Current Students - Graduates

Women in science event leaves a lasting impression

April 23, 2018

Dr. Leslea Hlusko, a faculty member in the Department of Integrative Biology, blogs about her Cal Day experience serving on a Science@Cal panel talking about encouraging young women into the sciences. Read more...

Meet a live octopus!

April 20, 2018

Scientists from the Department of Integrative Biology obtained special permits to display kelp forest sea creatures in the Valley Life Sciences Building for Cal Day. Among the animals to be seen, there's an octopus and hundreds of its eggs! Watch the video.

'Deep Look' into Leeches

April 13, 2018
The leech is making a comeback -- in science and medicine.

Beyond Diversity: Building A Culture of Inclusion in STEM Education

March 16, 2018
A special lecture and panel discussion followed by a reception. Keynote speaker is Professor Tracy Johnson from UCLA. Event also features UCLA Professor Paul Barber, and UC Berkeley Professor Tyrone B. Hayes.

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.

Kamala Harris to give UC Berkeley's 2018 commencement address

March 13, 2018
California Senator Kamala D. Harris, only the second African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate and a leading progressive voice, will deliver the commencement address to UC Berkeley’s 2018 graduating class.

Podcast: African American mentor finds strength in numbers

February 12, 2018
February is Black History Month. To honor the month, every Monday we’ll hear from a different African American leader on campus. Today, we’re talking with graduate student Kenly Brown, who sees mentorship as an essential part of what it means to be a leader.

Increased UV from Ozone Depletion Sterilizes Trees

February 7, 2018

Integrative Biology graduate student Jeffrey Benca has found that pine trees become temporarily sterile when exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Read more...

Two graduate students honored for work to defeat tax plan

January 17, 2018

Third-year L&S Physics graduate student Vetri Velan and nuclear engineering graduate student Kathy Shields were honored by Representative Barbara Lee for their national effort to defeat the recent tax proposal that would have forced graduate students to pay taxes on the value of their education

What makes us click? Ask an online dating expert

January 2, 2018
Skyler Wang, a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at UC Berkeley, has been tracking cultural trends in online dating. He refers to the practice as “relationshopping.”