Is it love? Scientists talk romance on Facebook Live

Is it love or just infatuation?

Over the holidays, I had a chance to reflect on 2016 and everything that occurred during it. Obviously, this included major geopolitical events like the U.S. election and Brexit.

Dance, theater, music and film — the arts are alive on the Berkeley campus with hundreds of performances each semester. Below are 10 highlights of the spring semester.

Fake news panel brings lively discussion and a crowd to Berkeley

Is fake news undermining the truth? That question, hashed out by Berkeley and industry experts, drew a crowd that filled Banatao Auditorium’s seats and spilled into the aisles Thursday night.

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 the Berkeley Arts + Design Initiative, Arts Research Center, the David Brower Center, and Art Practical organized a public lecture to discuss the future of artists in the Bay Area and beyond. The talk discussed how traditionally, artists have flocked to the cities, turning them into engines of creativity.

Gathering our Bay Area Arts + Design Community: A Statement and Support about the Ghostship Fire

As our campus struggles with the tragedy of the Oakland Ghostship Fire -- including the loss of five beloved campus members -- we here at Berkeley Arts + Design are thinking about our community and our role in the Bay Area creative ecology.

Comedian Lewis Black on living at intersection of satire, reality

Lewis Black may be a native of Washington, D.C., but judging from a recent conversation between the political satirist and students at the UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, he doesn’t have any more of an explanation than anyone else about Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States.

Fall arts and design showcase: bringing talent into focus

For the next two weeks, students enrolled in arts and design courses all across the UC Berkeley campus will be showcasing the work they’ve created this semester in dozens of exhibits, presentations, performances and design reviews.

BAMPFA is delighted to announce that, thanks to a grant of $20,000 from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), we will be hosting a seventh season of our popular series Afterimage: Filmmakers and Critics in Conversation, which pairs internationally renowned film directors with leading film critics, scholars, and writers.

In what may be a record, five UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism professors, four lecturers and nineteen alums have been honored in the latest round of News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations.