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Politics - Oct 18
Read the transcript. Subscribe to  Berkeley Talks. Maggie Haberman (Photo by Andrew Lih via Wikimedia Commons ) The unrivaled political insight of reporter Maggie Haberman makes her one of today's most influential voices in national affairs journalism.
Social Sciences - Oct 18

Daniela Cervantes as "La Miguelito” (UC Berkeley photo by Ben Dillon) When Daniela Cervantes first heard about the play, Who Shot la Miguelito? , presented by the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, she knew she had to be a part of it.

Earth Sciences - Oct 17

California Gov. Gavin Newsom today (Thursday, Oct. 17) announced the debut of the nation's first statewide earthquake early warning system that will deliver alerts to people's cellphones through an app developed at the University of California, Berkeley.

Administration - Oct 16

Paul Alivisatos, UC Berkeley's executive vice chancellor and provost, sent the following message to the campus community on Wednesday: I am writing to follow up on a message sent yesterday to instructors by Oliver O'Reilly, chair of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.

Chemistry - Oct 16

A conceptual drawing of the planned chemistry building to be named after former dean Clayton Heathcock. (Drawings courtesy of HOK Group Inc.) UC Berkeley alumnus Terry Rosen, the CEO of Arcus Biosciences, and his wife, Tori, have donated $25 million to the College of Chemistry for a building to be named in honor of Terry Rosen's beloved mentor and former chemistry dean, Clayton Heathcock.

Law - Oct 15

You may have spotted David Robinson, UC Berkeley's top attorney, as he walked around campus. Chances are, he admitted during a Campus Conversation on Tuesday, he was staring at his phone. "I've had people email me and say, 'I walked by you and waved but you were looking at your phone,'" said Robinson, who leads a team of five people who manage the multitude of legal issues facing the campus.

Event - Oct 17

A collection of nearly 3,000 quilts by more than 400 African American artists - believed to be the largest collection of its kind ever assembled - was gifted to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) as a bequest by Eli Leon, an Oakland-based art scholar and avid collector of African American quilts.

Astronomy - Oct 17

Courtney Dressing's ongoing search for planets around other stars has won her a prestigious Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering.

Business - Oct 16

UC Berkeley economist Ted Miguel in western Kenya, where he has studied the impact of deworming programs on children's health and education outcomes. (Photo courtesy of Ted Miguel) UC Berkeley economist Ted Miguel awoke before dawn on Monday, Oct.

Innovation - Oct 15

Name: Alvin Cheung - Degrees: Ph.D., EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015 - Research interests: I work on data management and I also study how people write programs. Fun fact:  I am a classical pianist and am always looking for other musicians to jam!

Politics - Oct 15

A family looks towards metal bars marking the U.S. border where it meets the Pacific Ocean on March 2, 2016, in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP photo by Gregory Bull) When President Donald Trump was elected in 2016, he vowed to build a "big, beautiful wall" between the United States and Mexico.

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