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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. 

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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.

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

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.

Writer Maria Zizka Translates Haute Cuisine for the Home Cook

March 8, 2018
In an era when menus often double as moral statements, how refreshing it is to have Maria Zizka and her dozen joyful cookbooks out there, celebrating food without sermonizing to readers. The Berkeley local and Cal grad was recently named to Forbes 30 Under 30 “redefining the way we eat, drink, and think about food.”

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

    Trump taps L&S alumna to lead FDIC

    December 14, 2017

    Jelena McWilliams, a Yugoslavian immigrant with degrees from UC Berkeley, has been nominated to lead the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which regulates the nation’s banking system.

    The Meyerhoff Scholars Program: A successful model for developing a more inclusive STEM PhD workforce

    November 29, 2017

     

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    A Talk by Mike Summers, Ph.D.

    Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

    Global film project elevates the ordinary

    November 29, 2017
    While an undergraduate at UC Berkeley in 2002, David Harris came up with the idea to record a day in an ordinary person’s life and share their specialness. Almost 15 years later, the Global Lives Project launched by Harris includes 20 videos of individuals from every corner of the world, ranging from a college student in Tokyo and a traveling clown in Spain, to a Vietnamese sand barge worker and a train attendant in China as they go about 24 consecutive hours in their lives.

    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.

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