UC Berkeley tops the list of the nation’s best public universities, according to the latest Center for World University Rankings, whose measures include quality of education, alumni employment, publications and influence.
Courtesy of UC Berkeley News Sixty-one underserved middle-school students from schools in Berkeley, Oakland, Richmond and Albany danced their hearts out Thursday, July 30, in the finale of Cal Performances’ 14th annual Berkeley/Oakland [...]
By Anne Brice The Campanile clock tower is UC Berkeley’s North Star. At 100 years old and 307 feet tall, it’s a landmark everyone knows and trusts. But what happens when the [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News The Breakthrough Prize Foundation and its founder, internet investor Yuri Milner, have signed a contract with UC Berkeley to lead a major escalation in the search for [...]
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced this week that the minimum wage for its workers – both direct and service contract employees – will be raised to $15 an hour over the next [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkley Media Relations UC Berkeley physicists have used super-thin sheets of graphene to build lightweight ultrasonic loudspeakers and microphones, enabling people to mimic bats or dolphins’ ability to use [...]
By Katherine Tam, UC Office of the President Beginning this fall, the University of California will provide students with the option to voluntarily self-identify their sexual orientation and gender identity on the undergraduate admission [...]
By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News Drawn to news of protests across the country over the deaths of Black men and boys pursued or detained by police, the director of the UC Berkeley’s [...]
The University of California this week introduced a new plan to help California community college students who want to transfer to UC campuses, an effort to simplify the transfer process and help students better [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced legislation this week along with Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) that could make solar energy more accessible to low-income families.