Berkeley in the News Archive

Previous issues of Berkeley in the News are archived below. Past issues include summaries of the stories from that day as well as links to each story and source publication.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Nancy Pelosi to give commencement address, Students woo President Obama for 2015 commencement, Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin to succeed Coach Mike Montgomery
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The hidden wealth of the rich, Professor Moretti on Silicon Valley's top companies, Professor Winickoff on Forum
Monday, April 14, 2014
Alcohol and evolution, Graphene discoveries, Professors Astaneh and Bea on the Bay Bridge, Professors Wake and Hayes research endangered frog populations
Friday, April 11, 2014
Cal Day Saturday, Professors Carmena and Maharbiz consulted on 'Transcendence', Spiders' urban woes
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Why men outnumber women in business school, Haas makes list of top entrepreneurship programs, Proposed law would aid undocumented students
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Cal Day on Saturday, Competition at elite universities heating up, The minimum wage debate
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Professor Brilliant on Jenkins vs. NCAA, Ozone study challenged, The brain's "continuity field"
Monday, April 7, 2014
Second measles case on campus, The mind's "continuity field," California crime victims face obstacles to recovery help
Friday, April 4, 2014
22 million years of hummingbird evolution, Paul Piff's TED talk, U.S. Global Development Lab announced
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Good Judgment Project, Professor Rothstein on the long-term unemployed, Wealth inequality soars
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Photojournalism grant celebrated, A bomb detector inspired by turkey skin, The growing wealth gap
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Coach Montgomery retires, Men's swimming team wins NCAA title, Testing whether antimatter falls up or down
Monday, March 31, 2014
The "continuity field" in our brains, Mindreading, Coach Mike Montgomery retiring
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Professor Healy on the 3D printing of human organs, Robotic telescope discovers two new systems of planets, The health toll of indoor pollution
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Professor Kirk Smith on indoor pollution, Study confirms money opens doors in Washington, Professor Kustu passes away, Missy Franklin honored
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Citizen scientists find Stardust particles, California Alliance aims to recruit minorities in STEM fields, Musicology Professor Emeritus Joseph Kerman dies
Monday, March 24, 2014
Professor Vetter on Fukushima fallout in California, Local politics of the minimum wage, Dog whistle politics
Friday, March 21, 2014
Breakthrough in on-chip inductor technology, 2012 magnetic storm could have wreaked havoc, Professor Saxenian discusses data science education
Thursday, March 20, 2014
$10 million gift launches genetic engineering initiative, Corporate funding of innovation fuels patents and licenses, Abandoned mine shaft will aid earthquake monitoring
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Buddhist economics, $3.8 million gift for photojournalism, Quake warning system works
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Memorial Stadium welcomes new tenants, Weighing the risks of eating fish, Wikipedian-in-Residence
Monday, March 17, 2014
Best computer science ranking, Pesticides and the young brain, Fault line study using old mine shaft, Neural dust research, new Facebook emoticons, Water shortages and climate change
Friday, March 14, 2014
Kevin Gorman is UC's official Wikipedian, Graduate students examines private, for-profit prisons, recession. Economic experts agree we are still in a recession.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Campus saves $2 million on energy costs, Herding cells, Studies find no downside to raising minimum wage, Professor Gotanda profiled
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Scientists move cells with electrical currents, Wave carpet could deliver power and fresh water, Professors Hinshaw and Scheffler on global overdiagnosis of ADHD
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Study confirms money does open doors in Washington, Environmental law pioneer Joseph Sax dies, Online education summit held on campus
Monday, March 10, 2014
New technology removes arsenic from water, Rising costs of firefighting in the West, Birding's Big Game
Friday, March 7, 2014
Little kids beat college students on brain flexibility experiment, Ancient papyrus translated, Professor Tyson on the minimum wage and women, War and music
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Berkeley ranks sixth in "World Reputation Rankings," Professor Brown's study of offshoring, Vienna Philharmonic returns for concerts and symposium
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Minimum wage hike could cut food stamp bill by $4.6 billion, Chemical compound could lead to treatment for blindness, Nano discovery could reduce staph infections
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Researchers recommend steps to reduce earthquake collapse risk, Explaining global warming during a cold winter, Sudden Oak Death spreads to Trinity County
Monday, March 3, 2014
Berkeley's first Wikipedian-in-Residence appointed, Boosting women in scientific fields, Professor Frenkel on math education
Friday, February 28, 2014
Professor Fung co-authors climate-change primer, Peruvian national park is world’s most diverse habitat, Scientists build cellular network for jungle village in West Papua
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Nancy Pelosi to give commencement address, Students woo President Obama for 2015 commencement, Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin to succeed Coach Mike Montgomery
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The hidden wealth of the rich, Professor Moretti on Silicon Valley's top companies, Professor Winickoff on Forum
Monday, April 14, 2014
Alcohol and evolution, Graphene discoveries, Professors Astaneh and Bea on the Bay Bridge, Professors Wake and Hayes research endangered frog populations
Friday, April 11, 2014
Cal Day Saturday, Professors Carmena and Maharbiz consulted on 'Transcendence', Spiders' urban woes
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Why men outnumber women in business school, Haas makes list of top entrepreneurship programs, Proposed law would aid undocumented students
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Cal Day on Saturday, Competition at elite universities heating up, The minimum wage debate
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Professor Brilliant on Jenkins vs. NCAA, Ozone study challenged, The brain's "continuity field"
Monday, April 7, 2014
Second measles case on campus, The mind's "continuity field," California crime victims face obstacles to recovery help
Friday, April 4, 2014
22 million years of hummingbird evolution, Paul Piff's TED talk, U.S. Global Development Lab announced
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Good Judgment Project, Professor Rothstein on the long-term unemployed, Wealth inequality soars
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Photojournalism grant celebrated, A bomb detector inspired by turkey skin, The growing wealth gap
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Coach Montgomery retires, Men's swimming team wins NCAA title, Testing whether antimatter falls up or down
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Coach Montgomery retires, Men's swimming team wins NCAA title, Testing whether antimatter falls up or down
Monday, March 31, 2014
The "continuity field" in our brains, Mindreading, Coach Mike Montgomery retiring
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Professor Healy on the 3D printing of human organs, Robotic telescope discovers two new systems of planets, The health toll of indoor cooking
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Professor Kirk Smith on indoor pollution, Study confirms money opens doors in Washington, Professor Kustu passes away, Missy Franklin honored
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Citizen scientists find Stardust particles, California Alliance aims to recruit minorities in STEM fields, Musicology Professor Emeritus Joseph Kerman dies
Monday, March 24, 2014
Professor Vetter on Fukushima fallout in California, Local politics of the minimum wage, Dog whistle politics
Friday, March 21, 2014
Breakthrough in on-chip inductor technology, 2012 magnetic storm could have wreaked havoc, Professor Saxenian discusses data science education
Thursday, March 20, 2014
$10 million gift launches genetic engineering initiative, Corporate funding of innovation fuels patents and licenses, Abandoned mine shaft will aid earthquake monitoring
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Buddhist economics, $3.8 million gift for photojournalism, Quake warning system works
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Memorial Stadium welcomes new tenants, Weighing the risks of eating fish, Wikipedian-in-Residence
Monday, March 17, 2014
Best computer science ranking, Pesticides and the young brain, Fault line study using old mine shaft, Neural dust research, new Facebook emoticons, Water shortages and climate change
Friday, March 14, 2014
Kevin Gorman is UC's official Wikipedian, Graduate students examines private, for-profit prisons, recession. Economic experts agree we are still in a recession.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Campus saves $2 million on energy costs, Herding cells, Studies find no downside to raising minimum wage, Professor Gotanda profiled
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Scientists move cells with electrical currents, Wave carpet could deliver power and fresh water, Professors Hinshaw and Scheffler on global overdiagnosis of ADHD
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Study confirms money does open doors in Washington, Environmental law pioneer Joseph Sax dies, Online education summit held on campus
Friday, March 7, 2014
Little kids beat college students on brain flexibility experiment, Ancient papyrus translated, Professor Tyson on the minimum wage and women, War and music
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Berkeley ranks sixth in "World Reputation Rankings," Professor Brown's study of offshoring, Vienna Philharmonic returns for concerts and symposium
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Minimum wage hike could cut food stamp bill by $4.6 billion, Chemical compound could lead to treatment for blindness, Nano discovery could reduce staph infections
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Researchers recommend steps to reduce earthquake collapse risk, Explaining global warming during a cold winter, Sudden Oak Death spreads to Trinity County
Monday, March 3, 2014
Berkeley's first Wikipedian-in-Residence appointed, Boosting women in scientific fields, Professor Frenkel on math education
Thursday, February 27, 2014
8-year fundraising campaign nets $3.1 billion, A new alliance to boost underrepresented minorities in STEM fields, "Shark Tank" interviews student entrepreneurs, Art [in] Science
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies established, The importance of college counselors, Alarming increases in ADHD diagnoses
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Ted Agu remembered, Immigrants miss Medi-Cal, Professors Bea and Astaneh on the new Bay Bridge
Monday, February 24, 2014
Professors Hinshaw and Scheffler on expanded pre-K and A.D.H.D. diagnoses, Professor Reich on minimum-wage increases, Professor Sedlak's Water 4.0
Friday, February 21, 2014
Professor Sedlak's proposed water "revolution," Mixed results from offshoring and outsourcing, New alliance to recruit minority Ph.D. students
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Free lab coats for campus researchers, Astronomers see into heart of exploding star, Peruvian park boasts greatest biodiversity on Earth
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
New chemical offers promise for restoring sight, Former Chancellor Birgeneau's proposal to protect research universities, Professor Cahill passes away
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
New alliance aims to recruit minority STEM students, Computer science classes attracting more women, New insights into itching
Friday, February 14, 2014
Public health officials warn of measles exposure, Berkeley joins alliance to recruit minority Ph.D. students, Fitness for All
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Candlelight service for Ted Agu, Clovis genome mapped, Secrets to marital longevity
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
New insight into the long-term consequences of chronic stress, Genetic engineering tools aid fight against hereditary diseases, Debt and inequality
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Students sign referendum putting redistricting plan on hold, Professor Kirp advocates for expanded early education, Xtreme Bugs
Monday, February 10, 2014
Photosynthesis discovery has broad implications, Hitler's émigrés at Berkeley, Professor Fuller calls for narrower focus on pre-school
Friday, February 7, 2014
Football player Ted Obinna Agu's passing mourned, Professors Daganzo, Hedrick and Moehle elected to National Academy of Engineering, Professor Rael honored
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Grad students study transportation issue with private buses using public bus stops, Faculty saving their own Library, Tyrone Hayes's chemical study becomes a conspiracy, Social media blows up body dissatisfaction in "Biggest Loser" show
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
A new picture of prehistoric Arctic flora, Bumblebee's surprising lift, Professor Hanemann on proposed water bill
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Voter shortsightedness, Minimum wage politics, One of math's "best-kept secrets"
Monday, February 3, 2014
Professor Yellen sworn in as Fed chair, Suburban sprawl and greenhouse gas emissions, Professor Ingram on the drought
Friday, January 31, 2014
Campanile celebrated with a feast 100 years ago, New insights into brain's language decoding, Irina and Michael Conboy apply for tissue rejuvenation grant
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Berkeley libraries to receive $6 million annual budget boost, Seafloor carpet harnesses wave energy, Xtreme bugs
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Underwater "carpet" could employ wave energy for desalination system, Turkey-inspired sensor could detect chemical exposure, Microbes in the neonatal ICU
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Professors O'Hara and Stewart speak at Water-Forestry Forum, Earthquake early warning system seeks funding, Professor Bautista studies the phenomenon of itch
Monday, January 27, 2014
Professor Huntsinger surveys ranchers' drought fears, Ethan Elkind on Los Angeles's rail plan, A rare visit from the Martha Graham Company
Friday, January 24, 2014
Laura Tyson interviewed at Davos, Professors Granholm and Echeveste lead fundraising effort for Hillary Clinton, Claude Steele's appointment approved by regents
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Upward mobility flat over last 20 years, Professor Reich on the middle-class squeeze, Cal Performances to commemorate start of World War I
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Chancellor Dirks at Davos, Turkey flesh inspires TNT-detecting sensor, Electronic whiskers for robots, Light-activated curtains
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
California's drought emergency, Shuttle riders surveyed, Psychologists help Facebook become more compassionate
Friday, January 17, 2014
Chancellor Dirks attends White House summit on higher education, Freshman applications up nearly 9%, Women physicists invited to Berkeley conference
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Chancellor answers questions on live webcast, ROTC continues to thrive at Berkeley, Saving the Lick Observatory
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Kelp Watch 2014 to monitor radioactivity on California coast, Carbon footprint greatest in suburbs, Professor Weber on net neutrality
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Professor Vetter's Kelp Watch 2014, Overfishing linked to permanent ecosystem damage, New insight into type la supernovae
Monday, January 13, 2014
Stanford dean Claude Steele to become next Berkeley provost, Baby calculators, Julia Morgan building relocation a success
Friday, January 10, 2014
A new light-activated material, Y chromosome here to stay, Julia Morgan building moves to the UC Botanical Garden
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Good news for the Y chromosome, Professor Tyson's outlook on the 2014 economy, Professor Yellen profiled, Tech surge is helping charities
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Economic mobility stirs Washington partisans, Professors call for more stringent standards and transparency in social science research, 'At Berkeley' to air on PBS Monday
Tuesday, January 7, 2013
Professor Yellen confirmed as Federal Reserve chair, Suburban pollution overwhelms urban efficiencies, Super-Earths and mini-Neptunes, Professor Doudna profiled as rising star
Monday, September 23, 2013
A cross-generational study of pesticides, Professor Fletcher on the good side of frequent cellphone upgrades, Stadium's press box wins national award
Friday, September 20, 2013
Calcium could help acid-rain damaged forests recover, Four new legless lizard species identified, Crowdfunding for financial aid
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Promise for Education campaign launched to crowdfund financial aid, Parasite permanently alters host's brain
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Bacterial protein pump developed to boost biofuel production, Four new legless lizard species identified, A new system for fire management developed at Sagehen Creek Field Station
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Professor Yellen now frontrunner for Fed chair, Former professor, dean and provost Roderic Park dies, A $2.85 million grant for Jewish law institute
Monday, September 16, 2013
Emisssions monitoring to begin next year, Bill for early earthquake warning system awaits governor's signature, Professor Yellen's key rival for Fed chair drops out
Friday, September 13, 2013
Professor Saez's research explains an unhappy anniversary, Minimum wage increase approved, Early earthquake warning system approved without funding provisions
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Undocumented students receive first state-funded grants, Family of Ambassador Stevens establishes Berkeley endowment,A tipping point in income inequality
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Berkeley top-ranking public university 16 years running, Air pollution linked to heart disease deaths, Income inequality surges
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Berkeley again the top public school in key ranking, Surging income inequality