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Sequencing of Green Alga Genome Provides Blueprint to Advance Clean Energy, Bioproducts - 2 months ago
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles, recently published their work in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The work was conceived of and developed at Berkeley ...

Boy, 15, arrested after Berkeley robbery
Berkeley Side - 2 months ago
The robbery took place at 9:15 p.m. at Bancroft Way and Piedmont Avenue, authorities said in a statement released by the University of California Police Department and Berkeley Police Department. Two teenagers robbed a pedestrian of her property.

Kent State, Case Western Reserve, University of Akron finalists for national entrepreneurship awards
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 2 months ago
Silicon Valley veteran and founding executive director emeritus of the University of California Berkeley's Lester Center for Entrepreneurship; and Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin. The Deshpande Symposium brings together ...

Social Movement Disruption and Authority Erosion in the Berkeley Free Speech Movement - 2 months ago
Brayden King examines the process through which authority erosion occurs through a historical analysis of the Free Speech Movement that occurred at the University of California, Berkeley campus in the fall of 1964. Brayden King is the Max McGraw Chair of ...

DJ Khaled makes surprise appearance at Berkeley graduation
Newsday - 2 months ago
BERKELEY, Calif. -- A group of future number-crunchers had their commencement crashed by DJ Khaled. The hip-hop star and social media celebrity gave a surprise performance at the ceremony for statistics graduates at the University of California ...

University of Redlands Expert Says Defunding the Earthquake Early Warning System Puts Lives at Risk
News Wise - 1 month ago
... of Redlands (B.A., ethnobotany), Stanford University (M.A., Latin American Studies), and University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., Geography). He has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Times, Huff Post, KPBS, CBS News, Japan Times and others.

Admiral, sower of Berkeley wildflowers, made history 75 years ago - 1 month ago
UC Berkeley annually in 1983 established the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lectureship, which "annually brings to the University of California at Berkeley a distinguished scholar, professional military person or government official for a ...

Solo climber is 1st up mighty California rock without ropes
Chron - 1 month ago
He dropped out of the University of California Berkeley to conquer major summits around the world. He was among several elite rock climbers whose endorsements were dropped by energy food company Clif Bar in 2014 following the release of a documentary about ...

Malvern Prep crew looks to continue winning ways at Henley
Philadelphia Daily News - 1 month ago
All but Koch, a senior who will row at the University of California at Berkeley, are juniors. The group crossed the finish line first at the SRAAs in 4 minutes, 33.86 seconds. It earned top honors at Stotesbury in 4:33.15. The Friars' "B" quad at Henley ...

14 arrested as many extremes of Portland collide
Concho Valley Homepage - 1 month ago
They were blamed for riots that led to the cancellation of conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos' scheduled talk at The University of California, Berkeley, and have shown up at events featuring Ann Coulter. They tend to equate such events with fascism ...

Gender-inclusive Locker Room Planned for UC Berkeley
Diverse Education - 1 month ago
BERKELEY, Calif. -- The University of California, Berkeley plans to build a gender-inclusive locker room at its campus gym. When the locker room opens next year it will include private changing rooms, showers, lockers and bathrooms stalls. It will also ...

University of California--Berkeley
U.S. News & World Report - 2011-09-02
University of California--Berkeley is a public institution that was founded in 1868. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 27,496, its setting is city, and the campus size is 1,232 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of ...

Berkeley Haas and UCLA Anderson Announce 2017-2018 Application Deadlines - 1 month ago
The Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley also released its 2017-2018 deadlines-along with its application essay questions. Briefly describe your immediate post-MBA career goals. How have prior experiences motivated and ...

Hoover Named Superintendent at National Fire Academy
Firehouse - 1 month ago
a fire marshal/battalion chief at a fire department and a deputy campus fire marshal for the University of California at Berkeley. Other leadership roles have included the Board of Directors for the National Fire Protection Association and the ...

Watch this nimble robot make quick work of odd shapes - 1 month ago
For robots though, picking up a variety of shapes poses a significant challenge. Thanks to work carried out at the University of California Berkeley, at least one robot is handily overcoming that challenge. While you might instinctively know the right ...

A Brooklyn Woman at the Center of the Nation's Culture Wars
WNYC - 1 month ago
Anti-Islam provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, who was been banned from Twitter and had a planned speech at the University of California at Berkeley descend into violence, spoke at an anti-Sarsour protest last week. In his remarks, he said she, in fact ...

Expert Says Defunding the Earthquake Early Warning System Puts Lives at Risk - 1 month ago
... and University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., Geography). He has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Times, Huff Post, KPBS, CBS News, Japan Times and others. Note: The above post is reprinted from materials provided by University of Redlands.

University again selected to host the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship - 1 month ago
University of California, Berkeley; the University of Virginia; Howard University; Georgia State; Syracuse University and more. More information about the Mandela Washington Fellowship can be found at Interested ...

University of California, Berkeley, chancellor says will resign
Business Insider - 2016-08-16
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley said on Tuesday he is resigning, telling faculty and students in a letter it was time for someone else to handle the financial shortfall that has beset the highly-ranked ...

Trump questions university funding after protest at University of California at Berkeley
WJTV - 5 months ago
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Protests turn violent in Berkeley Protestors watch a bonefire on ...

Scientists pinpoint area of the brain that regulates emotional spillover
University of Wisconsin-Madison News - 1 month ago
"It was interesting because participants saw the emotional faces very briefly," says study leader Regina Lapate, Center for Healthy Minds (CHM) collaborator and current postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. "Yet, having ...

Who's Afraid of Free Speech?
The Atlantic - 1 month ago
Many critics have used the incident at Middlebury, as well as violent protests at the University of California Berkeley, to argue that free speech is under assault. To these critics, liberal activists who respond aggressively to ideas they dislike are ...

Blooming corpse flowers draw crowds in Northern California
ABC News - 1 month ago
Sidney Price told KQED News he bought a seedling of the corpse flower after witnessing one bloom at the University of California Botanical Garden in Berkeley in 2010. "It smelled like dead possum," Price recalled. "It was pretty pungent and intense."

After year of campus protests, Supreme Court reaffirms there is no hate speech exception to the First Amendment
Washington Examiner - 1 month ago
Amid the uproar over Ann Coulter's scheduled lecture at the University of California-Berkeley, even Howard Dean, a former governor and head of the DNC, got in on the action, tweeting point blank, "Hate speech is not protected by the first amendment."

Why do liberals want to kill conservatives? Here's a list of liberal threats and attacks on conservatives since mid-2016
Catholic Online - 1 month ago
Milo Yiannopoulos speech at the University of California-Berkeley was cancelled after rioters set the campus on fire and threw rocks through windows. Milo tweeted that one of his supporters wearing a Trump hat was thrown to the ground and kicked.

FOURTH MESSENGER Gets East Coast Premiere at NYMF
Broadway World - 1 month ago
Tanya Shaffer (book and lyrics) is a San Francisco based writer whose plays have been produced by Berkeley Repertory ... She is a native of Saratoga, California, and holds a Computer Science degree from Stanford University. Matt August (director) recently ...

UC Berkeley experiments link sense of smell to metabolism - 3 weeks ago
SAN FRANCISCO, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Experiments at the University of California, Berkeley, indicate that obese mice who lost their sense of smell also lost weight. In contrast, mice with a boosted sense of smell, or so-called super-smellers, got even fatter ...

11th chancellor of UC Berkeley takes reins
KTVU Station - 3 weeks ago
BERKELEY (BCN) The 11th chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley took the reins on Saturday, campus officials said. Carol Christ is a renowned Victorian literature scholar and a veteran administrator who takes over for Nicholas Dirks.

UC-Berkeley claims right to suppress speech in legal motion
Campus Reform - 4 weeks ago
The University of California, Berkeley is trying to get a judge to dismiss the First Amendment lawsuit filed by conservative students after the school blocked Ann Coulter from speaking. The students allege a pattern of administrators stifling conservative ...

New Study Shows That Weight Gain Is Linked To Sense Of Smell - 3 weeks ago
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley engineered lab mice to lose their sense of smell. They assumed it would fuel weight loss by cutting cravings and therefore decrease the amount of food consumed. To test their theory, the researchers fed ...

One Berkeley Student on Why Violent Protesters Don't Represent the Mood on Campus - 4 weeks ago
In the 1960s student activists pushed the administration at the University of California Berkeley to lift its ban on campus political advocacy, earning the school a reputation as the birthplace of the free speech movement. Free speech and collective action ...

Researcher (Part-Time) University of California, Berkeley - Department of Physics - 1 month ago
The Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a part-time Researcher in the area of theoretical and mathematical physics with an expected start date in fall 2017. This appointment will not exceed 10 percent time ...

Woman Sues for $23 Million Because UC Berkeley Failed to Protect Her During Milo Riot - 1 month ago
A supporter of Milo Yiannopoulos filed a lawsuit Monday against the the University of California, Berkeley and others over alleged civil rights and First Amendment violations. The lawsuit filed in a federal court in California argues that UC Berkeley and ...

University of California/Berkeley Appeals Adverse CRISPR Decision by PTAB
Patentdocs - 3 months ago
In February, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rendered judgment that there was no interference-in-fact between the claims in interference between the Regents of the University of California/Berkeley and the ...

University of California, Berkeley
Housing Wire - 2014-08-11
After years of helping the economy recover from the financial crisis through her role as commissioner at the Federal Housing Administration, Galante announced her decision to leave the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She will return to ...

UC Berkeley at odds over another right-wing speaker
CBS News - 6 days ago at 1:20 AM
Ben Shapiro at Politicon 2016 at The Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Pasadena, CA. SAN FRANCISCO --Former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro is the latest right-wing pundit who can't speak on the University of California, Berkeley campus ...

UPDATE: Under Pressure, UC Berkeley Reverses Decision, Will Accommodate Shapiro Speech - 5 days ago at 6:40 AM
UPDATE - This welcome news hardly makes up for all of their recent sins against free expression, but it's a start. Following another outcry from conservatives, who again highlighted the university's outrageous hostility to free speech, UC Berkeley ...

BREAKING: UC Berkeley will host Ben Shapiro event, pay fees after College Republicans accuse university of censorship - 6 days ago at 8:38 PM
The University of California, Berkeley has confirmed to FIRE it will host an on-campus event sponsored by the Berkeley College Republicans featuring conservative commentator Ben Shapiro on September 14 at 7 p.m. -- even if the university has to foot the bill.

Mountain lion sighted near UC Berkeley Clark Kerr campus
KTVU Station - 6 days ago at 11:37 PM
BERKELEY, Calif. (BCN, KTVU) - A warning from police, after a mountain lion was spotted in the area of the University of California at Berkeley campus, Wednesday morning. The sighting was reported at 11:57 a.m. east of the Clark Kerr Campus track on Sport ...

UC Berkeley Is Again at the Center of Free Speech Debate
TheWrap - 5 days ago at 4:11 AM
The University of California, Berkeley is once again at the center of a heated debate surrounding free speech. The Daily Wire is reporting that the University of California, Berkeley is refusing to host its editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro at a Berkeley College ...

UC Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for right-wing speaker
Chippewa Herald - 5 days ago at 6:47 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California, Berkeley is now offering to waive a venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested, school officials said Thursday afternoon.

Ben Shapiro is coming to Berkeley, CA like it or not - 6 days ago at 8:33 PM
So, should he speak at UC Berkeley? First came left-wing riots on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, earlier this year over a planned speech by alt-right ...

UC Berkeley says another right-wing commentator cannot speak
Tulsa World - 6 days ago at 7:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California, Berkeley officials say conservative commentator Ben Shapiro cannot speak on the campus under conditions proposed by a Republican student group. Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said Thursday that Berkeley ...

Woman pepper-sprayed at UC Berkeley protest sues university, police
Reuters - 1 month ago
(Reuters) - A woman who says she was pepper-sprayed by protesters demonstrating against a planned appearance by a right-wing speaker in February has sued the University of California at Berkeley for infringing on her First Amendment free speech rights.

University panel adopts expanded student-athlete protections
HAWAII NEWS NOW - 2016-05-11
A 2012 state law required the four California universities in the Pacific 12 Conference, including UC Berkeley and UCLA, to continue providing financial support to athletes permanently side-lined by injuries. The policy considered Wednesday would extend ...

Star has four mini-Neptunes orbiting in lock step
Berkeley University of California - 2016-05-11
According to co-author Howard Isaacson, a UC Berkeley research astronomer, the Kepler-223 star system can help us understand how our solar system and other stellar systems discovered in the past few decades formed. In particular, it could help resolve the ...

Study reveals fox squirrels' tell-tail signs of frustration - 2016-05-11
"Our results demonstrate the universality of emotional responses across species," said study lead author Mikel Delgado, a doctoral student in psychology at UC Berkeley. "After all, what do you do when you put a dollar in a soda machine and don't get your soda?

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