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October 21, 2020
October 7, 2020
University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna today won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.
October 6, 2020
Polina Lishko, a Ukrainian-born physiologist whose work at the University of California, Berkeley, has already led to the development of promising new non-hormonal contraceptives for women and could lead to male or unisex contraceptives, has been chosen to receive a 2020 MacArthur “genius” Award.
Reinhard Genzel, a professor emeritus of physics and of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, and director of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching, Germany, will share half the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics with UCLA professor Andrea Ghez “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.”
October 2, 2020
Aware of the vital importance of exemplary graduate students in life sciences research, the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation has initiated a scholarship program to provide funding for new Ph.D. students. But its efforts go far beyond simple, across-the-board scholarship support. Holding a firm belief that all qualified applicants should be included in the life sciences enterprise, the Foundation has chosen to focus on two groups that do not traditionally garner the strongest financial support -- international students and women. The Curci Foundation Ph.D.
September 14, 2020
Berkeley Talks: Berkeley Psychology Professor Allison Harvey in conversation with Susan Hoffman on How to use sleep and circadian science to get better rest.
September 2, 2020
Read our interview with Charter Hill Society Honorary Chair Anthony McCusker.
August 18, 2020
Read our interview with Charter Hill Society for the Social Sciences member, Scott McDonald.
August 5, 2020
Berkeley Psychology Professor Matthew Walker wins Carl Sagan science prize. Read more here.
August 4, 2020
July 22, 2020
UC Berkeley History Professor Ethan Katz co-publishes an Op-Ed with Deborah Lipstadt: "Far more unites Black and Jewish Americans than divides them." Read more here.
July 16, 2020
A successful partnership gave students a meaningful summer learning remote opportunity that also helped the state respond to crises caused by the pandemic. Read more
On Berkeley Blog: Brushes with racism in Minnesota and why Black lives matter. By Catherine Ceniza Choy, professor of ethnic studies
July 10, 2020
June 10, 2020
Research by Dr. Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley professor of psychology and neuroscience, shows that Chronic Inflammation May Link Fitful Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease. Read more
June 9, 2020
Dear Students, Staff and Faculty,
Like many of you, we have been shaken by the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many more.
June 2, 2020
A few months ago, we interviewed(link is external) Anjanette Pelletier ’92, Associate Superintendent in San Mateo County. We reached out to Anjanette again to hear her perspective on the impact of COVID-19 on her community, and on educators working with students with disabilities during the pandemic.
June 1, 2020
Congratulations to the recipient of this year’s award: Khatharya Um, Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies.
Below is the official message from Chancellor Carol Christ Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion Oscar Dubón
Interview with Alumni Dr. Mark Gall ‘68 and Dr. Joyce Gall ‘70, who made a generous gift to support Berkeley Psychology graduate students. "I can’t express my gratitude by paying them back directly, but I can do it indirectly by contributing to the education of the next generation of students. I am paying it forward. It’s as simple as that."