Tag Archives: UC Berkeley

Black Student Union members block Sather Gate at UC Berkeley in 2015. Photo courtesy of the Daily Californian.

Black Students Win Funding for Fannie Lou Hamer Resource Center at UC Berkeley

After over 15 months of organizing, mobilizing, and negotiations, the Black Student Union at UC Berkeley–in assistance with the African Black Coalition–, has reached an agreement with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks to secure a building and [...]
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Harry Le Grande, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor For Student Affairs, to Retire

After 35 years of service to UC Berkeley, Harry Le Grande is retiring his position as vice chancellor of student affairs on Dec. 31.   LeGrande was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs in 2008, [...]
Berkeley’s three L’Oreal For Women in Science Fellows: Claire Robertson, Sarah Richardson and Ming Yi. Photo courtesy of L’Oreal.

L’Oreal Awards Fellowships to Young UC Berkeley Women Postdocs

  The For Women in Science Fellowships have been awarded in the United States for the past 12 years to help women at critical stages in their careers, such as establishing a research lab after [...]
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Africa’s bright young scholars take on Berkeley

  By Yasmin Anwar, Berkeley News   First comes the honeymoon, then the culture shock, followed by an adjustment period and finally mastery. That’s the “U-Curve” trajectory typically experienced by international students, according to the [...]
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More gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast

  By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News   The San Francisco Bay Area’s transformation into a sprawling, exclusive and high-income community with less and less room for its low-income residents is just beginning, according to [...]