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.
Sunday marked the beginning of a weeklong faith-based campaign to spread a message of resistance against bigotry and acts of systemic violence. Hundreds of churches, mosques and temples across the country are participating in the [...]
Alameda County marked the sixth anniversary of its partnership with the Coast2Coast Rx program, the county’s free prescription discount card that offers significant savings on thousands of prescriptions and other health care services.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley The United Kingdom’s Institute of Physics has awarded its prestigious Isaac Newton Medal and Prize to Eli Yablonovitch, a professor at UC Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer [...]