UC Berkeley Graduates Entering An Uncertain World Shaped By COVID-19; 'I'm Supposed To Be Doing Great'Tyler Lyson watched his parents’ financial collapse in the Great Recession, a decade ago. He vowed he’d find the security they never had: He would get a college degree.
Cal Football Considering Hosting Pre-Season Camp Outside Bay AreaCalifornia coach Justin Wilcox said his staff has looked at potentially conducting preseason training outside the Bay Area if the college football season starts on time and restrictions are in place that won’t allow the Golden Bears to hold camp on campus.
Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In FallMost of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems, which include several Bay Area campuses, aren't likely to return to campus this fall.
Coronavirus Update: Hundreds Of COVID-19 Antibody Tests With Questionable Accuracy Flood MarketWhile medical experts have been saying that people should't waste their money on the COVID-19 antibody tests currently on the market, KPIX 5 found that discouragement is not stopping many who still want to get tested.
Berkeley Officials Warn Departing University Of California Students Over Stiff Fines For Illegal DumpingEven though the University of California-Berkeley campus has been largely empty since the March coronavirus shelter in place order ended in-person classes, many students have returned to move out of residences with the end of spring semester instruction on Friday.
Coronavirus Update: UC Berkeley Begins Charting Path For Fall Semester; Chancellor Rejects Idea Of Refunding TuitionUC Berkeley officials have begun considering a variety of scenarios they will put into place when students return for the fall semester, but refunding tuition is not one of them.
UC Berkeley Student Learns To Adapt, Stays Engaged With Video-Blogging During Shelter-In-PlaceLike many college kids, Jocelyn Gama is studying online at home, but she's also found a creative way to stay in touch with others as we all shelter in place.
UCSF Offers Free COVID-19 Tests To CA Counties; Cal Launches Asymptomatic StudyResearchers at Northern California universities are not wasting any time in the race for more COVID-19 testing and research to find a cure.
UC Berkeley Group Builds Interactive COVID-19 Mapping Tool For Vulnerable PopulationsA new online mapping tool is helping researchers more accurately locate California communities most at risk from the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: UC Berkeley Grad Students Transform School Lab To Make Free Hand Sanitizer For NeedyTwo graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley have transformed a teaching lab at the university into a hand sanitizer factory and have been providing it for free to needy populations across the Bay Area during the coronavirus pandemic shelter-in-place.
Scientists Focus On Antibody Tests That Could Be Key In Getting People Back To WorkScientists in the Bay Area and around the country are focusing on antibody tests that could determine who has recovered from the coronavirus without ever knowing it. The results could be key in getting people back to work.
2 Suspects Arrested For Burglarizing Store Near UC Berkeley CampusBerkeley police officers arrested two suspects responsible for burglarizing a store near the UC Berkeley campus, authorities said Monday.
Coronavirus Update: University Of California System Eases Admission And Testing RequirementsUniversity of California officials on Wednesday announced administrators will relax undergrad admissions requirements for students hoping to enroll in the system for the fall of 2020 and future years in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, easing SAT testing and grading conditions.
Using Robots, UC Berkeley Lab May Soon Complete 1,000 COVID-19 Tests A DayResearchers say this is a critical time in our history and traditional methods of conducting tests are not going to cut it. That’s why a lab using robots at UC Berkeley may provide the testing needed to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic.
UC Berkeley Creating Pop-up Coronavirus Diagnostic LabThe University of California at Berkeley said Monday that its Innovative Genomics Institute is creating a pop-up novel coronavirus diagnostic lab.