Cases of mumps dramatically increase in last week

In the days following the announcement of an outbreak of mumps on campus, campus officials are taking a series of measures to prevent further spread of the infection. Cases of mumps, so far only identified in students, have risen dramatically since the first instances were announced Friday. From only four
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UC Berkeley experiencing outbreak of mumps

There is an outbreak of mumps in the UC Berkeley campus community, campus officials announced late Tuesday night. Cases of the contagious viral infection, which is transmitted by the mucus or saliva of an infected person, were first reported on campus Friday. The confirmed cases were quarantined, but Associate Vice
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Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony for Saul Perlmutter

UC Berkeley physicist Saul Perlmutter awarded Nobel Prize

UC Berkeley professor Saul Perlmutter and two other scientists won a Nobel Prize in Physics for their groundbreaking discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating speed, overturning the previously held belief that the universe was contracting. Perlmutter, also an astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will receive
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Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony for Saul Perlmutter

UC Berkeley professor wins Nobel Prize

UC Berkeley Professor of physics Saul Perlmutter has won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Perlmutter, who will share the award with two other scientists, was recognized for his work studying supernovae. Brian Schmidt, an astronomer at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University, and Adam
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Occupy Colleges plans national walk-out Wednesday

Occupy Colleges — a movement that stemmed from Occupy Wall Street — is calling for a national campus walkout Wednesday at 12 p.m. to protest rising college debt and a lack of jobs for graduates. “Do not go to school. Go fight for yours and everybody elses rights at Occupy
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