Press Releases 

Throughout its 27 years as the campus's signature curriculum, the American Cultures Requirement has been featured in numerous publications including the the East Bay Express, the Daily Californian, the Berkeley News Center, and the California Report. 

Berkeleyan/Berkeley News Center:

Five Years of American Cultures, October 1996

Sociologist Troy Duster Appointed to Lead An Expanded American Cultures Program, March 1, 2000

American Cultures looks ahead: Undergraduate courses in a surprising range of subject areas articulate the many cultures that have shaped the United States, March 31, 2005

American Cultures: Discussing differences, building bridges, April 9, 2009

Berkeley’s Wikipedian-in-residence is a first, February 25, 2014

American Cultures to mark its 25th with week of events, April 14, 2014

Hip-hop: Undergrads, local youth partner to explore genre, August 28, 2015

Tribal elder brings water history to life for students, September 8, 2015

Film with ties to Berkeley wins ‘best short doc’ at Red Nation festival, December 1, 2015

California Report

Paiute Indians Help Map the History of the L.A. Aqueduct, February 15, 2013

Daily Californian

American Cultures Passes, April 15, 1989

Unique Courses Deemed Successful, October 10, 1996

Tien praises cultural requirement as 'new initiative', September 1991

Opinion Editorial: AC Doesn't Need Reform, October 19, 2004

Introducing Goalball, Cal’s most inclusive sport, May 13, 2013

UC Berkeley hires Wikipedian-in-residence to help publish student research, February 26, 2014

American Cultures requirement celebrates 25th anniversary, April 21, 2014

Students discuss advising, orientation programs with Chancellor Dirks, May 4, 2014

East Bay Express

Tumbling the Ivory Tower, September 23, 2015