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Justin Wilcox named Cal Bears head football coach

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:02:05 +0000

Wisconsin's defensive coordinator returns to Cal, where he spent three winning years as linebackers' coach

Public Speaking 101 (or how to survive giving a graduation speech and feel joy)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:08:23 +0000

Telling his story in front of the Winter Commencement crowd was liberating for graduating senior Tomas Mournian: 'I felt not only free and whole, but ... I felt joy'

‘You have been the conscience of our nation’

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:13:21 +0000

On May 17, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke out against the Vietnam War on the steps of UC Berkeley's Sproul Hall

UC hires first systemwide Title IX administrator

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:22:52 +0000

Attorney Kathleen Salvaty will fill the new position and lead efforts against sexual violence and sexual harassment throughout the University of California

Cal makes change in football leadership

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:16:52 +0000

Sonny Dykes relieved of his duties; Jake Spavital to serve as interim head coach

Berkeley sends some 500 new grads out into the world

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 22:43:16 +0000

Golden Bear and Olympic champion swimmer Dana Vollmer tells graduates: Your dream life is out there; you just have to be brave enough to create it

85,000 students seek admission to Berkeley’s 2017-18 freshman class

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:00:56 +0000

Record number reflects rise in applications from California residents

Kiplinger: Berkeley ranks third among U.S. publics for value

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:57:44 +0000

Berkeley climbed one rung up the list from fourth place for in-state students at American public universities in 2015

Ancient Egyptian doctor returns to Hearst Museum, all three tons of him

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:38:45 +0000

Visitors to the Hearst Museum of Anthropology when it reopens next year will be greeted by an ancient Egyptian doctor.

Advice for the next chancellor? Keep it short and win Fabilli Hoffer Essay Prize

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:01:44 +0000

Faculty, staff and students are invited to take part in the annual contest, which rewards brevity: Winning entries must be 500 words or fewer

Food pantry, county food bank partner to feed more students

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:27:21 +0000

Alameda County Community Food Bank applauds advocacy of Berkeley students

Holiday shopping? Look no further than UC Berkeley

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000

From reusable clothes at the ReUSE store to gardens to grow at home from the UC Botanical Garden to a hand-crafted ceramics from the Berkeley Art Studio, there's something for everyone

Vigil for fire victims marks ‘loss to the world,’ times five

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000

Still reeling from the Oakland warehouse fire that claimed 36 lives — including five people with ties to UC Berkeley — the campus community gathered today for a solemn tribute at Zellerbach Hall

Vigil Thursday for those lost in the Oakland fire

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:03:45 +0000

Campus to gather at noon at Zellerbach Hall to honor the memory of all who have been lost, from Berkeley and beyond

Campus mourns five killed in Oakland warehouse fire

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:20:26 +0000

The official death toll from Oakland’s warehouse fire has been updated to include two UC Berkeley students, two recent graduates and a community volunteer at the campus radio station

Three from campus community confirmed as fire victims

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:21:18 +0000

A junior majoring in media studies, a recent graduate and a KALX radio station volunteer were among the dozens who perished in the Ghost Ship warehouse tragedy

Update on the Oakland warehouse fire tragedy

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:00:43 +0000

Updated campus information on Oakland warehouse fire.

For Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund, it’s the season of giving

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:00:00 +0000

As a leader of Berkeley Scholars to Cal, a program that receives funding from UC Berkeley's Chancellor's Community Partnership Fund, Sidney Lee is helping others like her — students with promise and ambition, but lacking a game plan — to map a college path of their own.

University of California releases principles in support of undocumented community members

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:44:08 +0000

The University of California announced today that it will vigorously protect the privacy and civil rights of the undocumented members of the UC community and will direct its police departments not to undertake joint efforts with any government agencies to enforce federal immigration law.

Holiday help wanted: Meals for students

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:00:47 +0000

Faculty, staff and students can help alleviate food insecurity