Student Technology Equity Program

If you are a Berkeley student without the resources you need to engage in the online environment this Fall semester, apply now…

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Berkeley has its first crop of graduate and undergraduate students in the new the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, which helps financially disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa. Meet the first three grad students, who hail from Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda.

2012 at Berkeley: a quick look back

A year with leaping lizards and tailed robots, a $60-million-dollar institute for Berkeley, a theory proven 40 years later, a crucial election, and a transition at the very top of the campus food chain.

The assignment of a lifetime

Peter Soler, a chemical engineering grad student, with the help of an NSF research fellowship, is helping build an artificial kidney that may be a game-changer for two million patients.

Berkeley students win a sizable share of environmental fellowships

In August, the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation announced the winners of its half-million dollars worth of environmental fellowships and grants for 2011. There were 20 of them around the United States, master’s and Ph.D. students. Four — a fifth of the total — are pursuing studies at Berkeley.