Campus Notices archive

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I found myself at UC Berkeley

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I found myself at UC Berkeley July 1, 2014:

Young Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, of French-Vietnamese heritage, felt like an outsider in her native village in France, and that didn’t change when she went to work for a Milpitas deli owner and his family. Her employer told her that UC was not for her. But Pelaud studied hard, got into UC Berkeley and found a world of knowledge here — and herself. Now she is a published author and a tenured professor at San Francisco State University.

Dirks responds to Santa Barbara tragedy; vigil at Berkeley

Dirks responds to Santa Barbara tragedy; vigil at Berkeley May 27, 2014:

Saying that “today we are all students, faculty, staff and alumni of the University of California, Santa Barbara,” UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent a message of deep condolences to Berkeley’s sister campus, shaken by Friday’s shootings. Also, Berkeley students planned a candlelight vigil for 8 p.m. Wednesday on Memorial Glade.

Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014 May 14, 2014:

The Class of 2014 may be moving on, but they’ll take some unforgettable Berkeley memories with them — and leave behind some truly memorable stories. Check out our Commencement 2014 page to read about notable graduating students, share your thoughts and wishes, and more.