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Social Sciences - Jan 28
The presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has advanced in California with strong support from young voters and Latinx voters. (Flickr photo by Gage Skidmore licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0) Five weeks before the California Democratic primary election, U.S. Sen.
Health - Jan 28

Anna Harte, M.D., medical director of University Health Services; Marc Fisher, vice chancellor for administration, Stephen C. Sutton, vice chancellor for student affairs; sent the following message to the campus community: We are writing to provide an update on the coronavirus (2019-nCoV), and campus response and preparedness efforts.

History - Jan 27

A UC Berkeley archaeologist has dug up ancient human feces, among other demographic clues, to challenge the narrative around the legendary demise of Cahokia, North America's most iconic pre-Columbian metropolis.

Physics - Jan 24

UC Berkeley chemists created a type of halide perovskite crystal that emits blue light, something that has been hard to achieve with the trendy new material. But the researchers also found that these materials are inherently unstable, requiring careful control of temperature and chemical environment to maintain their precise color.

Social Sciences - Jan 23

The 2020 U.S. Census is underway and could impact representation and funds for communities around the country, as it did in 2010. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Census Bureau) The 2020 U.S. census is not just a way of counting the number of people living in a city or state, but a way of apportioning government money - and political power.

Sport - Jan 22

The success of UC Berkeley's student-athletes should be measured by their accomplishments off the court as much as by their accomplishments on the court, according to Cal basketball coaches Mark Fox and Charmin Smith, who spoke Tuesday at the first of this year's Campus Conversations.

Life Sciences - Jan 28

Led by UC Berkeley's Randy Schekman, 21 Nobel laureates from the United States have sent an open letter to President Donald Trump urging him to follow through on a rumored plan to make all federally funded research studies free for the public to read immediately upon publication.

Linguistics - Jan 24

Read the transcript. s at UC Berkeley. The House of the Spirits, a play adapted by Caridad Svich from Isabel Allende's 1982 novel, was presented by the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies in spring 2019.

History - Jan 24

"It's too late now because there's nobody I can ask." Katalin Pecsi, child of Auschwitz survivor The 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is on January 27 of this year and 41% of Americans don't know what Auschwitz is - including a whopping two-thirds of millennials.

Social Sciences - Jan 23

Richard Livingston Jr., who grew up in the Bay Area deeply influenced by the values of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., cradles the urn that holds the remains of his son, Richard Dejion Livingston III.

Politics - Jan 21

Subscribe to Fiat Vox. UC Berkeley's Oral History Center and KQED teamed up to record the longest interview that Jerry Brown has ever done - one that offers a first-person account of his nearly five decades in California politics.

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