., 2019-03-20 04:58pm
VC Stephen Sutton speaks about student experience at Wednesday's Campus Conversation

Taking a stand against hate

Wed., 2019-03-20 04:00pm
Nearly 100 people gathered late Tuesday on UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza to declare: “Hate will not win.”

Berkeley Talks: Alumnus Jimmy López on composing ‘Dreamers’ oratorio inspired by Berkeley undocumented students

Wed., 2019-03-20 03:00pm
Composer Jimmy López, who earned his Ph.D. in music from UC Berkeley in 2012, speaks about Dreamers," an oratorio he was commissioned by Cal Performances to write that is informed by interviews held with undocumented students at UC Berkeley.

UC Berkeley jumps in Peace Corps rankings, remains all-time top volunteer producer

Wed., 2019-03-20 06:00am
Cal graduates passionate about making a difference answer the call to serve

New Zealand shooter has similarity to American alt-right extremists

Tue., 2019-03-19 12:50pm
UC Berkeley professor Lawrence Rosenthal suspects New Zealand shooter was hoping that he would be the leader of a global uprising.

Campus investigating stun device incident

Tue., 2019-03-19 11:07am
On March 8, UCPD officers responded to a report of an individual who was visibly in possession of a Taser near Sather Gate

I’m a Berkeleyan: Alumna Brittany Murlas on her children’s book club focused on diversity, gender equality

Tue., 2019-03-19 11:00am
"My goal is that Little Feminist not only sheds light on the inequities of children’s media, but also disrupts it."

Hear from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Stephen Sutton on Wednesday

Tue., 2019-03-19 09:19am
Top campus leader answers questions during Campus Conversation

Meet our new faculty: Zakaria Al Balushi, materials science and engineering

Mon., 2019-03-18 03:00pm
Al Balushi's research concerns the creation of novel synthesis and integration schemes for emerging electronic and photonic low-dimensional materials.

Meet our new faculty: Rui Wang, chemical and biomolecular engineering

Mon., 2019-03-18 03:00pm
Wang's research interests include theoretical polymer and soft materials.

Fiat Vox: Two-woman play ‘Mouthpiece’ says what many women never say

Mon., 2019-03-18 12:00pm
'Mouthpiece' by Quote Unquote Collective will be performed for the last time at Cal Performances in the Zellerbach Playhouse on March 22-24

Berkeley Talks: Michael Pollan with Dacher Keltner on the new science of psychedelics

Fri., 2019-03-15 05:00pm
Michael Pollan talks about his new book, How to Change Your Mind, with Dacher Keltner, psychology professor and founder of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

Chancellor Carol Christ condemns New Zealand mosque attacks

Fri., 2019-03-15 03:10pm
'These unconscionable crimes mark a terrible moment in our global history,' Christ says

The literature of Robert Alter’s Old Testament translation reaps rewards

Fri., 2019-03-15 02:32pm
Robert Alter's translation of the Old Testament has been honored with the American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards in Literature

Kids are smarter than adults when solving certain problems

Fri., 2019-03-15 01:19pm
Developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik gives talk on the pluses of youthful exploration

Kopp’s commencement message: Keep on being outspoken in the same good way

Fri., 2019-03-15 09:00am
The founder of Teach For America and Teach For All is excited about the possibilities that the current graduates will bring to the wider world, and she is excited about the chance to speak at UC Berkeley's commencement in May.

With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight

Fri., 2019-03-15 03:00am
Opsins restore light sensitivity to blind retina, leading to potential treatment within three years