“All we have to do is realize that social and emotional learning is not just a nice add-on for our children’s education, but a crucial must-have if we want to prevent such atrocities.”
While many are celebrating the discovery of a new species dubbed Homo naledi, others such as UC Berkeley paleoanthropologist Tim White remain very skeptical. Here’s why:
Had the Pope uttered a single sentence, he could have really addressed global poverty—by ending the Catholic Church’s opposition to birth control. So says Berkeley public health professor (and wearer of condom ties) Malcolm Potts.
On Saturday, Mountain View Cemetery is conducting a three-hour tour of the gravesites of UC Berkeley founders, faculty and students—their reputations outlive them all.
A former firefighter argues that our emphasis on protecting homes from forest fires comes at a cost.
The RADICAL program combines education, community outreach, and audience engagement to bring people to live performance.
Questions of race are inevitably questions about power and privilege—and about whether differing perspectives, informed by different experiences, can ever be sensibly resolved.
"Growing a boy or girl from XY or XX chromosomes requires constant interaction with the environment, which begins in the prenatal soup and continues (with) dance recitals, baseball games and cafeteria dramas that ceaselessly reinforce" the gender-divide.
By next fall, a Cal team plans to finish building a net-zero energy, approximately 250-square-foot home-on-wheels—in part to demonstrate that UC Berkeley and the city of Richmond can preserve affordable housing options.
Research suggests voters tend to stick with their chosen candidates regardless of policies.
A Berkeley geophysicist says he was struck by a “bolt of insight”: The magnitude 11 earthquake caused by the asteroid could have set off nascent volcanoes all over Earth.