Mail.com: University of California https://www.mail.com/organizations/534716-university-california.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: University of California https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/organizations/534716-university-california.html DJ Khaled gives Berkeley grads a crash course in winning https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5205888-dj-khaled-berkeley-grads-crash-course-winning.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A group of future number-crunchers had their commencement crashed by DJ Khaled. The hip-hop star and social media celebrity gave a surprise performance at the ceremony for statistics graduates at the University of California, Berkeley. In a video posted by the school , speaker Steve Stout had just finished his ad... Fri, 19 May 2017 03:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5205888-dj-khaled-berkeley-grads-crash-course-winning.html 2017-05-19T03:45:00Z Body found under San Francisco home identified as 1876 girl https://www.mail.com/news/us/5180400-body-under-san-francisco-identified-1876-girl.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 19th-century body of a girl found last year inside a small metal casket under a San Francisco home has been identified, researchers announced Tuesday. The child was 2-year-old Edith Howard Cook, who died on Oct. 13, 1876, six weeks short of her third birthday, the nonprofit Garden of Innocence said. The girl's r... Wed, 10 May 2017 04:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5180400-body-under-san-francisco-identified-1876-girl.html 2017-05-10T04:59:00Z Strawberry scientist is sued over the fruits of his research https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5170594-strawberry-scientist-sued-fruits.html FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Plant scientist Douglas Shaw spent his career toiling in the fields in California to grow the perfect strawberry, one that was plump and bright red yet remained sweet even after the long trip to grocery stores across the country. When the professor retired from the University of California at Davis and set up his own strawberry-breed... Fri, 05 May 2017 22:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5170594-strawberry-scientist-sued-fruits.html 2017-05-05T22:51:00Z Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5150674-berkeley-praises-police-keeping-peace-coulter-rall.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Berkeley officials declared their handling of protests over Ann Coulter's canceled appearance a success thanks to a massive police presence that ensured the city did not become a "fight club," the mayor said Friday. Hundreds of Coulter's supporters gathered in a downtown park Thursday after the University of California, Berkeley, n... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:16:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5150674-berkeley-praises-police-keeping-peace-coulter-rall.html 2017-04-28T21:16:00Z The Latest: Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann Coulter https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5152666-latest-berkeley-hails-peaceful-debate-ann-coulter.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Ann Coulter protesters in Berkeley (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Berkeley officials say their handling of the protests over Ann Coulter's canceled appearance was a success thanks to a massive police presence that ensured the city did not become a "fight club." Mayor Jesse Arreguin... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:49:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5152666-latest-berkeley-hails-peaceful-debate-ann-coulter.html 2017-04-28T19:49:00Z Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence https://www.mail.com/news/us/5146008-coulters-berkeley-speech-canceled-police-prep-viol.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters. Police and university officials said they were bracing for possible trouble whether Coulter comes to campus or not, c... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5146008-coulters-berkeley-speech-canceled-police-prep-viol.html 2017-04-27T07:17:00Z Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5140696-ann-coulters-backers-uc-berkeley-file-lawsuit.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ann Coulter is now at the center of a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday against the University of California, Berkeley by students who say the school is violating their right to free speech by canceling the conservative pundit's speaking event on campus this week. The lawsuit marks the latest twist in a high-profile debate over whe... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5140696-ann-coulters-backers-uc-berkeley-file-lawsuit.html 2017-04-24T22:44:00Z UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann Coulter visit https://www.mail.com/news/us/5136674-uc-berkeley-students-threaten-to-sue-ann-coulter-v.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, said in letters sent Friday to UC Berkeley's ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5136674-uc-berkeley-students-threaten-to-sue-ann-coulter-v.html 2017-04-23T02:46:00Z Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash? https://www.mail.com/news/us/5134390-battle-berkeley-will-ann-coulter-spark-clash.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The word "CANCELED" is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter's face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking. The campus is bracing for trouble next week, when the conservative provocateur has vowed to speak in defiance of the university's wishes. Officials, police and even the campus Republicans who invited ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5134390-battle-berkeley-will-ann-coulter-spark-clash.html 2017-04-21T23:36:00Z UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date https://www.mail.com/news/us/5131532-uc-berkeley-flip-flops-ann-coulter-proposes.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Berkeley officials said they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university. Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5131532-uc-berkeley-flip-flops-ann-coulter-proposes.html 2017-04-21T07:42:00Z Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation https://www.mail.com/sports/basketball/5128556-ann-coulter-vows-to-speak-berkeley-despite-cancell.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ann Coulter fired off an angry stream of tweets Wednesday vowing to speak as planned next week at the University of California, Berkeley after campus officials called off the event for security concerns. "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY," the right-wing commentator tweeted, calling the move to cancel her planned event on April 27 a b... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/basketball/5128556-ann-coulter-vows-to-speak-berkeley-despite-cancell.html 2017-04-19T23:30:00Z Carol T. Christ to become UC Berkeley's 1st woman chancellor https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5042496-carol-t-christ-to-uc-berkeleys-1st-woman-chancello.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carol T. Christ, a scholar of Victorian literature and former president of Smith College, was named the next chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley on Thursday and the first woman in the school's 149-year history to hold the position. The UC Board of Regents, the governing board of the system's 10 schools, voted unanimou... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5042496-carol-t-christ-to-uc-berkeleys-1st-woman-chancello.html 2017-03-16T21:09:00Z Justice Sotomayor laments perception of judges as political https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5025278-justice-sotomayor-laments-perception-judges-politi.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday that she is saddened to see that many people have lost confidence in judges and believe they are political. Sotomayor made the comments while taking questions from law students at the University of California, Berkeley. The school's interim law school dean, Melissa Murray, served as Sotomayor's ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5025278-justice-sotomayor-laments-perception-judges-politi.html 2017-03-10T03:42:00Z Berkeley probes 'hands-off' police response to protest chaos https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4954656-berkeley-probes-hands-off-police-response-to-prote.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Berkeley police took a hands-off approach to protesters on the campus last week when violent rioters caused chaos when they overtook a largely peaceful protest against a right-wing speaker. But that response by campus officers is being questioned amid widening political polarization and increasingly hostile demonstrators. ... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 23:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4954656-berkeley-probes-hands-off-police-response-to-prote.html 2017-02-07T23:58:00Z Berkeley campus chaos spurs questions at free-speech bastion https://www.mail.com/news/us/4942468-berkeley-campus-chaos-spurs-questions-free-speech.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Chaos that erupted at the University of California, Berkeley, to oppose right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was shocking not just for the images of protesters setting fires, smashing windows and hurling explosives at police, but because of where it took place. UC Berkeley is the birthplace of the free-speech movement and has b... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 04:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/4942468-berkeley-campus-chaos-spurs-questions-free-speech.html 2017-02-03T04:44:00Z Can the federal government really cut Berkeley's funding? https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4944366-federal-government-cut-berkeleys-funding.html The University of California at Berkeley's cancellation of a far-right commentator's talk amid violent protests prompted a tweeted warning from President Donald Trump to allow free speech or perhaps risk losing federal funding. But the financial aid that flows to students and the grants awarded researchers don't come with a free speech condition, experts ... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 22:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4944366-federal-government-cut-berkeleys-funding.html 2017-02-02T22:58:00Z Violent protesters block Berkeley talk by Breitbart editor https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4941732-violent-protesters-block-berkeley-talk-breitbart-e.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a massive bonfire Wednesday night, prompting University of California at Berkeley officials to cancel a talk by a polarizing editor of Breitbart News out of safety concerns. The decision was made two hours before the appearance of Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs) because... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:54:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4941732-violent-protesters-block-berkeley-talk-breitbart-e.html 2017-02-02T06:54:00Z Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs debate over free speech https://www.mail.com/news/us/4938116-breitbart-speaker-berkeley-stirs-debate-free-speec.html BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Fans and foes agree that Milo Yiannopoulos specializes in controversy. The polarizing editor from Breitbart News is a self-proclaimed internet troll who has been criticized as racist, misogynist and white supremacist. His scheduled visit Wednesday to the University of California at Berkeley has raised an issue facing campuses acros... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:16:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/4938116-breitbart-speaker-berkeley-stirs-debate-free-speec.html 2017-02-01T07:16:00Z Janet Napolitano avoids health, focuses on university issues https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4925092-janet-napolitano-avoids-health-focuses-university.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano focused on future challenges for the 10-campus system rather than her health as she opened a governing board meeting Wednesday, a week after being hospitalized for side effects from her cancer treatment. Napolitano, 59, urged the board of regents to approve the first tuition increase... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 22:14:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4925092-janet-napolitano-avoids-health-focuses-university.html 2017-01-25T22:14:00Z Mark Twain House hopes for boost from 1879 fairy tale https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/4924328-mark-twain-house-hopes-boost-1879-fairy-tale.html HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Notes that Mark Twain jotted down from a fairy tale he told his daughters more than a century ago have inspired a new children's book, "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine." At the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, there is excitement that the story could help introduce the writer to wider audiences — and provide a financial lift for the nonp... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:31:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/4924328-mark-twain-house-hopes-boost-1879-fairy-tale.html 2017-01-25T19:31:00Z Janet Napolitano in hospital with side effect of cancer care https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4905848-janet-napolitano-hospital-with-side-cancer-care.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said. The UC Office of the President said Napolitano, 59, was diagnosed last August but did n... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4905848-janet-napolitano-hospital-with-side-cancer-care.html 2017-01-18T14:48:00Z Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4904016-janet-napolitano-hospital-side-cancer-care.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said. The UC Office of the President said Napolitano, 59, was diagnosed last August but did n... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4904016-janet-napolitano-hospital-side-cancer-care.html 2017-01-18T09:23:00Z Protests shutdown far-right speaker at UC Davis https://www.mail.com/news/world/4897028-protests-shutdown-far-right-speaker-uc-davis.html DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Speeches by far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs) and former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli were canceled Friday night after heated protests erupted at the University of California, Davis. University police put up barricades as protesters shouting "shut it down" grew increasingly rowdy in the hours leadi... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/4897028-protests-shutdown-far-right-speaker-uc-davis.html 2017-01-14T05:58:00Z Scientists: Moon over the hill at 4.51 billion years old https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4890756-scientists-moon-hill-451-billion-years.html CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971. A research team reported Wednesday that the moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system. P... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4890756-scientists-moon-hill-451-billion-years.html 2017-01-12T01:06:00Z Trump picks China hawk to lead new White House trade council https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4850308-trump-picks-china-hawk-to-lead-white-house-trade-c.html WASHINGTON (AP) — In another sign that he intends to shake up relations with China, President-elect Donald Trump named economist Peter Navarro to lead a newly created White House council on trade. The University of California-Irvine professor, who advised Trump during the campaign, has sharply criticized China's economic and military policies in books and videos. In addition... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 04:25:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4850308-trump-picks-china-hawk-to-lead-white-house-trade-c.html 2016-12-22T04:25:00Z