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Here’s the plan for makeup classes after last week’s power outage

4 hours 33 min ago
Students are encouraged to be in direct contact with instructors if they have any questions about their specific courses

Economist Ted Miguel awakens to Nobel Prize dream — well, almost

6 hours 52 min ago
To recognize Miguel’s contribution to the winners’ “experimental approach to alleviating poverty,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has invited him to the Nobel Prize award ceremony

College of Chemistry to build new Heathcock Hall with gift of $25 million

9 hours 2 min ago
Gift from biotech entrepreneur Terry Rosen and his wife, Tori, will jump-start plans for the building, to open in 2023

If you ask for help, UC Berkeley’s attorney might come visit

Tue., 2019-10-15 02:17pm
Chief Campus Counsel David Robinson makes a point to get out of his office

Border walls don’t make us safer or stronger, says political scientist

Tue., 2019-10-15 02:09pm
Wendy Brown, a professor of political science at UC Berkeley, says most walling, like the barriers at the U.S.-Mexico border, increases the magnitude and complexity of what is was built to repel

Meet our new faculty: Alvin Cheung, EECS

Tue., 2019-10-15 02:02pm
Alvin Cheung works on data management and studies how people write programs.

Meet our new faculty: Jan Engelmann, psychology 

Tue., 2019-10-15 11:28am
He studies how human cognition is different from animal cognition

Author Andrew Marantz talks trolls, tribulations and tumult

Tue., 2019-10-15 09:54am
Marantz will speak Wednesday evening with Chancellor Carol Christ and Ed Wasserman, dean of Berkeley's journalism school

First responders’ daughter fights fire with a mobile app

Mon., 2019-10-14 11:00am
Bailey Farren and her young alumni team hope Perimeter will save lives

Berkeley leaders to campus community: As power is restored, thank you

Fri., 2019-10-11 03:35pm
'Overall we are encouraged by how the campus responded and proud of the way in which so many across our large and diverse community pulled together to support one another,' the leaders write

Campus returns to normal power

Fri., 2019-10-11 01:47pm
1:45 p.m. update: Classes will remain canceled today but research activities and special events may resume.

Our energy grid is vulnerable. Locally sourced power may be the answer.

Fri., 2019-10-11 10:21am
Solar-powered microgrids may be the key to energy resilience in the face of increasing wildfire risk and cybersecurity threats, says UC Berkeley energy expert

Best way to protect ocean fisheries? Let nations profit from them

Fri., 2019-10-11 09:30am
Giving countries exclusive access to fisheries within 200 miles of shore gives them the incentive to police unauthorized fishing and protect ocean resources

Berkeley Talks: Barbara Simons on election hacking and how to avoid it in 2020

Fri., 2019-10-11 08:00am
"There are a number of myths about elections that we've been hearing, saying that they are secure. And I want to shoot down two of those key myths," said the board chair of Verified Voting, who gave the 2019 Minner Distinguished Lecture in Engineering Ethics

ICON’s mission to the ionosphere begins with beautiful fall launch

Thu., 2019-10-10 09:00pm
NASA launches mission to explore frontier of space

Classes canceled Friday; faculty and staff should stay away from campus

Thu., 2019-10-10 05:47pm
5:44 PM update: Depending on the restoration of power, campus may be open for research activities and special events Friday evening.

Frequently asked questions about the campus power outage

Thu., 2019-10-10 01:02pm
Answers to queries about classes, facilities and the campus's power supply

Students, faculty and staff asked to stay away from campus during outage

Thu., 2019-10-10 07:40am
10:50 a.m. update: Power is down on the core campus. All classes are canceled. Some buildings are running on emergency power.

Classes will resume Thursday unless there is a power outage

Wed., 2019-10-09 05:57pm
5:57 p.m. update: Campus leaders will continue to monitor this fluid situation into the night

Underground parking garages will be closed during outage

Wed., 2019-10-09 12:02pm
Latest updates on where to park when coming to campus