Alumni

From L&S to the White House

February 16, 2021
Among the Berkeley experts who have been appointed to the Biden administration, we are proud to say that six are alumni from the College of Letters & Science. They majored in fields including political science, history, Latin American Studies, mathematics, French, and economics, and from these varied starting points, they each blazed a trail to national service.

What is a Particle?

November 13, 2020

Given that everything in the universe reduces to particles, a question presents itself: What are particles?

Giving to L&S Academic Programs

Office of Development and College Relations

The L&S Development and College Relations Office is responsible for raising private support for all L&S departments from alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations, and provides leadership and assistance to the campus community. 

Contacting Our Staff

Office of Development and College Relations

The L&S Development and College Relations Office is responsible for raising private support from alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations, and provides leadership and assistance to the campus community.

Funding Priorities

L&S Leadership Fund

Supporting the liberal arts

The College of Letters & Science Leadership Fund creates learning experiences that stay with our students for their entire lives.  

Ways to Give to L&S

Cash gifts made by check should be payable to “UC Berkeley Foundation” and mailed with a letter stating your gift’s purpose to:

    Development and College Relations
    College of Letters and Science
    University of California
    101 Durant Hall, MC 2930
    Berkeley, CA 94720-2930
    Telephone: 510.643.1964
    Fax: 510.643.7819

    Email: LSgiving@berkeley.edu

    Your Gift Makes a Difference

    Supporting Research

    Berkeley is home to dozens of exciting research centers and institutes where cutting-edge research is being conducted and new initiatives are being launched every year.

    Galaxy

    Giving to L&S

    The College of Letters and Science (L&S), one of the largest and most prestigious teaching and research entities in the nation, stands at the heart of Berkeley’s intellectual preeminence and comprehensive excellence.

    Our continued leadership in education, research, and public service depends on private philanthropy from our alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations. Gifts to Berkeley play an essential role both in sustaining fundamental traditions of excellence and in moving the university forward decisively.

    Investment transforms life sciences and business ecosystem

    October 23, 2020

    With a visionary investment connecting life sciences to entrepreneurship, Mark and Stephanie Robinson are fast tracking innovation at UC Berkeley. The Robinsons have given a total of $10 million to support bio-entrepreneurship at Berkeley, creating resources for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty that leverage our university’s edge in basic science research while preparing the next generation of business leaders.