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Awesome: Cal Overwatch team two-time champions

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:30:49 +0000

Esports Bears win second consecutive national championship



In the wake of #MeToo, student dancers explore power, horror of womanhood

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:30:00 +0000

In her new piece, “Bone Worrier,” for the Berkeley Dance Project 2018, choreographer Katie Faulkner attempts to capture this anxiety in a dreamlike performance by an all-female cast of seven dancers



Town halls offer a chance to hear about — and weigh in on — the future of Berkeley

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:13:17 +0000

Members of the strategic planning process's four work groups discussed their charges, outlined their progress and took feedback from the campus this week at two town halls



Student forestry club gets hands-on to remake famous Tightwad Hill

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:35:48 +0000

“To actually be outside and get your hands in the dirt, that’s fundamental,” faculty advisor says.



Arizona-bound Cal Overwatch team to defend championship title

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:54:25 +0000

Champion video gamers shoot for second consecutive national win



Provost Alivisatos: In times of turmoil, how can we keep campus great?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:06:36 +0000

“The financial challenges of today and our vision for where we want to be are very much connected,” top admin says.



Podcast: African American mentor finds strength in numbers

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

As an undergraduate in Colorado, Kenly Brown felt isolated as one of few African Americans on her campus. Now, the Berkeley Ph.D. student has made it her priority to be a mentor to students of color



Haas Startup Squad connects MBA students to Skydeck

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 23:43:59 +0000




New dorm to honor Berkeley’s first tenured black professor

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:20:53 +0000

David Blackwell was a gifted statistician who, despite racial prejudice, taught countless of students about the ‘beauty’ of math.



What does the future of learning look like at Berkeley? You can ask

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:26:09 +0000

Paul Alivisatos, Berkeley's number two administrator, will be discussing new ideas for curricula and other aspects of the academic enterprise on Monday during the second Campus Conversation



Podcast: For alumni leader, giving hope is her life’s mission

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Clothilde Hewlett, leader of the Cal Alumni Association, talks about how her vision of a better life helped her pull herself from poverty, find salvation at Berkeley, then return to give back to those who need it most



Time to think about summer camps for kids

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 19:51:43 +0000




Transfer student gets national honor: Q&A with Diana Castro

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000

Transfer student aspires to give back to her fellow transfers



Got CalFresh? Bear Market welcomes you

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:00:42 +0000

Hungry students with a CalFresh debit card can now use it on campus.



A cautiously optimistic budget update from the chancellor, provost

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 17:24:33 +0000

Chancellor Carol Christ and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos sent this message today to the UC Berkeley community: Dear campus community, We are writing with an update on efforts underway to address the campus’s budget deficit



For Black History Month, podcast series highlights Berkeley’s women leaders

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000

February is Black History Month. Each week, we are going to talk to a different African American woman leader on campus about what it took to get to where she is today. On Monday, we’ll hear from Clothilde Hewlett, the executive director of the California Alumni Association



Campanile peregrine falcons coupling up again, with a new nest box

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000

The pair first made Berkeley's bell tower home last year and hatched two babies



Do Nazis have free speech rights? Campus panel digs in

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:04:09 +0000

What are the limits of free speech? Should Nazis in Illinois be able to demonstrate in a town filled with Holocaust survivors? Should alt-right speakers be allowed to intimidate and harass undocumented or transgender students



Getting to campus just got quicker, safer and more sustainable

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:36:45 +0000

New dedicated bike lanes, new bus loading zones, a new sidewalk and other features aim to improve safety and access on Hearst Avenue and Bancroft Way



Campus budget leader: “We have to stabilize”

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 00:26:35 +0000

Rosemarie Rae, UC Berkeley’s chief financial officer, spoke with faculty, staff and students about the school’s budget for more than an hour on Friday. (UC Berkeley video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Stephen McNally) UC Berkeley’s