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.
D’Army Bailey, a civil rights activist, judge, attorney, author and actor who founded the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, has died. He served on the Berkeley City Council from 1971 until 1973.
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 [...]
By Kadijah Means Editor’s Note: Kadijah Means, outgoing Pharaoh (President) of the Black Student Union at Berkeley High delivered a powerful speech at Berkeley High’s Commencement. Edited for clarity.
The Berkeley Juneteenth Festival, held annually in south Berkeley’s five-block Alcatraz-Adeline corridor, is produced by the Berkeley Juneteenth Association. This year’s festival will be held Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The [...]
Frank Osborne Brown Jr., an accomplished scientist, engineer, college and high school educator and community activist who served the Berkeley and Oakland communities for over 50 years, passed away on the evening of May 19, [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley researchers have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, [...]