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.
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News An unprecedented alliance formed among four West Coast universities aims to remedy a seemingly intractable nationwide problem: Too few underrepresented minority Ph.D. students in the mathematical, physical and computer [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
By Steve Hockensmith, UC Berkeley News As 2013 came to a close, the media dutifully reported that the year had been the driest in California since records began to be kept in the 1840s. But [...]