Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]
By Cathy Cockrell The spirit of revival and rebirth was evoked at last Saturday’s Renaissance Gala, a fundraiser benefiting the Department of African American Studies and scholarships for African American students at UC Berkeley.
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News An unprecedented alliance formed among four West Coast universities aims to remedy a seemingly intractable nationwide problem: Too few underrepresented minority Ph.D. students in the mathematical, physical and computer [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
The First Annual Black History Month Celebration in Berkeley will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 1 p.m. 6 p.m. at the Berkeley Community Theater. Admission is free and open to the public.
Unite4:Good is a revolutionary global movement that works to establish a new standard where acts of kindness and service are more valued in our daily lives.
By Steve Hockensmith, UC Berkeley News As 2013 came to a close, the media dutifully reported that the year had been the driest in California since records began to be kept in the 1840s. But [...]
Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
Ski Ball and PacMan machines made from cardboard – those were some of the popular arcade games people came across as they attended the Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science TechHive showcase.Founded in January 2013, TechHive [...]
Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]