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Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour Stepping Down

California athletic director Sandy Barbour will step down from her position effective July 15.

06/26/2014

(Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Malia Obama Favors UC Berkeley Over Stanford After College Campus Tour

Malia Obama toured Stanford University and UC Berkeley with friends last weekend while President Obama was delivering a commencement address to UC Irvine graduates.

06/26/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

UC Berkeley Among California Universities Needing To Improve Sexual Assault Policies, Audit Finds

UC Berkeley is among four California public universities lacking sufficient sexual assault and harassment policies, according to a state audit.

06/25/2014

Steven Sanchez models an exoskeleton which allow him to walk. (Homayoon Kazerooni/Daily Californian)

UC Berkeley Researchers Build Exoskeleton For Paraplegics Allowing Them To Walk Again

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley are working to build an affordable exoskeleton to allow paraplegics to walk again.

06/12/2014

Vernon 'Cody' Matthews. (Family Photo)

Search Underway For Missing UC Berkeley Student Hiking In Sierra

Search and rescue teams are scouring parts of El Dorado County for a UC Berkeley student who went on a hike on Friday and hasn’t been seen since.

06/10/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

KCBS In Depth: The Challenges For UC Berkeley’s Chancellor

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.

06/09/2014

The California Golden Bears rush with the ball against the Oregon Ducks  in 2012's game. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley, Other Pac-12 Schools Look To Overhaul Student-Athlete Model With Or Without NCAA

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks met in Newport Beach Friday with his Pac-12 counterparts to work out a joint plan for major changes in the way universities treat student athletes in order to get them more focused on academics.

06/06/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Administrator Accused Of Stealing $90,000 From School, Had Previous Embezzling Conviction

An administrator at the University of California, Berkeley who was convicted for embezzling money from a previous employer was fired from her job at the school for allegedly stealing $90,000 from the university.

05/30/2014

Fog commute, traffic, highway

Decrease Of Central Valley Tule Fog Leaves Farmers’ Future In The Mist

BERKELEY (KCBS) — Results of a new study reveal that tule fog–the dense ground fog that blankets the Central Valley during the winter months—has been steadily decreasing for the last 30 years.

05/22/2014

Hyena colony at UC Berkeley. (CBS)

Hyena Research Colony At UC Berkeley To Be Shut Down Due To Lack Of Funding

A one-of-its-kind hyena research project at UC Berkeley has been forced to shut down, after funding for the program has been cut. For 30 years, the hyenas’ calls echoed through the Berkeley Hills.

05/16/2014

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