UC Berkeley Physiologist Receives MacArthur Genius Grant For Research On ContraceptivesA researcher at UC Berkeley whose work could lead to new contraceptives for men and women was among 21 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur genius grant.
UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Reinhard Genzel Awarded Nobel Prize Three scientists --including UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Reinhard Genzel -- won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes, the all-consuming monsters that lurk in the darkest parts of the universe.
Sen. Feinstein's Husband Named In UC Admissions ScandalU.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, was named Thursday by the state auditor’s office as one of the regents involved in admissions scandal where UC wrongly admitted dozens of wealthy, mostly white students as favors to well-connected people.
State Audit: University Of California Wrongly Admitted Wealthy Students; 42 UC Berkeley Admissions Red FlaggedIn the wake of the national college admission scandal, a California state audit released Tuesday has found that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as “favors to donors, family, and friends.”
UC Berkeley Announces New Research Project on Psychedelic DrugsThe study of psychedelic drugs is seeing a resurgence and the University of California at Berkeley is going to take part, university officials said this week.
Bud 'Dog' Turner, Cal Football Fixture for Half Century, Dies at Age 84Bud “Dog” Turner, who worked in various roles for the Cal football program for a half-century, has died. He was 84.
Cal Campus Closure Leaves Usually Bustling Berkeley A Ghost TownUC Berkeley is housing approximately 6,500 students for the fall semester, but with COVID-19 restricting in-person classes, that total doesn't compare to the over 60,000 students who usually roam the area.
UC Berkeley Freshmen Start College Under Surreal COVID RestrictionsStudents at UC Berkeley attended all classes online Wednesday for the first day of the new academic year under COVID-19 restrictions.
Berkeley Police: Arrest Made In Slaying Of UC Berkeley Student Seth SmithPolice in Berkeley on Friday confirmed the arrest of a suspect in connection with the slaying of 19-year-old UC Berkeley student Seth Smith in June.
Report: Pac-12 Set To Cancel 2020 Football Due To COVID-19; Trump Wants Games To ProceedThe Pac-12 Conference is reportedly set to cancel the upcoming 2020 football season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Poll: 90% Of Californians Back Mask Rules, But Splits Remain Over ReopeningNine out of 10 Californians are supportive of the wearing of masks in indoor public places to curb COVID-19, while Californians remain split over the state's reopening, according to poll results released Wednesday.