Press

This is where you can find our comprehensive media kit and, later, press releases announcing the most current developments for Light the Way: The Campaign for Berkeley.


Press Releases

Feb

01

2022

UC Berkeley breaks ground on Helen Diller Anchor House

Construction has begun on a 772-bed, apartment-style housing project for UC Berkeley transfer students that is being designed, built and funded by the Helen Diller Foundation.

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Mar

04

2020

At Saturday’s event, Berkeley kicks off $6 billion “Light the Way” campaign

The ambitious goal aims to secure UC Berkeley’s status as the world’s top public research and teaching university. The Light the Way: The Campaign for Berkeley, has already raised $3.4 billion since its quiet phase began Jan. 1, 2014.

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Feb

29

2020

Largest gift in Berkeley’s history will create a “hub” for advancing data science

UC Berkeley’s Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) will soon have a brick-and-mortar home, thanks to an anonymous $252 million gift to seed the construction of a new “Data Hub” on the open space at the intersection of Hearst Avenue, Arch Street and MacFarlane Lane.

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Feb

29

2020

College of Natural Resources receives $50 million naming gift

The College of Natural Resources at the University of California, Berkeley, has been renamed the Rausser College of Natural Resources in honor of a landmark $50 million gift by Gordon Rausser, former dean of the college and the Robert Gordon Sproul Distinguished Professor Emeritus of agricultural and resource economics at UC Berkeley.

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Feb

29

2020

Light the Way: Berkeley launches landmark $6 billion fundraising campaign

The ambitious goal — the highest set by any U.S. public university without a medical school — aims to secure UC Berkeley’s status as the world’s top public research and teaching university at a time when the state funds about 14% of its budget. The campaign is one of the largest taken up by any university, public or private, in the nation.

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Press Coverage

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2020

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2020


Media Kit Download

Download includes background information, key public messages, details on our campaign priorities, history of fundraising campaigns at Berkeley, and contact details.