UC Berkeley AAAS members

Prestigious academies elect 34 UC faculty as new members

The National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences add new UC members to their ranks.

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Say goodbye to boring backdrops and hello to UC

Take a trip through some of UC's most evocative locations with our Zoom backgrounds.

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Professor’s documentary film about refugee family honored at Vienna International Festival

“Songs that Never End” is one of five finalists for best international documentary and can be viewed online through May 14.

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Anthony Davis wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘The Central Park Five’ opera

Department of Music distinguished professor is third UC San Diego faculty member to receive prestigious award.

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Missing home: Students use ‘Minecraft’ to build UC Berkeley in stunning detail

Welcome to the University of Blockeley, a student-led effort to build, one block at time, the UC Berkeley campus on ‘Minecraft.’

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UC Riverside theater employees sew face masks for their colleagues

The goal is to make at least 750 masks to be provided for free to essential UC Riverside employees.

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.

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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.

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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.