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UC Berkeley student sexually assaulted by man he met online
KTVU Station - 2016-11-23
BERKELEY (BCN) A student at the University of California at Berkeley was sexually assaulted Tuesday morning by a man he met online, campus police said. The assault occurred at around 1:30 a.m. in the victim's room at a university-affiliated student ...

New detection method to double number of known black holes
semanariopalestra.com - 2016-12-17
Earlier this year, astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley found a unusual cosmic behemoth: a rogue supermassive black hole. With the help of the newly invented trick, the scientists will now be able to determine around ten hidden black holes ...

University Of California Administrative Workers To Strike In January
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 2016-12-16
BERKELEY (CBS SF) - Administrative workers at the University of California will go on strike at all 10 UC campuses, five medical centers and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab next month, a union spokesman said Thursday. The system-wide Teamsters Local ...

The Latest: "There's a part of our heart that's missing"
US News and World Report - 2016-12-08
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people(all times local): 3:28 p.m. Family members and friends have paid tribute to five colleagues from the University of California at Berkeley who died in last week's fire in ...

Trump considers financial pundit Larry Kudlow for Council of Economic Advisers
Washington Post - 2016-12-16
Bush; University of California at Berkeley professor Christina D. Romer; and later Federal Reserve chiefs Benjamin S. Bernanke, Janet Yellen and Alan Greenspan. Kudlow, by comparison, has not done any comparable research, though he is much more famous by ...

Who died in Oakland: Victims of deadly warehouse fire remembered
Dayton Daily News - 2016-12-08
She did that stuff through out her life," Bohlka said. David Cline, 24, of Oakland Cline, a recent University of California at Berkeley graduate, had studied cognitive science and computer science, and was passionate about attending electronic music shows ...

UC Berkeley student aims to make historic trek in wheelchair
San Mateo Daily Journal - 2016-12-12
A University of California at Berkeley student this month is aiming to become the first person in a wheelchair known to trek through three iconic routes in Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Alvaro Silberstein is on his way to Patagonia where he will ...

Pantone announces 'Greenery' as 2017 color of the year
WHIO - 2016-12-08
She did that stuff through out her life," Bohlka said. David Cline, 24, of Oakland Cline, a recent University of California at Berkeley graduate, had studied cognitive science and computer science, and was passionate about attending electronic music shows ...

Trump's Dark Cloud of Illegitimacy
OpEdNews - 2016-12-13
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, has a new film, "Inequality for All," to be released September 27. He blogs at www.robertreich.org.

21-year-old UC Berkeley students dies in Oakland fire
KRON4 - 2016-12-07
OAKLAND (KRON) -- A University of California at Berkeley student was among those killed in the devastating Oakland warehouse fire. Vanessa Plotkin was in her third year at UC Berkeley. She was majoring in sociology, according to her Facebook page.

Lifting the Veil on the Holistic Process at the University of California, Berkeley
New York Times - 2013-08-01
A HIGHLY qualified student, with a 3.95 unweighted grade point average and 2300 on the SAT, was not among the top-ranked engineering applicants to the University of California, Berkeley. He had perfect 800s on his subject tests in math and chemistry, a ...

Reich: Puzder is against almost every provision of labor ...
Yahoo Finance - 2016-12-09
Robert Reich, former secretary of Labor and University of California at Berkeley economics professor, discusses President-elect Trump's pick of Andy Puzder for Labor secretary as well as what to expect from the Trump administration.

Robert B. Reich: The creeping tyranny of Donald Trump
The Baltimore Sun - 2016-12-16
We must ask: Has Mr. Trump no sense of decency? Robert Reich, a former U.S. Secretary of Labor, is professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of "Beyond Outrage," now available in paperback. His new film ...

IoT Industry Expert Joseph Bradley Appointed Chairman of Board for Hortau
IT Business Net - 2016-12-15
He earned an economics degree from the University of California at Berkeley. ?I'm excited about the work Hortau is doing and the opportunity to be part of its future," Bradley said. ?In my experience, the IoT industry is all about enabling people to be ...

Scientists are About to Find a Hoard of New Black Holes
inverse.com - 2016-12-16
Earlier this year, astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley found a strange cosmic behemoth: a rogue supermassive black hole. This record-breaking celestial monstrosity -- with a mass roughly equivalent to 17 billion suns -- was just ...

Surge in foreign students may be crowding Americans out of elite colleges
Washington Post - 2016-12-21
The share also doubled at Brown University, to 12 percent, and Columbia University ... Huang said the college draws huge interest from Pacific Rim countries because of its location in Southern California, home to vibrant Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese ...

The Crazy Story of the Professor Who Came to Stay--and Wouldn't Leave
Mother Jones - 2016-12-29
Armed with this information, Abel reached out to people who knew Peritz--colleagues at UC-Berkeley, old classmates, anyone who might have some insight into his motivations. Some of his longtime friends agreed to try to convince him to leave her house ...

Libby Leffler, Michael Hoaglin
New York Times - 2017-01-01
Until 2015, she worked at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., as a business development manager. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a daughter of Paula Zagaris Leffler and Duke T. Leffler, both of Modesto, Calif. Her parents work ...

Arizona overcomes slow start to put Bears in hibernation and secure first conference win at Cal
Arizona Daily Wildcat - 2016-12-31
University of California Golden Bears men's college basketball game on Dec. 30, 2016, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star Freshman guard Kobi Simmons scored 10 points in the opening five minutes of the half, and propelled ...

Teaching social justice: Class in Angels Camp to combat issues with art
Union Democrat - 2016-12-29
While in high school she made prom dresses for $1,500 a gown. In 2012 as a student enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, things changed. Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in Florida. So, she made a quilt. "I was born in ...

REPORT: California colleges rated worst for Jewish students
Campus Reform - 2016-12-29
including prestigious institutions like the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University. New York came in at a close second, following California by only three schools, with esteemed universities like Columbia topping the list. In fact ...

Meet Salto: Most Vertically Agile Robot Ever
Sci-Tech Today - 2017-01-01
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley say their new robot is the most vertically agile yet created. The small robot can perform several vertical jumps in a row, as well as spring onto and off a wall. Scientists modeled the robot after the ...

The changing face of the UC
Woodland Daily Democrat - 2016-12-30
Twenty years ago, if you plucked a random application from a University of California admissions office ... The influx of new students led one campus, UC Berkeley, to educate hundreds of freshmen across the Bay Bridge in San Francisco.

ACA repeal could cost California more than 200,000 jobs
Phys - 2016-12-20
says a new report from the Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Center researchers conclude that the state's Central Valley--which is already struggling with high unemployment--will be among California's ...

New year brings stifling new minimum wage hikes [California]
freerepublic.com - 2016-12-30
Proponents at the union-backed Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California, Berkeley have argued that a $15 policy could generate savings for taxpayers. But their claims fall apart when you dig into the methodology. For instance ...

The 5-Minute At-Your-Desk Destresser
blog.myfitnesspal.com - 2016-12-27
With over 20 years of fitness experience, she is a nationally recognized presenter and currently teaches at Crunch, Fitness SF, and the University of California at Berkeley, where she is a health coach. Shane is a CEC provider for ACE and AFFA and an ...

The Age of Incompetence
fbkfinanzwirtschaft.wordpress.com - 2016-12-29
J. Bradford DeLong is Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was ...

Geothermal costs heating up: UC-Berkeley requesting additional funds
West Hawaii Today - 2016-12-21
Afterward, the county issued a request for proposals and picked the University of California at Berkeley to do the study, which would determine if the operations at Puna Geothermal Venture affect the health of nearby residents. But now, UC-Berkeley is ...

Dr. Lehman Brightman, Founder of UNITED NATIVE AMERICANS Needs HELP and Prayers.
originalpechanga.com - 2016-12-22
and he has an M.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Brightman is an ex-Marine and served one year in the Korean conflict where he was wounded in action. Professor Brightman established and coordinated the first Native American ...

Opportunity grows out of small town America
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2016-12-31
according to an analysis by economists at Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley. The numbers are more similar to Scandinavian countries, which score particularly high in this regard, than to urbanized areas of the United States. "The rural ...

Top videos of 2016 - editor's picks
weforum.org - 2016-12-30
Inadequate sleep is related to a wide range of problems, from depression to obesity. Dan Yang, professor of neurobiology at the University of California, Berkeley, discusses our growing understanding of the neuronal circuits involved in sleep: one day ...

Carl McGown passes away at the age of 79
BYUCougars - 2016-12-31
He taught at Oregon (1968-71) and University of California-Berkeley (1971-72) before joining the BYU faculty in 1972. During his teaching and coaching career, McGown was published in a number of journals and also published several books. He and his wife ...

Feeding the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way
SpaceRef - 2016-12-29
Co-authors include James Stone, Princeton professor of astrophysical sciences, and Eliot Quataert, director of theoretical astrophysics at the University of California, Berkeley. To develop a method for finding the answer, the researchers considered the ...

University of California's Napolitano in hospital for cancer
WIS-TV - 2017-01-17
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - University of California President Janet Napolitano ... scandals involving the chancellors at two of the largest schools in the system, UC Berkeley and UC Davis, both of whom eventually resigned. In November 2004, Napolitano had ...

Leftist Group Releases Personal Information of Five College Republicans at Cal-Berkeley
academia.org - 2017-01-17
This is a practice called "doxing", where private information is released publicly with malicious intent: Five members of the University of California Berkeley College Republicans recently had personal information about themselves published by a ...

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal
easterneronline.com - 2017-01-17
In a press conference this afternoon, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he has accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University of California, Berkeley. The position has been vacant since Jan. 8, when Cal fired former head coach ...

Beau Baldwin leaves Eastern Washington, hired as Offensive Coordinator at Cal
SWX Right Now - 2017-01-17
that he has accepted the offensive coordinator position at the University of California at Berkeley. In his place, EWU athletic director Bill Chaves announced that long-time Eastern assistant coaches Aaron Best and Jeff Schmedding will serve as co-interim ...

Study of Extinct Seabirds Reflects Climate Change in OC, California
news.fullerton.edu - 2017-01-04
This fossil seabird specimen, in the collection at the University of California Museum of Paleontology in Berkeley, is about 5 million years old. CSUF alumnus Peter Kloess studied over 500 seabird fossils from around California and Orange County for his ...

For $8,000, this startup will fill your veins with the blood of young people -- but it has no idea if it'll have any benefits
The Business Insider - 2017-01-16
"I'm really happy with the results we're seeing," he said. Irina Conboy, a bioengineering professor at the University of California at Berkeley who pioneered one of these parabiosis studies in mice in 2005, found evidence that the exchange had done ...

WhatsApp Vulnerability Enables Interception of Encrypted Messages
NewsFactor Network - 2017-01-17
A vulnerability in how Facebook-owned WhatsApp handles encrypted messages could allow someone besides the intended recipient to intercept and read a sender's private messages, according to a cryptography researcher at the University of California-Berkeley.

For millennials, financial security may be out of reach, research suggests
Honolulu Star Advertiser - 2017-01-17
The analysis echoes the takeaways of a collective study by Harvard, Stanford and the University of California at Berkeley last month, which found that only half of millennials earn more than their parents. The new research delves into the racial wage gap ...

The California Drought, Which Was to Last Centuries, May Be Over
24/7 Wall ST - 2017-01-13
B. Lynn Ingram, a paleoclimatologist at the University of California at Berkeley, thinks that California needs to brace itself for a megadrought--one that could last for 200 years or more. Only two and a half years later, the drought may be over.

Wildfire app allows students to alert others of emergencies, launches at Duke this week
The Chronicle - 2017-01-13
Wildfire can send out alerts that are location-specific and feature information and images. On Wednesday, University of California-Berkeley graduates remotely launched a safety mobile app at Duke that they hope will spread, as its name suggests ...

Anabel Hernández tells how a U.S. university fellowship helped her investigate the disappearance of students in Mexico
Journalism in the Americas - 2017-01-17
Journalist Anabel Hernández (Photo courtesy). At that time, Hernández was at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States completing an investigative journalism fellowship. The scholarship had arrived at the exact moment when she was ...

Kerry Lonsdale to Speak at the 20th Anniversary EWIP Conference, 3/30
Broadway World - 2017-01-17
Aya de Leon is director of Poetry for the People, where she teaches creative writing in the African American Studies Department at the University of California at Berkeley. Grounded in spoken word and theater performance, De Leon won the San Francisco ...

Eccentric anthropologist focus of program
Herald and News - 2017-01-05
Originally trained as a medical doctor, de Angulo began his career in linguistics and anthropology with the University of California at Berkeley in the 1920s, undertaking fieldwork to document the languages and music of several tribes in California and Mexico.

The 15 warnings signs of tyranny
Daily Press - 2017-01-17
Consider yourself warned. Robert Reich, a former U.S. Secretary of Labor, is professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of "Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few," now available in paperback.

UC Berkeley fires football coach Sonny Dykes
Pleasanton Weekly - 2017-01-09
University of California at Berkeley football coach Sonny Dykes was fired Sunday. "Primarily, we want what's best for our student-athletes and have a head coach in place who is fully committed to our program and our university," said , director of ...

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