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David Patterson, pioneer of modern computer architecture, receives Turing Award

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:00:04 +0000

Top honor in computer science to Patterson and John Hennessey for pioneering work in computer architecture now part of most computer chips

Campus mourns Olly Wilson, musician, composer and teacher

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000

Olly Wilson, an esteemed UC Berkeley music professor, composer and brilliant musical talent, has passed away.

Four inspiring faculty honored as Distinguished Teachers

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:50:21 +0000

John DeNero, Mary Kelsey, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton and Panos Patatoukas are the 2018 recipients of UC Berkeley's Distinguished Teaching Award

Saba Mahmood, scholar of modern Egypt, loses battle with cancer

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:26:41 +0000

Saba Mahmood made pathbreaking contributions to contemporary debates on secularism, stimulating new ways of understanding religion in public life and contesting received assumptions about both religion and the secular

Creating the world you want, by seeing a world that’s possible

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:40:00 +0000

Derrika Hunt, a Ph.D. student in education, takes girls of color on trips to new countries, empowering them to change their own lives and communities

Ottoman Empire expert wins residential fellowship

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

As one of the 2018 Burkhardt Fellows, the history department's Christine Philliou will pursue additional research on the Ottoman Empire.

Kerner@50 in your words: What happens now?

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 22:10:09 +0000

We ask attendees: What do you hope we're talking about in 50 years?

Podcast: For Ula Taylor, it’s about harnessing the leader within

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 22:00:00 +0000

The chair of the Department of African American Studies encourages her students to step up and create the world they want to live in

Sam Castañeda: Making postdocs feel at home

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:30:53 +0000

Founder and director of the 25-year-old Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs office, now a model for the UC system, was honored with a national award for his role

Berkeley Law professor emeritus David Caron dies

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 21:09:18 +0000

Caron held many high-level roles in international law and taught at Berkeley Law for 26 years.

Podcast: Staff director sees great strength in diversity

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:15:00 +0000

Sidalia Reel, the director of Staff Diversity Initiatives in the Office of Equity and Inclusion, works to help Berkeley's more than 9,000 staff feel like a valued part of campus

Alum helps bring clean water to Kenya town

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:49:50 +0000

Ashley Miller — an alumna of the Blum Center for Developing Economies at UC Berkeley — has spent the last five years working to design solutions that will increase access to water

Six young faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:15:55 +0000

Six assistant professors from the fields of computer science, economics, neuroscience and physics have been named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced today. The six are among 126 researchers from across

Sunday (Feb. 18) memorial service for prize-winning biologist Ian Gibbons

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:30:44 +0000

Pioneer in studying the motor proteins - so-called molecular machines - that make cells move

Earthquake expert Stephen Mahin passes away at 71

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:33:51 +0000

Professor Emeritus Stephen Mahin was pioneering researcher in the seismic safety of large structures.

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

Engineering professor, alums elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:32:52 +0000

Constance Chang-Hasnain, professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, becomes Berkeley's 74th member of the academy.

His future uncertain, undocumented student Luis Mora knows he’s on the right path

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:00:00 +0000

After being released from ICE custody last month, the third-year political science major returned to Berkeley with a renewed sense of purpose

Two faculty honored for their exemplary service to the campus

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:06:47 +0000

J. Keith Gilless, professor of forest economics, and Robert Powell, professor of political science, selected as 2018 Berkeley Faculty Service Award recipients

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