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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Media Advisory: Chancellor, campus leaders on hand as thousands move in to campus housing this weekend

ATTENTION:  Higher education and general assignment reporters, weekend assignment desks, photo desks, and general assignment and feature writers.WHAT: Chancellor Nicholas Dirks will greet students and their families as they move into University of California, ... [Published UC Berkeley - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

More than 76,000 sign up for Science of Happiness MOOC

BERKELEYHappiness is a powerful magnet, judging by the number of people who have signed up to take UC Berkeley’s new Science of Happiness Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): More than 76,000, with more than two weeks to go before the class goes live.Millennials ... [Published UC Berkeley - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Skeletons in the Campanile’s closet

Legend has long engulfed UC Berkeley’s iconic Jane K. Sather Tower—the Cal Campanile  celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Perhaps you’ve heard that it contains prehistoric fossils?Unlike some other mysterious tales floating around about the Campanile, ... [Published UC Berkeley - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Troy Duster’s garden of plugged-in scholarship, and how it grew

BERKELEYTroy Duster (UC Berkeley photos by Barry Bergman)“I once had a very good professor who gave me very bad advice,” UC Berkeley sociologist Troy Duster said Friday, standing behind a lectern at Booth Auditorium. “‘Don’t read newspapers. Don’t listen ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

UHS is monitoring Ebola outbreak, latest health advice

University Health Services Monitoring Ebola Outbreak8/12/14University Health Services is continuing to monitor the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa and keep clinical staff updated on the latest CDC recommendations. No cases of Ebola have been reported ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

UC Berkeley ranks No. 4 in ARWU global rankings

BERKELEYUC Berkeley ranked fourth in the world in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) global rankings of universities, released Aug. 15. The ranking, published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, focuses on quality of faculty and res ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bear Pantry founder, now on staff, helps feed student parents

Koko Mulder was not the typical portrait of a college undergrad.A first generation college student in her 40s, she was a single mom of two daughters, ages 8 and 10, trying to juggle a full academic load at UC Berkeley with parenting.And she was out of ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Music department piano, instruments sale will be grand

BERKELEYHundreds of slightly-used, top-notch pianos, guitars, violins and other musical instruments will be for sale to the public later this month at the UC Berkeley’s Music Department, complete with factory warranties, tune-ups and interest-free financing, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Earl ‘Budd’ Cheit, longtime campus leader and Haas School luminary, dies at 87

BERKELEYEarl F. Cheit, former executive vice chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, and dean and professor emeritus at the Haas School of Business, died of cancer at his home in Kensington, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 2. He was 87.Earl “Budd” ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Students build a chicken coop — and envision the city of the future

BERKELEYA small clutch of hens — plus a few ducks and turkey chicks — are nesting comfortably in a new redwood four-plex in southwest Berkeley today, thanks to a group of design-minded high school students and a unique summer program at UC Berkeley.The ... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

For laser inventor Charles Townes, a festive 99th

BERKELEY [embedded content] The Straw Hat Band serenaded Nobelist Charles Townes, inventor of the laser, on his 99th birthday. Video by Christian Collins.UC Berkeley Nobelist Charles H. Townes drew a crowd of more than 500 admirers to Faculty Glade as ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

University Librarian reflects on a transformative era

BERKELEYWith no experience as a librarian but a track record as a skilled administrator at the Graduate School of Journalism, Tom Leonard was appointed University Librarian in 2000. He plans to retire next June after what will be a 15-year tenure heading ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]

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Skeletons in the Campanile’s closet [Published UC Berkeley - 19 hours ago]
More than 76,000 sign up for Science of Happine... [Published UC Berkeley - 19 hours ago]
Media Advisory: Chancellor, campus leaders on h... [Published UC Berkeley - 19 hours ago]
Troy Duster’s garden of plugged-in scholarship,... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 21 2014]
UHS is monitoring Ebola outbreak, latest health... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 19 2014]
Bear Pantry founder, now on staff, helps feed s... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]
UC Berkeley ranks No. 4 in ARWU global rankings [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 16 2014]
Music department piano, instruments sale will b... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 14 2014]
Earl ‘Budd’ Cheit, longtime campus leader and H... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 08 2014]
Students build a chicken coop — and envision th... [Published UC Berkeley - Aug 06 2014]
University Librarian reflects on a transformati... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
For laser inventor Charles Townes, a festive 99th [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
Campus lights the way to energy sustainability [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 25 2014]
On Capitol Hill, Keasling calls for ‘national i... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 21 2014]
Lazy days of summer? Not at Berkeley [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 17 2014]
‘Heartbleed’ security vulnerability: what you s... [Published UC Berkeley - Apr 12 2014]
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