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March 9, 2022

Charles Huang '93 co-founded RedOctane and co-created Guitar Hero with his brother Kai '94. Today, he is the CEO of Indigo 7, which owns several brands in fashion, technology, and entertainment, as well as chair of the UC Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees and co-chair of the Light the Way campaign. Charles also co-teaches HUM 120, an entrepreneurship class for humanities students.

He recently sat down for a "Chat with Charles" series to share how his Berkeley undergraduate experience shaped his future and opened his eyes to a wider world.

February 24, 2022

Berkeley Department of French

We are sad to report that Professor Emeritus Leo Bersani died on February 20, 2022.

February 10, 2022

Berkeley News

Earlier this month, Andrew Stewart (Classics, History of Art) was selected the recipient of the 2023 Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement – the highest award the Archaeological Institute of America bestows.

February 3, 2022

UC Berkeley Division of Equity & Inclusion

In observance of Black History Month, Berkeley Diversity has created a curated a new page with stories, resources, and event information. We celebrate our campus's Black community this month and every month and encourage everyone to take the time to visit the site.

January 25, 2022

UC Berkeley Library News

"Earlier this month at the virtual Luncheon in the Library, an annual event for Library supporters, Ledesma guided 150-plus attendees through a series of stirring vignettes from his life, with insights that stretched beyond the pages of his book.

January 23, 2022

In a departure from the digital, students in the Big Ideas course “Thinking Through Art and Design @ Berkeley: Creativity and Practice” handwrote their assignments in journals donated by Moleskine.

January 21, 2022

The New York Times Book Review

Yale professor and Berkeley alum Jing Tsu (BA Comparative Literature; MA Rhetoric) is featured on this week's Book Review podcast discussing her new book "Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution That Made China Modern."

January 19, 2022

Berkeley L&S

UC Berkeley undergraduate Jonathan Kuo was recently named as a 2022 recipient of the Marshall Scholarship. Created after World War II by the Parliament of the United Kingdom, this prestigious scholarship selects and finances distinguished American students to pursue graduate studies and careers at any university in the U.K.. On track to graduate with a B.A. in Rhetoric & Molecular and Cell Biology this Spring (Class of 2022), Jonathan exemplifies what it means to be a Golden Bear, as well as  the incredible diversity of Letters and Science and the University as a whole.

January 11, 2022

UC Net

"To help you engage with these meaningful recognitions throughout January and February, we’ve compiled virtual events at all UC campuses relating to contemporary and historic Black culture, as well as social justice. All events included below are free and accessible to students, faculty and staff at all locations."

December 9, 2021

Berkeley News

Being launched in phases, the Berkeley Discovery Initiative aims to quickly draw students eager for a discovery experience into a rich ecosystem of campus resources and support.

December 8, 2021

Congratulations to the three 2020 & 2021 Excellence in Advising & Student Services award recipients from the Division of Arts & Humanities!

November 30, 2021

Berkeley News

We welcome Kevin Michael Smith to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.

November 19, 2021

Berkeley News

Berkeley News spoke with Harrower, now a first-year master’s student in UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice, about the power of art and science to spur social change and why she started a dating site for Joshua trees.

The Magnes

mezuzah from The Magnes Collection will soon be hung in the official Washington, D.C. residence of Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff.

Berkeley L&S

At the recent Times Higher Education Teaching Excellence Summit, UC Berkeley Dean of Arts + Humanities Sara Guyer spoke in a session on "The value of critical thinking in a post-pandemic world."

November 10, 2021

UC Berkeley Library News

Now an art collector and exhibition curator, [Alan] Templeton recently gifted UC Berkeley’s Art History/Classics Library an endowment for its fine arts collection, allowing the library to support journeys to other worlds and perspectives for decades to come.

August 30, 2021


"Critical thinking, on the other hand, is a permanent asset. A knowledge of history is a permanent asset. Skill in a language is a permanent asset. The liberal arts are the edge that students are looking for, the best foundation for a successful career in the finance industry."

January 13, 2020


How the Arts & Humanities are providing med students with critical communication skills.

November 29, 2019


Liberal Arts hiring is set to shoot up in 2020.

November 18, 2019

International banks want their new hires to have liberal arts backgrounds.