New institute brings together chemistry and machine learning to tackle climate change

Imagine a technology that could remove planet-warming emissions from smokestacks, turn moisture in the air into drinking water, and transform carbon dioxide into clean energy. A new UC Berkeley institute will bring together top machine learning and chemistry researchers to make this vision a reality, and a Bay Area foundation is providing a substantial gift […]

Light the Way: the Gateway fulfills the promise of what a place of possibility can be.

A new way to educate, discover, and accelerate impact. The Gateway fulfills the promise of what a place of possibility can be. Here, Berkeley will convene and connect brilliant faculty and students from our core disciplines of computing and data science with others across campus. With a shared purpose to improve human health, social justice, […]

The College of Chemistry — changing our world for the better

The College of Chemistry catapulted UC Berkeley to scientific preeminence in the early twentieth century, and it remains a transformative force to this day.  The College’s outstanding students, faculty, graduates, and network of global partners are committed to working together on the development of advanced materials, innovative healthcare, renewable energy, and the protection and propagation […]

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 […]