March 27, 2018

The University of California, Berkeley recently announced a new partnership with Blackboard Inc. that will enable students to have an even more inclusive learning environment through Blackboard Ally, an innovative new solution that helps make online course content more accessible for all learners. The partnership furthers Berkeley’s longstanding commitment to equal access for all students, faculty and staff. Berkeley will begin rolling out the new solution more widely in Fall 2018.

April 20, 2016

A record number of UC Berkeley intercollegiate athletics teams have posted perfect scores on their 2014-15 Academic Progress Rates. Three Athletic Study Center Staff members were recognized for their efforts toward this goal: Kasra Sotudeh, Ed Wright, and Jennifer Hunter.

February 10, 2016

The campus Fall Program for Freshmen (FPF) will extend its program for the coming fall semester to the UC Berkeley Extension Center in San Francisco. Located at 160 Spear St. in the heart of downtown San Francisco, the new FPF campus will be easily accessible by public transportation. Students are eligible for discounted BART tickets and a Class Pass, which includes free transbay AC Transit and Bear Transit services. Please read the full story on the Daily Cal web site. 

November 19, 2015

25 UC Berkeley Summer Sessions students (with one alternate) have been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. With a 45% success rate for Spring 2016, UC Berkeley continues to be the national leader for this esteemed program that offers grants for U.S.

November 12, 2015

August 24, 2015

The Summer Sessions course Film 108 has received national attention for its use of the popular television show, Game of Thrones, to explore a wide range of topics from democracy to climate change, reports USA Today.

August 19, 2015

The 2015 Advising Council Progress Report summarizes the group's progress in creating a culture of advising excellence. Among the notable accomplishments is an update on the Student Information Systems replacement project, national recognition for our innovative professional development program, and new mechanisms for understanding advising excellence. The report is currently featured on the Advising Matters web site. 

August 10, 2015

UC Berkeley's 90.7 KALX Radio has been named to Billboard Magazine's Top 5 U.S. Radio Stations of 2015 for its long history of excellence. Cited for its diversity of programming including "a John Lennon interview, Oakland A’s series and Charles Manson station promo over the course of its 53-year history."

July 7, 2015

The 2014-15 update from the International Student Success Working Group (ISSWG) is now available on the Office of Planning & Analysis web site. The report highlights programs and services developed across campus to serve the International and Out-of-State student populations. For information about the ISSWG, please contact Amy Griggs, in the Berkeley International Office.