Remember the first few days at college: excitement, fear, nervousness, acceptance or anxiety? Whatever those first impressions were, many remember their first year as the beginning of some of the best days of their lives. Research has shown that a student's first year shapes their perceptions of a college and will determine if they remain. In short, the first year is crucial because of its impact on student success.
April 11, 2018
Shari Huhndorf, chair and professor of Native American Studies; Nicolas Tackett, associate professor of East Asian Studies; and Fei Xu, professor of psychology are among this year’s 175 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellows. The prestigious annual Guggenheim fellowships recognize scholars with impressive past achievements who show promise for future accomplishments in fields ranging from the natural sciences to the creative arts.
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"Most exploding stars flare brightly and then slowly fade over weeks to months, but an unusual group of supernovas noticed only in the last 10 years flare up and disappear within days." Read more...
March 23, 2018
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Mars’ oceans formed early, possibly aided by massive volcanic eruptions.
March 16, 2018
Four faculty members, including two from L&S, are singled out this year for one of UC Berkeley’s highest honors, the Distinguished Teaching Award.
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Despite being one of two underrepresented minority scholars, and the only woman in Berkeley’s Nanoelectrics and Nanostructures Group, Amal El-Ghazaly is not isolated in her STEM field. She’s among 25 scholars from Berkeley, Stanford, Caltech and UCLA who have postdoctoral fellowships in the California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, a diverse, cross-institutional community of Ph.D. students, postdoc scholars and faculty members funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).