05/28/21 Light the Way — $5 million from Freada Kapor Klein and Mitch Kapor will fund scholarships for marginalized populations, to help science and technology “look like America”
Education & outreach
04/26/21 — Graduate student Gloria Tumushabe has launched Afro Fem Coders, a remote coding program for women in Africa.
04/26/21 — The myriad challenges of the past year underscore the significance of better preparing our students to become engineering leaders.
03/15/21 — The Women in Tech Initiative at the University of California is now the Expanding Diversity and Gender Equity in Tech Initiative (EDGE in Tech)™
02/16/21 — This is the consortium's third five-year, $25 million grant, allowing it to continue its mission of educating nuclear scientists and advancing nuclear technologies.
02/03/21 — Gloria Tumushabe, a MasterCard Foundation Scholar in EECS, wanted to be more than an engineer; COVID gave her the chance
11/05/20 — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Girls in Engineering camp shifted to an online format that completely reimagined the camper experience.
11/05/20 — Professor emerita Fiona Doyle discusses her experiences as a woman in the field of engineering.
10/28/20 — Consortium of nine top research universities is 'confronting systemic practices that don’t advance equity'
10/20/20 Daily Cal — Berkeley Engineering faculty go to great lengths to create engaging remote lectures.
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.
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.