Category: UC Berkeley

Clarity of Thought: An Interview with Somayeh Sojoudi

This article is part of STEMinism in the Spotlight, a monthly interview series. Somayeh Sojoudi is an assistant professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) and Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Shahed University (in Tehran, Iran), her master’s degree in ECE from Concordia University, and

Holiday travel plans? Not so simple for international students.

We’ve heard plenty of stories about students being adversely affected by changing immigration policies under the Trump administration, from increased restrictions for, and investigation of, Chinese students and researchers to Iranian students being denied entry into the country. Now, thanks to a survey conducted by the UAW 2865 International Student Committee, a subgroup of the

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Cerebellum’s Unlikely Partnership

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible neurodegenerative disorder and is characterized by progressive impairment of cognitive and memory functions. It is also the leading form of dementia, a syndrome that includes deterioration in memory, thinking, behavior and the ability to perform everyday activities, and primarily affects elderly people. According to the study Forecasting the global burden