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Marcel Jones, David Turner III and Spencer J. Pritchard, right, speak on Black Lives Matter panel at Berkeley NAACP forum on August 29 at the South Berkeley Senior Center.

Berkeley Activists Call for City Department of Race and Equity

  Over 100 people gathered at the South Berkeley Senior Center Saturday, Aug. 29 to strategize ways to eliminate racial inequality in the city.   The afternoon program–“Race, Equity, and Gentrification”–featured speakers, a “Black Lives [...]
Photo courtesy of Yasmin Anwar.

Africa’s bright young scholars take on Berkeley

  By Yasmin Anwar, Berkeley News   First comes the honeymoon, then the culture shock, followed by an adjustment period and finally mastery. That’s the “U-Curve” trajectory typically experienced by international students, according to the [...]

More gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast

  By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News   The San Francisco Bay Area’s transformation into a sprawling, exclusive and high-income community with less and less room for its low-income residents is just beginning, according to [...]
Professor Melissa Murray

Melissa Murray to Help Steer Berkeley Law Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice

  By Andrew Cohen   Professor Melissa Murray sees the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice (CRRJ) as a tile that fits perfectly within Berkeley Law’s mosaic: ambitious, pioneering, and focused on using teaching and [...]
Poster session at last year’s BERC Innovation Expo, where students presented cleantech ideas

Student Teams Can Win $100,000 in UC Clean Technology Competition

  By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News   UC Berkeley is encouraging students with game-changing ideas in clean energy technology to compete for a four-month-long campus bootcamp designed to shepherd the technology into the marketplace.