Cal Grads Have It Good Too

Graduate school at Cal … not too shabby

After a particularly long week of class that culminates in a rather pointless discussion section at 5 p.m. on a Friday, you might be letting your thoughts stray to other things like the weekend, or maybe spring break. Looking around, you’re fairly sure that everyone is echoing similar statements, except
Read More…

Occupy protesters spread message at Cal Day

An expected 40,000 visitors converged on the UC Berkeley campus for Cal Day Saturday, including prospective students and their families as well as a handful of Occupy protesters. While visitors had free access to campus museums, exhibitions from various academic departments and a concert by Dr. Dog on Memorial Glade
Read More…

Engineering equity

CAMPUS ISSUES: The UC Berkeley College of Engineering displays great initiative in its efforts to increase diveristy among students.

While receiving negative press is a destabilizing experience, what follows doesn’t have to be. After the UC Berkeley College of Engineering was spotlighted in an October 2011 California Watch article that uncovered sexism in its male-dominated student culture, the school has made a heartening start toward a more diverse student
Read More…

UC Berkeley engineering school appoints new dean to promote equity

UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering is striving to increase gender and ethnic diversity among its students following allegations of discrimination last semester, although efforts are progressing gradually. The college garnered much attention last October when a California Watch article pointed out instances of sexism in the campus’s male-dominated engineering student
Read More…