Pac-12 announces resumption of football, winter sports seasons

SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 CEO Group announced today that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.  The football …

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Berkeley poll: A majority of Americans support changes to policing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 24, 2020 “This timely survey shows common ground on real solutions” and “Opportunities to bridge across racial and political spectrum.”  BERKELEY/WASHINGTON DC: Majorities of Americans across racial and ethnic backgrounds support meaningful changes to policing, including requiring officers to live in the communities they police and involving community-resource workers in certain emergency …

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Island-building in Southeast Asia created Earth’s northern ice sheets

Mt. Sumbing, an arc volcano in Central Java, in 2016. The uplift of volcanic rock in this island arc, starting 15 million years ago, triggered global cooling, according to Berkeley scientists and their colleagues. (UC Berkeley photo by Yuem Park) The Greenland ice sheet owes its existence to the growth of an arc of islands …

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Metal wires of carbon complete toolbox for carbon-based computers

Scanning tunneling microscope image of wide-band metallic graphene nanoribbon (GNR). Each cluster of protrusions corresponds to a singly-occupied electron orbital. The formation of a pentagonal ring near each cluster leads to a more than tenfold increase in the conductivity of metallic GNRs. The GNR backbone has a width of 1.6 nanometers. (UC Berkeley image by …

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In Breonna Taylor grand jury decision, Berkeley scholars see grave racial injustice

Since the death of Breonna Taylor this past March, protesters throughout the country have called for the police officers involved in her shooting to be arrested and charged. Today, A Louisville, Ky. grand jury verdict did not charge any of the officers for her death. (Photo courtesy of flickr/InformedImages) In a season of strife over …

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Berkeley Haas students help local businesses hurt by COVID-19

Customers waiting outside for food orders from vegan restaurant The Butcher’s Son. Photo credit: Natasha Payés. When shelter-in-place orders went into effect for the City of Berkeley in mid-March, Vicky Lin, BS 22, thought the impact on local businesses would be temporary. But as COVID-19 cases began to rise and the city extended restrictions well …

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Meet our new faculty: Elizabeth Hoover, environmental science and policy management

Elizabeth Hoover is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo by Adam Sings in the Timber) Name: Elizabeth HooverDiscipline: Environmental science and policy managementDegrees: B.A. Williams College, 2001; M.A., Brown University, 2003; Ph.D., Brown University, 2010Research interests: Food justice and environmental justice for Native American communities, specifically community-based food sovereignty projects, heirloom seed rematriation and …

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Meet our new faculty: Rachel Brem, plant and microbial biology

Rachel Brem is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo by Barbara Butkus) Name: Rachel BremDiscipline: Plant and microbial biologyDegrees: B.A., B.S., Brown University, 1994; Ph.D., UCSF, 2000Research interests: I study how organisms acquire genetic changes that allow them to thrive in new environments.Fun fact: I love to cook, hike, ski and spend time with my family. tinyurlis.gdclck.ruulvis.netshrtco.de

Racial Justice in America: A deeper look

Racial justice protests in America have existed for centuries, yet the nation has not fully reconciled with a violent and racist history that continues to impact communities of color to this day. Berkeley News will take a deeper look through a “Racial Justice in America” series. (Photo courtesy of UC Berkeley Bancroft Library) You see …

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Objects of resistance: Protesting the feminicide of girls and women at the border

Demonstrators protest feminicide and violence against women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Mexico City, Mexico, on Nov. 25, 2019. Graduate student Laila Espinoza says these magenta crosses, planted all over the city of Ciudad Juárez and across the country, are powerful and enduring symbols of resistance and a …

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