The Info List - University Of California, Berkeley

Urban Total 1,232 acres (499 ha) Core Campus 178 acres (72 ha)[5] Total land owned 6,679 acres (2,703 ha)[6]

Colors Berkeley Blue, California

Athletics NCAA Division I
NCAA Division I
FBS – Pac-12

Nickname Golden Bears

Sporting affiliations

Am. East MPSF

Mascot Oski the Bear

Website www.berkeley.edu

The University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
(UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California[8][9]) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.[9] Founded in 1868, Berkeley is the flagship institution of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California
system. It is often ranked among the best universities in the world and the top public universities in the United States.[10][11][12][13][14] Established in 1868 as the University of California, resulting from the merger of the private College of California
and the public Agricultural, Mining and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland, Berkeley offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines.[15] The Dwinelle Bill of March 5, 1868 ( California
Assembly Bill No. 583) stated that the "University shall have for its design, to provide instruction and thorough and complete education in all departments of science, literature and art, industrial and profession[al] pursuits, and general education, and also special courses of instruction in preparation for the professions".[16][17] Berkeley is one of the 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities and continues to have very high research activity, with $789 million in R&D expenditures in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.[18][19] Today, Berkeley keeps close relationships with three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories
United States Department of Energy National Laboratories
-- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
-- and is home to many world-renowned research institutes, including the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Space Sciences Laboratory.[20] Through its partner institution University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Berkeley also offers a joint medical program at the UCSF
Medical Center, the top hospital in California, which is also part of the UC system.[21] As of March 2018, Berkeley alumni, faculty members and researchers include 104 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Awards winners , and 13 Fields Medalists. In addition, they have also won 9 Wolf Prizes, 45 MacArthur Fellowships,[22] 20 Academy Awards, 14 Pulitzer Prizes[23] and 207 Olympic medals (117 gold, 51 silver and 39 bronze).[24] In 1930, Nobel laureate Ernest Lawrence
Ernest Lawrence
invented the cyclotron at Berkeley, based on which UC Berkeley researchers along with Berkeley Lab
Berkeley Lab
have discovered or co-discovered 16 chemical elements of the periodic table – more than any other university in the world.[25][26][27] Lawrence Livermore Lab later continued to discover or co-discover six chemical elements (113 to 118).[28][29] During 1940s, Berkeley physicist J. R. Oppenheimer, the "Father of the Atomic Bomb", led the Manhattan project to create the first atomic bomb. In the 1960s, Berkeley was particularly noted for the Free Speech Movement
Free Speech Movement
as well as the Anti- Vietnam War
Vietnam War
Movement led by its students.[30][31][32] In the 21st century, UC Berkeley has become one of the leading universities in producing entrepreneurs and its alumni have founded a large number of companies worldwide. [33][34][35][36] For 2017–18, the Academic Ranking of World Universities
Academic Ranking of World Universities
(ARWU) ranked Berkeley 5th in the world and 1st among public universities. Berkeley is also ranked 18th internationally among research universities in the Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education
World University Rankings, 6th in the 2017 Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education
World Reputation Rankings.[37] It is additionally ranked 4th internationally (1st among public universities) by U.S. News & World Report.[38]


1 History

1.1 Name 1.2 Controversies

2 Academics

2.1 Undergraduate programs 2.2 Graduate and professional programs 2.3 Faculty and research 2.4 Library system 2.5 Rankings and reputation

2.5.1 Global 2.5.2 National

3 Discoveries and innovation

3.1 Natural Sciences 3.2 Computer & Applied Sciences 3.3 Companies & Entrepreneurship

4 Campus

4.1 Architecture 4.2 Natural features 4.3 Environmental record

5 Organization and administration

5.1 University finances

5.1.1 Financial aid and scholarship programs

6 Admissions and enrollment 7 Student life and traditions

7.1 Student housing

7.1.1 University housing 7.1.2 Cooperative housing 7.1.3 Fraternities and sororities

7.2 Student-run organizations

7.2.1 Student government 7.2.2 Communications media 7.2.3 Student groups

7.3 Athletics

7.3.1 California
rivalry 7.3.2 National championships

8 Notable alumni, faculty, and staff

8.1 Faculty 8.2 Alumni

9 See also 10 Notes and references 11 Further reading and viewing 12 External links


View from Memorial Glade of Sather Tower
Sather Tower
(The Campanile), the center of Berkeley—the ring of its bells and clock can be heard from all over campus

Main article: History of the University of California, Berkeley In 1866, the private College of California
purchased the land comprising the current Berkeley campus. Because it lacked sufficient funds to operate, it eventually merged with the state-run Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College to form the University of California, the first full-curriculum public university in the state. Ten faculty members and almost 40 students made up the new University of California
when it opened in Oakland in 1869.[39] Frederick H. Billings was a trustee of the College of California
and suggested that the college be named in honor of the Anglo-Irish
philosopher George Berkeley.[40] In 1870, Henry Durant, the founder of the College of California, became the first president. With the completion of North and South Halls in 1873, the university relocated to its Berkeley location with 167 male and 22 female students[41] and held its first classes.[42] Beginning in 1891, Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
made several large gifts to Berkeley, funding a number of programs and new buildings, and sponsoring, in 1898, an international competition in Antwerp, Belgium, where French architect Émile Bénard
Émile Bénard
submitted the winning design for a campus master plan. In 1905, the University Farm was established near Sacramento, ultimately becoming the University of California, Davis.[43] By the 1920s, the number of campus buildings had grown substantially, and included twenty structures designed by architect John Galen Howard.[44] Robert Gordon Sproul served as president from 1930 to 1958.[45] By 1942, the American Council on Education ranked UC Berkeley second only to Harvard University
Harvard University
in the number of distinguished departments.[45]

Berkeley students participate in a one-day peace strike opposing U.S. involvement in World War II
World War II
on April 19, 1940

In 1930s, Ernest Lawrence
Ernest Lawrence
helped establish the Radiation Laboratory (now Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) and invented the cyclotron, which won him the Nobel physics prize in 1939.[46] Based on the cyclotron, UC Berkeley scientists and researchers, along with Berkeley Lab, continued to discover 16 chemical elements of the periodic table – more than any other university in the world.[26][27] In particular, during World War II
World War II
and following Glenn Seaborg's then-secret discovery of plutonium, Ernest Orlando Lawrence's Radiation Laboratory began to contract with the U.S. Army to develop the atomic bomb. UC Berkeley physics professor J. Robert Oppenheimer was named scientific head of the Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project
in 1942.[47][48] Along with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley is now a partner in managing two other labs, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1943) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1952). During the McCarthy era in 1949, the Board of Regents adopted an anti-communist loyalty oath. A number of faculty members objected and were dismissed;[49] ten years passed before they were reinstated with back pay.[50] In 1952, the University of California
became an entity separate from the Berkeley campus. Each campus was given relative autonomy and its own Chancellor. Then-president Sproul assumed presidency of the entire University of California
system, and Clark Kerr became the first Chancellor of UC Berkeley.[45]

Sather Tower
Sather Tower
(the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais

Berkeley gained worldwide reputation for student activism in the 1960s with the Free Speech Movement
Free Speech Movement
of 1964[51] and opposition to the Vietnam War.[52] In the highly publicized People's Park protest in 1969, students and the school conflicted over use of a plot of land; the National Guard was called in and violence erupted. Then governor of California
Ronald Reagan called the Berkeley campus "...a haven for communist sympathizers, protesters, and sex deviants".[51][53][54] Modern students at Berkeley are less politically active, with a greater percentage of moderates and conservatives.[55][56] Democrats outnumber Republicans on the faculty by a ratio of 9:1.[57] In 1982, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(MSRI) was founded on the Berkeley campus at the request of three Berkeley mathematicians -- Shiing-Shen Chern, Calvin Moore and Isadore M. Singer -- and with the support of the National Science Foundation.[58] The institute was later moved to the Berkeley Hills. The institute is now widely regarded as a leading center for collaborative mathematical research, drawing thousands of visiting researchers from around the world each year.[58][59][60] Entering 21st century, as state funding declined,[61] Berkeley turned to private sources: BP donated $400 million over 10 years to develop biofuels,[62] the Hewlett Foundation
Hewlett Foundation
gave $113 million to endow 100 faculty chairs [63], the Simons Foundation gave $60 million to establish the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, and, in 2016, Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg
and Priscilla Chan pledged $600 million (shared with Stanford
and UCSF) to establish the BioHub. The 2008–13 Campaign for Berkeley raised $3.13 billion from 281,855 donors.[64] Name[edit]

View of campus from Evans Hall, as San Francisco and Oakland are seen in the background

The original name, University of California, was frequently shortened to California
or Cal. UC Berkeley's athletic teams date to this time and so are referred to as the California
Golden Bears, Cal Bears, or just Cal. Today, the term "University of California" refers to the statewide school system of which UC Berkeley is a part. The university discourages referring to the University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
as UCB, University of California
at Berkeley,[65] Cal Berkeley, U.C. Berkeley, and UC-Berkeley.[66] Berkeley is unaffiliated with the Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music
or Berkeley College. Controversies[edit] Originally, military training was compulsory for male undergraduates and Berkeley housed an armory for that purpose. In 1917, Berkeley's ROTC
program was established[67] and its School of Military Aeronautics trained future pilots, including Jimmy Doolittle, who graduated with a B.A. in 1922. Both Robert McNamara
Robert McNamara
and Frederick C. Weyand graduated from Berkeley's ROTC
program, earning B.A. degrees in 1937 and 1938, respectively. In 1926, future fleet admiral Chester W. Nimitz established the first Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps unit at Berkeley. During World War II, the military increased its presence on campus to recruit more officers, and by 1944, more than 1,000 Berkeley students were enrolled in the V-12 Navy College Training Program and naval training school for diesel engineering.[68] The Board of Regents ended compulsory military training at Berkeley in 1962. Various human and animal rights groups have conflicted with Berkeley. Native Americans conflicted with the school over repatriation of remains from the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology.[69] Animal-rights
activists have threatened faculty members using animals for research.[70] The school's response to tree sitters protesting construction caused controversy in the local community.[71] On May 1, 2014, Berkeley was named one of fifty-five higher education institutions under investigation by the Office of Civil Rights "for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints" by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.[72] The investigation comes after 31 female students made three federal complaints: first, a Clery Act complaint was filed in May 2013 and then after a lack of response from the University a second Clery Act
Clery Act
Complaint and Title IX complaint were filed on February 26, 2014.[73] Investigations have continued into 2016, with hundreds of pages of records released in April 2016, showing a pattern of documented sexual harassment and firings of non-tenured staff.[74] Academics[edit]

Valley Life Sciences Building

A T-Rex replica at the UC Museum of Paleontology

Wheeler Hall

Hearst Mining Building

From left to right: Stanley Hall, Tan Hall and College of Chemistry Plaza

Berkeley is a large, primarily residential research university with a majority of enrollments in undergraduate programs but also offers a comprehensive doctoral graduate program.[75] The university has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Senior College and University Commission since 1949.[76] The university is one of only two UC campuses operating on a semester calendar, (the other is UC Merced). Berkeley offers 106 Bachelor's degrees, 88 Master's degrees, 97 research-focused doctoral programs and 31 professionally focused graduate degrees.[77] The university awarded 7,565 Bachelor's, 2,610 Master's or Professional and 930 Doctoral degrees in 2013–2014.[78] Berkeley's 130-plus academic departments and programs are organized into 14 colleges and schools in addition to UC Berkeley Extension.[5] Colleges are both undergraduate and graduate, while Schools are generally graduate only, though some offer undergraduate majors, minors, or courses.

College of Chemistry College of Engineering College of Environmental Design College of Letters and Science College of Natural Resources Graduate School of Education Graduate School of Journalism Haas School of Business Goldman School of Public Policy School of Information School of Law (Boalt Hall) School of Optometry School of Public Health School of Social Welfare UC Berkeley Extension

Berkeley does not have a medical school, but the university offers the UC Berkeley – UCSF Joint Medical Program
UC Berkeley – UCSF Joint Medical Program
with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), a standalone medical school that is also part of the University of California. The institutions also share the UC Berkeley - UCSF
Bioengineering Graduate Program. Berkeley and UCSF
have a long history of affiliation in medical research and are the two oldest campuses in the UC system. UCSF
manages the UCSF Medical Center, the top-ranked hospital in California.[79] Undergraduate programs[edit] The four-year, full-time undergraduate program has a focus on the arts and sciences with a high level of co-existence in undergraduate and graduate programs. Freshman admission is selective but there are high levels of transfer-in.[75] 107 Bachelor's degrees are offered across the Haas School of Business
Haas School of Business
(1), College of Chemistry (5), College of Engineering (20), College of Environmental Design (4), College of Letters and Science (67), College of Natural Resources (10), and other individual majors (2).[77] The most popular majors are Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Political Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Environmental Science, and Economics.[80] Requirements for undergraduate degrees come from four sources: the University of California
system, the Berkeley campus, the college or school, and the department. These requirements include an entry-level writing requirement before enrollment (typically fulfilled by minimum scores on standardized admissions exams such as the SAT
or ACT), completing coursework on "American History and Institutions" before or after enrollment by taking an introductory class, passing an "American Cultures Breadth" class at Berkeley, as well as requirements for reading and composition and specific requirements declared by the department and school.[81] Three-hour final examinations are required in most undergraduate classes and take place over a week following the last day of instruction in mid-December for the Fall semester and in mid-May for the Spring semester.[82] Academic grades are reported on a five-letter scale (A,B,C,D,F) with grade points being modified by three-tenths of point for pluses and minuses.[83] Requirements for academic honors are specified by individual schools and colleges, scholarly prizes are typically awarded by departments, and students are elected to honor societies based on these organizations' criteria.[84] Graduate and professional programs[edit]

Morrison Library

Berkeley has a "comprehensive" graduate program with high coexistence with the programs offered to undergraduates, but no medical school.[75] The university offers graduate degrees in Master's of Art, Master's of Science, Master's of Fine Art, and Ph.D.s in addition to professional degrees such as the Juris Doctor
Juris Doctor
and Master of Business Administration.[85] The university awarded 887 doctoral degrees and 2,506 Master's degrees in 2012.[86] Admission to graduate programs is decentralized; applicants apply directly to the department or degree program. Most graduate students are supported by fellowships, teach assistantships, or research assistantships.[86] The 2010 United States National Research Council Rankings identified UC Berkeley as having the highest number of top-ranked doctoral programs in the nation.[87] UC Berkeley doctoral programs that received a #1 ranking include Agricultural and Resource Economics, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, English, Epidemiology, Geography, German, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, and Development, Physics, Plant Biology, and Political Science. UC Berkeley was also the #1 recipient of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships between 2001 and 2010, with 1,333 awards.[86] Faculty and research[edit] Main articles: List of UC Berkeley faculty; Research centers and laboratories at UC Berkeley; and List of Nobel laureates associated with University of California, Berkeley

The College of Natural Resources: Wellman Hall, flanked by Giannini and Hilgard Halls

The north side of Doe Library with Memorial Glade in the foreground

Berkeley is a research university with a "very high" level of research activity.[75] In fiscal year 2015, Berkeley spent $789 million on research and development (R&D).[18] There are 1,620 full-time and 500 part-time faculty members dispersed among more than 130 academic departments and more than 80 interdisciplinary research units.[88] The current faculty includes 235 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellows, 3 Fields Medal winners, 77 Fulbright Scholars, 139 Guggenheim Fellows, 73 members of the National Academy of Engineering, 149 members of the National Academy of Sciences,[89] 8 Nobel Prize winners, 4 Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
winners, 125 Sloan Fellows, 7 Wolf Prize winners and 1 Pritzker Prize
Pritzker Prize
winner.[88][90][91] 104 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university as faculty, alumni or researchers, the most of any public university in the United States and third most of any university in the world. Library system[edit] Main article: University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
Library System Berkeley's 32 libraries tie together to make the fourth largest academic library in the United States surpassed only by Harvard University Library, Yale University Library
Yale University Library
and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library.[92] However, considering the relative sizes and ages of these University libraries, Berkeley's collections have been growing about as fast as those at Harvard and Yale combined: specifically, 1.8 times faster than Harvard, and 1.9 times faster than Yale. In 2003, the Association of Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries
ranked it as the top public and third overall university library in North America based on various statistical measures of quality.[93] As of 2006, Berkeley's library system contains over 11 million volumes and maintains over 70,000 serial titles.[94] The libraries together cover over 12 acres (4.9 ha) of land and form one of the largest library complexes in the world.[95] Doe Library serves as the library system's reference, periodical, and administrative center, while most of the main collections are housed in the subterranean Gardner Main Stacks and Moffitt Undergraduate Library. The Bancroft Library, with holdings of over 400,000 printed volumes and 70 million manuscripts, pictorial items, maps and more, maintains special collections that document the history of the western part of North America, with an emphasis on California, Mexico and Central America. The Bancroft Library
Bancroft Library
also houses The Mark Twain Papers,[96] The Oral History Center,[97] the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri[98] and the University Archives.[99] Rankings and reputation[edit] Berkeley was ranked as the sixth most reputed global university by the Times Higher Education. The reputation rankings, based on a survey of more than 10,000 academics worldwide, are just six years old and this is the sixth time Berkeley has placed in the "elite six" along with Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Cambridge and Oxford.

University rankings


ARWU[100] 3

Forbes[101] 29

U.S. News & World Report[102] 20

Washington Monthly[103] 7


ARWU[104] 3

QS[105] 27

Times[106] 10

U.S. News & World Report[107] 4

National Program Rankings[108]

Program Ranking

Biological Sciences 1

Business 7

Chemistry 2

Clinical Psychology 2

Computer Science 1

Earth Sciences 2

Economics 1

Education 19

Engineering 3

English 1

Fine Arts 27

History 4

Law 9

Mathematics 2

Physics 3

Political Science 4

Psychology 1

Public Affairs 6

Public Health 9

Social Work 3

Sociology 1

Statistics 2

Global Program Rankings[109]

Program Ranking

Arts & Humanities 11

Biology & Biochemistry 3

Chemistry 1

Clinical Medicine 120

Computer Science 8

Economics & Business 5

Engineering 5

Environment/Ecology 1

Geosciences 6

Immunology 57

Materials Science 5

Mathematics 5

Microbiology 9

Molecular Biology & Genetics 14

Neuroscience & Behavior 21

Physics 2

Plant & Animal Science 4

Psychiatry/Psychology 26

Social Sciences & Public Health 15

Space Science 3

Rank 2018 QS World Ranking by Subject

4 Art and Humanities (OVERALL)

4 Architecture

4 English Language

5 History

8 Philosophy

8 Engineering and Technology (OVERALL)

4 Computer and Information System

3 Chemical Engineering

2 Civil and Structural Engineering

3 Electronic and Electrical Engineering

=4 Mechanical Aeronautical & Manufacturing

7 Natural Sciences (OVERALL)

2 Chemistry

1 Environmental Sciences

4 Geography

6 Mathematics

3 Material Sciences

5 Physics & Astronomy

7 Social Sciences & Management (OVERALL)

8 Accounting & Finance

10 Business & Management Studies

=6 Communication & Media Studies

4 Economics & Econometrics

8 Education & Training

8 Law

9 Political & International Studies

2 Sociology

4 Statistics & Operations Research

Global[edit] The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
(THE) for 2017–2018 ranks Berkeley 10th and recognized the institution as one of the world's "six super brands" on its World Reputation Rankings, along with Cambridge, Harvard, MIT, Oxford and Stanford.[110][37] In its 2017 edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked Berkeley 4th in their Best Global University Rankings.[38] In 2016, Berkeley was ranked 3rd in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and 28th in the 2016/17QS World University Rankings. The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) ranked the university 7th in the world based on quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, publications, influence, citations, broad impact, and patents in 2015.[111] In 2016, the Nature Index ranked Berkeley 7th in the world based on research publication output in top tier academic journals in the life sciences, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences and physical sciences based on publication data from 2015.[112] National[edit] The 2016 U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" report ranked Berkeley first among public universities and 20th among national universities.[38] Washington Monthly
Washington Monthly
ranked Berkeley 7th among national universities in 2016, with criteria based on research, community service, and social mobility. The Money Magazine Best Colleges ranking for 2015 ranked Berkeley 9th in the United States based on educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings.[113] For 2015 Kiplinger ranked Berkeley the 4th best-value public university in the nation for in-state students, and 6th for out-of-state students.[114] The 2016 Forbes
America's Top Colleges report ranked Berkeley 40th among all universities and liberal arts colleges in the United States.[115] In 2014, The Daily Beast's Best Colleges report ranked Berkeley 11th in the country.[116] The 2013 Top American Research Universities report by the Center for Measuring University Performance ranked Berkeley 8th over-all, 5th in resources, faculty, and education, 9th in resources and education, and 1st in education.[117] Berkeley was listed as a "Public Ivy" in Richard Moll's 1985 Public Ivies.[118] Discoveries and innovation[edit]

Simplified evolution of Unix
systems and BSD

A number of significant inventions and discoveries have been made by the Berkeley faculty and researchers:[119] Natural Sciences[edit]

Antimalarial medication - Jay Keasling
Jay Keasling
creates affordable malarial drug 2006. Atomic bomb
Atomic bomb
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
J. Robert Oppenheimer
professor of physics at UC Berkeley was the wartime director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Manhattan Project. Carbon 14 & Photosynthesis
- Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben first discovered carbon 14 in 1940, and Nobel laureate Melvin Calvin
Melvin Calvin
and his colleges used carbon 14 as a molecular tracer to reveal the carbon assimilation path in photosynthesis, known as Calvin cycle.[120] Carcinogens
- Identified chemicals that damage DNA. The Ames test
Ames test
was described in a series of papers in 1973 by Bruce Ames and his group at the University. Chemical Elements - 16 elements have been discovered at Berkeley (astatine, neptunium, plutonium, curium, americium, berkelium, californium, einsteinium, fermium, mendelevium, nobelium, lawrencium, dubnium, seaborgium, technetium, and molybdenum).[28][29] CRISPR
gene editing - Jennifer Doudna
Jennifer Doudna
discovers a precise and inexpensive way for manipulating DNA
in human cells. Cyclotron
- Ernest O. Lawrence
Ernest O. Lawrence
created a particle accelerator in 1934, and was awarded the Nobel Physics Prize in 1939.[121] Dark energy
Dark energy
- Saul Perlmutter
Saul Perlmutter
and a lot of other people in the Supernova Cosmology Project discover the universe is expanding because of dark energy 1998. Flu vaccine - Wendell M. Stanley
Wendell M. Stanley
and collegus discovered the vaccine in the 1940s. Hydrogen
bomb - Edward Teller, the father of hydrogen bomb, was a professor at Berkeley and a researcher at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory & the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Immunotherapy of cancer
Immunotherapy of cancer
- James P. Allison
James P. Allison
discovers and develops monoclonal antibody therapy that uses the immune system to combat cancer 1992-1995. Keck Telescope
Keck Telescope
- Jerry Nelson helped build one of the world's largest telescopes in 1992. Molecular clock
Molecular clock
- Allan Wilson discovery in 1967. Neuroplasticity
- Marian Diamond
Marian Diamond
discovers structural, biochemical, and synaptic changes in brain caused by environmental enrichment 1964 Oncogene
- Peter Duesberg discovers first cancer causing gene in a virus 1970's. Peptoid - Ronald Zuckermann co-invents peptoids, and invents peptoid nanosheet. Telomerase
- Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol Greider, and Jack Szostak discover enzyme that promotes cell division and growth 1985. Vitamin E
Vitamin E
- Gladys Anderson Emerson
Gladys Anderson Emerson
isolates Vitamin E
Vitamin E
in a pure form in 1952.[122]

Computer & Applied Sciences[edit]

Berkeley RISC - David Patterson leads ARPA's VLSI project of microprocessor design 1980-1984.[123] Berkeley UNIX/ Berkeley Software Distribution
Berkeley Software Distribution
(BSD) - The Computer Systems Research Group was a research group at Berkeley that was dedicated to enhancing AT&T Unix
operating system and funded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Bill Joy
Bill Joy
modified the code and released it in 1977 under the open source BSD
license, starting an open-source revolution. Deep sea diving
Deep sea diving
- Joel Henry Hildebrand used helium with oxygen to mitigate decompression sickness. GIMP
- In 1995 Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis
Peter Mattis
began developing GIMP as a semester-long project at Berkeley. Microscopic motor - Richard S. Muller
Richard S. Muller
invents the first electrically powered microscopic motor in 1988. Polygraph
- invented by John Augustus Larson
John Augustus Larson
and a police officer from the Berkeley Police Department
Berkeley Police Department
in 1921. Project Genie - DARPA
funded project. It produced an early time-sharing system including the Berkeley Timesharing System, which was then commercialized as the SDS 940. Concepts from Project Genie influenced the development of the TENEX operating system for the PDP-10, and Unix, which inherited the concept of process forking from it.[124] Unix
co-creator Ken Thompson
Ken Thompson
worked on Project Genie while at Berkeley. SPICE
- Donald O. Pederson develops the Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis (SPICE) 1972. Tcl programming language - developed by John Ousterhout in 1988.[125] Three-dimensional Transistor
- Chenming Hu won the 2014 National Medal of Technology for developing the "first 3-dimensional transistors, which radically advanced semiconductor technology."[126] Vi text editor - Bill Joy
Bill Joy
created the first Vi editor in 1976.[127] Wetsuit
- Hugh Bradner
Hugh Bradner
invents first wetsuit 1952.

Companies & Entrepreneurship[edit] Main article: List of companies founded by UC Berkeley alumni UC Berkeley alumni and faculty have founded a large number of companies, some of which are shown below.[128][129] UC Berkeley has often been cited as one of the universities that have produced most entrepreneurs.[129][130][131][132][133]

AIG, 1919, founder Cornelius Vander Starr (Drop-out) Apple, 1976, co-founder Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak
(BS) Coursera, 2012, co-founder Andrew Ng (PhD) eBay, 1995, founder Pierre Omidyar
Pierre Omidyar
(Attendee).[134][135] Gap Inc., 1969, co-founder Donald Fisher (BS) HTC
Corportion, 1997, co-founder Cher Wang
Cher Wang
(BA) Intel, 1968, co-founders Gordon Moore
Gordon Moore
(BS) and Andy Grove (PhD) Mozilla Corporation, 2005, co-founder Mitchell Baker
Mitchell Baker
(BA, JD) Myspace, 2003, co-founder Tom Anderson
Tom Anderson
(BA) Renaissance Technologies, 1982, founder James Simons (PhD) Rotten Tomatoes, 1998, founders Senh Duong (BA), Patrick Y. Lee (BA) and Stephen Wang (BA) SanDisk, 1988, co-founder Sanjay Mehrotra (BS, MS) Softbank, 1981, founder Masayoshi Son
Masayoshi Son
(BA) Sun Microsystems, 1982, co-founder Bill Joy
Bill Joy
(MS) Tesla, 2003, co-founder Marc Tarpenning (BS) VMware, 1998, co-founders Diane Greene (MS) and Mendel Rosenblum
Mendel Rosenblum

Campus[edit] Main article: Campus of the University of California, Berkeley The Berkeley campus encompasses approximately 1,232 acres (499 ha), though the "central campus" occupies only the low-lying western 178 acres (72 ha) of this area. Of the remaining acres, approximately 200 acres (81 ha) are occupied by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; other facilities above the main campus include the Lawrence Hall of Science
Lawrence Hall of Science
and several research units, notably the Space Sciences Laboratory, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, an undeveloped 800-acre (320 ha) ecological preserve, the University of California
Botanical Garden and a recreation center in Strawberry Canyon. Portions of the mostly undeveloped, eastern area of the campus are actually within the City of Oakland; these portions extend from the Claremont Resort
Claremont Resort
north through the Panoramic Hill neighborhood to Tilden Park.[136]

View looking west from Wurster Hall

To the west of the central campus is the downtown business district of Berkeley; to the northwest is the neighborhood of North Berkeley, including the so-called Gourmet Ghetto, a commercial district known for high quality dining due to the presence of such world-renowned restaurants as Chez Panisse. Immediately to the north is a quiet residential neighborhood known as Northside with a large graduate student population;[137] situated north of that are the upscale residential neighborhoods of the Berkeley Hills. Immediately southeast of campus lies fraternity row, and beyond that the Clark Kerr
Clark Kerr
Campus and an upscale residential area named Claremont. The area south of the university includes student housing and Telegraph Avenue, one of Berkeley's main shopping districts with stores, street vendors and restaurants catering to college students and tourists. In addition, the University also owns land to the northwest of the main campus, a 90-acre (36 ha) married student housing complex in the nearby town of Albany ("Albany Village" and the "Gill Tract"), and a field research station several miles to the north in Richmond, California. The campus is home to several museums including the University of California
Museum of Paleontology, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and the Lawrence Hall of Science. The Museum of Paleontology, found in the lobby of the Valley Life Sciences Building, showcases a variety of dinosaur fossils including a complete cast of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Outside of the Bay Area, the University owns various research laboratories and research forests in both northern and southern Sierra Nevada.

360-degree-view of the UC Berkeley campus


South Hall (1873), one of the two original buildings of the University of California, still stands on the Berkeley campus

What is considered the historic campus today was the result of the 1898 "International Competition for the Phoebe Hearst
Phoebe Hearst
Architectural Plan for the University of California," funded by William Randolph Hearst's mother and initially held in the Belgian city of Antwerp; eleven finalists were judged again in San Francisco in 1899.[138] The winner was Frenchman Émile Bénard, however he refused to personally supervise the implementation of his plan and the task was subsequently given to architecture professor John Galen Howard. Howard designed over twenty buildings, which set the tone for the campus up until its expansion in the 1950s and 1960s. The structures forming the "classical core" of the campus were built in the Beaux-Arts Classical style, and include Hearst Greek Theatre, Hearst Memorial Mining Building, Doe Memorial Library, California
Hall, Wheeler Hall, (Old) Le Conte Hall, Gilman Hall, Haviland Hall, Wellman Hall, Sather Gate, and the 307-foot (94 m) Sather Tower
Sather Tower
(nicknamed "the Campanile" after its architectural inspiration, St Mark's Campanile
St Mark's Campanile
in Venice). Buildings he regarded as temporary, nonacademic, or not particularly "serious" were designed in shingle or Collegiate Gothic
Collegiate Gothic
styles; examples of these are North Gate Hall, Dwinelle Annex, and Stephens Hall. Many of Howard's designs are recognized California
Historical Landmarks[139] and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1873 in a Victorian Second-Empire-style, South Hall is the oldest university building in California. It, and the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Piedmont Avenue east of the main campus, are the only remnants from the original University of California
before John Galen Howard's buildings were constructed. Other architects whose work can be found in the campus and surrounding area are Bernard Maybeck[140] (best known for the Palace of Fine Arts
Palace of Fine Arts
in San Francisco), Maybeck's student Julia Morgan
Julia Morgan
(Hearst Women's Gymnasium), Charles Willard Moore (Haas School of Business) and Joseph Esherick (Wurster Hall). Natural features[edit]

The south fork of Strawberry Creek, as seen between Dwinelle Hall
Dwinelle Hall
and Lower Sproul Plaza

Flowing into the main campus are two branches of Strawberry Creek. The south fork enters a culvert upstream of the recreational complex at the mouth of Strawberry Canyon and passes beneath California
Memorial Stadium before appearing again in Faculty Glade. It then runs through the center of the campus before disappearing underground at the west end of campus. The north fork appears just east of University House and runs through the glade north of the Valley Life Sciences Building, the original site of the Campus Arboretum. Trees in the area date from the founding of the University in the 1870s. The campus, itself, contains numerous wooded areas; including: Founders' Rock, Faculty Glade, Grinnell Natural Area, and the Eucalyptus
Grove, which is both the tallest stand of such trees in the world and the tallest stand of hardwood trees in North America.[141] The campus sits on the Hayward Fault, which runs directly through California
Memorial Stadium.[142] There is ongoing construction to retrofit the stadium. The "treesit" protest revolved around the controversy of clearing away trees by the stadium to build the new Student Athlete High Performance Center. As the stadium sits directly on the fault, this raised campus concerns of the safety of student athletes in the event of an earthquake as they train in facilities under the stadium stands.[143] Environmental record[edit] Through its Office of Sustainability
and Energy, UC Berkeley works to implement sustainability initiatives on campus. The university encourages green purchasing when possible and installing energy-efficient technologies.[144] UC Berkeley has a green building policy. Nine buildings on campus are LEED Gold, five are LEED Silver, and one is LEED Certified.[145] Multiple building spaces have been repurposed for alternative use, and waste from construction projects is reduced. Water conservation technologies have been installed across campus, and the university employs a variety of techniques to manage storm water.[144] UC Berkeley heats, cools, and powers its lab equipment with power from an on-campus natural gas plant.[146] UC Berkeley's efforts toward sustainability earned the school an overall grade of B+ on one sustainability report card.[144] Organization and administration[edit] The University of California
is governed by a 26-member Board of Regents, 18 of which are appointed by the Governor of California
to 12-year terms, 7 serving as ex officio members, a single student regent and a non-voting student regent-designate.[147] The position of Chancellor was created in 1952 to lead individual campuses. The Board appointed Nicholas Dirks
Nicholas Dirks
the 10th Chancellor of the university in 2013 after Robert J. Birgeneau, originally appointed in 2004, announced his resignation.[148] 12 vice chancellors report directly to the Chancellor. The Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost serves as the chief academic officer and is the office to which the deans of the 14 colleges and schools report.[149] On August 16, 2016, Dirks announced he would step down as chancellor after months of heavy criticism from faculty over his management of university finances and his handling of a string of sexual misconduct cases involving high-profile faculty.[150] Dirks said he would step down upon the selection of a successor, who will be picked by a search committee of a dozen university leaders.[151] In March 2017, his successor, Carol T. Christ, was confirmed by the UC Regents
UC Regents
and assumed the position on July 1, 2017.[152] The 2006–07 budget totaled $1.7 billion; 33% came from the State of California. In 2006–07, 7,850 donors contributed $267.9 million and the endowment was valued at $2.89 billion.[80]

Haas School of Business

UC Berkeley employs 24,700 people directly and employees are permitted to unionize and are represented by AFSCME, California
Nurses Association (CNA), CUE-Teamsters Local 2010 (formerly the Coalition of University Employees (CUE)), UAW, UC-AFT, and UPTE.[80][153] University finances[edit] See also: University of California
finances UC Berkeley receives funding from a variety of sources, including federal and state authorities, and private donors. With the exception of government contracts, public money is proportioned to UC Berkeley and the other 9 universities of the University of California
system through the UC Office of the President. State funding has, historically, been very high at the University of California. In 1987, the state provided 54% of the UC Berkeley's budget. However, due in part to the 2008–11 California
budget crisis, recent educational appropriations to the university have seen a significant decline.[154] State educational appropriations such as general support given in the state's annual budget, and appropriations given to the state through the federal American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) dropped $37M in 2010–11 from the previous calendar year. In 2013, state general support dropped to 12% of the university's total revenues.[155] State budget shortfalls as well as rising costs in pensions have been cited by the university as two of the leading reasons for its current financial woes. In response to revenue shortfalls, the UC Regents
UC Regents
have raised tuition, and the university is trying to increase the number of non-resident undergraduates, who pay the more costly out-of-state tuition. Nearly one-third of revenues from tuition and other student fees are returned to students as scholarships and fellowships.[156] Cal has controversially borrowed $445 million to fund the $321 million renovation of seismically unsafe Memorial Stadium and construction of a new $153 million student athletic center,[157] both of which opened in 2012. (See Athletics section for additional details). In 2014, Cal presented a plan to the Board of Regents that would create a venture capital fund that would fund student and faculty startups.[158] Financial aid and scholarship programs[edit] See also: Student financial aid in the United States Students and prospective students of UC Berkeley are eligible for a variety of public and private financial aid. Generally, financial aid inquiries are processed through the UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. Some graduate schools, such as the Haas School of Business[159] and UC Berkeley School of Law[160] have their own financial aid offices. Admissions and enrollment[edit]

Fall Freshman Profile

  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

Applicants[161][162][163] 82,571 78,923 73,794 67,713 61,702 52,953

Admits[161][162][163] 14,429 13,332 13,338 14,181 13,038 13,523

Admit rate[161][162][163] 17.5% 16.9% 18.1% 20.9% 21.1% 25.5%

Enrolled[164][165] 6,253 5,832 5,813 5,848 5,365 5,640

range [166][167][168][169][170][171]

1930-2290 1870–2250 1840–2230 1870–2240 1840–2240 1870–2230

ACT range [166][167][168][169][170][171]

29-34 29–34 28–33 27–33 27–33 28–33

GPA (unweighted) [166][167][168][169][170][171]

3.86 3.87 3.85 3.86 3.84 3.83

Berkeley's Fall 2017 acceptance rate for freshman was 17.2%.[172] For Fall 2016, Berkeley enrolled 29,310 undergraduate and 10,863 graduate students, with women making up 52.1% of undergraduate enrollments and 46.0% graduate and professional students.[173][174] Of the Fall 2013 cohort, 96% of freshmen enrolled the next year. The four-year graduation rate for the Fall 2008 cohort was 72%, and the six-year rate was 91%.[175][176] Enrolled freshman for the fall of 2015 had an average fully weighted high school GPA of 4.41 and an average unweighted GPA of 3.87. Fall 2015 admitted freshman applicants had an average ACT Composite score of 31–33, and average combined SAT
scores of 2124 for in-state admits and 2171 for out-of-state admits.[167][177] Berkeley's enrollment of National Merit Scholars was third in the nation until 2002, when participation in the National Merit program was discontinued.[178] For 2016-17, excluding college-sponsored scholars, Berkeley ranked fifth in National Merit Scholar enrollment. 33% of admitted students receive federal Pell grants.[179]

Demographics of student body (fall 2015)[4][180]

Undergraduate Graduate California U.S. Census

Black 3.3% 3.6% 6.5% 13.2%

Asian 39.0% 17.3% 14.4% 5.5%

Non-Hispanic White 26.0% 37.9% 38.5% 61.7%

Hispanic (of any race) 13.7% 6.7% 38.6% 17.7%

Native American 0.7% 1.0% 1.7% 1.2%

International 13.5% 23.8% N/A N/A

Other/Unknown 3.8% 9.7% 3.7% 2.8%

Student life and traditions[edit]

Sather Gate

The official university mascot is Oski the Bear, who debuted in 1941. Previously, live bear cubs were used as mascots at Memorial Stadium until it was decided in 1940 that a costumed mascot would be a better alternative. Named after the Oski-wow-wow yell, he is cared for by the Oski Committee, whose members have exclusive knowledge of the identity of the costume-wearer.[181] The University of California
Marching Band, which has served the university since 1891, performs at every home football game and at select road games as well. A smaller subset of the Cal Band, the Straw Hat Band, performs at basketball games, volleyball games, and other campus and community events.[182] The UC Rally Committee, formed in 1901, is the official guardian of California's Spirit and Traditions. Wearing their traditional blue and gold rugbies, Rally Committee members can be seen at all major sporting and spirit events. Committee members are charged with the maintenance of the five Cal flags, the large California
banner overhanging the Memorial Stadium Student Section and Haas Pavilion, the California
Victory Cannon, Card Stunts and The Big "C" among other duties. The Rally Committee is also responsible for safekeeping of the Stanford
Axe when it is in Cal's possession.[183] The Chairman of the Rally Committee holds the title "Custodian of the Axe" while it is in the Committee's care. Overlooking the main Berkeley campus from the foothills in the east, The Big "C" is an important symbol of California
school spirit. The Big "C" has its roots in an early 20th-century campus event called "Rush," which pitted the freshman and sophomore classes against each other in a race up Charter Hill that often developed into a wrestling match. It was eventually decided to discontinue Rush and, in 1905, the freshman and sophomore classes banded together in a show of unity to build "the Big C".[184] Owing to its prominent position, the Big "C" is often the target of pranks by rival Stanford
University students who paint the Big "C" red and also fraternities and sororities who paint it their organization's colors. One of the Rally Committee's functions is to repaint the Big "C" to its traditional color of King Alfred Yellow. Cal students invented the college football tradition of card stunts. Then known as Bleacher Stunts, they were first performed during the 1910 Big Game and consisted of two stunts: a picture of the Stanford Axe and a large blue "C" on a white background. The tradition continues today in the Cal student section and incorporates complicated motions, for example tracing the Cal script logo on a blue background with an imaginary yellow pen.[185] The California
Victory Cannon, placed on Tightwad Hill
Tightwad Hill
overlooking the stadium, is fired before every football home game, after every score, and after every Cal victory. First used in the 1963 Big Game, it was originally placed on the sidelines before moving to Tightwad Hill
Tightwad Hill
in 1971. The only time the cannon ran out of ammunition was during a game against Pacific in 1991, when Cal scored 12 touchdowns.[186]

Student housing[edit] Students at UC Berkeley live in a variety of housing that cater to personal and academic preferences and styles. The immediately surrounding community offers apartments, Greek (fraternity and sorority) housing and cooperative housing, twenty of which are houses that are members of the Berkeley Student Cooperative. University housing[edit] Main article: Housing at the University of California, Berkeley

Cunningham Hall and Towle Hall, part of the Unit 2 residence hall complex

Christian Hall

The university runs twelve different residence halls: seven undergraduate residence halls or complexes, both with and without themes; family student housing; re-entry student housing; and optional international student housing at the International House, built with a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
and the erstwhile home of six Nobel laureates. Undergraduate residence halls are located off-campus in the city of Berkeley. Units 1, 2 and 3, located on the south side of campus, offer high-rise accommodations with common areas on every other floor. Units 1 and 2 share a common dining hall, Crossroads. The oldest unit, Unit 3, has its own dining hall, Café 3, on the first floor.[187] Further away and also on the south side of campus is Clark Kerr, an undergraduate residential complex that houses many student athletes and was once a school for the deaf and blind. In the foothills east of the central campus, there are three additional undergraduate residence halls: Foothill, Stern, and Bowles. Foothill is a co-ed, suite-style hall reminiscent of a Swiss chalet. Just south of Foothill, overlooking the Hearst Greek Theatre, is the all-women's traditional-style Stern Hall, which boasts an original mural by Diego Rivera. Because of their proximity to the College of Engineering and College of Chemistry, these residence halls often house science and engineering majors. They tend to be quieter than the southside complexes but often get free glimpses of concerts owing to their proximity to the theater. Bowles Hall, the oldest state-owned residence hall in California, is located immediately north of California
Memorial Stadium. Dedicated in 1929 and on the National Register of Historic Places, this residence hall is known for its Collegiate Gothic
Collegiate Gothic
architecture and large rooms ("quads") that can accommodate four students.

Bowles Residential Hall

The Channing-Bowditch and Ida Jackson apartments are intended for older students.[188][189] Family student housing consists of two main groups of housing: University Village and Smyth-Fernwald. University Village is located 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of campus in Albany, California, and Smyth-Fernwald is near the Clark Kerr
Clark Kerr

Clark Kerr
Clark Kerr
Residential Campus

Cooperative housing[edit] Students in Berkeley have a number of cooperative housing options. The largest network of student housing cooperatives in the area is the Berkeley Student Cooperative
Berkeley Student Cooperative
(BSC). Main article: Berkeley Student Cooperative Berkeley students, as well as students of other universities and colleges in the area, have the option of living in one of the twenty cooperative houses of the Berkeley Student Cooperative
Berkeley Student Cooperative
(BSC), formerly the University Students' Cooperative Association (USCA) and member of the national cooperative federation, NASCO. The BSC is a nonprofit housing cooperative network consisting of 20 cooperative homes and 1250 member-owners.[190] The USCA (as the BSC was known by at that time) was founded in 1933 by then-director of the YWCA, Harry Kingman. The birth of the USCA, as well as many other cooperative organizations around the country, coincided with the Great Depression
Great Depression
precisely as a response to scant resources. By living together in large houses and pooling together resources, members found that their monetary resources could go further to pay for their cost of living than living separately. In the 1960s, the USCA pioneered the first co-ed university housing in Berkeley, called the Ridge Project (later renamed Casa Zimbabwe). In 1975, the USCA founded its first and only vegetarian-themed house, Lothlorien. In 1997, the USCA opened its African-American theme house, Afro House, and in 1999 its LGBT-themed house, named after Irish author and poet Oscar Wilde.[191] Notable alumni of the BSC include Marion Nestle, professor at New York University and author of Food Politics, and Beverly Cleary, a writer of children's books. Fraternities and sororities[edit] University-sanctioned fraternities and sororities comprise over 60 houses that are accredited to one of four Governing Councils, all under the umbrella organization of CalGreeks.[192][193]

Fraternities (NIC)[194] Sororities (NPC)[194]

Alpha Delta Phi Alpha Epsilon Pi Alpha Gamma Omega Alpha Kappa Lambda Alpha Sigma Phi Alpha Tau Omega

Chi Phi Chi Psi Delta Chi Delta Sigma Phi Delta Upsilon Kappa Alpha Order Kappa Delta Rho

Lambda Phi Epsilon Phi Delta Theta Phi Kappa Psi Phi Kappa Tau Pi Kappa Alpha Pi Kappa Phi Pi Lambda Phi

Sigma Alpha Mu Sigma Chi Sigma Epsilon Omega Sigma Nu Sigma Phi Epsilon Sigma Pi Tau Kappa Epsilon

Theta Chi Theta Delta Chi Triangle Zeta Beta Tau

Alpha Chi Omega Alpha Delta Pi Alpha Phi Chi Omega Delta Delta Delta Delta Gamma Gamma Phi Beta

Kappa Alpha Theta Kappa Kappa Gamma Omega Phi Beta Pi Beta Phi Sigma Kappa Sigma Psi Zeta Zeta Tau Alpha

Student-run organizations[edit] Student government[edit]

Wellness Room sleep pods: part of a program created by the ASUC, UC Berkeley's official student association

The Associated Students of the University of California
(ASUC) is the official student association that controls funding for student groups and organizes on-campus student events. It is considered one of the most autonomous student governments at any public university in the U.S. The two main political parties are "Student Action"[195] and "CalSERVE."[196] The organization was founded in 1887 and has an annual operating budget of $1.7 million (excluding the budget of the Graduate Assembly of the ASUC), in addition to various investment assets. The ASUC's Student Union Program, Entertainment, and Recreation Board (SUPERB) is a student-run, non-profit branch dedicated to providing entertainment for the campus and community. Founded in 1964, SUPERB's programming includes the Friday Film Series, free Noon Concerts on Lower Sproul Plaza, Comedy Competitions, Poker Tournaments, free Sneak Previews of upcoming movies, and more. In April 2013, in an 11-9 vote, the ASUC Senate passed a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions resolution for the UC system
UC system
to divest from companies that are assisting in Israel's "...illegal occupation and ensuing human rights abuses".[197][198] Communications media[edit]

A Daily Cailfornian distribution rack

UC Berkeley's student-run online television station, CalTV, was formed in 2005 and broadcasts online. It is run by students with a variety of backgrounds and majors. Since the mid-2010s, it has been a program of the ASUC.[199] UC Berkeley's independent student-run newspaper is The Daily Californian. Founded in 1871, The Daily Cal became independent in 1971 after the campus administration fired three senior editors for encouraging readers to take back People's Park. The Daily Californian has both a print and online edition. Print circulation is about 10,000. The newspaper is an important source of information for students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding City of Berkeley. Berkeley's FM Student radio station, KALX, broadcasts on 90.7 MHz. It is run largely by volunteers, including both students and community members. Berkeley also features an assortment of student-run magazines, most notably Caliber Magazine. Founded in 2008, Caliber Magazine promotes itself as "the everything magazine" by featuring articles and blogs on a wide range of topics. It has been voted "Best Magazine on Campus" by the readers of the Daily Cal[200] as well as "Best Publication on Campus" by the ASUC. Student groups[edit]

Berkeley Dance Marathon, one of the campus's student-led fundraising events

Zellerbach Hall, home of the Cal Performances theater group

UC Berkeley has a reputation for student activism, stemming from the 1960s and the Free Speech Movement. Today, Berkeley is known as a lively campus with activism in many forms, from email petitions, presentations on Sproul Plaza
Sproul Plaza
and volunteering, to the occasional protest. During the 2006–07 school year, there were 94 political student groups on campus including MEChXA de UC Berkeley, Berkeley American Civil Liberties Union, Berkeley Students for Life, Campus Greens, The Sustainability
Team (STEAM), the Berkeley Student Food Collective, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Cal Berkeley Democrats, and the Berkeley College
Berkeley College
Republicans. Berkeley sends the most students to the Peace Corps
Peace Corps
of any university in the nation.[201] The Residence Hall Assembly (RHA) is the student-run residence hall organization that oversees all aspects of residence wide event planning, legislation, sponsorships and activities for over 7,200 on-campus undergraduate residents. Founded in 1988 by the President's Council, it is now funded and supported by the Residential and Student Service Programs department on campus.[202] UC Berkeley also has a rich history of student-run consulting groups. The Berkeley Group[203] is a student consulting organization, founded in 2003, affiliated with UC Berkeley and the Haas School of Business. Students of all majors are recruited and trained to work on pro-bono consulting engagements with real-life nonprofit clients. The oldest consulting group on campus is Berkeley Consulting, founded in 1996, which has served over 140 companies across technology, retail, banking, and non-profit sectors.[204] ImagiCal[205] has been the college chapter of the American Advertising Federation at Berkeley since the late 1980s. Every year, the team competes in the National Student Advertising Competition. Students from various backgrounds come together to work on a marketing case provided by the AAF and a corporate sponsor to college chapters across the nation. Most recently, the UC Berkeley team won in their region in 2005, 2009 and 2012, going on to win 4th and 3rd in the nation in 2005 and 2009, respectively. The Berkeley Forum
Berkeley Forum
is a student organization that hosts panels, debates, and talks by leading experts from many different fields.[206] The organization is nonpartisan and has brought a wide variety of speakers to campus, including Senator Rand Paul, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
founder Salman Khan, and many others.

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Democratic Education at Cal, or DeCal, is a program that promotes the creation of professor-sponsored, student-facilitated classes through the Special
Studies 98/198 program.[207] DeCal arose out of the 1960s Free Speech movement
Free Speech movement
and was officially established in 1981. The program offers around 150 courses on a vast range of subjects that appeal to the Berkeley student community, including classes on the Rubik's Cube, James Bond, Batman, the Iranian Revolution, cooking, Israeli folk dancing, 3D animation, nuclear weapons, and meditation. In addition, UC Berkeley is home to a quidditch team, Cal Quidditch.[208] Drawing inspiration from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter book series, Cal Quidditch was founded in 2009 and competes in national tournaments, recently earning a ranking of 24th at US Quidditch Cup 10, held in Kissimmee, Florida. There are many a cappella groups on campus, including Drawn to Scale, Artists in Resonance, Berkeley Dil Se, the UC Men's Octet, the California
Golden Overtones, and Noteworthy. The UC Men's Octet
UC Men's Octet
is an eight-member a cappella group founded in 1948 featuring a repertoire of barbershop, doo-wop, contemporary pop, modern alternative, and fight songs. They are one of only two multiple time champions of the ICCA, having won the championship in both 1998 and 2000. The California
Golden Overtones, founded in 1984, have a very similar repertoire to the Octet. Noteworthy competed in Season 5 of America's Got Talent. It is a tradition for every Berkeley a cappella group to perform under the campus' Sather Gate
Sather Gate
each week at different times during the week. In addition to a Capella, Berkeley is host to a myriad of other performing arts groups in comedy, dance, acting and instrumental music. A few examples include jericho! Improv & Sketch Comedy, The Movement, Taiko drumming, BareStage student musical theater, the Remedy Music Project, Main Stacks, AFX Dance, and TruElement. Since 1967, students and staff jazz musicians have had an opportunity to perform and study with the University of California
Jazz Ensembles. Under the direction of Dr. David W. Tucker, who was hired by the Cal Band as a composer, arranger, and associate director, but was later asked to direct the jazz ensembles as it grew in popularity and membership, the group grew rapidly from one big band to multiple big bands, numerous combos, and numerous instrumental classes with multiple instructors. For several decades it hosted the Pacific Coast Collegiate Jazz Festival, part of the American Collegiate Jazz Festival, a competitive forum for student musicians. PCCJF brought jazz luminaries such as Hubert Laws, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, and Ed Shaughnessy to the Berkeley campus as performers, clinicians, and adjudicators. The festival later included high school musicians. The jazz ensembles became an effective recruitment tool. Many high school musicians interested in strong academics as well as jazz found that the campus met both interests. Numerous alumni have had successful careers in jazz performance and education including Michael Wolff and Andy Narell. UC Berkeley also hosts a large number of conferences, talks, and musical and theatrical performances. Many of these events, including the Annual UC Berkeley Sociological Research Symposium, are completely planned and organized by undergraduate students. Athletics[edit] Main article: California
Golden Bears

Memorial Stadium

The interior of Haas Pavilion
Haas Pavilion
during a basketball game

Hellman Tennis Complex

Evans Diamond

The athletic teams at UC Berkeley are known as the California
Golden Bears (often shortened to "Cal Bears" or just "Cal") and are primarily members of the NCAA Division I
NCAA Division I
Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12). Cal is also a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation
in several sports not sponsored by the Pac-12 and the America East Conference
America East Conference
in women's field hockey. The first school colors, established in 1873 by a committee of students, were Blue (specifically Yale Blue) and Gold.[209][210] Yale Blue was originally chosen because many of the university's founders were Yale University
Yale University
graduates (for example Henry Durant, the first university president). Blue and Gold were specified and made the official colors of the university and the state colors of California
in 1955.[209][211] However, the athletic department has recently specified a darker blue, close to but not the same as the Berkeley Blue now used by the school.[212][213] The California
Golden Bears have a long history of excellence in athletics, having won national titles in football, men's basketball, baseball, softball, men's and women's crew, men's gymnastics, men's tennis, men's and women's swimming, men's water polo, men's Judo, men's track, and men's rugby. In addition, Cal athletes have won numerous individual NCAA titles in track, gymnastics, swimming and tennis. On January 31, 2009, the school's Hurling
club made athletic history by defeating Stanford
in the first collegiate hurling match ever played on American soil. California
finished in first place[214] in the 2007–08 Fall U.S. Sports Academy Directors' Cup standings (Now the NACDA Directors' Cup), a competition measuring the best overall collegiate athletic programs in the country, with points awarded for national finishes in NCAA sports. Cal finished the 2007–08 competition in seventh place with 1119 points.[215] Most recently, California
finished in third place in the 2010–11 NACDA Directors' Cup with 1219.50 points, finishing behind Stanford
and Ohio State. This is California's highest ever finish in the Director's Cup.[216] Cal's seismically unsafe Memorial Stadium reopened September 2012 after a $321 million renovation. The university incurred a controversial $445 million of debt for the stadium and a new $153 million student athletic center, which it planned to finance with the sale of special stadium endowment seats. However, in June 2013 news surfaced that the university has had trouble selling the seats.[217] The roughly $18 million interest-only annual payments on the debt consumes 20 percent of Cal's athletics' budget; principal repayment begins in 2032 and is scheduled to conclude in 2113.[157] In 2014, Cal instituted a strict academic standard for an athlete's admission to the university. By the 2017 academic year 80 percent of incoming student athletes must comply with the University of California
general student requirement that they have a 3.0 or higher high school grade point average.[218] California
rivalry[edit] Main article: Big Game (American football) The Golden Bears' traditional arch-rivalry is with the Stanford Cardinal. The most anticipated sporting event between the two universities is the annual football game dubbed the Big Game, and it is celebrated with spirit events on both campuses. Since 1933, the winner of the Big Game has been awarded custody of the Stanford
Axe. Other sports games between these rivals have related names such as the Big Splash between the water polo teams.[219] One of the most famous moments in college football history occurred during the 85th Big Game on November 20, 1982. In what has become known as "the band play" or simply The Play, Cal scored the winning touchdown in the final seconds with a kickoff return that involved a series of laterals and the Stanford
marching band rushing onto the field. National championships[edit] Berkeley teams have won national championships in baseball (2), men's basketball (2), men's crew (15), women's crew (3), football (5), men's golf (1), men's gymnastics (4), men's lacrosse (1), men's rugby (26), softball (1), men's swimming & diving (4), women's swimming & diving (3), men's tennis (1), men's track & field (1), and men's water polo (13). Notable alumni, faculty, and staff[edit] Further information: List of University of California, Berkeley alumni; List of University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
faculty; and List of Nobel laureates affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley

Earl Warren, BA 1912, JD 1914, 14th Chief Justice of the United States; former Alameda County
Alameda County
District Attorney; California
Attorney General; 30th Governor of California

Steven Chu, PhD 1976, Nobel laureate and former United States Secretary of Energy

Jennifer Granholm, BA 1984, First female Governor of Michigan

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, BA 1950,[220] 4th President of Pakistan, 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan

Robert Reich, Professor of Public Policy, 22nd United States Secretary of Labor

Christina Romer, Professor of Economics, 25th Chairperson of the President's Council of Economic Advisers

Steve Wozniak, BS 1986, cofounder of Apple Inc.

Gordon Moore, BS 1950, cofounder of semiconductor company Intel

Eric Schmidt, MS 1979, PhD 1982, Executive Chairman of Alphabet

Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown, Jr, BA 1961, Governor of California, former California
Attorney General

Gregory Peck, BA 1939, Academy Award-winning actor

Natalie Coughlin, BA 2005, multiple gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer

Mostafa Chamran, Ph.D.
1963, Iranian scientist, Vice President and Defense Minister of Iran

Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway, BA 1999[221]

Robert McNamara, BA 1937, President of World Bank
World Bank
(1968–81), United States Secretary of Defense (1961–68), President of Ford Motor Company (1960)

Daniel Kahneman, PhD 1961, awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his work in Prospect theory

Harold Urey, PhD 1923, Nobel laureate and discoverer of deuterium

The computer mouse was invented by Turing Award
Turing Award
laureate Doug Engelbart, B. Eng. 1952, Ph.D.

As of 2017, 33 alumni and 23 past and present full-time faculty are counted among the 104 Nobel laureates associated with the university.[222] The Turing Award, the " Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize
of computer science", has been awarded to 11 alumni and 12 past and present full-time faculty, with Dana Scott
Dana Scott
being an alumnus and a faculty member.[223] Faculty[edit] Shiing-Shen Chern, a leading geometer of the 20th century and a faculty member of the Berkeley mathematics department, co-founded the renowned Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
at Berkeley in 1981 and served as the founding Director until 1984.[224][58] Berkeley physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer
J. Robert Oppenheimer
was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project
that developed the first atomic bomb in the world during World War II, and was the founder of the Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics.[225] Faculty member Edward Teller
Edward Teller
was (together with Stanislaw Ulam) the "father of the hydrogen bomb", who laid important foundations for the establishment of Space Sciences Laboratory at Berkeley.[226] Ernest Lawrence, a Nobel laureate in physics who invented the cyclotron at Berkeley, and founded the Radiation Laboratory on campus, which later became the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.[227] Nobel laureate Glenn T. Seaborg discovered or co-discovered 10 chemical elements at Berkeley and served as the Chancellor of UC Berkeley from 1958-1961.[228][229] Former United States Secretary of Energy
United States Secretary of Energy
and Nobel laureate Steven Chu (PhD 1976), was Director of Berkeley Lab, 2004–2009. Janet Yellen, the 15th Chair of the Federal Reserve Board, is a professor emeritus at Berkeley Haas School of Business
Haas School of Business
and the Department of Economics.[230][231] Alumni[edit] Berkeley alumni have served in a range of prominent government offices, both domestic and foreign, including Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (Earl Warren, BA, JD); United States Attorney General ( Edwin Meese
Edwin Meese
III, JD); United States Secretary of State (Dean Rusk, LL.B.); United States Secretary of the Treasury (W. Michael Blumenthal, BA); United States Secretary of Defense
United States Secretary of Defense
(Robert McNamara, BS); United States Secretary of the Interior
United States Secretary of the Interior
(Franklin Knight Lane, 1887); United States Secretary of Transportation
United States Secretary of Transportation
and United States Secretary of Commerce
United States Secretary of Commerce
(Norman Mineta, BS); United States Secretary of Agriculture (Ann Veneman, MPP); scores of federal judges and members of the United States Congress
United States Congress
and United States Foreign Service; governors of California
(George C. Pardee; Hiram W. Johnson; Earl Warren, BA and LL.B; Jerry Brown, BA; and Pete Wilson, JD), Michigan (Jennifer Granholm, BA), and the United States Virgin Islands (Walter A. Gordon, BA); Chief of Staff of the United States Army (Frederick C. Weyand, Class of 1938); Lieutenant General of the United States Army (Jimmy Doolittle; Vice Admiral of the United States Navy (Murry L. Royar, Class of 1916); Major General of the United States Marine Corps (Oliver Prince Smith); Brigadier General of the United States Marine Corps (Bertram A. Bone); Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (John A. McCone, BS); chair and members of the Council of Economic Advisors (Michael Boskin, BA, PhD.; Sandra Black, BA; Jesse Rothstein, PhD; Robert Seamans, PhD; Jay Shambaugh, PhD; James Stock, MA, PhD); Governor of the Federal Reserve System (H. Robert Heller, PhD) and President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (William Dudley, PhD); Commissioners of the SEC (Troy A. Paredes, BA) and the FCC (Rachelle Chong, BA); and United States Surgeon General
United States Surgeon General
(Kenneth P. Moritsugu, MPH). Foreign alumni include the President of Mexico (Francisco I. Madero, attended 1892-93); the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan; the Premier of the Republic of China (Sun Fo, BA); the President of Costa Rica (Miguel Angel Rodriguez, MA, PhD); and members of parliament of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(House of Lords, Lydia Dunn, Baroness Dunn, BS), India (Rajya Sabha, the upper house, Prithviraj Chavan, MS), and Iran (Mohammad Javad Larijani, PhD). Alumni have also served in many supranational posts, notable among which are President of the World Bank
World Bank
(Robert McNamara, BS); Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
International Monetary Fund
(Rodrigo Rato, MBA); Executive Director of UNICEF
(Ann Veneman, MPP); member of the European Parliament
European Parliament
(Bruno Megret, MS); and judge of the World Court (Joan Donoghue, JD).

Robert Laughlin, BA 1972, Nobel laureate

Alumni have made important contributions to science. Some have concentrated their studies on the very small universe of atoms and molecules. Nobel laureate William F. Giauque
William F. Giauque
(BS 1920, PhD 1922) investigated chemical thermodynamics, Nobel laureate Willard Libby
Willard Libby
(BS 1931, PhD 1933) pioneered radiocarbon dating, Nobel laureate Willis Lamb (BS 1934, PhD 1938) examined the hydrogen spectrum, Nobel laureate Hamilton O. Smith
Hamilton O. Smith
(BA 1952) applied restriction enzymes to molecular genetics, Nobel laureate Robert Laughlin
Robert Laughlin
(BA math 1972) explored the fractional quantum Hall effect, and Nobel laureate Andrew Fire (BA math 1978) helped to discover RNA
interference-gene silencing by double-stranded RNA. Nobel laureate Glenn T. Seaborg
Glenn T. Seaborg
(PhD 1937) collaborated with Albert Ghiorso
Albert Ghiorso
(BS 1913) to discover 12 chemical elements, such as americium, berkelium, and californium. David Bohm (PhD 1943) discovered Bohm Diffusion. Nobel laureate Yuan T. Lee
Yuan T. Lee
(PhD 1965) developed the crossed molecular beam technique for studying chemical reactions. Carol Greider
Carol Greider
(PhD 1987), professor of molecular biology and genetics at Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine, was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize
in medicine for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer. Harvey Itano
Harvey Itano
(BS 1942) conducted breakthrough work on sickle cell anemia that marked the first time a disease was linked to a molecular origin.[232] While he was valedictorian of UC Berkeley's class of 1942, he was unable to attend commencement exercises due to internment.[233] Narendra Karmarkar (PhD 1983) is known for the interior point method, a polynomial algorithm for linear programming known as Karmarkar's algorithm.[234] National Medal of Science
National Medal of Science
laureate Chien-Shiung Wu (PhD 1940), often known as the "Chinese Madame Curie," disproved the Law of Conservation of Parity for which she was awarded the inaugural Wolf Prize in Physics.[235] Kary Mullis
Kary Mullis
(PhD 1973) was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize
in Chemistry for his role in developing the polymerase chain reaction,[236] a method for amplifying DNA
sequences. Daniel Kahneman was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his work in Prospect theory. Richard O. Buckius, engineer, Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering '72, Masters '73, PhD '75, currently Chief Operating Officer of the National Science Foundation. Edward P. Tryon (PhD 1967) is the physicist who first said our universe originated from a quantum fluctuation of the vacuum.[237][238][239] John N. Bahcall
John N. Bahcall
(BS 1956) worked on the Standard Solar Model
Standard Solar Model
and the Hubble Space Telescope,[240] resulting in a National Medal of Science.[240] Peter Smith (BS 1969) was the principal investigator and project leader for the NASA
robotic explorer Phoenix,[241] which physically confirmed the presence of water on the planet Mars
for the first time.[242] Astronauts James van Hoften
James van Hoften
(BS 1966), Margaret Rhea Seddon (BA 1970), Leroy Chiao
Leroy Chiao
(BS 1983), and Rex Walheim
Rex Walheim
(BS 1984) have orbited the earth in NASA's fleet of space shuttles. Undergraduate alumni have founded or cofounded such companies as Apple Computer,[243] Intel,[244] LSI Logic[245] The Gap,[246] MySpace,[247] PowerBar,[248] Berkeley Systems,[249] Bolt, Beranek and Newman[250] (which created a number of underlying technologies that govern the Internet), Chez Panisse,[251] GrandCentral
(known now as Google Voice),[252] HTC
Corporation,[253] VIA Technologies,[253] Marvell Technology Group,[254] MoveOn.org,[249] Opsware,[255] RedOctane,[256] Rimon Law P.C.,[257] SanDisk,[258] Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker,[259] VMware[260] and Zilog,[261] while graduate school alumni have cofounded companies such as DHL,[262] KeyHole Inc (known now as Google
Earth),[263] Sun Microsystems,[264] and The Learning Company.[265] Berkeley alumni have also led various technology companies such as Electronic Arts,[266] Google,[267] Adobe Systems,[268] Softbank
(Masayoshi Son) and Qualcomm.[269]

Turing Award
Turing Award
laureate Ken Thompson
Ken Thompson
(left), BS 1965, MS 1966, with fellow laureate and colleague Dennis Ritchie
Dennis Ritchie
(right), as they created Unix

Berkeley alumni nurtured a number of key technologies associated with the personal computer and the development of the Internet.[270] Unix was created by alumnus Ken Thompson
Ken Thompson
(BS 1965, MS 1966) along with colleague Dennis Ritchie. Alumni such as L. Peter Deutsch[271][272][273] (PhD 1973), Butler Lampson (PhD 1967), and Charles P. Thacker
Charles P. Thacker
(BS 1967)[274] worked with Ken Thompson
Ken Thompson
on Project Genie and then formed the ill-fated US Department of Defense-funded Berkeley Computer Corporation (BCC), which was scattered throughout the Berkeley campus in non-descript offices to avoid anti-war protestors.[275] After BCC failed, Deutsch, Lampson, and Thacker joined Xerox PARC, where they developed a number of pioneering computer technologies, culminating in the Xerox Alto
Xerox Alto
that inspired the Apple Macintosh. In particular, the Alto used a computer mouse, which had been invented by Doug Engelbart
Doug Engelbart
(B.Eng 1952, Ph.D.
1955). Thompson, Lampson, Engelbart, and Thacker[276] all later received a Turing Award. Also at Xerox PARC
Xerox PARC
was Ronald V. Schmidt (BS 1966, MS 1968, PhD 1971), who became known as "the man who brought Ethernet
to the masses".[277] Another Xerox PARC
Xerox PARC
researcher, Charles Simonyi
Charles Simonyi
(BS 1972), pioneered the first WYSIWIG
word processor program and was recruited personally by Bill Gates
Bill Gates
to join the fledgling company known as Microsoft
to create Microsoft
Word. Simonyi later became the first repeat space tourist, blasting off on Russian Soyuz rockets to work at the International Space Station
International Space Station
orbiting the earth. In 1977, a graduate student in the computer science department named Bill Joy
Bill Joy
(MS 1982) assembled[278] the original Berkeley Software Distribution, commonly known as BSD
Unix. Joy, who went on to co-found Sun Microsystems, also developed the original version of the terminal console editor vi, while Ken Arnold
Ken Arnold
(BA 1985) created Curses, a terminal control library for Unix-like
systems that enables the construction of text user interface (TUI) applications. Working alongside Joy at Berkeley were undergraduates William Jolitz (BS 1997) and his future wife Lynne Jolitz (BA 1989), who together created 386BSD, a version of BSD
that runs on Intel
CPUs and evolved into the BSD
family of free operating systems and the Darwin operating system underlying Apple Mac OS X.[279] Eric Allman
Eric Allman
(BS 1977, MS 1980) created SendMail, a Unix
mail transfer agent that delivers about 12% of the email in the world.[280] The XCF, an undergraduate research group located in Soda Hall, has been responsible for a number of notable software projects, including GTK+
(created by Peter Mattis, BS 1997), The GIMP
(Spencer Kimball, BS 1996), and the initial diagnosis of the Morris worm.[281] In 1992 Pei-Yuan Wei,[282] an undergraduate at the XCF, created ViolaWWW, one of the first graphical web browsers. ViolaWWW
was the first browser to have embedded scriptable objects, stylesheets, and tables. In the spirit of Open Source, he donated the code to Sun Microsystems, inspiring Java applets( Kim Polese
Kim Polese
(BS 1984) was the original product manager for Java at Sun Microsystems.) ViolaWWW
also inspired researchers at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
to create the Mosaic web browser,[283] a pioneering web browser that became Microsoft

Robert Penn Warren, M.A. 1927 – novelist and poet, who received the Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
three times

Alumni collectively have won at least eight Pulitzer Prizes. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Marguerite Higgins
Marguerite Higgins
(BA 1941) was a pioneering female war correspondent[284][285] who covered World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.[286] Novelist Robert Penn Warren (MA 1927) won three Pulitzer Prizes,[287] including one for his novel All the King's Men, which was later made into an Academy Award-winning[288] movie. Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Rube Goldberg (BS 1904) invented the comically complex—yet ultimately trivial—contraptions known as Rube Goldberg
Rube Goldberg
machines. Journalist Alexandra Berzon (MA 2006) won a Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
in 2009,[289] and journalist Matt Richtel (BA 1989), who also coauthors the comic strip Rudy Park under the pen name of "Theron Heir",[290] won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
for National Reporting.[291] Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Leon Litwack (BA[292] 1951, PhD 1958) taught as a professor at UC Berkeley for 43 years;[293] three other UC Berkeley professors have also received the Pulitzer Prize. Alumna and professor Susan Rasky won the Polk Award for journalism in 1991. USC Professor and UC Berkeley alumna Viet Thanh Nguyen's (PhD 1997) first novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
for Fiction[294] Alumni have also written novels and screenplays that have attracted Oscar-caliber talent, including The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild
author Jack London. Irving Stone (BA 1923) wrote the novel Lust for Life, which was later made into an Academy Award–winning film of the same name starring Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
as Vincent van Gogh. Stone also wrote The Agony and the Ecstasy, which was later made into a film of the same name starring Oscar winner Charlton Heston
Charlton Heston
as Michelangelo. Mona Simpson (BA 1979) wrote the novel Anywhere But Here, which was later made into a film of the same name starring Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon. Terry McMillan
Terry McMillan
(BA 1986) wrote How Stella Got Her Groove Back, which was later made into a film of the same name starring Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett. Randi Mayem Singer (BA 1979) wrote the screenplay for Mrs. Doubtfire, which starred Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams and Oscar-winning actress Sally Field. Audrey Wells (BA 1981) wrote the screenplay The Truth About Cats & Dogs, which starred Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman. James Schamus
James Schamus
(BA 1982, MA 1987, PhD 2003) has collaborated on screenplays with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee
Ang Lee
on the Academy Award-winning movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain.

and Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
winning actress Kathy Baker, BA 1977

Collectively, alumni have won at least 20 Academy Awards. Gregory Peck (BA 1939), nominated for four Oscars during his career, won an Oscar for acting in To Kill a Mockingbird. Chris Innis (BA 1991) won the 2010 Oscar for film editing for her work on best picture winner, The Hurt Locker. Walter Plunkett
Walter Plunkett
(BA 1923 ) won an Oscar for costume design (for An American in Paris). Freida Lee Mock
Freida Lee Mock
(BA 1961) and Charles H. Ferguson
Charles H. Ferguson
(BA 1978) have each[295][296] won an Oscar for documentary filmmaking. Mark Berger (BA 1964) has won four Oscars for sound mixing and is an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley.[297] Edith Head (BA 1918), who was nominated for 34 Oscars during her career, won eight Oscars for costume design. Joe Letteri (BA 1981[298]) has won four Oscars for Best Visual Effects in the James Cameron
James Cameron
film Avatar and the Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson
films King Kong, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King.[299] Alumni have collectively won at least 25 Emmy
Awards: Jon Else (BA 1968) for cinematography; Andrew Schneider (BA 1973) for screenwriting; Linda Schacht (BA 1966, MA 1981), two for broadcast journalism;[300][301] Christine Chen (dual BA's 1990), two for broadcast journalism;[302] Kristen Sze (BA), two for broadcast journalism;[303] Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(BA 1977), three for acting; Ken Milnes (BS 1977), four for broadcasting technology; and Leroy Sievers (BA),[304] twelve for production. Elisabeth Leamy
Elisabeth Leamy
is the recipient of 13 Emmy
awards. [305][306][307] Alumni have acted in classic television series that are still broadcast on TV today. Karen Grassle
Karen Grassle
(BA 1965) played the mother Caroline Ingalls
Caroline Ingalls
in Little House on the Prairie, Jerry Mathers
Jerry Mathers
(BA 1974) starred in Leave it to Beaver, and Roxann Dawson
Roxann Dawson
(BA 1980) portrayed B'Elanna Torres
B'Elanna Torres
on Star Trek: Voyager. Former undergraduates have participated in the contemporary music industry, such as Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead
bass guitarist Phil Lesh, The Police drummer Stewart Copeland,[308] Rolling Stone Magazine
Rolling Stone Magazine
founder Jann Wenner, The Bangles
The Bangles
lead singer Susanna Hoffs
Susanna Hoffs
(BA 1980), Counting Crows lead singer Adam Duritz, electronic music producer Giraffage, MTV
correspondent Suchin Pak
Suchin Pak
(BA 1997),[309] AFI musicians Davey Havok and Jade Puget
Jade Puget
(BA 1996), and solo artist Marié Digby
Marié Digby
(Say It Again). People Magazine
People Magazine
included Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind
lead singer and songwriter Stephan Jenkins
Stephan Jenkins
(BA 1987) in the magazine's list of 50 Most Beautiful People.[310] Alumni have also participated in the world of sports. Tennis athlete Helen Wills Moody
Helen Wills Moody
(BA 1925) won 31 Grand Slam titles, including eight singles titles at Wimbledon. Tarik Glenn (BA 1999) is a Super Bowl XLI champion. Michele Tafoya
Michele Tafoya
(BA 1988) is a sports television reporter for ABC Sports
ABC Sports
and ESPN.[311] Sports agent
Sports agent
Leigh Steinberg
Leigh Steinberg
( BA 1970, JD 1973) has represented professional athletes such as Steve Young, Troy Aikman, and Oscar de la Hoya; Steinberg has been called the real-life inspiration[312] for the title character in the Oscar-winning[313] film Jerry Maguire (portrayed by Tom Cruise). Matt Biondi (BA 1988) won eight Olympic gold medals during his swimming career, in which he participated in three different Olympics. At the Beijing Olympics in 2008, Natalie Coughlin
Natalie Coughlin
(BA 2005) became the first American female athlete in modern Olympic history[314] to win six medals in one Olympics. Berkeley alumni -- often generous benefactors -- have long been among the billionaire ranks, giving rise to many of the campus' eponymous schools, pavilions, centers, institutes, and halls, with some of the more prominent being J. Paul Getty, Sanford Diller and Helen Diller, Donald Fisher, and members of the Haas (Walter A. Haas, Rhoda Haas Goldman, Walter A. Haas Jr., Peter E. Haas, Bob Haas), Hearst, and Bechtel families. There are at least 18 living alumni billionaires: Masayoshi Son
Masayoshi Son
(SoftBank; second wealthiest Japanese),[315] Gordon Moore ( Intel
founder), Jon Stryker (Stryker Medical Equipment),[316] Bill Joy
Bill Joy
(computer programmer and Sun Microsystems
Sun Microsystems
founder), Eric Schmidt ( Google
Chairman), Bassam Alghanim (wealthiest Kuwaiti), Kutayba Alghanim,[315] Charles Simonyi
Charles Simonyi
(Microsoft), Cher Wang
Cher Wang
(HTC, wealthiest Taiwanese), Robert Haas (Levi Strauss & Co.), Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor (Interbank, Peru),[317] Fayez Sarofim, James Harris Simons, Michael Milken, Daniel S. Loeb, Paul Merage, Victor Koo, and Lowell Milken. See also[edit]

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Further reading and viewing[edit]

Brechin, Gray (1999). Imperial San Francisco. UC Press Ltd. ISBN 0-520-21568-0.  Cerny, Susan Dinkelspiel (2001). Berkeley Landmarks: An Illustrated Guide to Berkeley, California's Architectural Heritage. Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association. ISBN 0-9706676-0-4.  Freeman, Jo (2003). At Berkeley in the Sixties: The Education of an Activist, 1961–1965. Indiana University
Indiana University
Press. ISBN 0-253-21622-2.  Helfand, Harvey (2001). University of California, Berkeley. Princeton Architectural Press. ISBN 1-56898-293-3.  Owens, MFEM (2004). America's Best Value Colleges. The Princeton Review. ISBN 0-375-76373-2.  Rorabaugh, W. J. (1990). Berkeley at War: The 1960s. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-506667-7.  Wiseman, Frederick (Director) (2013). At Berkeley (Motion picture). Zipporah Films.  Wong, Geoffrey (May 2001). A Golden State of Mind. Trafford Publishing. ISBN 1-55212-635-8. 

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