The completion of my undergraduate training at the University of California (Berkeley) provided just the needed touches of rigor at advanced levels in both economics and mathematics.
At the very top state institutions, like UCLA, Berkeley and the University of Texas, however, the trend of downward minority enrollment remains persistent and discouraging.
I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus. I came to love that city as much as I love Paris or the south of France or New York.
I was a grad student at UC Berkeley when I bought my Apple II and it suddenly because a lot more interesting than school.
At Berkeley I had my first encounter with real professional scientists.
When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958, I could not announce that I was gay to anybody, though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew.
One of the reasons I came to Berkeley was because I saw so many students of all different colors speaking so many different languages and ferociously presenting all these different views. I thought, this is the 21st century and I want to be here!
I had hoped to go to law school, but the war started, and because of the strong feeling that I did not want to kill anybody, I joined the Merchant Marine when I graduated from Berkeley.
I knew I'd been living in Berkeley too long when I saw a sign that said 'Free firewood and my first thought was Who was Firewood and what did he do.
This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent, and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view.
My parents are Italian and British. They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
I survived only a year in Berkeley, partly because I declined to sign the anticommunist loyalty oath.
Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body who tended to be quite active. I think that's in general a feature of intellectually active places.
In the mid-'60s in Berkeley, the theory of measure spaces of economic agents became one of my main interests.
Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels against soulless corporate empires.