By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News Just after 10:18 p.m. on July 17, 1944, UC Berkeley seismographs measured what looked like a 3.4-magnitude earthquake. Far from a routine temblor, though, this was a seismic event [...]
By Cathy Cockrell, UC News In 1942 a young African American Ph.D., David Blackwell, interviewed for a teaching job in UC Berkeley’s math department. He got a job at Berkeley, but not for many years.
By UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley held a celebration last week to honor six students from Sub-Saharan Africa earning master’s degrees this month. The group is the first group graduating from the university’s partnership with [...]
Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO) in partnership with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) hosted a town hall meeting allowing Richmond residents weighed in on plans for the forthcoming Lawrence Berkeley [...]
By Cathy Cockrell, UC Berkeley News Many people alive today are still recovering from wounds suffered during South Africa’s chaotic transition to democracy 20 years ago this month, Berkeley anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes said Tuesday.At a [...]
UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center, celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014, got some help this week from the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and 14 student artists from four UC campuses, whose human [...]
By Andrew Cohen Lily Dorman Colby, class of 2014, recalls how a routine visit to her pediatrician years ago led to a surprising revelation. “My jaw almost hit the floor when I saw his filing [...]
Fifty girls from West Oakland schools attended the Expanding Your Horizons Conference last weekend at UC Berkeley, an all-day STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) event.
The Media Enterprise Alliance at KDOL-TV will showcase student films from their video production workshop at “First Friday Shorts,” a free monthly screening of short films from local media arts community organizations held at The [...]
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.