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2021 Winter

The True Story of the Battle for the Axe

By Martin Snapp

Alumni notes from columnist Martin Snapp

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You Are Probably Burned Out at Work

By Wyatte Grantham-Philips

A Q&A with Dr. Christina Maslach

UCSF Prof. David Julius, right (Photo by Noah Berger)

Berkeley Claims Two More Nobels This Year

By Margie Cullen

David Card and David Julius won for economics and medicine, respectively.

“All Blind Roads Lead to Berkeley”

By Hayden Royster

Berkeley alum Joshua Miele wins a MacArthur for his innovations in technology for the blind.

Can We Make Mars Exploration More Affordable?

By Dhoha Bareche

Berkeley will launch two satellites to study Mars in a new era of space exploration.

(Photo by Ronen Tivony / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

United Nations and Berkeley Experts Warn “Climate Change is Now”

By Susan Karlin

The UN's report on climate change argues that there's no wiggle room.

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Winter

By Editorial Staff

Here are a few of our favorite books, shows, and films by Berkeley people

UC Berkeley Was Ranked the Top American University. But What Does it Mean?

By Gitanjali Poonia

Experts are skeptical of college rankings.

New Life Sciences Incubator Opens for Business

By Margie Cullen

Berkeley is Going Big on Bioscience.