Tennis athlete Helen Wills Moody (BA 1925) won 31 Grand Slam titles, including eight singles titles at Wimbledon. With the completion of North and South Halls in 1873, the university relocated to its Berkeley location with 167 male and 22 female students.. The Bancroft Library also houses the Mark Twain Papers, the Oral History Center, the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the University Archives. 74%.  The two main political parties are "Student Action" and "CalSERVE. Supported by a grant from alumnus James Simons, the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing was established in 2012. The university offers Master of Art, Master of Science, Master of Fine Art, and PhD degrees in addition to professional degrees such as the Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, and Master of Design.  , Nationally, the 2019–20 U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" ranks Berkeley second among public universities and 22nd among national universities. athlete. Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker was cofounded by John Scharffenberger (BA 1973). James Schamus (BA 1982, MA 1987, PhD 2003) has collaborated on screenplays with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee on the Academy Award–winning movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain. , Twenty-five presidents and chancellors have led Berkeley since its founding. Bolt, Beranek and Newman was cofounded by, HTC Corporation and VIA Technologies were cofounded by. 134.) Berkeley has two Formula SAE teams: Berkeley Formula Racing and Formula Electric Berkeley. Mark Berger (BA 1964) has won four Oscars for sound mixing and is an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley. Berkeley also features an assortment of student-run publications: There are some 94 political student groups on campus, including MEChXA de UC Berkeley, Berkeley ACLU, Berkeley Students for Life, Campus Greens, The Sustainability Team (STEAM), the Berkeley Student Food Collective, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Cal Berkeley Democrats, and the Berkeley College Republicans. By 1942, the American Council on Education ranked Berkeley second only to Harvard in the number of distinguished departments.  Astronauts James van Hoften (BS 1966), Margaret Rhea Seddon (BA 1970), Leroy Chiao (BS 1983), and Rex Walheim (BS 1984) have orbited the earth in NASA's fleet of space shuttles. Audrey Wells (BA 1981) wrote the screenplay The Truth About Cats & Dogs, which starred Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman. The Bancroft Library Reading Room and its exhibit spaces remain closed to non-UC Berkeley researchers and the general public. This is California's highest ever finish in the Director's Cup. As such, our planning is subject to the UCOP distribution plan. Berkeley students, and those of other local schools, have the option of living in one of the twenty cooperative houses participating in the Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC), a nonprofit housing cooperative network consisting of 20 residences and 1250 member-owners. Many of Howard's designs are recognized California Historical Landmarks and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  In 1926, future fleet admiral Chester W. Nimitz established the first Naval ROTC unit at Berkeley.. In addition, the University also owns land to the northwest of the main campus, a 90-acre (36 ha) married student housing complex in the nearby town of Albany ("Albany Village" and the "Gill Tract"), and a field research station several miles to the north in Richmond, California.  Washington Monthly ranked Berkeley 17th among national universities in 2020, with criteria based on research, community service, and social mobility. Hewing to tradition, the groups perform weekly under Sather Gate on alternating days. Ein Großteil der administrativen und akademischen Gebäude konzentriert sich auf 72 ha im Westen des Campus. One of the most famous moments in college football history occurred during the 85th Big Game on November 20, 1982. Berkeley alumni—often generous benefactors—have long been among the billionaire ranks, their largess giving rise to many of the campus' eponymous schools, pavilions, centers, institutes, and halls, and with some of the more prominent being J. Paul Getty, Ann Getty, Sanford Diller and Helen Diller, Donald Fisher, Flora Lamson Hewlett, David Schwartz (Bio-Rad) and members of the Haas (Walter A. Haas, Rhoda Haas Goldman, Walter A. Haas Jr., Peter E. Haas, Bob Haas), Hearst, and Bechtel families. Randi Mayem Singer (BA 1979) wrote the screenplay for Mrs. Doubtfire, which starred Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams and Oscar-winning actress Sally Field. The interquartile range for SAT scores was 1330–1520. The only time the cannon ran out of ammunition was during a game against Pacific in 1991, when Cal scored 12 touchdowns.. Trees in the area date from the founding of the university. Our students come from different places and backgrounds, but together they create a diverse and kinetic community that seeks to create a better world. Foreign alumni include the President of Colombia 1922–1926, (Pedro Nel Ospina Vázquez, BA, Mining Engineering); the President of Mexico (Francisco I. Madero, attended 1892–93); the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan; the Premier of the Republic of China (Sun Fo, BA); the President of Costa Rica (Miguel Angel Rodriguez, MA, PhD); and members of parliament of the United Kingdom (House of Lords, Lydia Dunn, Baroness Dunn, BS), India (Rajya Sabha, the upper house, Prithviraj Chavan, MS); Iran (Mohammad Javad Larijani, PhD); Nigerian Minister of Science and Technology and first Executive Governor of Abia State (Ogbonnaya Onu, PhD Chemical Engineering); Barbados' Ambassador to Brazil (Tonika Sealy-Thompson).  Democrats outnumber Republicans on the faculty by a ratio of 9:1. UC Berkeley is the number one public university in the country, and with its mission of teaching, research, and public service it is well positioned to find innovative solutions, not just for the campus but globally. David Bohm (PhD 1943) discovered Bohm Diffusion.  Buildings he regarded as temporary, nonacademic, or not particularly "serious" were designed in shingle or Collegiate Gothic styles; examples of these are North Gate Hall, Dwinelle Annex, and Stephens Hall. PG students. , Berkeley gained a worldwide reputation for political activism in the 1960s.  Unix was created by alumnus Ken Thompson (BS 1965, MS 1966) along with colleague Dennis Ritchie. The Channing-Bowditch and Ida Jackson apartments cater to re-entry students, while the 58-acre University Village, located some 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of campus, provides housing for students with families. , Berkeley has also benefited from the giving of individuals, corporations, and foundations, notable among which are Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan (pledged $600 million, shared with UCSF and Stanford University, to form the Biohub); BP (pledged $400 million to research biofuels); the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (over $68 million since the foundation's creation), billionaire Sir Li Ka-Shing (multiple gifts, most notably a $40 million gift in 2005), Israeli-Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, Thomas and Stacey Siebel, Sanford and Joan Weill, and professor Gordon Rausser ($50 million gift in 2020). De University of California, Berkeley (ok bekannt as Cal, Berkeley oder UC Berkeley) is en Universität in den USA. , Made possible by President Lincoln's signing of the Morrill Act in 1862, the University of California was founded in 1868 as the state's first land-grant university by inheriting certain assets and objectives of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College.  Edith Head (BA 1918), who was nominated for 34 Oscars during her career, won eight Oscars for costume design.  The university began admitting women the following year. A smaller subset of the Cal Band, the Straw Hat Band, performs at basketball games, volleyball games, and other campus and community events..  The most popular majors are Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Political Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Environmental Science, and Economics. 1 public research university library in North America, the Berkeley library system includes three main libraries, 18 subject-specialty libraries, and 11 affiliated libraries with special collections.  In particular, during World War II and following Glenn Seaborg's then-secret discovery of plutonium, Ernest Orlando Lawrence's Radiation Laboratory began to contract with the U.S. Army to develop the atomic bomb. Is Merced the Future of the University of California?  For 2017–18, Berkeley ranked fourth in enrollment of recipients of the National Merit $2,500 Scholarship (124 scholars). The area south of the university includes student housing and Telegraph Avenue, one of Berkeley's main shopping districts with stores, street vendors and restaurants catering to college students and tourists. 58%. Copyright © 2021 UC Regents; all rights reserved, Image courtesy of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Policies and resources for the campus community on the COVID-19 global pandemic, Conference: Toleration in Comparative Perspective, Performance: TDPS Online Auditions for 'The Trojan Women'.  Requirements for academic honors are specified by individual schools and colleges, scholarly prizes are typically awarded by departments, and students are elected to honor societies based on these organizations' criteria. The University of California Men's Octet was founded in 1948 and features a repertoire of barbershop, doo-wop, contemporary pop, modern alternative, and fight songs. Its alumni include multiple State Senators, Assemblymembers, and White House Administration officials. The board also has seven ex officio members, a student regent, and a non-voting student regent-designate. In what has become known as "the band play" or simply The Play, Cal scored the winning touchdown in the final seconds with a kickoff return that involved a series of laterals and the Stanford marching band rushing onto the field.  Novelist Robert Penn Warren (MA 1927) won three Pulitzer Prizes, including one for his novel All the King's Men, which was later made into an Academy Award–winning movie. 1943, Ch.  The 2019 Forbes America's Top Colleges report ranks Berkeley the top public university and 13th among 650 universities and liberal arts colleges in the United States. Its 14 colleges and schools offer over 350 degree programs and enroll some 31,000 undergraduate and 12,000 graduate students. DIVISION 2. Alfred Kroeber is not an appropriate symbol for the University of California, Berkeley or any welcoming campus. The Bancroft Library, which has over 400,000 printed volumes and 70 million manuscripts, pictures, and maps, maintains special collections that document the history of the western part of North America, with an emphasis on California, Mexico and Central America.  Berkeley alumni, widely recognized for their entrepreneurship, have founded many notable companies. Berkeley was listed as a "Public Ivy" in Richard Moll's 1985 Public Ivies. Of enrolled freshmen, 55 percent were women. Carol Greider (PhD 1987), professor of molecular biology and genetics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer. Berkeley hosts a myriad other performing arts groups in comedy, dance, acting and instrumental music, and include jericho!, Improv & Sketch Comedy, The Movement, Taiko drumming, BareStage student musical theater, the Remedy Music Project, Main Stacks, AFX Dance, and TruElement. , Berkeley's 32 libraries together contain more than 13 million volumes and cover over 12 acres (4.9 ha) of land, forming one of the largest library complexes in the world.  Students from various concentrations are recruited and trained to work on pro-bono consulting engagements with actual nonprofit clients. The newspaper is an important source of information for students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding City of Berkeley.  The 2010 United States National Research Council Rankings identified UC Berkeley as having the highest number of top-ranked doctoral programs in the nation. Chart; Data ; Total students - 40,443. Berkeley alumni have served in a range of prominent government offices, both domestic and foreign, including Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (Earl Warren, BA, JD); United States Attorney General (Edwin Meese III, JD); United States Secretary of State (Dean Rusk, LLB); United States Secretary of the Treasury (W. Michael Blumenthal, BA, and G. William Miller, JD); United States Secretary of Defense (Robert McNamara, BS); United States Secretary of the Interior (Franklin Knight Lane, 1887); United States Secretary of Transportation and United States Secretary of Commerce (Norman Mineta, BS); United States Secretary of Agriculture (Ann Veneman, MPP); National Security Advisor (Robert C. O'Brien, JD); scores of federal judges and members of the United States Congress (10 currently serving) and United States Foreign Service; governors of California (George C. Pardee; Hiram W. Johnson; Earl Warren, BA and LLB; Jerry Brown, BA; and Pete Wilson, JD), Michigan (Jennifer Granholm, BA), and the United States Virgin Islands (Walter A. Gordon, BA); Chief of Staff of the United States Army (Frederick C. Weyand, Class of 1938); Lieutenant General of the United States Army (Jimmy Doolittle); Vice Admiral of the United States Navy (Murry L. Royar, Class of 1916); Major General of the United States Marine Corps (Oliver Prince Smith); Brigadier General of the United States Marine Corps (Bertram A. The oldest unit, Unit 3, has its own dining hall, Café 3, on the first floor. Further away and also on the south side of campus is Clark Kerr, an undergraduate residential complex that houses many student athletes and was once a school for the deaf and blind. By leading with the strongest plastic elimination commitment in the nation, the campus cements its status as a leader in sustainability as well. In the foothills east of the central campus, there are three additional undergraduate residence halls: Foothill, Stern, and Bowles. , Modern Berkeley students are less politically radical, with a greater percentage of moderates and conservatives than in the 1960s and 70s. Matt Biondi (BA 1988) won eight Olympic gold medals during his swimming career, in which he participated in three different Olympics. Established in 1868 as the state's first land-grant university, it was the first campus of the University of California system and a founding member of the Association of American Universities. Blue and Gold were specified and made the official colors of the university and the state colors of California in 1955. Stone also wrote The Agony and the Ecstasy, which was later made into a film of the same name starring Oscar winner Charlton Heston as Michelangelo.  However, the athletic department has recently specified a darker blue, close to but not the same as the Berkeley Blue now used by the university. Committee members are charged with the maintenance of the five Cal flags, the large California banner overhanging the Memorial Stadium Student Section and Haas Pavilion, the California Victory Cannon, Card Stunts and The Big "C" among other duties. Colleges serve both undergraduate and graduate students, while schools are generally graduate only, though some offer undergraduate majors or minors. 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Founded in 1868, the University of California—Berkeley a public research university and regarded as one of the best state universities in the US. The Rally Committee is also responsible for safekeeping of the Stanford Axe when it is in Cal's possession.  Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Leon Litwack (BA 1951, PhD 1958) taught as a professor at UC Berkeley for 43 years; three other UC Berkeley professors have also received the Pulitzer Prize. Terry McMillan (BA 1986) wrote How Stella Got Her Groove Back, which was later made into a film of the same name starring Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett. Gregory Peck (BA 1939), nominated for four Oscars during his career, won an Oscar for acting in To Kill a Mockingbird. , In 1952, the University of California reorganized itself into a system of semi-autonomous campuses, with each campus given its own chancellor, and Clark Kerr became Berkeley's first Chancellor, while Sproul remained in place as the President of the University of California. 26%. , In 1982, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) was established on campus with support from the National Science Foundation and at the request of three Berkeley mathematicians — Shiing-Shen Chern, Calvin Moore and Isadore M. Singer. It, and the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Piedmont Avenue east of the main campus, are two of the only surviving examples of the nineteenth-century campus. The university runs twelve different residence halls: seven undergraduate residence halls or complexes, both with and without themes; family student housing; re-entry student housing; and optional international student housing at the International House, built with a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and the erstwhile home of six Nobel laureates. Steve Wozniak, BS 1986, cofounder of Apple Inc. Gordon Moore, BS 1950, cofounder of semiconductor company Intel, Eric Schmidt, MS 1979, PhD 1982, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown, Jr, BA 1961, Governor of California, former California Attorney General, Gregory Peck, BA 1939, Academy Award–winning actor, Natalie Coughlin, BA 2005, multiple gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer, Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway, BA 1999, Robert McNamara, BA 1937, President of World Bank (1968–81), United States Secretary of Defense (1961–68), President of Ford Motor Company (1960), Daniel Kahneman, PhD 1961, awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his work in Prospect theory, Harold Urey, PhD 1923, Nobel laureate and discoverer of deuterium. The next few years saw the dedication of the Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, funded by a lead gift from billionaire Li Ka-shing; the opening of Sutardja Dai Hall, home of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society; and the unveiling of Blum Hall, housing the Blum Center for Developing Economies. At the Beijing Olympics in 2008, Natalie Coughlin (BA 2005) became the first American female athlete in modern Olympic history to win six medals in one Olympics. The campus is home to several museums including the University of California Museum of Paleontology, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, and the Lawrence Hall of Science.  For 2015 Kiplinger ranked Berkeley the 4th best-value public university in the nation for in-state students, and 6th for out-of-state students. Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Rube Goldberg (BS 1904) invented the comically complex—yet ultimately trivial—contraptions known as Rube Goldberg machines.  Past speakers include Senator Rand Paul, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel, and Khan Academy founder Salman Khan. Berkeley's FM Student radio station, KALX, broadcasts on 90.7 MHz.  Peter Smith (BS 1969) was the principal investigator and project leader for the NASA robotic explorer Phoenix, which physically confirmed the presence of water on the planet Mars for the first time. Tarik Glenn (BA 1999) is a Super Bowl XLI champion, and Mitchell Schwartz (2011) is an All-Pro NFL offensive tackle. The Bancroft Library's Special Research Appointments for UC Berkeley Faculty, Staff, and Students will resume on January 20th.  The campus sits on the Hayward Fault, which runs directly through California Memorial Stadium. , The California Golden Bears have a long history of excellence in athletics, having won national titles in football, men's basketball, baseball, softball, men's and women's crew, men's gymnastics, men's tennis, men's and women's swimming, men's water polo, men's Judo, men's track, and men's rugby. UNDERGRADS . Wearing their traditional blue and gold rugbies, Rally Committee members can be seen at all major sporting and spirit events.  The acceptance rate for freshmen was 16.8 percent. The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public land-grant research university in Berkeley, California. QS World University Ranking #30. Zilog was cofounded by Ralph Ungermannn (BSEE 1964). Gifted by Mary McNear Bowles in 1929 to honor her late husband, Regent Philip E. Bowles, the college began as a student-governed residence hall.  Berkeley doctoral programs that received a #1 ranking include Agricultural and Resource Economics, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, English, Epidemiology, Geography, German, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, and Development, Physics, Plant Biology, and Political Science. Since the mid-2010s, it has been a program of the ASUC.. Disability Studies Minor at UC Berkeley - Administered by the Office of Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies Undergraduate major in American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley Skip to content For Fall 2019, Berkeley's total enrollment was 43,695: 31,780 undergraduate and 11,915 graduate students, with women accounting for 54 percent of undergraduates and 46 percent of graduate and professional students. Some have concentrated their studies on the very small universe of atoms and molecules. Bone); Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (John A. McCone, BS); chair and members of the Council of Economic Advisors (Michael Boskin, BA, PhD. Its 14 colleges and schools offer over 350 degree programs and enroll some 31,000 undergraduate and 12,000 graduate students. According to a National Research Council analysis, UC Berkeley has at least 48 highly ranked graduate programs, making it one of the top 10 universities in the nation. University of California--Berkeley is ranked #22 in National Universities. Students complete the remaining units according to their own professional goals and interests. , Berkeley alumni and faculty count among their ranks 110 Nobel laureates (34 alumni), 25 Turing Award winners (11 alumni), and 14 Fields Medalists as well as 28 Wolf Prize winners, 103 MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipients, 30 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 19 Academy Award winners.  For 2020–21, the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) ranked the university 12th in the world based on quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, and research performance. Just south of Foothill, overlooking the Hearst Greek Theatre, is the all-women's traditional-style Stern Hall, which boasts an original mural by Diego Rivera. Calculate My Chances. The ASUC's Student Union Program, Entertainment, and Recreation Board (SUPERB) is a student-run, non-profit branch dedicated to providing entertainment for the campus and community.  Three-hour final examinations are required in most undergraduate classes and take place over a week following the last day of instruction in mid-December for the Fall semester and in mid-May for the Spring semester.  Bowles is known for its Collegiate Gothic architecture, its sense of community, and its unusual traditions and pranks.. VMware was cofounded by Edward Wang (BS EECS 1983, MS 1988, PhD 1994), along with Diane Greene (MS CS 1988) and her husband Mendel Rosenblum (MS 1989, PhD 1992). Berkeley alumni, faculty and staff have distinguished themselves in a wide range of endeavors and include 110 Nobel laureates (34 alumni), 25 Turing Award winners (11 alumni), 14 Fields Medalists, 28 Wolf Prize winners, 103 MacArthur Fellows (62 alumni) , 30 Pulitzer Prize recipients, 19 Academy Award winners, five foreign heads of state, chief justices of the United States and California, 21 cabinet members, ten state governors, numerous members of Congress, 36 general and flag officers of the United States Armed Forces, 40 billionaires, and the founders or co-founders of many world-renowned companies. STATE SEAL, FLAG, AND EMBLEMS [399–447] (Division 2 enacted by Stats. Opsware was cofounded by In Sik Rhee (BS EECS 1993).  After BCC failed, Deutsch, Lampson, and Thacker joined Xerox PARC, where they developed a number of pioneering computer technologies, culminating in the Xerox Alto that inspired the Apple Macintosh. . Working alongside Joy at Berkeley were undergraduates William Jolitz (BS 1997) and his future wife Lynne Jolitz (BA 1989), who together created 386BSD, a version of BSD Unix that runs on Intel CPUs and evolved into the BSD family of free operating systems and the Darwin operating system underlying Apple Mac OS X. The campus also offers resources for innovation and entrepreneurship, such as the Big Ideas Competition (Blum Center for Developing Economies), SkyDeck, the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, and the Berkeley Haas Innovation Lab. However, in 1952, the university reorganized itself into a system of semi-autonomous campuses, with each campus having its own chief executive, a chancellor, who would, in turn, report to the president of the university system. It then runs through the center of the campus before disappearing underground at the west end of campus. , Globally, for 2020–21 Berkeley is ranked 4th by U.S. News & World Report, 5th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), 7th by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 30th in the QS World University Rankings. The university is located in San Francisco’s Bay Area, and the campus size spread to a sprawling 1,232 acres. Berkeley student organizations also hosts many other conferences, seminars, and musical and theatrical performances, including the annual Sociological Research Symposium.  In 1992, Pei-Yuan Wei, an undergraduate at the XCF, created ViolaWWW, one of the first graphical web browsers. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY July 1, 2020 UC Berkeley Building Name Review Committee transmitted via electronic mail to email@example.com We, the undersigned, endorse the conclusions of the July 1, 2020 Proposal to Un-name Kroeber Hall. 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