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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 ...

Berkeley chancellor defends Milo Yiannopoulos event citing First Amendment
LGBTQ Nation - 2017-02-01
His scheduled visit Wednesday to the University of California at Berkeley has raised an issue facing campuses across America at the dawn of the Trump presidency: What is the line between free speech and hate speech? The visit is sponsored by the campus ...

Protests Expected at UC Berkeley Where Milo Yiannopoulos to Speak On Campus
NBC Bay Area - 2017-02-01
Protests are expected on Wednesday at the University of California at Berkeley where controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos will be speaking. More than 1,000 people have responded on Facebook that they intend to protest the sold-out event will be ...

The Latest: Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs debate
FOX News - 2017-01-31
BERKELEY, Calif. - The Latest on a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of California at Berkeley (all times local): 9:22 am. A polarizing editor from Breitbart News is scheduled to speak Wednesday at the University of California at Berkeley.

Extensive use of fluorinated chemicals in fast food wrappers: Chemicals can leach into food
Science Daily - 2017-02-01
as well as the University of California at Berkeley and Hope College. University of Notre Dame. (2017, February 1). Extensive use of fluorinated chemicals in fast food wrappers: Chemicals can leach into food. ScienceDaily. Retrieved February 1, 2017 from ...

New study finds extensive use of fluorinated chemicals in fast food wrappers
EurekAlert! - 2017-02-01
the Green Science Policy Institute, the Environmental Working Group, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, as well as the University of California at Berkeley and Hope College.

Arthur Rosenfeld, physicist at forefront of energy-efficiency movement, dies at 90
Reading Eagle - 2017-01-31
As a researcher at the University of California at Berkeley, he helped his adopted home state establish some of the country's first, and most stringent, energy-efficiency standards. For three decades, however, his research was limited to the study and ...

Blues fire coach Ken Hitchcock, promote Mike Yeo
KFVS12 - 2017-02-01
A longtime Border Patrol official who was backed by the agents' union has been named chief of the agency, less than a week after his predecessor resigned under pressure Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs ... Wednesday at the University of California ...

Tesla, BMW electrics fall short of highest crash-test rating
KFDA NewsChannel 10 - 2017-02-01
A longtime Border Patrol official who was backed by the agents' union has been named chief of the agency, less than a week after his predecessor resigned under pressure Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs ... Wednesday at the University of California ...

Ferret has successful pacemaker surgery at Kansas State
8 ABC kait8.com - 2017-01-31
(AP) - A ferret is recovering at home after being fitted with a pacemaker during a rare surgery at Kansas State University. The ferret ... for families in America and abroad Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs debate over free speech Breitbart speaker ...

Peter Thiel became New Zealand citizen in California in 2011
KSWO 7 News - 2017-02-01
Thiel didn't even have to leave California to become a new member of the South Pacific ... ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs debate over free speech Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs debate over ...

University of California, Berkeley, chancellor says he will resign
Reuters - 2016-08-16
BERKELEY, Calif. The chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley said on Tuesday he is resigning, telling faculty and students it was time for someone else to tackle the financial shortfall that has beset the highly-ranked research university.

Deficit Threatens Stability of University of California, Berkeley, Official Says
New York Times - 2016-02-11
The chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, said Wednesday that the university had a "substantial and growing" deficit that could threaten its long-term stability and that it needed to reduce expenses and raise revenues to maintain its ...

California Food News
ucfoodobserver.com - 2017-01-31
But a team of UC Berkeley scientists and California farmers is working hard to change that ... the country that address sustainable agriculture and agroecology. At least 50 university and colleges nationwide also have student farms or gardens that enable ...

The Latest: Spicer says travel ban shouldn't be called 'ban'
KWES NewsWest 9 - 2017-01-31
From married couples to mothers and daughters, President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees has created profound uncertainty and a limbo for families in America and abroad Breitbart speaker at Berkeley ... at the University of California ...

Professor Profiles: John Morgan, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
www.mbamission.com - 2017-01-18
Many MBA applicants feel that they are purchasing a brand when they choose a business school. However, the educational experience you will have is what is crucial to your future, and no one will affect your education more than your professors. Each ...

University of California, Berkeley, chancellor says will resign
Townhall.com - 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 ...

What are some of the pros and cons of attending the University of California at Berkeley?
www.quora.com - 2014-05-14
Great experience!. My junior years were exceptional. The biggest 'Pro' of my time was the people I hung out with. I went to Cal in the mid 70's and in state tuition was less than $800 a year. This meant that there were many students of lesser privilege.

University Of California Budget Still Rocky After Years Of Drastic Cuts
The Huffington Post - 2013-10-19
While University of California students have settled into this academic year following a budget deal that held tuition steady for 2013-14, Robert Birgeneau, the former UC Berkeley chancellor, warns that the system's financial troubles are far from over.

University of California--Berkeley
Forward Thinking For The Future - 2014-02-22
The College of Engineering at University of California--Berkeley has an application deadline of February 10. The application fee is $90 for U.S. residents and $110 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $11,220 per year (in-state) and full ...

Protesters Gather At University Of California, Berkeley
9&10 News - 2017-02-02
Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at the university Wednesday, making the last stop of a tour aimed at defying what he calls an epidemic of political correctness on college campuses ... a break-in and stabbing in Mackinac County. We're working to ...

Berkeley Teacher In The Spotlight After Condoning Violent UC Berkeley Protest
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 2017-02-15
Warriors Allow Record Amount Of 3-Pointers In LossThe Denver Nuggets tied an NBA record with 24 3-pointers while shocking the Golden State Warriors 132-110 on Monday night. Warriors Shorthanded In DenverThe Golden State Warriors will be without guards Klay ...

At UC Berkeley, It Pays Well to Worry About Inequality
The American Spectator - 2017-02-16
Former Clinton-era Labor Secretary Robert Reich, now a public-policy professor at the University of California at Berkeley, has warned that "we are heading back to levels of inequality not seen since the Gilded Age of the late 19th century," invoking ...

Trump threatens Berkeley, Yiannopoulos jabs "social justice left" after campus protest escalates
CBS News - 2017-02-02
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.

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