This theme incubates research collaboration in labs and creative shops, where faculty and students build, assemble, paint, wire, fire, and fabricate, while identifying points of connection across units and imagining shared spaces and systems for the future.

BAMPFA: A Legacy of Art in the East Bay

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, more commonly known as BAMPFA, encouraged students to explore their creative sides and expand their cultural perspectives long before the opening of its present space in 2016.

A legacy of speaking truths: Poetry as politics at UC Berkeley

In 2018, 150 years after the establishment of the original University of California, and more than 50 years after the Free Speech Movement, students continue to advocate for their beliefs.

In a night of wit and candor, standup comic Margaret Cho was joined by fellow comedians Ali Wong, Aparna Nancherla and Hari Kondabolu in UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall as part of Cal Performances’ student-curated show Front Row.

Comedian Sureni Weerasekera breaks down barriers at Certified Fresh stand-up show

Before stand-up comedian Sureni Weerasekera sat down for her interview at Free Speech Movement Cafe, she got in line for an iced caramel latte. She said she knew the man working behind the counter.

Capstone Profile: Digital arts engagement platform

Each year, UC Berkeley Master of Engineering students work on a team of 3 to 5 students with the goal of engineering solutions

For the first time in its three-year run, Cal Performances’ “Front Row” has sold out Zellerbach Hall. On Wednesday, an all-star team of Asian American comedians including Margaret Cho, Ali Wong, Aparna Nancherla and Hari Kondabolu will convene in a program centered on issues such as race and power.

With its latest production, UC Berkeley’s theater, dance and performance studies department, or TDPS, explored the intricacies of human connections through a series of short plays.

All in the Timing, the latest show by UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, explores how language defines and limits us, but can also bridge the spaces between us.

Ask Berkeley students who they want to invite to co-create a night of artistic entertainment for their fellow students in Zellerbach Hall, and you might get Metallica front man Lars Ulrich one year, writer and musician Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) the next. For spring 2018, the students chose activist-comedian Margaret Cho.

Margaret Cho talks bringing Asian American comedy wave to Berkeley

Margaret Cho entered 2016 as a survivor.