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We're gearing up for our big upcoming TC Sessions: Robotics event May 11 on the UC Berkeley campus, and we've got a lot to talk about. We've already announced Berkeley professors Pieter Abbeel and Robert Full, Android/Playground Global founder Andy Rubin and VCs Chrissy Meyer, Renata ...
Kieffer is on a two-day campus visit for UC Berkeley's 150th Charter Day celebration, where he will be a greeter at the ceremony. His agenda includes a visit to People's Park in response to Chancellor Carol Christ's potential interest in building student housing on the park. Answers have been edited ...

... we called "What kind of Facebook user are you?" In our project approved by UC Berkeley's Institutional Review Board, we conducted a survey where we asked Facebook users questions about how third-party apps worked, the types of data apps could access from their profiles, and their privacy concerns. Americans
As we celebrate the UC Berkeley's sesquicentennial, it's inspiring to see how closely the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive's history has aligned with the university's since its earliest days. Our origins date back nearly as far as those of the university itself. The third building on campus, the ...
The University of California began on March 23, 1868, when California Gov. Henry Haight signed the Organic Act, ... The Morrill Act's proponents believed that democracy required an educated populace, UC Berkeley wildlife and forestry professor emeritus Reginald Barrett said. His great-great ...
There is no doubt that this institution -- the University of California -- has far surpassed even these lofty goals. In the years since 1868, it has grown from 40 students on a small campus in Oakland to 10 university campuses educating nearly 300,000 student -- not to mention five medical centers, ... intellectual

The Association for Computing Machinery, or ACM, granted UC Berkeley computer science professor emeritus David Patterson and former president of Stanford University John Hennessy the ACM A.M. Turing Award for their work in the development of RISC microprocessors. Together, the pair created ...
The chancellors and presidents of UC Berkeley have always dealt with passionate protesters. It is they who ultimately face the the trial of decision-making when politics risk disrupting their institution's academic purpose. Whether in reaction to Mario Savio's demands, the ban on affirmative action or the ...
Can you believe that UC Berkeley is 150 years old It seems that just yesterday, it was the only UC and the beloved Campanile didn't even exist (we at the Clog remember that sort of stuff). The past 150 years have been filled with some incredible inventions, Nobel Peace prizes, Big Games, ...
Before looking into what the public record had to say about LGBTQ people, “we didn't realize we were going to find so much,” Jesse Silva says in a new story posted on the UC Berkeley library website. Silva, Berkeley's librarian for government information, political science and public policy, came up with ...
Now in his final year at the University of California, Berkeley, one of the country's elite universities, Chamu cares for his family while striving to get an education he hopes will someday allow him to have a house with bedrooms and a functioning sewage system. But Hayward has made it illegal to live in ...
Alfred Twu — a Berkeley designer, UC Berkeley alum and environmental advocate — is running for Berkeley City Council's District 8 seat, currently held by Councilmember Lori Droste. Twu currently serves on Berkeley's Zero Waste Commission and is the vice president of programming for the East Bay ...
Harassment. Discrimination. Retaliation. Gaslighting. While this might sound like a promo for a spy thriller or a reality show, this is what I actually endured for three years as I tried to report my experiences working in Information Services and Technology, also known as IST or simply IT, on this campus to the ...
Ismael Chamu arrives at UC Berkeley after a 90-minute trip by foot and BART train. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times). Ismael Chamu looks the part of a typical college student, with his backpack, black jeans and stylish fade haircut. But he bears extraordinary burdens. In the last 18 months, he has slept on ...
Ismael Chamu is in a tight spot -- figuratively and literally. He's been living in a tiny trailer barely big enough for one, and he's not alone. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Katie Marzullo. Monday, March 12, 2018 11:19PM. HAYWARD, Calif. (KGO) --. Ismael Chamu is in a tight spot -- figuratively and literally. He's been living in a tiny trailer ...
We're not angry about the news that UC Berkeley will sometimes throw the contents of compost and recycling bins into landfill dumpsters; we're just disappointed. It's like finding out Santa Claus isn't real. When custodians and groundskeepers see compost and recycling bins that are topped with regular ...

UC Berkeley recently began its search for the next vice chancellor for student affairs, or VCSA. The position is part of the Division of Student Affairs, which oversees campus services related to student life — including financial aid, housing and enrollment. Stephen Sutton — the current interim vice chancellor ...
UC Berkeley was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 public college in the country. But while attending the university is a great opportunity, you'll need to figure out how to pay for your education. As a public school, UC Berkeley is more affordable than many private colleges. Unfortunately, it's ...
ARI hosted the event in collaboration with the Berkeley College Republicans, or BCR. ARI reached out to BCR because it considered UC Berkeley a “natural place” to have an event on free speech, according to ARI spokesperson Sara Leopold, who added that the institution has an “aura of liberalism and ...
... architecture department at the University of California at Berkeley. In March of 2016, Ph.D. student Eva Hagberg Fisher accused Nezar AlSayyad, a tenured architecture professor in the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design—and her former faculty advisor—of sexual harassment and misconduct.
A new report by researchers at UC Berkeley's Center for Labor Research and Education offers options for California policymakers interested in narrowing the coverage and affordability gaps for people struggling to afford premiums and out-of-pocket costs for health insurance. The report by Ken Jacobs, ...
Hoping to inspire — or at least push — state legislators to reinvest in higher education, students from UC Berkeley and other California campuses converged on Sacramento recently and spoke before the Assembly Budget Committee. “We need to center student voices in this conversation because we are ...
In light of recent sexual misconduct allegations against Sigma Chi, the UC Berkeley Panhellenic Council, or PHC, announced in a statement released Feb. 26, that it will abstain from participating in an annual philanthropic event sponsored by Sigma Chi. Derby Days, a fundraiser event held by each chapter ...
A recent federal investigation found that UC Berkeley's handling of sexual misconduct violated Title IX — a conclusion that, of course, comes as little surprise to the countless survivors who have repeatedly spoken out against UC Berkeley. Despite several attempts to improve its policies — including major ...
For Eleanor Hammond, a freshman at UC Berkeley, a wealthy yet radical woman from 1916 sparked a yearslong project. Hammond first encountered her unlikely muse in the summer of 2016 while on a trip to Manhattan's Whitney Museum of American Art as part of a high school program dedicated to the ...
Caron, a prominent international law expert and a UC Berkeley law professor for 26 years, died Feb. 20 in a London hospital after a brief illness. He was 66. His death came days after he had served as a judge in the Hague, on the verge of settling a complex, decades-old dispute on military sales between ...
Before the #MeToo movement, college students were promoting a new standard of conduct on college campuses with the Yes Means Yes Campaign to end sexual violence and harassment. UC Berkeley was often at the center of the storm. There were allegations against high-profile faculty, lawsuits, firings ...
BERKELEY (CBS SF) — University of California at Berkeley officials said Wednesday that they have entered into a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights regarding the handling of sexual misconduct cases. University officials said that for the last four years, the ...
A 19-year-old UC Berkeley student was arrested early Tuesday morning after the sexual assault of another student at a residence hall near campus, authorities report. Isaac Lee was arrested at Unit 1, Deutsch Hall, at 2:41 a.m., according to online records from the University of California Police Department.
A research paper published on the University of California, Berkeley talks about some black holes and if someone were to venture into one of these relatively benign black holes, they could survive, but their past would be obliterated and they could have an infinite number of possible futures. As per UC ...
Yesterday morning, #4 UCLA edged #5 Hawai'i, 9-8, in the quarterfinals of the Barbara Kalbus Invitational at UC Irvine. As a result, the Bruins moved onto a semifinal match against #1 Stanford where UCLA fell, 10-3. This morning, the Bruins will face #2 UC Berkeley in the 3rd Place game of the tournament ...
An amateur astronomer became the first person to photograph a star as it began to explode. Victor Buso from Argentina photographed the moment a brief flash of light was shot out by the supernova in September 2016. That early phase can take only a matter of minutes, with Business Insider putting the ...
This February marks the anniversary of the riots that rocked our school following the visit of conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. The images and videos from that night were broadcast around the nation, and conservatives seized every opportunity to decry the fact that UC Berkeley, home of the ...
UC Berkeley maintains its record for sending the most alumni to the Peace Corps of any university, according to a report released Wednesday. Sandra Bass, director of the UC Berkeley Public Service Center, said a wide range of campus students get involved with the Peace Corps and that their ...
Robotics is an incredibly demanding field because robots demand the best of everything technology has to offer, from machine learning, to sensors and GPUs, to materials technology and of course the “robot” itself. For that reason, there is no better subject for one of TechCrunch's single-day, single-topic ...
In fact, that reckoning first started when female students publicized what had then only been an open secret: A UC Berkeley investigation had found that astronomy professor Geoffrey Marcy violated campus sexual misconduct policy. Just a year later, Sujit Choudhry, then-dean of UC Berkeley's School of ...
Berkeley Launches New Law Center. BERKELEY, CA -- The University of California at Berkeley law school is launching a new center focused on consumer law, university officials said. The Berkeley Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice will provide input to lawmakers and regulators on behalf of ...
A UC Berkeley infectious disease expert believes parts of San Francisco may be more unsanitary than many of the dwellings in impoverished, developing countries. Dr. Lee Riley's predictions come by way of a recent city survey by NBC Bay Area. The task force surveyed 153 blocks in downtown San ...
The reigning championship team from the University of California at Berkeley beat the University of California at Irvine in the collegiate Overwatch championship game held at ASU on Feb. 17. Through its Tespa collegiate esports division, Blizzard Entertainment partnered with the Fiesta Bowl organization ...
UC Berkeley students speak out against a proposed tuition increase at a Board of Regents meeting in January. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times). University of California students plan to lobby state legislators Tuesday for more state funding in order to avoid a tuition increase in the upcoming academic year. Students from ...
A graduate student depends on their professors and advisers — both for their research and for their future career prospects. Many graduate students work with faculty members who are one of a small handful of experts in their field. They have no choice but to study under those academics. And if that ...
UC Berkeley professor Lee Riley, who specializes in infectious diseases, told NBC Bay Area that the level of insanitary conditions on the worst SF blocks is “much greater than communities in Brazil or Kenya or India.” In Brazil, six percent of homes in major cities like Sao Paulo lack proper waste disposal ...
In 1961, Dr. Herbert York, a physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project developing the atomic bomb, was named the first chancellor of UC San Diego. ... F. York, chief of the Defense Department's missile and space research program, today was named chancellor of the University of California situated at ...
Nicholas Dirks stepped down last year as UC Berkeley chancellor after confronting serial crises in what he calls the hardest job in American higher education ... Jerry Brown … and he said to somebody who came up, “You know we're not going to raise tuition at the University of California while I'm governor.
In the case of medical records, security protocols to assure compliance can essentially lock down analysis, says Noah Johnson, a UC Berkeley graduate student in electrical engineering and computer science with both a research background and frontline experience in designing practical security tools.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Proving that officials intentionally sought to suppress conservative speech at the University of California Berkeley last year won't be easy, despite a vague policy that gives college administrators broad power to restrict speaking events, a federal judge said Friday. “My first ...
Police arrested two young men on Valentine's Day after they stole a tip jar from a burger shop just north of the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report. A neighborhood resident who saw the arrest said one of the young men ran from police, “and the other stayed in place but had to be wrestled down to the ...
The University of California-Berkeley is planning to allocate between $400,000 and $800,000 toward services for “undocumented” students on campus. The move comes amid ongoing tensions related to the detention of Berkeley student Luis Mora by federal immigration officials, with some students ...
BERKELEY (BCN) The immigration attorney representing undocumented students at the University of California, Berkeley on a full time basis claims to have been fired last week without due process. "I haven't been given an explanation beyond some students who complained about making them ...


 

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