With a click, new admissions Web site brings Berkeley to the world
Like the campus itself, UC Berkeley’s new Admissions Web site — the window through which most students catch their first glimpse of the university — teems with traditions, possibilities and practicalities. It connects prospective students to Berkeley and its culture of academic excellence, innovative research, and giving back. Find out more.
The MasterCard Foundation program brings Sub-Saharan African students to UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley is welcoming students from Sub-Saharan Africa as part of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. Over the next 8 years, the campus will receive $30 million to fund scholarships and comprehensive support for 113 talented yet financially disadvantaged students. Read the San Francisco Chronicle’scoverage.
Impacts of China’s economic slowdown explored by campus expert
Is China’s economy at a turning point? What implications will the slowing economy have for its people and the global economy? Katie Quan, associate chair of the Labor Center at UC Berkeley, spoke out recently in a radio conversation about the effects of the global economic slowdown on China's growth.
KALX: eclectic and free for 50 years
From the days of reel-to-reels and campus strife to digital transmission around the world, campus station KALX and its music-obsessed, radio-loving volunteers have collectively projected a consistent identity and ethic across the airwaves on 90.7 FM. As the station celebrates its 50th anniversary, it remains proudly and profoundly eclectic and free.
Are LA and NY “Berkeley enough”? You be the judge
In a series of light-hearted videos, Cal alumni in Los Angeles and New York City find themselves having to defend their Berkeley cred. In the first video DJ Dave (David Wittman), defends LA-based Cal alums against the charge that they're not “Berkeley enough.” Then back in Berkeley for the second video, he chides Cal alums in New York that they're not Berkeley enough.