UC Berkeley tops the list of the nation’s best public universities, according to the latest Center for World University Rankings, whose measures include quality of education, alumni employment, publications and influence.
By Anne Brice The Campanile clock tower is UC Berkeley’s North Star. At 100 years old and 307 feet tall, it’s a landmark everyone knows and trusts. But what happens when the [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
Black student activists at UC Berkeley, looking back on the school year that just ended, are saying they have accomplished many things, but have much more work to do.
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, [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Fans of homebrewed beer and backyard distilleries already know how to employ yeast to convert sugar into alcohol. But a research team led by UC Berkeley bioengineers [...]