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Expert Says Defunding the Earthquake Early Warning System Puts Lives at Risk - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 2017-02-02
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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 5 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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 2 months ago
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 - 3 months 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.

UC Berkeley students protest Ben Shapiro speaking event
Al JAZEERA - 6 days ago at 4:30 PM
Hannah Benjamin, 20, grimaces as she is handcuffed by Alameda County Sheriff''s Department [Walker Dawson/Al Jazeera] Four hours into the protest against a conservative pundit's appearance at the University of California (UC) Berkeley in the United States ...

UC Berkeley Faculty Calls for Campus-Wide Boycott of Class
The Washington Free Beacon - 5 days ago at 4:52 AM
Over 200 University of California, Berkeley professors and faculty are calling for the shutdown of classes and activities during "free speech week," an event scheduled Sept. 24 to 27 that features some "alt-right" speakers. "Therefore, as faculty ...

UC Berkeley, City Bracing for More Protests During Free Speech Week
NBC San Diego - 6 days ago at 11:18 PM
Planning for more protests. That's the position the City of Berkeley and University of California officials are finding themselves in. "Free Speech Week" is scheduled for Sept. 24 at the Cal campus and no one knows what to expect with Milo Yiannopoulos and ...

9 arrested off campus during UC Berkeley conservative speech
Chicago Tribune - 6 days ago at 2:36 AM
Hundreds of police officers and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal university without violence. City police said Friday that ...

UC Berkeley Police investigating sexual assault at campus performance venue
KTVU Station - 6 days ago at 5:58 AM
BERKELEY (BCN)-- Police at the University of California at Berkeley are investigating a sexual assault that occurred last month on campus, police said today. The assault occurred sometime during the day in late August at Zellerbach Hall, a performance ...

Speech is free but not cheap, UC Berkeley finds
Ventura County Star - 1 week ago
BERKELEY - There is a price to pay for free speech, and UC Berkeley forecasts inflation. It cost the famously liberal university an estimated $600,000 to put the campus on virtual lockdown as conservative commentator Ben Shapiro spoke Thursday night.

UC Berkeley closes streets amid concerns about violence
News Tribune - 6 days ago at 5:13 AM
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Several streets around the University of California, Berkeley, were closed off Thursday with concrete and plastic barriers ahead of an evening appearance by a conservative commentator -- the latest polarizing event to raise ...

University of California, Berkeley ramps up security before Ben Shapiro speaks
PBS - 1 week ago
BERKELEY, Calif. -- The University of California, Berkeley, has ramped up security ahead of an appearance Thursday night by a conservative commentator, the latest polarizing figure to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus. Authorities ...

Conservative speaks at UC Berkeley amid heavy security
News-Times - 1 week ago
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- A phalanx of police and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal school which has become known recently more ...

Berkeley Remains Center of Free Speech Battles
U.S. News & World Report - 6 days ago at 11:12 AM
New school year, new free speech wars. As the University of California at Berkeley prepares to host conservative commentator Ben Shapiro Thursday evening, campus officials have already stepped up security - closing large swaths of the main campus ...

UC Berkeley Students Protest Conservative Speaker
Ebony - 1 week ago
Conservative radio host Ben Shapiro was met with protests during his talk at the University of California Berkeley when demonstrators swarmed outside chanting various slogans to let him know that Black and Brown bodies matter. CNN reports that police ...

Berkeley braces for Free Speech Week
Los Angeles Loyolan - 6 days ago at 8:10 AM
The University of California Berkeley's Free Speech Week has caused controversy across the city for inviting conservative speakers such as Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter and Stephen Bannon. Free Speech Week, from Sept. 24 to 27, was organized by The ...

The Latest: Cost of free speech isn't cheap at UC Berkeley
ABC News - 1 week ago
There is a price to pay for free speech. It cost the University of California, Berkeley an estimated $600,000 to put the campus on virtual lockdown as conservative commentator Ben Shapiro spoke Thursday night. Campus spokesman Dan Mogulof says the ...

Mayor wants University of California, Berkeley to cancel Free Speech Week after recent melees
FOX News - 3 weeks ago
The mayor of the city known for being the epicenter of the free speech movement is now urging a university to cancel plans by a conservative group for a Free Speech Week in September -- the request coming after recent violent clashes in the city.

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?

The Shape of Things to Come: On Utopian Architecture - 2016-05-12
Tickets required: $12 General Admission, $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons, Free BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian

Peterson: Online debate turns East Bay woman's life into living hell
San Jose Mercury News - 2016-05-12
"It's essentially when you make someone's information public so you can harass them," said Betsy Cooper, executive director of the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. "It often happens to celebrities." It's hacking with an attitude, out of ...

For a Redone NY Primary, please make these five telephone calls today
OpEdNews - 2016-05-12
To leave a message for Campaign Manager Jeff Weaver and Campaign Secretary Symone Sanders,go through the Vermont Campaign Headquarters, at 802-861-1505 >>>> Robert Reich, Bernie's, most effective supporter, can be called at UC Berkeley at 510 642-0560 and ...

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