07/21/20 — In celebration of 150 Years of Women at Berkeley, Sheila Humphreys tells the story of Women in Computer Science and Engineering, a student organization launched in the 1970s.
Education & outreach
07/14/20 — During COVID-19, Girls in Engineering camp gets creative online
04/14/20 — A summer program for prospective transfers gives California community college students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley researchers.
03/26/20 — UC Berkeley and UIUC are the headquarters for the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, which announced a call for research proposals for AI technology to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
12/09/19 — 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.
11/20/19 — 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.
10/25/19 — Berkeley Engineering is joining with other units on campus to offer a master of design degree and a joint MEng/MBA degree program.
10/07/19 — New center will help visitors and students learn what the college has to offer
08/12/19 — A program called Transfer-to-Excellence Research Experiences for Undergraduates offers students from California community colleges the opportunity to work alongside Berkeley researchers.
07/29/19 — Berkeley Engineering has been recognized as an exemplar bronze medalist by the American Society for Engineering Education's (ASEE's) Diversity Recognition Program.
06/25/19 — 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.
05/15/19 — 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.
05/01/19 — Engineering for Kids is a one-day STEM event for fourth- to sixth-graders, hosted by Berkeley students.
04/09/19 — 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.
04/02/19 — Every summer, about 120 incoming Berkeley Engineering students from nontraditional backgrounds arrive on campus to participate in the Pre-Engineering Program (PREP) and Transfer Pre-Engineering Program (T-PREP), which aim to prepare students for a successful academic experience.
04/01/19 — In a Berkeley Talks podcast, programmer and author Ellen Ullman chats with Berkeley Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu about digital technology's loss of innocence, and reckons with all that has changed - and so much that hasn't.
03/30/19 ABC 7 — Over 400 elementary and middle school girls gathered in South San Francisco Saturday to hear the message that they can do and be anything. The annual "When I Grow Up" event was hosted by Congresswoman Jackie Speier for Women's History Month. Among the inspiring speakers was UC Berkeley Dean of Engineering Tsu-Jae King Liu - the first woman to ever hold that position.
03/12/19 — 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.
03/01/19 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.)
01/30/19 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.