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Ethnic Studies faculty Khatharya Um awarded the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity

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

Five L&S faculty members elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to L&S faculty from the departments of Molecular and Cell Biology; Psychology; Astronomy; Economics; and Physics.

Read more about faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science at new.berkeley.edu.

L&S Dean and students discuss impact of COVID 19 on undergraduates

May 4, 2020
Dean Bob Jacobsen, L&S Undergraduate Studies, interviews four students on the impact of COVID 19 on Cal Undergraduates. This open and frank discussion covers virtual learning, grading, technology challenges, advice for incoming students, and more.

Dr. Gentry Patrick Speaking Feb 1

January 31, 2019

Dr. Gentry Patrick

How does one take a kid from Compton on a life journey and academic career path to Professor in Neurobiology at UC San Diego by way of UC Berkeley (B.A.), Harvard University (Ph.D.), and postdoctoral studies at California Institute of Technology?

Investing in the Mathematical & Physical Sciences

While our research is always advancing and our teaching is always improving, our core needs remain constant. It is our people – faculty and students – who bring excellence to Berkeley, so funding for faculty positions and graduate student fellowships are our very top priorities.

 

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Investing in the Biological Sciences

While our research is always advancing and our teaching is always improving, our core needs remain constant. It is our people – faculty and students – who bring excellence to Berkeley, so funding for faculty positions and graduate student fellowships are our very top priorities.

 

Faculty

Berkeley inaugurates Division of Data Science and Information, connecting teaching and research from all corners of campus

November 1, 2018

In a direct response to the profound and growing impact of data and computing in a rapidly evolving digital world, UC Berkeley today announced its plan to form a new division, provisionally referred to as the Division of Data Science and Information, which will harness the university’s leadership in the field to prepare thousands of students and researchers to bring data science to bear in the classroom, the laboratory and the workplace.

Gut bacteria’s shocking secret: They produce electricity

September 12, 2018

"While bacteria that produce electricity have been found in exotic environments like mines and the bottoms of lakes, scientists have missed a source closer to home: the human gut." Read more...

UC Berkeley leads new assessment of Bay Area climate impacts

August 27, 2018

California today issued its latest assessment of the many challenges the state faces from climate change — including wildfires like those still raging throughout the state – and highlighted for the first time the regional impacts with nine deep-dive reports spearheaded by University of California scientists. Read more...