Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:47:07 +0000
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000In recent weeks, Donald Trump has suggested that the electoral system is "rigged" or could be hacked to manipulate the outcome of this year’s campaign for the White House. But Betsy Cooper, executive director of the Center for Long-term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley, says it’s highly unlikely a hacker could shift the victory from one candidate to the other. What we should really worry about, she warns, is a much bigger risk.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000Berkeley economist Christina Romer thinks new Opportunity Lab's "good, policy-oriented research” can help solve current political dysfunction.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:47:10 +0000It's International Archaeology Day every day at UC Berkeley.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000In this year’s presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has focused on the importance of motherhood and families. But this hasn’t always been Clinton’s public persona. Professor of history emerita Paula Fass looks at why Clinton is focusing on motherhood, and whether it will be effective.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:48:50 +0000$11 million grant from U.S. Department of Transportation to help the city better manage traffic
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:00:32 +0000A group of economists have found some interesting motives and values for votes.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:31:03 +0000Does listening to Donald Trump’s or Hillary Clinton’s opinions humanize them to voters more than reading their opinions? A new study by a Berkeley-Haas professor says it does.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:42:20 +0000The Institute of Governmental Studies' library at UC Berkeley is offering voters help with an online California Ballot Measure Guide.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:00:24 +0000Millennials will play a crucial role in this unusually polarized presidential election
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:43 +0000A Doe Library exhibit and a new book show how comics offer much more than humor and can address global issues
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:00:40 +0000The Graduate School of Journalism is hosting "Power to the People," a photographic tribute to the Black Panther Party and black power movement founded in the Bay Area 50 years ago.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:45:16 +0000California's Proposition 51 offers a new starting point for conversation on how to better address K-12 facilities funding issues, says UC Berkeley study.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:00:50 +0000Win or lose, Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has served up a new blend of right-wing populism
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:05:18 +0000The campus is observing Constitution Day with programs examining the state of voting rights in the United States and one of the nation’s Founding Fathers, President Thomas Jefferson.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000Music and politics mix to excite or energize through campaign theme songs, anthems and more. But in many parts of the world, musicians who give voice to opposing views are taking risks.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:21:19 +0000The African Alumni Project, a two-year effort to chronicle the life and career trajectories of almost 300 African graduates of six universities in the U.S., Canada and Central America, found that "overwhelmingly, the alumni who participated in the study indicated a deep commitment to Africa and to African development."
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 22:59:24 +0000A new report from UC Berkeley’s Labor Center identifies ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while ensuring that California’s low-income and working class residents share the benefits of the state’s transition to a low-carbon economy and don't bear the brunt of its costs.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 18:00:44 +0000From George Washington to a presidential candidate like Donald Trump, experts examine American presidential politics.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 21:59:16 +0000This year’s bid by San Francisco and UC Berkeley to win the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge failed, but the momentum generated by the collaboration has resulted in an agreement between the city
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:30:17 +0000VeHICaL project aims to understand how humans and machines can collaborate safely and effectively