Saqqara, an ancient burial ground

Walking through ancient Egypt with 3-D technology

Elaine Sullivan takes a fresh look at the ancient Egyptian burial site of Saqqara with some tantalizing new tools.

Frances E.W. Harper, Harriet Tubman and Hallie Quinn Brown

An incomplete victory

The 100th anniversary of women's right to vote is coming up — but not all women benefited.

Ellen DuBois portrait

Historian’s new book traces three generations of suffragists

‘Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote’ is timed to celebrate the centennial of women’s right to vote.

Jane Goodall sitting with a chimp

All-star lineup to honor 50th anniversary of Earth Day in ‘Forces of Nature’

Environmental leaders and thinkers to explore what it means to care for the planet and all its inhabitants.

Elvin Hsieh playing the Stradivarius violin that was already owned by UCLA

UCLA receives Stradivarius, Seraphin violins from Twiford Foundation

Having the instruments is a ‘dream,’ says Movses Pogossian, professor of violin.

Oscar statuettes in a row

From Lady Bird to Legally Blonde, UC's starring role in major films

There's been a lot of blue and gold on the silver screen. We hand out awards to some of the most surprising movies that feature UC.

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton: The great unifier?

America's first ‘Dollyologist’ reflects on how the country singer has become a figure that resonates all over the world.

Moai statues

The mystery of Easter Island revealed?

Rapanui people likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, study says.

Pyramid in Egypt

Shedding a new light on Egyptian mummies

Berkeley Lab teams work with Cairo University researchers to study soil and bone samples dating back 4,000 years.

Ginsburg at the Berkeley Law lecture

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visits campus, inaugurates new lecture series

The iconic justice paid tribute to her late colleague Herma Hill Kay and reflected on the emergence of women in law.