3/12/2019 - About 350 students from across the East Bay descended on the Berkeley campus last weekend for Engineering for Kids (E4K), a one-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event for low-income fourth-to-sixth grade students. The annual event is organized and hosted entirely by Berkeley students.
Education & outreach
3/1/2019 Newsweek - UC Berkeley student Sara Reynolds (B.S. EECS '21) and fellow female coders started She(256), a nonprofit dedicated to diversity in the burgeoning blockchain industry. (The name is a play on SHA-256, a secure hash algorithm in the cryptological community.)
1/30/2019 EngineerGirl - In an interview with Angela Zheng from EngineerGirl, Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu talks about her path to electrical engineering, her priorities as dean, and her advice to students from all backgrounds considering a career in engineering.
1/9/2019 - Women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields are more likely to advance professionally, publish more research and secure postdoctoral and faculty positions if their institutional culture is welcoming and sets clear expectations, according to a new study.
11/14/2018 Bioengineering grad students launched the Double Shelix podcast to discuss the challenges women face in pursuing STEM careers.
11/14/2018 The NextProf Nexus workshop prepares diverse graduate students for careers in higher education.
11/14/2018 New Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu elaborates on her priorities and long-term vision for the college.
10/26/2018 - A Berkeley-only leadership boot camp, led by the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, uses an innovative approach to teach students skills that are vital to entrepreneurial success.
9/19/2018 Wired - From a course teaching students to think like blockchain entrepreneurs to "collider sprints" at the Sutardja Center's Blockchain Lab, Berkeley is at the forefront of universities incorporating this multidisciplinary technology into the curriculum.
9/11/2018 - Nearly 70 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from around the country gathered at UC Berkeley for a three-day workshop designed to strengthen and diversify the next generation of academic leaders in engineering. The event, called NextProf Nexus, is hosted by Berkeley Engineering and Michigan Engineering.