Trend Results : UC Berkeley

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 2416)


UC Berkeley Professors Took Away Part of Our Retrofitted Central Freeway – And Now, UC Berkeley Students are Coming for the Rest of It – Octavia Boulevard is Good?!

TweetVia Eric Fisher, who’s Everywhere You Want To Be, we see, among other items, this proposal for what’s left of our Central Freeway: Read the first sentence – it’s ABSOLUTELY WRONG about how great the failed Octavia Boulevard flows. “Octavia Boulevard has demonstrated how it has been able to handle as many cars as the […]

How to be “credible” even if you're a woman... and other takeaways from the Berkeley sexual discrimination investigation

Last week, we published an in-depth investigative story about five women who were all driven out of a division of UC Berkeley’s IT department. An on-campus investigation found that two men, Ben Gross and Riff Khan, were responsible for...Show More Summary

Dean Returns as Professor After Alleged Sexual Harassment

Apparently, some law school deans have better job security than federal court justices. Last year, a former dean at UC Berkeley School of Law stepped down during a sexual harassment scandal, but continued on as a professor. The former Dean, Sujit Choudhry, settled the case and managed to stay......

The Bear’s Lair: The untold story of systemic gender discrimination inside UC Berkeley’s IT Department

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Vanessa Kaskiris was born in Hollywood and has blond hair, but she’s not what you are probably picturing right now. Hers was a different version of the California dream. When I first meet her, she tugs at her platinum locks and says,...Show More Summary

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive mounts exhibition of new work by Jay Heikes

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive launches the fortieth anniversary of its MATRIX Program?which introduces Bay Area audiences to exceptional voices in contemporary art?with an exhibition of work by Jay Heikes, the Minneapolis-based artist whose practice explores the interplay between borders, music, and material discovery. Show More Summary

Computer-generated fur gets more realistic

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

If you're not satisfied with the realism of computer-generated animals in movies and games, then you might be interested in the latest news out of the University of California San Diego. Working with colleagues from UC Berkeley, computer...Show More Summary

"Magical Mystery Tour" --Scientists Probe Our Fate Inside a Black Hole

Some black holes erase your past: In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future for all time and all space. But a UC Berkeley...        

Some black holes erase your past

(University of California - Berkeley) Physicists insist on determinism: your past and present determine your future uniquely, per Einstein's equations of general relativity. They call this strong cosmic censorship. A UC Berkeley mathematician...Show More Summary

SF streets filthier than world’s poorest slums, says UC Berkeley professor

Local report finds 153 trash-laden blocks downtown NBC Bay Area published an analysis of the filthy conditions of 153 downtown San Francisco blocks on Sunday and discovered conditions that compare unfavorably to some of the poorest slums...Show More Summary

Former UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks: The American university is 'under growing attack'

Nicholas Dirks took the helm of UC Berkeley, the nation's top public research university, in 2013 but struggled with serial crises until he stepped down under pressure last year. He returned to teaching this semester and speaks out about his experiences.

UC Berkeley Wins Second Straight Collegiate Overwatch National Championship

The collegiate Overwatch season has concluded and UC Berkeley once again stands on top of the college Overwatch world. The Golden Bears of Cal win their second consecutive national championship, defeating the previously-undefeated UC...Show More Summary

CRISPR scissors, Cas12a, enables cutting-edge diagnostics

(University of California - Berkeley) Utilizing an unsuspected activity of the CRISPR-Cas12a protein, UC Berkeley researchers created a simple diagnostic system called DETECTR to analyze cells, blood, saliva, urine and stool to detect genetic mutations, cancer and antibiotic resistance and also diagnose bacterial and viral infections. Show More Summary

Watch professor smash laptop in front of class

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Boing Boing pal Eric Paulos, an engineering professor and artist at UC Berkeley, has a history of high-tech provocations, from his early work with machine performance group Survival Research Laboratories to his controversial art installations such as a vending machine for pathogens. Show More Summary

Increased UV from ozone depletion sterilizes trees

(University of California - Berkeley) UC Berkeley paleobotanists put dwarf, bonsai pine trees in growth chambers and subjected them to up to 13 times the UV-B radiation Earth experiences today, simulating conditions that likely existed 252 million years ago during the planet's worst mass extinction. Show More Summary

Many Things You Know about Patent Infringement Litigation in China are Wrong

Guest post by Renjun Bian.  Ms. Bian is a J.S.D. candidate at UC Berkeley School of Law, where she conducts research on Chinese patent law and policies. Her dissertation focuses on patent litigation and valuation. Before coming to Berkeley, Ms. Bian studied Chinese law at Peking University, where she earned an LL.B.  Ms. Bian also […]

UC Berkeley spent $4 million for free speech event security

UC Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free-speech events last year when the campus became a flashpoint for the country's political divisions. The university revealed in documents that it spent $3.9 million to bring in outside police forces, pay their room, board and overtime,...

Designing a greener future: Local architect builds net-zero energy homes with salvaged materials

With climate change circulating political and social spheres as an issue of great concern, local architect and UC Berkeley alumnus Karl Wanaselja is addressing this issue by designing and building homes that are smaller, greener and, most importantly, more sustainable.

Video shows UC Berkeley police body-slamming black union protester after putting him in choke-hold

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Peaceful UC Berkeley protests raising awareness for the #IAmColeAndWalker movement took a violent turn Thursday as several police appear to body-slam a man during the protest near the school’s campus.... The post Video shows UC Berkeley police body-slamming black union protester after...

California Moves Closer To Offering The Abortion Pill On Campuses

SB 320 just passed the Senate, but it began with a group of UC Berkeley students.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC