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Trump threatens Berkeley, Yiannopoulos jabs "social justice left" after campus protest escalates
CBS News - 5 months ago
President Donald Trump issued a social media threat early Thursday to federal funds allocated to the University of California-Berkeley in the aftermath of a riot that forced the cancellation of a speech by polarizing Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos.

Breitbart Editor's Event Canceled As Protests Turn Violent At UC Berkeley
NPR News - 5 months ago
A planned appearance by far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley, after a group of protesters shot fireworks at police, broke windows, started fires and threw barricades. It's far from the ...

Berkeley Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos Speech, and Donald Trump Tweets Outrage
nytimes.com - 5 months ago
BERKELEY, Calif. -- A speech by the divisive right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of California, Berkeley, was canceled on Wednesday night after demonstrators set fires and threw objects at buildings to protest his appearance. The ...

Berkeley campus chaos spurs questions at free-speech bastion
The Miami Herald - 5 months ago
Chaos that erupted at the University of California, Berkeley, to oppose right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was shocking not just for the images of protesters setting fires, smashing windows and hurling explosives at police, but because of where it ...

Free speech for Corey Lewandowski at University of Chicago
Chicago Tribune - 5 months ago
But he has also driven some on the left mad. On Feb. 1, at the University of California at Berkeley, self-styled anarchists attacked police and civilians, started fires and smashed windows in a successful effort to prevent an appearance by the venomous ...

Berkeley, Milo Yiannopoulos and the lessons of free speech
Raw Story - 5 months ago
Recent events at the University of California, Berkeley reflect the enormous difficulties that campuses can face when trying to ensure freedom of speech while, at the same time, meeting their duty to ensure an inclusive learning environment and to protect ...

'NO FEDERAL FUNDS?': Trump threatens UC Berkeley after campus erupts in protests over Milo Yiannopoulos speech
The Business Insider - 5 months ago
President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to pull federal funding from the University of California at Berkeley after the campus experienced violent protests over a planned speech from conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. "If U.C. Berkeley does ...

Violent protests force lockdown at University of California, Berkeley
4 KTIV Siouxland's News channel - 5 months ago
At least six people were injured when demonstrations turned violent Wednesday night at University of California, Berkeley in California. Students turned out to protest a speech scheduled for Wednesday by an editor from Breitbart. The school blamed the ...

Berkeley chaos spurs questions at birthplace of free speech
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 5 months ago
BERKELEY, Calif. o The chaos at the University of California, Berkeley, was shocking: Protesters set fires, smashed windows, hurled explosives at police and ultimately achieved their goal of canceling an appearance by right-wing provocateur Milo ...

Inside the Black Bloc Protest Strategy That Shut Down Berkeley
freerepublic.com - 5 months ago
It was the first black bloc for Neil Lawrence, a third-year undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. He had demonstrated with Black Lives Matter and seen people in bandannas show up at events and smash things. But after the Berkeley ...

Sex harassment at University of California: Janitors exposed, professors shielded
mercurynews.com - 4 months ago
Related Articles UC: New revelations show widespread sexual misconduct across California The report found the man used ... information is put out right now," said Justine Marcus, a UC Berkeley graduate student involved in sexual misconduct prevention ...

University of California Releases Details on 113 Employee Sex Misconduct Cases
Insurance Journal - 4 months ago
The summary also said that approximately two-thirds of the people accused of misconduct no longer work for the University of California. Berkeley has faced intense criticism and scrutiny for what student groups and victims rights groups called lax ...

California man convicted of causing disturbance at Maccabi Games in Stamford
Stamford Advocate - 4 months ago
STAMFORD -- A California man who rejected a plea deal that would have ... A jury convicted Yoon Chul Shin, 53, of Berkeley, Calif., of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after 90 minutes of deliberations on Friday. Shin, who has been jailed since ...

Tension Mounts Ahead of Berkeley Rallies to Celebrate, Oppose President Trump
NBC Bay Area - 4 months ago
The rally is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park and then will march to the University of California, Berkeley campus at about 3 p.m., Frankel said. He said he did not know how many people would attend. There has been some ...

Berkeley condemns 'disturbing' attacks on College Republicans
Campus Reform - 4 months ago
Hundreds of flyers appeared Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley claiming that the College Republicans "have been known to intimidate and physically attack activists." The posters, which referred to members of the College Republicans as ...

HFF Secures $11.5MM Financing for Office Building in Downtown Berkeley, CA
news.theregistrysf.com - 4 months ago
HOUSTON, TX - March 1, 2017 - Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has secured $11.5 million in financing for 2120 University, a 49,390-square-foot office property in downtown Berkeley, California. HFF worked on behalf of the ...

Consumer Citizenship: A Preview of the Gastronomica/SOAS Distinguished Lecture
ucpress.edu - 4 months ago
SciencesPo and the University of California at Berkeley. She was awarded the 2005 Malcolm Adiseshiah Award for Distinguished Contributions to Development Studies, the 2008 VKRV Rao Prize for Social Science Research, and the 2010 Infosys Prize for Social ...

Intel and Ericsson Launch 5G Innovators Initiative with Honeywell, GE and the University of California Berkeley
newsroom.intel.com - 5 months ago
5G Innovators Initiative (5GI 2) brings together leading technology companies, industry leaders and academia to explore, test and innovate with 5G network and distributed edge technology in the U.S. Unique proof-of-concept approach promises to find new ...

Thomas S. Williamson Jr., lawyer who was Labor Department solicitor, dies at 70
Washington Post - 4 months ago
He was a 1974 graduate of Boalt Hall, the law school of the University of California at Berkeley. He joined Covington & Burling shortly after graduation and became a partner of the firm in 1982. Mr. Williamson was a past president of the D.C. Bar and a ...

Courtney J. Martin Named Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Dia Art Foundation
culturetype.com - 4 months ago
... was an assistant professor of art history at Vanderbilt University and a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California at Berkeley. "It is with great enthusiasm that I join Dia--an institution that I encountered upon moving to New York in the ...

Roosevelt Institute Announces Two New Members for Board of Directors
rooseveltinstitute.org - 4 months ago
a Senior Business Systems Analyst at University of California, Berkeley and Wole Coaxum, Founder and CEO of Mobility Capital Finance Inc. In her position at UC Berkeley, Johl works to align the business needs of the university with cutting edge ...

UMB Students Enjoy Day of Discovery
Diverse Education - 4 months ago
Speaker Charles Murray wrote "The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life" and "Coming Apart: The State of White America, [...] BERKELEY, Calif. -- The University of California said it investigated 113 cases of sexual ...

UC Berkeley tech-building marathon to create devices helping people with disabilities
english.sina.com - 4 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 (Xinhua) -- A three-day technology-building marathon, or makethon, has been launched at the University of California, Berkeley, to create devices that help people with disabilities overcome everyday challenges. Nearly 100 ...

The Partners Club at UC Berkeley Haas
www.mbamission.com - 4 months ago
When you select an MBA program, you are not just choosing your learning environment but are also committing to becoming part of a community. Each week, we offer a window into life "beyond the MBA classroom" at a top business school. The Partners Club ...

20,000 unfairly deleted UC Berkeley lectures are now available for free
analyticks.wordpress.com - 4 months ago
@tachyeonz : Earlier this week, the University of California at Berkeley purged some 20,000 lectures from various academic fields from its YouTube channel following a less-than-sensible ruling from the US Department of Justice. But it seems not all ...

Author of key Ryan tax reform plank is Berkeley professor who advised Kerry
Washington Examiner - 4 months ago
Alan J. Auerbach is the director of the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance at the University of California, Berkeley. He served as an economic counselor to Kerry during his 2004 presidential campaign. He also happens to be known as ...

A Free Speech Battle at the Birthplace of a Movement at Berkeley
New York Times - 5 months ago
The speech? The university called it off. Protest has been synonymous with the University of California, Berkeley, from the earliest days of the free speech movement, when students fought to expand political expression on campus beginning in 1964.

Andrew Mellon Foundation President Lewis to Speak at Clark Commencement
Go Local Worcester - 4 months ago
He has held faculty appointments at the University of California at Berkeley (1984-89), and the University of Michigan (1989-2004). Dr. Lewis has championed the importance of diversifying the academy, enhancing graduate education, re-visioning the ...

Dolan Law Firm Announces Recipient Of Its Inaugural Justice Empowerment Scholarship
enhancedonlinenews.com - 4 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Christopher Dolan, founder and lead trial counsel at the Dolan Law Firm, announced today that Fátima Casas, an undergraduate student at the University of California at Berkeley, has been selected as the winner ...

Los Angeles street art illustrates history of political resistance
Daily Bruin - 4 months ago
That has been a core aspect of the work that Paul Von Blum, a communication studies and African American studies lecturer, has focused on since 1968, when he began teaching about activist art at the University of California, Berkeley. The senior lecturer ...

The real lessons of Middlebury College
New Jersey Herald - 4 months ago
What happened at Middlebury College has been happening for decades, from Berkeley to Harvard ... On the West Coast, Professor Lanny Ebenstein of the University of California at Santa Barbara has included economists Stephen Moore and Walter Williams ...

The Inner Workings of Snapchat's Faceswap Technology
Forbes - 4 months ago
Answer by Kartik Kapur, Student at University of California, Berkeley, on Quora: Snapchat Filters/Faceswap actually has quite an interesting history. The era of Snapchat filters started with a Ukrainian company called Looksery. Looksery was an application ...

Updated Statement on Violent Protest at University of California, Berkeley
www.thefire.org - 5 months ago
Last night, a violent protest at the University of California, Berkeley forced the cancellation of a speech by Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos. The fires, vandalism, and injuries resulting from the unrest at Berkeley have drawn national media attention ...

Can California Pull Off Debt-Free College?
Pacific Standard - 4 months ago
Students walk on the University of California-Berkeley campus. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) California legislators are taking on a whale: giving hundreds of thousands of students pathways to debt-free college. What would the proposed plan change ...

Short Fulgent Genetics; Major Stock Holders Could Sell At Lock-Up Expiration
Seeking Alpha - 4 months ago
Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and is also a certified public accountant. Fulgent priced its shares at $9, which was the low end of its marketed price range of $9-11 on September 28, 2017.

University of California, Berkeley Cancels Speaker After Violent Demonstration
The Wall Street Journal - 5 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO--Officials at the University of California, Berkeley canceled the appearance of a right-wing speaker on Wednesday after protesters swarmed campus, lighting fires and smashing windows. University police placed the campus on lockdown and ...

On sexual misconduct cases, UC Berkeley and Harvard are 2 sides of the same coin
The Daily Californian - 3 months ago
UC Berkeley is often regarded as the flagship institution ... OCR could not be reached for comment as of press time. In February, the University of California released 113 Title IX investigation reports as a result of a California Public Records Act ...

$10.1 million secures Szyk collection for UC Berkeley
sdjewishworld.com - 3 months ago
thanks to a $10.1 million gift from Bay Area-based Taube Philanthropies to The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley. The Taube grant is the largest single monetary gift to acquire art in the history of the campus.

Prevalence, Disparities, And Determinants Of Primary Cesarean Births Among First-Time Mothers In Mexico
content.healthaffairs.org - 3 months ago
1 Sylvia Guendelman (sylviag{at}berkeley.edu) is a professor and chair of the Maternal and Child Health Program, Division of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. 2 Alison Gemmill is a PhD candidate in ...

Anti-Corruption Specialist Rebecca Li Joins Berkeley Research Group in Hong Kong
Marketwired - 3 months ago
Teece, Professor in Global Business and director of the Tusher Center on Intellectual Capital at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. "Rebecca brings world-class anti-corruption and investigative expertise to our already ...

Abe Fischler, visionary who led Nova Southeastern University for 22 years, dies
The Miami Herald - 3 months ago
He began his career as an assistant professor at Harvard University and earned tenure as a professor at University of California, Berkeley. He left California in 1967 to join Nova, which was chartered as a graduate school in the sciences in 1964 ...

Berkeley Lab building earns gold recognition
proudgreenbuilding.com - 3 months ago
Wang Hall at the University of California-Berkeley achieved a total of 69 points, scoring particularly well in sustainable sites, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and innovation in design. "With this certification, the USGBC has recognized ...

Mapping the Benefits of Farm Biodiversity
civileats.com - 3 months ago
To address this gap, Gonthier and his collaborators at University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Santa Cruz are developing a new method, merging participatory research, GIS mapping of farms, and a measure of evolutionary relatedness ...

Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler
nsunews.nova.edu - 3 months ago
Dr. Fischler went on to become an Assistant Professor at Harvard University and Full Professor at University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Fischler also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His career in academia began in 1959 as an assistant ...

University of California to cap out-of-state enrollment at Berkeley, UCLA
Reuters - 2015-03-03
SACRAMENTO, Calif. The University of California will cap enrollment of out-of-state students at its most popular campuses next year amid criticism of the paucity of spots available for California residents, UC President Janet Napolitano said on Tuesday.

Uncovering The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition
The Auto Chanel - 3 months ago
David Pimentel was at Cornell University at the time, and Tad Patzek was at University of California at Berkeley. They are the grandfathers of the energy-negative argument against ethanol (EROEI). Virtually every ethanol opponent has used information from ...

UC Berkeley settles sexual harassment suit for $1.7 million
KTVU Station - 3 months ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The University of California's governing board has agreed to a $1.7 million settlement that will be paid out over the next decade to an employee who accused the former dean of UC Berkeley's law school of sexual harassment. Under terms ...

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