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BASC Symposium: A Day of Atmospheric Science at Berkeley

February 6th welcomed the 14th annual Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center (BASC) symposium at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley. Organized by BASC director Professor Ronald Cohen, who holds appointments in the department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the College of Chemistry, this symposium highlighted the Bay Area’s research in atmospheric science and climate […]



Happy 100th Birthday Campanile!

On Tuesday, February 3rd, the campus community at UC Berkeley came together to enjoy a music and light display in celebration of the one hundred year birthday of the campanile. The audience gathered on the brick promenade at the top of Campanile Way to see the performance. Spectators also paused in between walks to class and evening […]

Changes to Campus Sexual Assault Policies Made Prior to External Review

Last fall, The Berkeley Graduate investigated questions about the University of California, Berkeley’s response to a series of sexual assaults on or near campus. Now, students will have the chance to voice their concerns about UC Berkeley’s sexual assault policies on February 3rd & 4th during a review by the US Department of Education’s Office […]


Un-Thanksgiving: A Sunrise Ceremony on Alcatraz

The sun began to rise above a sleeping city. We stood around a blazing fire, nestled underneath the Alcatraz lighthouse as its beams expelled light into what was left of the night sky. This plot of land, filled with an eclectic history, marks the location of an annual tradition, established to commemorate and encourage modern […]

Biophysicists focus on intersection of physical, natural sciences

Straddling the lines of computational and wet lab work, researchers in the Biophysics Graduate Group attempt to answer questions posed by the biological sciences through the application of physics and mathematics. Applications vary widely, from theoretical modeling to working at a lab bench. Kevin Doxzen, a third-year biophysics student in the Doudna lab, focuses on experimental […]

Photo courtesy Kevin Doxzen