September 10, 2020
A history grad student’s research leads to the discovery of Black nurse Biddy Mason in Depression-era murals.
August 20, 2020
The UC San Diego Library digitally reconstructs the famed Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, five years after its destruction.
August 6, 2020
Alumna Annie Coker is a little known, but important figure in history — the first Black woman in California to become a lawyer.
March 11, 2020
Elaine Sullivan takes a fresh look at the ancient Egyptian burial site of Saqqara with some tantalizing new tools.
February 6, 2020
Charles Reichmann made an unexpected discovery while investigating the debate around Chinese immigration in the 1870s.
December 12, 2019
Rapanui people likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, study says.
November 21, 2019
Berkeley Lab teams work with Cairo University researchers to study soil and bone samples dating back 4,000 years.
October 29, 2019
On this day 50 years ago, the internet was born.
October 10, 2019
UC Berkeley sociologist G. Cristina Mora explains the origins of the identity we celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month.
September 19, 2019
Today beds are synonymous with privacy. But they were once where travelers hunkered down with complete strangers.