Teachers and staff in the Berkeley public schools are alleging that the district has engaged in discriminatory hiring and promotion practices against African Americans and older staff.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News A new study by UC Berkeley researchers establishes for the first time a link between infection with the bovine leukemia virus and human breast cancer.
UC Berkeley officials recently announced a new initiative to attract more Black students, faculty and senior-level staff and improve the campus climate for African Americans. Despite being six percent of the state population, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced Thursday that UC Berkeley will receive a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support researchers engaged in advanced fundamental engineering research.
The Berkeley NAACP is holding a discussion calling for action on Race Equity and Gentrification: the Politics and Control of Black Bodies,” Saturday, Aug. 29, 1 pm. to 4 p.m., at the South Berkeley Senior [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.