03/21/23 — Berkeley experts in artificial intelligence are studying how ChatGPT and similar tools will transform everything from admissions screening and research to writing college essays
Education & outreach
11/07/22 — The Transfer Pre-Engineering Program (T-PREP) has won the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
09/27/22 — Berkeley Engineering hosts 3-day workshop to address diversity in STEM academia
09/08/22 — New Yorker: The EECS professor says proposed California Math Framework could worsen disparities in STEM
08/09/22 — Dean Liu weighs in on consequential new bill to re-shore semiconductor manufacturing in the United States
07/19/22 — FIRE Foundry aims to increase diversity among fire crews and accelerate the adoption of advanced firefighting technologies
05/12/22 — LA Times: In this op-ed, Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu and Associate Provost Jennifer Chayes say a proposal to change California's K-12 math framework will leave students unprepared for STEM in college.
04/07/22 — Partnership with Oakland schools, civic leaders and local practitioners aims to bolster workforce, improve engineering equity
10/06/21 — New discipline debuts in fall 2022
10/06/21 — Annual workshop seeks to diversify STEM academic careers by giving senior-level Ph.D. candidates, postdocs and young scientists the tools they need to thrive
08/17/21 — Parts of the UC Berkeley campus were converted into a racecourse for high school students on Saturday (Aug. 14) as part of a Robot Open Autonomous Racing (ROAR) competition. The event capped the summer ROAR Academy in which dozens of students worked with autonomous driving algorithms and tested them in Python-based environments. The ROAR competition […]
05/28/21 Light the Way — $5 million from Freada Kapor Klein and Mitch Kapor will fund scholarships for marginalized populations, to help science and technology “look like America”
04/26/21 — Graduate student Gloria Tumushabe has launched Afro Fem Coders, a remote coding program for women in Africa.
04/26/21 — The myriad challenges of the past year underscore the significance of better preparing our students to become engineering leaders.
03/15/21 — The Women in Tech Initiative at the University of California is now the Expanding Diversity and Gender Equity in Tech Initiative (EDGE in Tech)™
02/16/21 — This is the consortium's third five-year, $25 million grant, allowing it to continue its mission of educating nuclear scientists and advancing nuclear technologies.
02/03/21 — Gloria Tumushabe, a MasterCard Foundation Scholar in EECS, wanted to be more than an engineer; COVID gave her the chance
11/05/20 — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Girls in Engineering camp shifted to an online format that completely reimagined the camper experience.
11/05/20 — Professor emerita Fiona Doyle discusses her experiences as a woman in the field of engineering.
10/28/20 — Consortium of nine top research universities is 'confronting systemic practices that don’t advance equity'