Impact Stories


May 29, 2020

University Partnership Program

Students of the Womxn of Color Collective at Berkeley Law had an opportunity to speak their truths and tell their stories during their annual night of monologues this year. The two-day event, “Our Monologues,” provided women at the school an opportunity to have their voices heard. 

Women of Color Collective

April 27, 2020

February 21, 2020

University Partnership Program

Headshot of Krystal Thomas, Haas faculty memberStudents in Krystal Thomas’ Product, Branding and Entertainment class at the Haas School of Business are getting a chance to apply their skills to help companies with their real-world case studies.

December 12, 2019

University Partnership Program

Student Jessica Wang of the Coalition for the Institutionalization of Free Menstrual Product  at UC Berkeley poses with a box of menstrual pads

What started as a push for free tampons and pads has now grown into a student-led group that manages distribution of free menstrual products to the UC Berkeley campus community.

December 9, 2019

University Partnership Program

"Coffee for a Cause" comes to the classroom

Students in Krystal Thomas’ Product, Branding and Entertainment class are getting a chance to pitch their marketing ideas to Peet’s Coffee. The Bay Area roaster wants to spread the word that its mission is more than coffee – it’s sustainability.

September 10, 2019

University Partnership Program
Fiscal Year 2019 has been a time of discovery and growth for University Business Partnerships & Services. From multicampus collaborations, systemwide partnership opportunities, and expanded campus services, UBPS and our campus partners continue to support initiatives and programs that foster the Berkeley experience. Learn more in the 2018-2019 UBPS Campus Impact Report.

August 15, 2019

University Partnership Program

Photo of Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya

It was 9 a.m. on a Saturday – the last day of the Society for Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) conference – and Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya was feeling anxious.

June 13, 2019

University Partnership Program

The University of California Office of the President has launched a 2-year pilot program to help UC campuses jumpstart their revenue generation (Rev-Gen) activities through establishing multicampus partnerships. Developing new sustainable sources of revenue is an important strategy for UC campuses to develop firmer and broader financial foundations.

May 8, 2019

University Partnership Program

Panelist address questions from the Peet's Partner SummitWhat’s the biggest challenge for you as a coffee farmer?

For Lucía Álvarez, it was the lack of understanding from her family and many male community members as to why she, a woman, wanted to pursue and start her own coffee farm.

March 11, 2019

University Partnership Program

Fitness means different things to different people. For some, it can represent the physical act of completing an activity like running on a treadmill.  For Alina Del Rosario, a UC Berkeley staff member, it means “making the right choices for [her] mind and body.”

February 1, 2019

University Partnership Program

 Nina Schank and Tuomas KaukolahtiCal Athletics recently celebrated the 2018-19 Bank of the West student-athlete scholarship recipients — Nina Schank and Tuomas Kaukolahti — during the 2019 Cal Athletics Scholarship Banquet.

December 17, 2018

University Partnership Program

Female student in classroom sitting at desk smiling with blurred image of other students in backgroundIt’s the week of finals at UC Berkeley. Some students have spent days reviewing lecture notes and textbook material, but the students of Krystal Thomas's Product Branding & Entertainment (PBE) class have been working diligently on developing their team marketing launch campaigns.

December 4, 2018

Volunteer assists student with buffet lineOver 400 students and community members attended this year’s Annual Community Dinner at the Graduate Hotel.

November 15, 2018

University Partnership Program

Group of ABA students present their pitch to the Peet's panelIt’s early on a Saturday morning.

University Partnership Program

 Carolyn Cool, Bank of the WestOn Tuesday, November 12, the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) and the Berkeley Haas Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership (EGAL) co-hosted this year’s Alumnae Career Advancement series, an event providing space for career-driven alumnae and

November 2, 2018

The challenges change slightly each semester, but the goal remains the same–bringing the UC Berkeley community together through fitness. See the results of the Work it for 150 Challenge and learn more about future UC Berkeley - Under Armour challenges.

September 17, 2018

University Partnership Program

Headshot of Vivienne Ayala, UC Berkeley Class of 2020Vivienne Ayala is a junior at UC Berkeley studying economics. This summer she interned at Peet's Coffee in the wholesale marketing department.

August 30, 2018

University Partnership Program

UPP Impact Report cover featuring image of campus landscape2017-2018 brought change and growth to the University Partnership Program (UPP).

June 26, 2018

University Partnership Program

Headshot of Devin Wicks, associate director at Berkeley Rec SportsCampus wellness is an important part of our Berkeley experience.