UC Berkeley

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7.0+ Magnitude Mega-Quake Possible In Berkeley Hills As Seismic Movement Links Calaveras, Hayward Faults

Seismologists now believe the Hayward Fault is actually a branch of the Calaveras Fault, meaning the faults have a much greater destructive potential in the case of a simultaneous rupture, potentially triggering a tremor stronger than the 1989 disaster.

04/02/2015

Eloi Vasquez. (CBS)

Missing UC Berkeley Student, Soccer Player Found Dead In Los Angeles

The body of a UC Berkeley student who went missing after a party near the University of Southern California Campus has been found dead, KCBS has learned.

03/30/2015

Eloi Vasquez

LAPD Asks Public’s Help Finding Missing UC Berkeley Student Last Seen Near USC Campus

A University of California at Berkeley student-athlete has been missing since early Saturday morning in Los Angeles where he was last seen at a fraternity party, the school’s athletic department announced Sunday.

03/29/2015

Jasper Bagley (left) meets biologist Edward O. Wilson on the UC Berkeley campus on March 26, 2015. (UC Berkeley)

Bug-Obsessed Boy Visits UC Berkeley To Meet Hero, World’s Leading Ant Expert

Calling 11-year-old Jasper Bagley obsessed about bugs is not an exaggeration. He leads a bug club of 35 members in his Southern California hometown and has pet tarantulas and scorpions.

03/26/2015

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Bay Area Universities Among Best For Landing ‘Desirable’ Job, LinkedIn Data Finds

Using their vast databank, LinkedIn ranked colleges and universities based on graduates who get “desirable” jobs.

03/24/2015

Barrows Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. (CBS)

Berkeley Black Student Union Want Changes To Address Discrimination, Rename Building For Black Panther On FBI Terror List

The issue of race has the University of California, Berkeley campus buzzing, after a student group wants a building named after a member of the Black Panthers.

03/20/2015

Cal Golden Bears new athletic logo. (CBS Sports)

Cal Women Treat Home Crowd To Opening NCAA Tournament Win

Reshanda Gray spent the closing minutes pounding her chest in celebration and running up and down the bench high-fiving as California’s supporting cast closed out an impressive NCAA Tournament opener at home in Haas Pavilion.

03/20/2015

Medicine

Empathy Drug? UC Researchers Find Parkinson’s Pill Also Makes People Less Tolerant Of Inequality

A drug that is used to treat Parkinson’s disease has also been found to make patients less tolerant of inequality and engage in more equitable behaviors.

03/19/2015

A giant flower beetle with an electronic backpack. (UC Berkeley / NTU Singapore)

Berkeley Researchers Turn Beetle Into Remote-Controlled Flying Cyborg

Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley were able to remotely control a flying beetle with a high amount of precision by installing a tiny backpack with sophisticated electronics.

03/19/2015

Invitation to dinner honoring former CPUC President Michael Peevey on February 12, 2015. (Office of State Sen. Jerry Hill)

$55,000 Raised From Farewell Dinner For Former CPUC President Michael Peevey Won’t Go To UC School Of Public Policy

The University of California’s Goldman School of Public Policy will not receive any of the money raised from last month’s dinner held in San Francisco.

03/18/2015

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