senator henry stern

‘The insistence of innovation:’ California state Sen. Henry Stern on his experiences at Berkeley Law and his impression of campus politics

The Bridge - A series of interviews linking students to remarkable figures of UC Berkeley and the Bay Area.

Sen. Stern explains that what ultimately drew him to Berkeley Law was the real, critical work being done on the campus and the rich variety of ways he could engage with chief issues of the time. In his own words, “the power of (UC Berkeley) is the breadth.”
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Carol Christ

Carol Christ on her first year as UC Berkeley’s chancellor

The Bridge — A series of interviews with figures associated with Berkeley

Christ has just about completed her first full academic year as leader of UC Berkeley. We often take the time to discuss Christ’s political platforms and policy decisions, but there is value in learning about the more human side of her, too.
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