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Graduate Students Are Workers: The Decades-Long Fight for Graduate Unions, and the Path Forward
Truth Out - 2016-08-29
Long before the TAA, there were attempts to organize graduate student unions at the University of California at Berkeley in the 1930s, and again in the 1960s. And the TAA itself was hardly alone, riding a wave of faculty and graduate student organizing ...

The Collateral Damage of Neoliberalism
mahablog.com - 2016-08-28
A professor emerita of sociology at the University of California-Berkeley spends time with Trump supporters in Louisiana and forms a hypothesis about why they support Trump, which actually is interesting and insightful. Read "I Spent Five Years With Some ...

Singularity University Comes Home: Global Summit Kicks off Today in San Francisco
Singularity Hub Blog - 2016-08-28
Alex Filippenko, a well-known professor of astronomy and physical sciences at University of California, Berkeley, will enlighten us on the frontiers of space exploration and share what we need to know about exoplanets. Additional speakers at Global Summit ...

Measuring the Speed of Light
vofoundation.org - 2016-08-28
She earned her Ph. D. in Astrophysics from the University of California at Berkeley, assisted by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Her thesis work involved measuring the concentration of the total mass of visible plus dark matter ...

Next round of soda tax fight brings piles of cash
Politico - 2016-08-28
The cross-sectional study by the University of California, Berkeley, which was based on surveys done before and after the tax kicked in, found that consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages decreased 21 percent in Berkeley, while it increased by 4 percent ...

Cal Bears in Australia attract 61,000 fans to Sydney game
San Jose Mercury News - 2016-08-28
SYDNEY -- The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between the Cal Bears and the University ... conference's California Golden Bears from UC-Berkeley ...

UC-Berkeley halts class that critics say advocates the elimination of Israel
thecollegefix.com - 2016-09-14
Less than three hours after it was warned that a "student-taught, credit-bearing course" was promoting the elimination of Israel, the University of California-Berkeley suspended the course. "Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis" is a one-unit ...

UC Berkeley Offers Class in Erasing Jews From Israel, Destroying Jewish State
capoliticalreview.com - 2016-09-14
UC Berkeley has a course teaching students HOW to erase Jews from the Middle East and Israel from the map. No, we did win World War II--but our UC system is run by bigots and haters, folks more at home at Palestine University than a university is a free ...

HelloMD & UC Berkeley to Conduct Largest Study on Cannabis, Pain & Opioid Abuse
www.hellomd.com - 2016-09-14
Overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescription drugs. From 1999 to 2014, more than 165,000 people have died in the U.S. from overdoses related to prescription opioids, (CDC). The opioid ...

Daytripping: 11 Things to Do in Berkeley
sonomamag.com - 2016-09-14
Begin your Berkeley day tripping down student memory lane at Caffé Strada. The cafe classroom of UC Berkeley, Strada has the ability to waft you immediately back into those halcyon days of innocence inseparable from your memories of the good college life.

Poor Schools Need to Encompass More Than Instruction to Succeed
New York Times - 2016-09-14
Like many states, Connecticut is home to many schools failing poor and low-income youth. Generally, these are the students shortchanged by an emphasis on narrow metrics of student and school success. Many officials desire simple, low-cost solutions for ...

UC Berkeley Ranked #1 Best Public University
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 2016-09-13
BERKELEY (CBS SF) -- U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings and University of California at Berkeley was the number one ranked public university for the 19th year in a row. Princeton was the top national university, followed by ...

How Oklahoma schools rank on 2017 Best Colleges list
Oklahoma News - 2016-09-13
Princeton University remains No. 1 on the Best National Universities list. For the 19th year, the University of California-Berkeley is the highest ranked public school on the list. The University of California-Los Angeles and the University of Virginia ...

Menlo Park: Malcolm McGinnis, co-owner of Freewheel Brewing, dies at 57
The Almanac Online - 2016-09-29
After getting a master's degree in forensic health at the University of Pittsburgh, he moved to California to attend U.C. Berkeley, where he received a master's in public health and a doctorate in biochemistry. Mr. McGinnis' professional career centered on ...

California governor OKs plan for earthquake early warnings
Ledger-Enquirer - 2016-09-29
BART's Oakland center got about nine seconds of warning before shaking from the 2014 Napa earthquake struck, though it was the middle of the night and no trains were running, said Dr. Jennifer Strauss of the University of California, Berkeley Seismological ...

Clemson University part of NSF-funded consortium for advancing research computing practices
the NEWSSTAND - 2016-09-29
University of California-Berkeley, Oklahoma State University, Ohio Supercomputer Center, University of Missouri, University of Miami, Yale University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Florida, University ...

Scholars join Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Princeton University - 2016-09-29
Monica Huerta, who received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California-Berkeley, and holds a master's in history from Princeton. Her research focuses on notions of expression and its relationship to identity in literature, law and science ...

Berkeley Mayoral Candidate Jailed For Alleged Vandalism
Patch - 2016-09-29
In 2008, Running Wolf was active in the protest against University of California at Berkeley's plan, which was eventually implemented, to tear down a grove of oak trees next to its football stadium so that an athletic training facility could be built.

UTSA earns leadership role in multi-million dollar research project
The University Of Texas At San Antonio - 2016-09-29
The University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Washington. Dean Browning says the impact the NHERI grant will have on UTSA as a whole will be tremendous. "This grant puts UTSA forward as a leader of one of the largest civil engineering ...

Megan McDermott to Receive the 2016 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize for Writing
CBS 58 News - 2016-09-29
She attended the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, where she served as articles editor of the California Law Review; co-president and treasurer of the Berkeley Law Foundation; and was named to the Order of the Coif. The American Inns of ...

Everspring Welcomes Dr. Mark Kamlet To Board Of Directors
Yahoo Finance - 2016-09-28
and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He currently sits on the boards of Highmark, a large health insurance and hospital system, and Panopto, a lecture capture company. "I've been very impressed by the management team at ...

Because of the ADA, Universities May Withdraw Free Online Course Content
people.uis.edu - 2016-09-28
On September 13, the University of California at Berkeley announced that it may have to take down online lecture and course content that it has offered free to the public: content that we have made available to the public. That Berkeley is not just ...

Time for Congress to Stop Hollering at CEOs and Take Action
www.laprogressive.com - 2016-09-27
Robert B. Reich is Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He has ...

2 Female UC Berkeley Students Sexually Assaulted At Fraternity Houses
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 2016-10-17
BERKELEY (CBS SF) -- Berkeley police are investigating the sexual assaults of two female students at University of California at Berkeley off-campus fraternity houses over the weekend. Both sexual assaults reportedly occurred at off-campus fraternity ...

University Of California Labor Union Survey Shows Workers Struggle To Eat
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 2016-10-17
BERKELEY (CBS SF) -- Low pay keeps thousands of University of California support workers struggling to fend off hunger and fighting to make ends meet, according to a new survey released Monday. The survey says that 70 percent of respondents report ...

Inequality: Brown University Janus Forum
bradford-delong.com - 2016-10-17
J. Bradford DeLong--that's me--is a professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a weblogger for the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and was in the Clinton ...

Tribute to Oregon Professor Jeffrey Barlow
Salem-News - 2016-10-18
and received his PhD from University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Barlow taught Asian History in Oregon at institutions of higher learning; University of Oregon, Lewis & Clark College, and retired as Professor Emeritus from Pacific University.

Practicing Privacy: Insights from Edtech Lawyer Gretchen Shipley
edSurge - 2016-10-18
2016 has been a busy year for data privacy advocates. University of California, Berkeley students filed suit against Google for illegally scanning their emails. Pokemon Go launched its wildly popular location-based and data-hungry augmented reality game.

Meet the man behind Question 1
The Boston Globe - 2016-10-17
REVERE -- He left the University of California Berkeley to study meditation in Hawaii. He sold high-end properties on the Big Island until Thailand beckoned, then he moved there to develop luxury resorts. Now at age 64, when many men of means might be ...

The Untold Story of the First Atoms in the Universe
Daily Beast - 2016-10-17
Aaron Parsons is an Associate Professor of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. This piece was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original story here.

Santa Clara University Wins Tiny House Competition
Business Wire - 2016-10-17
The other teams that competed in the competition were University of California, Berkeley; California State University, Chico; California State University, Fresno; Cosumnes River College; College of the Sequoias; Laney College; Sacramento State University ...

Lecturer in Law Skye Donald, 1973 - 2016
law.ucla.edu - 2016-10-17
Donald earned a B.A. in History in 1995 from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.A. in 1998 in Journalism and Latin American Studies from New York University, and a J.D. in 2004 from New York University, where she was an associate editor of the ...

UCI Chancellor's Condemnation of Wingnut David Horowitz is Sought
Orange County Weekly - 2016-10-17
Among those singled out for shaming was David Theo Goldberg, director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute ... including UCLA, UC Berkeley and San Diego State, which were also the recipients of inflammatory posters in recent ...

NASA's MAVEN Mission Gives Unprecedented Ultraviolet View of Mars
Yahoo News - 2016-10-17
The University of California at Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory also provided four science instruments for the mission. Lockheed Martin built the spacecraft and is responsible for mission operations. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena ...

Finally: A Call To End UC Berkeley as an Indoctrination Camp
capoliticalreview.com - 2016-11-02
If you wanted to attend a Saul Alinsky, Fidel Castro, Bernie Sanders, Socialist indoctrination camp--at great expense--you should enroll at UC Berkeley. This is a school where Sanders is considered a revisionist and Putin too conservative. The very ...

Terrence Hendershott Affiliates with Cornerstone Research
Security @IT - 2016-11-02
Cornerstone Research, a leading provider of economic and financial consulting and expert testimony, announced today that Terrence Hendershott of the University of California, Berkeley, has affiliated with the firm. He is the Cheryl and Christian Valentine ...

Master Degree Programs For The Renewable Energy Economy
CleanTechnica - 2016-11-01
The Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at the University of California Berkeley is an outstanding interdisciplinary program (my degree is from there) but it is small and highly competitive. Stanford University offers the Energy Innovation and Emerging ...

UC INSTRUCTORS ABUSING UNIVERSITY TO PROMOTE ANTI-SEMITIC, ANTI-ZIONIST POLITICAL MOVEMENT
capoliticalreview.com - 2016-11-02
Brown, has done his part in the cause of Jew hating by using the University of California as an indoctrination center ... politically-motivated anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic course at UC Berkeley and a similar course offered last year at UC Riverside ...

Coalition accuses Berkeley course of 'political indoctrination'
Campus Reform - 2016-11-01
Hundreds of professors and advocacy organizations are calling on University of California system President Janet Napolitano ... also among the 43 that had previously signed a letter to UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks at the start of the semester ...

Bourns College of Engineering Welcomes 16 New Faculty Members
UCR Today - 2016-11-01
... Ph.D. in physics from Rutgers The State University of New Jersey and has been serving as a Postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley researching nanoscience, carbon materials and superconductors. Chen Li, an assistant professor with the ...

Do soda taxes work? Experts look to Mexico for answers
CNN - 2016-11-01
associate professor of joint medical program and public health nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley, and lead author of the study in the American Journal of Public Health. Madsen added that the new PLOS Medicine modeling study, which ...

How to Protect Yourself from Work Burnout
Crosswalk - 2016-11-01
The gold standard job burnout assessment is the 22-question Maslach Burnout Inventory ("MBI") by University of California, Berkeley psychology professor, Christina Maslach, The MBI surveys three areas: exhaustion, depersonalization and professional ...

VIDEO: UC Berkeley students given option to leave class taught by professor accused of harassment
KRON4 - 2016-11-16
BERKELEY (BCN) -- University of California at Berkeley students enrolled in a course taught by a professor accused of sexually harassing a graduate student over several years will be given the option to leave the class and take it with an alternate ...

UC lays groundwork for possible tuition increase at two-day regents meeting
Los Angeles Times - 2016-11-16
The University of California will lay the groundwork for a possible tuition ... At the same time, he said, students were upset to see chancellors at UC Davis and UC Berkeley spend public funds to burnish their online images and take overseas trips ...

California high school students march to protest Trump win
vouxmagazine.com - 2016-11-15
They then marched toward the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, a city known for its progressive politics. They also stood in front of the IDS building as security officers stood by with chains on the doors to make sure they couldn't enter.

3 teens arrested for robbery near UC Berkeley
SFBay - 2016-11-15
Three teens were arrested Monday night by Berkeley police after they allegedly tried to rob a man walking in a neighborhood south of the University of California, Berkeley campus. At about 10:30 p.m. a man called police on his cellphone to say he was being ...

The Hidden Currents of the Landscape
dirt.asla.org - 2016-11-14
Chip Sullivan, FASLA, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, believes there are mysteries in our landscapes that defy explanation. In an otherworldly session at the ASLA 2016 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, he bypassed the usual scientific ...

Ex-UC Berkeley Law Dean Choudhry Drops Discrimination Suit
Law 360 - 2016-11-17
Law360, Los Angeles (November 16, 2016, 10:42 PM EST) -- Sujit Choudhry, the former dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, is voluntarily dropping his discrimination suit against the university system almost a week after a judge ...

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