2018 CRES Newsletter

Now in its fifth year, CRES is undergoing a vibrant boom as a program. We welcome seven new principal faculty members, and our major numbers more than doubled last year alone. Learn more!


Nov  14
Winter 2019 Enrollment Opens
Dec  7
Last Day of Fall 2018 Instruction
Dec  14
Fall Quarter Ends
Jan  4
FIrst Day of Winter Classes

Graduate Research Spotlight

Settler Colonial Imaginaries and the naming of the first UC Campus  

By Sheeva Sabati (Education Dept)

In spring of 1866, the Trustees of what would become the first public university of the nascent state of California were gathered at the grounds of the proposed campus. Inspired by the views, Trustee Frederick Billings recited the stanzas, “Westward the course of empire takes its way….,” recalling George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne and patron of learning. Read more here.



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