Four of California’s top research universities, including Stanford, have joined forces in an effort to increase the presence of underrepresented minorities among faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
According to columnist Gillie Collins, renowned documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman has done it again — and, this time, his focus is closer to home. Wiseman’s 38th documentary, “At Berkeley,” exposes the entrails of Stanford’s nearby rival, University of California at Berkeley.
Claude Steele, dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSE) and professor emeritus of psychology, was named the next executive vice chancellor and provost of UC-Berkeley on Monday.
Thomas Südhof, neuroscientist and professor of molecular and cellular physiology at the Stanford School of Medicine won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this morning.
Renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild, a professor at UC-Berkeley, explains in “The Outsourced Self” how a pervasive industrial mentality has eroded the organic social links of American society, replacing them with dating coaches, wedding planners and nursing homes as far as the eye can see.
Wheelz, buoyed by success in California, looks to expand nationally thanks to substantial financial backing.
During a time of funding shortfalls for universities and student groups across the country, the ASSU has not only avoided running a deficit, but has continued to add to its $1.2 million general fees reserves and buffer funds – in large part because it seldom fully spends the money it receives from student fees.