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Explore your future at Cal Day 2018

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000

With more than 430 events, UC Berkeley shows off all the things that make it Berkeley on Saturday, April 21

Dreamer and more: Cal Performances shows off its new season

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:13:47 +0000

Themes of citizenship and women are front and center in what Matias Tarnopolsky calls 'the best season we've done.'

Media advisory: Experts look at Bay Area youth, family homelessness

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:06:03 +0000

ATTENTION: Reporters covering housing, city planning social issues, youth and families WHAT: “Confronting Youth and Family Homelessness” is the subject of the Davis Lecture sponsored by the department of city and regional planning at the

Photographer reveals complexities of Native American history, contemporary lives

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Native documentarian's photos will be on display Tuesday, April 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the in the Multicultural Community Center

Gotanda’s ‘Dream of Kitamura’ redux

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:31:50 +0000

In its final performances of the season, Theater, Dance and Performance Studies offers up a remake of playwright Philip Kan Gotanda's surreal and haunting the Dream of Kitamura.

Powwow showcases vibrant, living Native American culture

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:29:08 +0000

Song, dance and drums highlighted the 39th annual celebration at UC Berkeley

Media advisory: Government in era of Trump, Twitter

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:00:06 +0000

ATTENTION: Reporters covering politics, government, social media and culture WHAT: “Parties and partisanship in the era of Twitter and Trump” is the focus of the 21st annual Travers Conference on Ethics in Government, presented by UC Berkeley’s

Alvin Ailey and Cal Performances: a 50-year collaboration, revelation

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000

The longstanding partnership is rare in the dance and performance world, says Matías Tarnopolsky. “It’s a symbiotic relationship — we’ve grown together”

Campus honors Martin Luther King Jr. with song, bells

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 23:00:00 +0000

Gospel chorus director Mark Wilson led the campus community at noon in singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and “We Shall Overcome”

Fitness challenge kicks off today to aid student hunger

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 08:00:29 +0000

Under Armour to donate $10,000 for food pantry and food collective if campus logs 150,000 fitness miles

Former Brazilian president to address challenges to democracy

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Dilma Rousseff, an economist and former president of Brazil, will be a guest of the Center for Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley

Celebrating 150 years of UC and of Berkeley, ‘its shining jewel’

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 23:56:54 +0000

Campus leaders, faculty, staff, students and alums celebrate the University of California's 150th birthday

Margaret Cho and fellow comics on #MeToo, race and Hollywood

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000

At this year's, Front Row, a program curated by Berkeley students for students, comics Aparna Nancherla, Hari Kondabolu and Ali Wong join longtime comic Margaret Cho on stage at the sold-out event

A friendly chat between rivals: Robert Reich and Stephen Moore on Trump, taxes, tariffs

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:52:18 +0000

Two leading economists engage with divergent points of view during a free speech event on campus

A Campus Conversation with Marc Fisher

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:38:29 +0000

For the third Campus Conversation, Marc Fisher, vice chancellor for administration, will discuss efforts underway to improve campus operations so that Berkeley can meet its budget goals

Student-directed comedies explore how language limits us, and also builds bridges

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 22:15:56 +0000

All in the Timing, presented by the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, is made up of four one-act comedies directed, designed and performed by students

Students put on a show: Margaret Cho and friends at Zellerbach

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:56:58 +0000

Front Row, a student-driven program within Cal Performances, brings the outspoken comedian and friends to campus for a special one-night show

Seventeen minutes of silence on Sproul for Parkland shooting victims

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:39:05 +0000

As thousands of high school and middle school students marched out of their classrooms in a national protest against gun violence on Wednesday, some 150 UC Berkeley staff and students gathered for 17 minutes of

Harvard art historian to speak on art in a time of crisis

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Townsend Center for the Humanities brings Joseph Koerner to Berkeley for a lecture and symposium on art's reaction to a state of siege

Kamala Harris to give UC Berkeley’s 2018 commencement address

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:00:42 +0000

The daughter of two UC Berkeley alumni "embodies a lot of the ideals" of the campus