In the highly publicized People's Park protest in 1969, students and the school conflicted over use of a plot of land; the National Guard was called in and violence erupted.
Then governor of California Ronald Reagan called the Berkeley campus "...a haven for communist sympathizers, protesters, and sex deviants".
(Undergraduates/Graduates) Explore Campus Housing Contact Campus Housing Consider giving priority to apartment living when ranking your choices.
Improve your housing application success by choosing "any room type, any location" in your list of housing preferences. (Undergraduates/Graduates) Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC) Explore BSC Application FAQ Contact BSC (Undergraduates Only) Golden Bear arrival orientation Fall: August 21- 27, 2019 Spring: January 16-19, 2020 Golden Bear Prep online orientation Fall: July 31- August 16, 2019 Spring: December 11, 2019- January 10, 2020 Fee: 0 (Undergraduates/Graduates) Orientation Fall: August 20, 2019 Time: p.m to p.m.
In 1982, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) was founded on the Berkeley campus at the request of three Berkeley mathematicians – Shiing-Shen Chern, Calvin Moore and Isadore M.
Singer—and with the support of the National Science Foundation.
The effort failed to raise the necessary funds so the private college merged with the state-run Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College to form the University of California, the first full-curriculum public university in the state.Take advantage of BIO events (campus, library, best coffee, best ice cream, botanical gardens, shopping tips, and more).Get involved with physical activities through Cal Recreation, hike to the Big C and even take a workshop on one of Cal’s favorite sports “American Football 101”. and, in 2016, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledged 0 million (shared with UCSF and Stanford University) to establish the Biohub.The 2008–13 Campaign for Berkeley raised .13 billion from 281,855 donors.