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Whistle Blowing Teacher Says He Faces Firing for Revealing Discrimination

Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]
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Gala Honors African Studies at UC Berkeley

By Cathy Cockrell The spirit of revival and rebirth was evoked at last Saturday’s Renaissance Gala, a fundraiser benefiting the Department of African American Studies and scholarships for African American students at UC Berkeley.
White matter fiber architecture of the brain. Human Connectome Project

How Chronic Stress Predisposes Brain to Mental Illness

By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
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Patten University Offers Personalized Degree Programs for Working Adults

Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
Tech Hive intern Nikita Gupta shows off her LED light up Converse shoes. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

TechHive Comes Alive at Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science

Ski Ball and PacMan machines made from cardboard – those were some of the popular arcade games people came across as they attended the Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science TechHive showcase.Founded in January 2013, TechHive [...]
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Study: Half of Black Males, 40 Percent of White Males Arrested by Age 23

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]