Topic: University of California-Berkeley
Steady triple-digit temperatures and perennial dry weather across the West have forced environmentalists, politicians, and citizens to find new freshwater resources.
08/22/2011 01:37 pm
The Los Angeles Unified School District is testing a pilot program for teacher evaluation that includes parent feedback and peer review. But unions are not happy.
08/19/2011 06:23 pm
"Maggie Goes on a Diet" - a glorified tale of weight loss aimed at young girls - is stirring a storm of criticism.
08/19/2011 02:56 pm
The decision by BART officials to cut cellphone service Thursday – denying train-riding protesters access to social media – raises deep legal questions, analysts say.
08/16/2011 08:05 pm
Dugard's memoir, "A Stolen Life," is released today and has already topped bestseller lists.
07/12/2011 11:56 am
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
06/30/2011 01:21 pm
A rising share of computer science majors at top schools are women. High-tech jobs offer stability in an uncertain economy.
06/27/2011 10:48 am
The Iowa Writers' Workshop, on its 75th anniversary, offers a window into the state of American letters.
06/25/2011 11:25 am
Astronomers are on the cusp of new discoveries in the search for distant planets that could have life. But budget cuts are forcing this branch of space exploration to turn to smaller, less-ambitious projects.
06/17/2011 04:04 pm
Black hole fires beams at Earth while destroying star: a massive black hole has been discovered devouring a star, causing the star to shoot beams of energy at Earth. The event is thought to occur only once every 100 million years.
06/17/2011 02:12 am