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1 hr ago | All Things Digital
The football field in the University of California at Berkeley's Memorial Stadium is about to get a new name , according to the San Francisco Chronicle: Kabam Field, named after the social games studio.
Should the US stop sending aid to developing countries?
Should PBS receive government funding?
3 hrs ago | Oakland Post
UC Berkeley anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes has been honored by the American Anthropological Association with its first ever Anthropology in Public Policy Award for her trailblazing work shedding light on the dark practice of human organ trafficking.
8 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher
Applications are being accepted through Jan. 4 for a unique program providing mid-career journalists from outside the U.S. with an opportunity to pursue advanced professional training and academic study at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.
10 hrs ago | New Scientist
TYPHOONS, earthquakes, wildfires - 2013 has seen its fair share of natural disasters.
The Berkeley City Council has voted to approve a redistricting plan that includes a district that will be comprised mostly of college students.
On Saturday, students will harvest the trees from the Sierra foothills and sell them to help raise money for their annual trip to the national convention of the Society of American Foresters.
While the number of African American students being accepted at UC Berkeley hasn't declined, the number of students choosing to enroll has; recent reports show in 2006 - 2010, nearly 58% of Black students admitted to CAL ultimately do not attend the school.
Frederick Wiseman, the grand old man of cinema veritA© , returns with a four-hour dive into one of America's oldest and most prestigious places of higher learning, the University of California, Berkeley.
U.S. cities are increasingly divided between the rich and the poor, hampering residents' ability to move up the economic ladder, according to a study released on Wednesday.
"Tornado," a video work by Francis Alys, is shown in this undated photo. The work is part of a solo exhibition of Alys at Tate Modern in London.
Stress from having to keep a secret- one's sexual orientation, for example, or simply a forbidden word- can cause lapses in physical stamina, intellectual acuity, executive function and even email etiquette.
Animal advocacy group PETA called Tuesday on the National Institutes of Health to stop animal experiments related to sexual health, including Johns Hopkins studies of erectile dysfunction using rodents.
As part of Thursday's "Compassion Research Day," Facebook engineers will work with scientists from Yale, Stanford, and UC Berkeley to share what they've learned over a year of research into why people do what they do.
Ju Hong, a recent UC Berkeley grad who made international headlines when he interrupted President Obama's Nov. 25 speech in San Francisco's Chinatown, says in a Huffington Post blog post that he was "compelled" to act because of Obama's deportation policy.
Daniel Kammen, the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a key member of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change, has given a big boost to the student-led campaign pressuring the University of California's Regents to divest from oil, gas, and coal companies.
Puddled melt water likely primed this ancient edge of the Antarctic's Larsen Ice Shelf to rapidly disintegrate over just several weeks.
Tuesday night, when Rabbi Yosef Langer lights a 22-foot menorah in San Francisco's Union Square, he'll get a helping hand -- an aluminum helping hand, that is -- from Issac the robot.