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Berkeley again is top U.S. public university in new ARWU rankings

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:44:30 +0000

Berkeley ranks first in the world in natural sciences, chemistry and electrical and electronic engineering

Visualize this: Project shows U.S. magazine evolution

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000

A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help uncover a wealth of information about historically significant American magazines.

Biomedical startups featured in the New York Times

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:07:40 +0000

Climate policies study shows Inland Empire economic boon

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:55:29 +0000

A UC Berkeley report finds California climate policies are fueling economic expansion in Riverside and San Bernardino counties

Climate change causing suicides in India as crops fail

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 19:00:07 +0000

Most of the world's suicides happen in developing countries, and until now, there's been little hard evidence to help understand why

New IGS chief: California will model a new approach for the nation

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Lisa Garcia Bedolla also sees UC Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies as a thought leader in a turbulent time

Berkeley-Haas Dean Rich Lyons to step down

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 21:55:41 +0000

A search has begun for his successor; Lyon plans to return to the faculty next summer

Study maps out dramatic costs of unmitigated climate change in the U.S.

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:23:09 +0000

Among the findings: the South will lose out to the Northwest and Northeast and the poor will fall further behind the rich if nothing is done about global warming

Seattle’s $15 minimum wage not costing jobs, says new report

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:25:57 +0000

Seattle's minimum wage law is working as intended, says the author of a new study, by boosting pay for low-wage workers without hurting jobs.

Poll: California voters not pumped up about new gas tax or vehicle fees

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:25:11 +0000

Since California lawmakers approved a new state gas tax and higher vehicle fees, the Legislature's approval rating has declined, a poll shows.

Poll: Newsom leads the pack for governor, followed closely by Villaraigosa

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 22:13:40 +0000

Voter survey shows Gavin Newsom is holding onto his lead among likely voters supporting his bid to become California's next governor, as Antonio Villaraigosa gains ground.

New IGS poll: California voters partisan when it comes to Russia probe, Trump

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000

Partisanship reigns when it comes to the opinions of California voters on the Russia probe, Comey firing and the president's performance on the economy as well as foreign policy.

Many in San Mateo County priced, pushed out of affordable housing

Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000

A new UC Berkeley study presents a dismal picture for affordable housing in a county where the median annual household income is one of California’s highest

Berkeley scholars chosen for 2017 Carnegie fellowships

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:00:32 +0000

Rucker Johnson of the Goldman School of Public Policy and Katerina Linos of Berkeley law are among 35 recipients nationwide

Conference to examine future of higher education

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:09:40 +0000

A free conference on Friday takes a look at the future of higher education, from the angles of disinvestment in higher education as well as investing in it, and the individual value of higher education.

Renewable energy has robust future in much of Africa

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:00:08 +0000

Strategic siting of wind and solar farms can reduce need for fossil fuel and hydropower

Wages low, injuries high for emergency medical workers, study says

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 22:00:10 +0000

EMS jobs in the private sector found to lag well behind their public-sector counterparts in terms of quality, compensation and career advancement opportunities

Berkeley among top U.S. universities for upward mobility

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:34:27 +0000

University of California campuses, including UC Berkeley, rank high on new mobility report card for U.S. colleges

Crowdfunding expands innovation financing to underserved regions

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:17:12 +0000

As Kickstarter funds startups outside of Silicon Valley, venture capital has followed, new research shows

Research zeroing in on Fresno shows $15 California minimum wage will have big impact on pay, none on jobs

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:40:39 +0000

Labor experts look at Fresno County in analysis of impacts on workers, their families and employment