Light the Way: Places of Possibility

Investing in architecture — whether restoring older structures or starting from the ground up — is an investment in Berkeley’s future. While location and reputation are key to helping students and faculty decide if Berkeley is the place for them, we cannot underestimate the significance of the buildings where they live, work, and learn. More […]

A first look inside UC Berkeley’s Bakar BioEnginuity Hub

After two years of construction, the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub (BBH) is scheduled to open in February 2022. The world-class facility pairs the Bakar Labs incubator with fellowships and programming for Berkeley students and researchers, equipping current and aspiring entrepreneurs in the STEM world with labs, offices, equipment and shared community spaces that aim to encourage collaboration. Berkeley […]

2022 Achievement Award Winners

Congratulations to Trustees Robert O’Donnell, Roger Kang, and Kahshin Leow for their Achievement Awards! Co-presented by the UC Berkeley Foundation and the Cal Alumni Association, the university honors forward-thinking business leaders, gifted faculty, and dedicated and promising alumni at the annual Achievement Awards. The 2022 recipients were formally presented with their awards at the Berkeley […]

2021 Volunteer Award Winners

Congratulations to Trustee Rene Kern and Trustee Cathy Unger for receiving the Spirit of 1868 Volunteer Award! The Spirit of 1868 Volunteer Award acknowledges alumni and friends who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer leadership and accomplishments in support of the university’s philanthropic and outreach efforts. With the Volunteer Awards, Berkeley honors the people who give generously […]

Light the Way: The Campaign for Berkeley

Light the Way: The Campaign for Berkeley challenges the philanthropic community to partner with the university to help illuminate new possibilities for a better tomorrow. Together we will empower the next generation of leaders, push boundaries of knowledge, challenge convention, and fuel innovative solutions for society’s greatest challenges. The best public university in the world, […]

Campaign Volunteer Summit 2021

Volunteers from the UC Berkeley Foundation, National Campaign Steering Committee, Board of Visitors, CAA Leadership, Regional Chancellor’s Councils, and School & College Advisory Boards gathered on April 16 for the second online Volunteer Summit. Charles Huang ’93, Campaign Co-Chair and Foundation Board Vice Chair, emceed the event. The program included updates from Chancellor Carol Christ […]