Publication: UC Berkeley

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Construction abuzz at Lower Sproul student hub

BERKELEYA new hub for student life at UC Berkeley is emerging. Construction progressed rapidly this summer on the Lower Sproul redevelopment project. We went along on a hard-hat tour of the site, poked around in the concrete and rebar skeletons of new ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Campus to honor those lost in the past year

BERKELEYThe new school year begins, as it has for the last 12 years, with a solemn gathering in memory of UC Berkeley staff, students, faculty, emeriti and retirees who passed away during the last year.The entire community is invited to attend the ceremony, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

For Berkeley’s new students, a lesson in why they’re here

BERKELEYSome 7,000 new freshmen and transfer students are looking ahead to the fall semester at UC Berkeley, and several thousand of them kicked off their first week on campus with a trek to the Greek Theatre for the 2014 New Student Convocation, an opportunity ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Students arrive for move-in as fall semester kicks off

BERKELEYChancellor Nicholas Dirks and other campus leaders were on hand to greet students and their families as they moved into UC Berkeley campus housing over the weekend. Along with a cadre of campus ambassadors, they welcomed more than 6,000 students, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

10-second alert: the view from the Berkeley Seismo Lab

BERKELEY“Earthquake…. earthquake…” That was the warning to scientists at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory at 3:20 a.m. Sunday morning, 10 seconds before the 6.0 magnitude temblor along the Napa Fault rattled people and buildings from wine country ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tech innovator does good by taking connectivity to people who need it

| When Kurtis Heimerl applied for the PhD program in computer science at UC Berkeley, he didn’t intend to focus on technology for developing countries. But several experiences propelled him in that direction.In Eagles River, Alaska, where he grew up, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Media Advisory: Chancellor, campus leaders on hand as thousands move in to campus housing this weekend

ATTENTION:  Higher education and general assignment reporters, weekend assignment desks, photo desks, and general assignment and feature writers.WHAT: Chancellor Nicholas Dirks will greet students and their families as they move into University of California, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

More than 76,000 sign up for Science of Happiness MOOC

BERKELEYHappiness is a powerful magnet, judging by the number of people who have signed up to take UC Berkeley’s new Science of Happiness Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): More than 76,000, with more than two weeks to go before the class goes live.Millennials ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Skeletons in the Campanile’s closet

Legend has long engulfed UC Berkeley’s iconic Jane K. Sather Tower—the Cal Campanile  celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Perhaps you’ve heard that it contains prehistoric fossils?Unlike some other mysterious tales floating around about the Campanile, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Troy Duster’s garden of plugged-in scholarship, and how it grew

BERKELEYTroy Duster (UC Berkeley photos by Barry Bergman)“I once had a very good professor who gave me very bad advice,” UC Berkeley sociologist Troy Duster said Friday, standing behind a lectern at Booth Auditorium. “‘Don’t read newspapers. Don’t listen ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

UHS is monitoring Ebola outbreak, latest health advice

University Health Services Monitoring Ebola Outbreak8/12/14University Health Services is continuing to monitor the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa and keep clinical staff updated on the latest CDC recommendations. No cases of Ebola have been reported ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

UC Berkeley ranks No. 4 in ARWU global rankings

BERKELEYUC Berkeley ranked fourth in the world in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) global rankings of universities, released Aug. 15. The ranking, published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, focuses on quality of faculty and res ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]

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Construction abuzz at Lower Sproul student hub [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 29 2014]
Students arrive for move-in as fall semester ki... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 27 2014]
For Berkeley’s new students, a lesson in why th... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 27 2014]
Campus to honor those lost in the past year [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 27 2014]
10-second alert: the view from the Berkeley Sei... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 25 2014]
Tech innovator does good by taking connectivity... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 23 2014]
Skeletons in the Campanile’s closet [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 22 2014]
More than 76,000 sign up for Science of Happine... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 22 2014]
Media Advisory: Chancellor, campus leaders on h... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 22 2014]
Troy Duster’s garden of plugged-in scholarship,... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 21 2014]
UHS is monitoring Ebola outbreak, latest health... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 19 2014]
Bear Pantry founder, now on staff, helps feed s... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]
UC Berkeley ranks No. 4 in ARWU global rankings [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]
Music department piano, instruments sale will b... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 14 2014]
Earl ‘Budd’ Cheit, longtime campus leader and H... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 08 2014]
Students build a chicken coop — and envision th... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 06 2014]
University Librarian reflects on a transformati... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
For laser inventor Charles Townes, a festive 99th [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
Campus lights the way to energy sustainability [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 25 2014]
‘Heartbleed’ security vulnerability: what you s... [Published UC Berkeley - Apr 12 2014]
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