James Valentine, paleontologist who grappled with the origin of animal diversity, has died at 96. Valentine was an emeritus professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and an emeritus curator at the UC Museum of Paleontology (UCMP). Read more...

tyrone B. hayes
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Integrative Biology, Dr. tyrone B. hayes, has been acknowledged as a critical contributor to science once again -- this time by being elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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IB graduate student Kyle Rosenblad and his faculty mentor, Professor David Ackerly, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences recently about how Western forests are not adapting fast enough to match the current rate of climate change. Read more about it in the Daily Cal...