“A 22 percent increase in per-pupil spending throughout all 12 school-age years for low-income children is large enough to eliminate the education gap.”
The story behind the story: “In the end, I followed my gut and just wrote what I wanted. I stopped somewhere just beyond 14,000 words—I mean, enough was enough.”
“Words cannot describe what I’ve just seen—so just gonna say you’ve got to just see it for yourself. It’s insane. I can’t believe it.”
Contest winnings underwrite the work of four architectural students who have created, in rural Japan, a community center that “breathes like a living organism.”
The good news: The biologically rich, fire resilient and amply watered forests of our forebears probably can be reclaimed. All we have to do is burn and cut down a lot of trees.
Berkeley’s Bancroft Library remains a kind of magnetic north for all things Didion, as the author of a new book about the writer’s life discovered.
As Steve Kerr prepares for his second season coaching the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, his daughter and son hit the volleyball and basketball courts for Cal.
Our American emphasis on individual independence may be hurting our chances to achieve true happiness. Here’s why:
With 38 percent of us saying we would rather scrub a toilet than create and remember yet another username or password, a new one-stop-shop approach could make biometrics the new black.
In new book on the politics of pop, Marion Nestle predicts that Berkeley will be a trendsetter with its penny-per-once soda.
A Berkeley physicist and Nobel laureate advocates a way to keep a researcher’s expectations from interfering with the results.