12/9/2019 - Berkeley’s population of burgeoning computer scientists has recently grown a lot more diverse, thanks in part to a series of programs that were launched to support women and underrepresented minorities in computer science.
Education & outreach
11/20/2019 - The Hopper-Dean Foundation has awarded $2 million over two years to the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in support of diversity initiatives in computer science.
10/25/2019 Berkeley Engineering is joining with other units on campus to offer a master of design degree and a joint MEng/MBA degree program.
10/7/2019 - Berkeley Engineering's new welcome center was unveiled at the 10th anniversary celebration of Engineering Student Services. The center will serve as a place where visitors and students can learn what the college has to offer.
8/12/2019 - A program called Transfer-to-Excellence Research Experiences for Undergraduates offers students from California community colleges the opportunity to work alongside Berkeley researchers.
7/29/2019 - Berkeley Engineering has been recognized as an exemplar bronze medalist by the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE’s) Diversity Recognition Program.
6/25/2019 - The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation will play a key role in the new Master of Design (MDes) program, an innovative advanced degree in design for emerging technologies.
5/15/2019 - Tech for social good — that’s not just the motto of Berkeley’s Blueprint club, but an accurate description of the work they’re producing.
5/1/2019 Engineering for Kids is a one-day STEM event for fourth- to sixth-graders, hosted by Berkeley students.
4/9/2019 - In an effort to increase the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in science, engineering and mathematics, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is partnering with UC Berkeley and UC San Diego to expand a successful program begun 30 years ago at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.