After becoming eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination, 93-year-old Marie Kolstad tried to schedule an appointment for days but faced challenges with the online process. When Kolstad asked her neighbor Erin Kraemer for help, Kraemer noted the need to address technological barriers for specific communities acquiring the vaccine.

Sara Guyer of the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been appointed the next dean of Arts and Humanities in the UC Berkeley College of Letters & Science. Having earned a master’s and a doctoral degree in rhetoric from UC Berkeley, Guyer is looking forward to her return.

After taking a class that introduced her to a wide range of art and design forms represented at Berkeley and beyond, interdisciplinary studies student Michelle Williams ’22 began cataloging the legacy of her own family’s art collection. “My mother was a prolific fine artist.… The slides alone are in the thousands!” says Williams. “What has moved

The Asian American Community at UC Berkeley Takes a Stand

Asian Americans across the United States rejoiced when Kamala Harris — the daughter of South Asian and Jamaican immigrants — was sworn in as the vice president.

A team of UC Berkeley students and virtual reality specialists in the College of Environmental Design (CED) have found a way to visit Bauer Wurster Hall, the college’s iconic hulking concrete home building, without stepping foot on campus.

 

Spring 2021 Schedule: Arts + Design Thursdays

Spring 2021 Schedule
Arts+Design Thursdays: Time-Based Media Art

 

Spring 2021 Schedule
Arts + Design Mondays: Together: Reinventing Politics, Reimagining Health
 

NIA IMARA ISN’T CONTENT TO JUST LOOK AT THE STARS, so she’s printing a 3-D replica of one she can hold in her hands. “We can’t actually touch these things,” says the astrophysicist and artist, but it’s about imagining the possibilities. “I’m a big believer in that; we can see things not as the way they are.

On Feb. 22 the Cal J-School presents, “Photographer Dorothea Lange and the Berkeley Connection: 40 Years of Lange Fellowship Winners.”