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Major fire burns Southside church — Unit 3 evacuated

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:17:25 +0000

As thick smoke, ashes and spray from fire hoses swirled around them, firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze that began around noon and raged through the First Congregational Church near campus at Channing Way and Dana



Public universities championed at Times Higher Education summit

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:00:43 +0000

Some 300 higher education experts and administrators from around the world converged at UC Berkeley for a conference on “World-Class Universities and the Public Good”



Public education ‘dying’ in the U.S., Reich warns

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:31:33 +0000

The pricing out of students from poorer backgrounds is a “national tragedy in the making”, UC Berkeley economist Robert Reich said in opening a global education conference at Berkeley



Campus reinforces zero tolerance for hazing with screening of Goat

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:14:01 +0000

Post-screening discussion brought controversial practice out into the open as part of Hazing Prevention Week on campus



Birthday Bear: Iconic Oski turns 75

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:00:22 +0000

Campus to celebrate its mischievous, lovable mascot and his milestone



Watch Monday’s debate on campus: inside or al fresco?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000

Want to watch the presidential debate at Berkeley? Take a seat, inside or out



Berkeley rises in ‘Times Higher Education’ rankings

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:10:17 +0000

UC Berkeley rose to 10th place in the world — up from 13th last year — in the newly published Times Higher Education‘s World University Rankings. The University of Oxford bumped CalTech from first place to



Brita and UC Berkeley announce a 10-year partnership

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:15 +0000

Brita, the nation’s largest water filtration brand, is joining UC Berkeley in a combined effort to increase campus sustainability efforts while offering students and the broader campus community healthier beverage choices.



A statement on online course content and accessibility

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:21:16 +0000

UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Cathy Koshland issued a statement today in response to federal findings on the accessibility of online course content and lectures.



Campus takes a moment to honor the 78 lost over the last year

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:18:07 +0000

The deaths of two students in terrorist attacks abroad added to the poignancy of the annual rite.



Berkeley again ranked No. 1 public university by ‘U.S. News’

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 04:01:51 +0000

Campus retains premier reputation in national survey of academic excellence



Memorial honors slain student Tarishi Jain

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:00:15 +0000

Student killed in Bangladeshi cafe was remembered at reception held by the Institute for South Asia Studies



An update on sexual harassment and violence prevention

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:45:19 +0000

Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Carol Christ and Carla Hesse, chair of the Chancellor's Senate/Administration Committee on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment, sent a message to the UC Berkeley community today.



Campus names vice provost for academic and space planning

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:00:34 +0000

EECS professor Tsu-Jae King Liu will serve as vice provost for academic and space planning



Fasten your goggles: New aquatic center is on its way

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:00:48 +0000

Olympic medal-producing aquatics program gets gift of training pool, diving tower



Campus to remember those lost in the past year

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 19:48:09 +0000

With a bagpiper and the release of white doves, the campus will hold a solemn gathering in memory of UC Berkeley staff, students, faculty, emeriti and retirees who passed away during the last year. The



UC Berkeley launches Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:00:52 +0000

The Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, launched this week, will focus on making sure AI systems are beneficial to humans.



Cal Dining opens doors to more inclusive café

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:00:50 +0000

Café 3 is home to plant-forward menus, as well as kosher and halal meal options.



Campus phone lines back up after outage

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:15:28 +0000

Phone lines on the UC Berkeley campus were back in operation after an eight-hour outage on Sunday.



Statement on the Richmond Bay Campus

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:29:43 +0000

The chancellor announced that because of budget constraints, the Richmond Global Campus will not be going forward as planned.