Campus Notices archive

World’s science journalists are coming to Berkeley in 2017

World’s science journalists are coming to Berkeley in 2017

June 12, 2015:

The 2017 meeting of the World Federation of Science Journalists will be held in San Francisco, co-hosted by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco.

Champions Cup match moved to Avaya Stadium — refunds for ticket holders

Champions Cup match moved to Avaya Stadium — refunds for ticket holders June 30, 2015:

In a statement, Cal Athletics said that “campus representatives were informed by our promotional partner, Relevent Sports, that the Manchester United vs. San Jose Earthquakes match scheduled for July 21 at California Memorial Stadium has been relocated to Avaya Stadium in San Jose.”

UC Berkeley, Sungevity launch solar partnership

UC Berkeley, Sungevity launch solar partnership June 24, 2015:

Striking another blow for sustainability, UC Berkeley has selected Sungevity, Inc., a leading global solar service based in Oakland, as its official solar energy partner for the next decade, campus officials announced today.

‘Rising Bear’ disaster exercise shakes things up

‘Rising Bear’ disaster exercise shakes things up June 18, 2015:

UC Berkeley’s Office of Emergency Management sponsored a three-hour drill Thursday morning to practice and evaluate the campus’s response to a 6.8-magnitude earthquake on the Hayward Fault. Nearly 150 staff from some 20 departments took part in the exercise.

Campus community mourns victims of balcony collapse

Campus community mourns victims of balcony collapse June 17, 2015:

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s balcony collapse in downtown Berkeley, which took the lives of six students and critically injured seven others, the campus community is rallying to offer solace, support and counseling to those struggling to cope. (Updated with links to online books of condolence.)

Campus to build new pool in Tang Center lot

Campus to build new pool in Tang Center lot June 17, 2015:

Campus broke ground last week for a new pool to be built in the Bancroft-Fulton parking lot, adjacent to the Tang Center. Construction on the new swimming center is slated to begin Monday, June 22, and is expected to last through June 2016.

Communicators gather for a day of sharpening and sharing their skills

Communicators gather for a day of sharpening and sharing their skills June 11, 2015:

The fourth annual Berkeley Communications Conference (BC2) brought together hundreds of campus communicators together Tuesday for a day of sharpening and sharing their skills.

Campus’s BUILD program unveils first children’s book

Campus’s BUILD program unveils first children’s book June 8, 2015:

The inaugural Bay Area Book Festival, held this weekend, brought dozens of families to the Berkeley Public Library to listen to a reading of UC Berkeley’s first children’s book, Snackers and the Mysterious Search. The story, set on UC Berkeley’s campus, is meant to introduce kids to campus in a fun and accessible way.

Summer concert series blooms again at UC Botanical Garden

Summer concert series blooms again at UC Botanical Garden June 4, 2015:

The annual Redwood Grove summer concert series is returning to the UC Botanical Garden. Although tonight’s opening performance is sold out, music lovers will have plenty more chances: Every Thursday evening from now through Aug. 27, musicians will play under the garden’s towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

Slow down but don’t stop. It’s summer at Berkeley with photos

Slow down but don’t stop. It’s summer at Berkeley June 2, 2015:

The campus is downshifting into a relaxed but still lively summer season, with enrollment again expected to top 16,000. Of this year’s more than 4,300 visiting students, 3,084 are from overseas and 1,224 are U.S. residents. More than 1,800 will be taking online courses, a 12 percent increase over last year.

An open letter to Richmond: Dirks’ update on Global Campus

An open letter to Richmond: Dirks’ update on Global Campus June 2, 2015:

Reaffirming UC Berkeley’s “commitment to the Richmond community,” the chancellor vowed that “sustained engagement and dialogue with you, the people who actually live in the city,” would give shape to the binding agreements the campus intends to sign as the ambitious project moves ahead.

Cal cyclists gear up for AIDS Life/Cycle 2015 with photos

Cal cyclists gear up for AIDS Life/Cycle 2015 May 29, 2015:

Thirty campus cyclists and two “roadies” make up the Cal team for the 2015 AIDS Life/Cycle, a benefit ride down the California coast. Meet members of the team, some of whom will send updates from the ride, which begins May 31.

UCPD drive collects 700 toys and books for kids in need

UCPD drive collects 700 toys and books for kids in need May 27, 2015:

A new initiative by UC Berkeley police, Community United By Service, has begun making a difference for children in need. The UC Police Department’s toy drive received about 700 toys and books donated by 14 groups on campus.

Champions Cup returning to Memorial Stadium

Champions Cup returning to Memorial Stadium May 21, 2015:

Manchester United will face the San Jose Earthquakes at California Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, July 21, a return trip to Berkeley for the Guinness International Champions Cup North America. Tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, May 27

Commencement crowd gives Class of ’15 a joyous sendoff with photoswith video

Commencement crowd gives Class of ’15 a joyous sendoff May 18, 2015:

Beaming parents crowded the Memorial Stadium stands at Saturday’s campuswide commencement, featuring a keynote by tech leader Marc Benioff and moving, personal remarks by top graduating senior Radhika Kannan. See photos of the celebrants and videos of the speakers. Also: Catch students and families posting on social media.