Statements & news


January 9, 2020

Berkeley News

As you have likely seen in recent media coverage, there have been rising tensions between the federal government of the United States and the government of Iran. As these stories continue to dominate headlines, we acknowledge there are concerns for the impact these events may have on those of Iranian descent, those with ties to other parts of the Middle East, and others, including our veterans and reservists.

December 19, 2019

Berkeley News

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UC Berkeley is moving forward as quickly as possible on a complex, ambitious building program that will help to address earthquake safety and shortages of affordable housing, classrooms, and up-to-date laboratory space, UC Chancellor Carol Christ said yesterday.

December 18, 2019

Cal Message

Dear Campus Community,

I am pleased to provide an update on the important work of our Undergraduate Student Diversity Project. Launched in December 2018, the project is focused on expanding undergraduate diversity on our campus and creating more support and a stronger sense of belonging for each member of the Berkeley community.

December 16, 2019

Office of the Chancellor

Dear Campus Community,

December 6, 2019

Public Affairs

We are aware of an offensive video that has been posted on social media. We have heard and understand the strong reactions and condemnations that have followed, including from women and members of our Black and LGBTQIA+ communities, all of whom were specifically mentioned in the video.

November 18, 2019

Chancellor's Office

Today marks the start of United Against Hate Week. Across the Bay Area, individuals, schools, municipalities, and a broad range of civic organizations are holding events designed to catalyze the awareness and actions necessary to confront hatred in its every form. I am proud that many of our students are participating in this essential effort. A full list of scheduled events on the campus and beyond can be found here: