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Huskies crack down on Bruins in Los Angeles

History links Next game: at Stanford 09/30/2022 | 6:00 p.m. Pac-12 Washington September 30 (Friday) / 6:00 p.m. at Stanford Story LOS ANGELES- UCLA hit the Huskies with…

Protests over woman’s death escalate in Iran, solidarity rally draws hundreds to UC Berkeley

Protests escalate in Iran, solidarity rally draws hundreds to UC Berkeley As the death toll rises following protests in Iran following the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody, a solidarity demonstration took place Friday at UC Berkeley that…

The “big one”: the campus, the city must prepare for earthquakes

We all know that the “big” – an impending earthquake of unknown magnitude and incredible destructive potential – is approaching. The only question is when. It may happen tonight, in five years or in 20 years, but one thing is…

$10 million grant to support semiconductor research at the University of Arkansas

by Jeff Della Rosa ([email protected]) 60 minutes from 22 views From left to right are Greg Salamo, Hiro Nakamura, Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, Hugh Churchill and Jin Hu, all from the University of Arkansas. A team of researchers led by a…

Kuriyan to take over as Dean; Johnson wins Pew scholarship

Kuriyan to become dean of Vanderbilt medical school John Kuriyandistinguished professor of molecular and cellular biology at the University of California at Berkeley and researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt…

Lucas Magnaudet advances in battle in the bay

Photos by Robert Edwards/KLC Cal junior Lucas Magnaudet won twice on Saturday to qualify for next week’s Battle in the Bay. MTEN09/17/2022 22:23 | By: Cal Athletics BERKELEY- Junior Men’s Tennis Cal Lucas Magnaudet reached…

It’s time for states to break away from teaching colleges

Colleges of education instil in future teachers the values ​​and abilities they want them to demonstrate in the classroom. But what if those values ​​and pedagogical approaches don’t serve students well? What if colleges of education trained teachers to deliver…

Student forced to withdraw after alleged mishandling of COVID-19 protocol

A campus student alleged that the campus’ COVID-19 isolation policies in campus residence halls gave them no choice but to opt out for the fall semester. The student, who remained anonymous for his own privacy, said his roommate contracted COVID-19…

UC Davis and Sacramento State ranked by US News World Report

The UC Davis water tower, a local landmark, stands on campus Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Davis. Xavier Mascarenas [email protected] According US News and World Reportis annual UC Davis ranked 10th in the nation for best public schools and also…

Why do you (probably) hate puking ducks?

I found a curious sign of our times that when I emailed the former president of the Boston College Republicans, a student group on campus, to invite an interview to talk about freedom of expression and other questions, their president,…

Tighe assumes a leadership role in nuclear security | News, Sports, Jobs

Richard Tighe Richard Tighe WEBSTER CITY — A man who grew up in Webster City now runs a national nuclear security firm. Richard Tighe has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Nuclear Security…

Free Community College: California Schools Add Perks

In summary Free college is not a new idea in California. But some community colleges, faced with declining enrollment, are waiving fees for more students than ever and adding perks like free textbooks, meals and transportation. Kathleen Coronado always assumed…

Berkeley Breathed, Creator of ‘Bloom County’ Comic, Almost Stepped on a Rattlesnake

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Berkeley Breathed had a close and personal encounter with a creature that would blow any attentive person out of its skin. Luckily for Breathed, the creator of the “Bloom County” comic, the 65-year-old wasn’t paying attention and…

#14 Pepperdine and California Tie 1-1

History links Next game: in arizona 09/11/2022 | 1:00 p.m. PT September 11 (Sunday) / 1:00 PM PT at Arizona BERKELEY, Calif. – by Carlee Giammona A goal…

Chancellor and Mayor celebrate the new school year

We write with a warm welcome to our new and returning golden bears as you settle in Berkeley and neighboring communities. We hope you are excited to embark on a year of learning, discovery and personal growth at the best…

The Berkeley Rep Theater will open downtown accommodations for visiting performers

Susie Medak stands in the courtyard of the new guest artist housing in downtown Berkeley. It is a LEED Gold building designed with the needs of guest artists in mind. Credit: Ximena Natera, Berkeleyside/CatchLight On a typical evening when a…

22-year-old singer Noah G. Fowler writes songs inspired by rural Pennsylvania roots | Family

CAPON BRIDGE, W.Va. — Synchronicity: The simultaneous occurrence of events that appear to be significantly related but have no discernable causal connection. I had made an unexpected trip to West Virginia for a friend’s funeral and found myself on the…

Cal names Jennifer Wong new lacrosse head coach

RELEASED08/30/2022 12:17 | By: Cal Athletics New program manager has had success with Temple staff BERKELEY- California Athletic Director Jim Knowlton announced Tuesday that Jennifer Wong has been hired as the Golden Bears’ lacrosse head coach….

Brett Johnson will miss the 2022 season due to injury

Defensive lineman Brett Johnson will miss 2022 through injury. Facebook27/08/2022 14:00 | By: Cal Athletics A defensive lineman was back after missing the 2021 season with a broken hip suffered in a car crash …

University Profile: Tell me more about UC-Berkeley | Go to college | Elizabeth LaScala

Many schools are compared to Harvard, including the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley), affectionately nicknamed “Cal”. The first institution in the University of California system, UC-Berkeley was founded in 1868, so its nickname is clearly tied to this educational milestone in…

Campus College of Letters and Science plans to limit high-demand majors

UC Berkeley’s College of Letters and Science will institute a policy change, limiting students to enrolling in a single “high-demand” major starting in fall 2023. The change also means that freshmen and transfer students in high-demand majors will be declared…

Berkeley’s affluent neighborhoods could accommodate more housing

The city council could change zoning rules on College Avenue and other popular streets in Berkeley’s wealthier neighborhoods to allow more apartment buildings. Credit: Ximena Natera for Berkeleyside/CatchLight Local Berkeley’s more affluent neighborhoods aren’t getting their fair share of new…

“Just Good Food” is the topic of URI’s Fall Honors Colloquium – URI News

KINGSTON, RI – August 22, 2022 – The mere mention of the word food can conjure up different images for Americans: a big family dinner; a low-key evening at home with pizza; children and families around the world facing starvation;…

Brandenberger, David

BRANDENBERGER, David David Brandenberger, 55, of Atlanta, died of a sudden acute illness on Monday, August 15, 2022, surrounded by friends and family. Best known for his dry sense of humor and culinary abilities, David was passionate about spending time…

Best Universities Announces 2022 Best Architecture Schools in California

The latest release from Best Universities includes a new ranking of the best architecture schools in California. Designed for students looking to complete or continue their education, the ranking assesses architecture schools in California. In order to create the list…

Janie B. Cheaney: Truth and Consequence

HOST NICK EICHER: Today is Wednesday August 17th. Good morning! This is The world and all in it of WORLD Radio supported by listeners. I am Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Truth and consequence. Your truth,…

Downtown Portland among worst cities in pandemic rebound, study finds

When it comes to recovering from the pandemic, downtown Portland brings up the rear. That’s the conclusion of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, who are using GPS data from cellphones to see how many people are returning to…

Tickets Available for Alicia Dattner’s New Stand-Up Show

This fall, award-winning comedian Alicia Dattner brings her new stand-up show, Are You Dressed for the Apocalypse?, to Marsh Berkeley. This hilarious work explores what’s so funny (or not) about climate change, Instagram and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Directed by Tom…

Cal’s Cool Collab – California Golden Bears Athletics

Kyle McRae Peter and Jackson Sirmon after recent practice at Berkeley. Facebook08/12/2022 17:28 | From: Kyle McRae Golden Bears father and son football duo take low-key approach Ask Cal defensive coordinator Peter Simon about…

College students scramble for affordable housing

Comment this story Comment The end of summer is always stressful for Jordan Hubbard as he tries to find accommodation for the upcoming semester. This year is even worse: the military benefits that helped pay for his tuition and housing…

Cheap material could effectively capture carbon from exhaust gas

Using an inexpensive polymer called melamine – the main component of Formica – chemists have created a cheap, easy and energy-efficient way to capture carbon dioxide from fireplaces, a key goal for the United States and others countries as they…

Restaurant workers seek rights-defining legislation / Public News Service

Restaurant workers fled the industry throughout the Great Resignation, with no end in sight. In order to codify the necessities for better working conditions, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United has worked to develop the Restaurant Workers Bill of Rights. The package…

University of California awarded Teri McKeever despite bullying allegations

Since 2010, university administration and athletic department officials have received more than 30 complaints from swimmers and their parents alleging bullying behavior by McKeever, SCNG reported. However, the highly decorated 60-year-old coach has received just under $3 million in total…

Collision on University Avenue sends cyclist and driver to hospital on Sunday

A collision in Berkeley on University Avenue on Sunday sent a cyclist and a driver to hospital, July 31, 2022. Credit: Émilie Keas A cyclist and a driver were taken to area hospitals on Sunday afternoon after a collision on…

Campuses have become a battleground against abortion

Birth control pills lie on a counter in Centerville, Maryland, U.S., July 6, 2022. [Photo/Agencies] US colleges have become the new battleground over access to abortion services as schools ask women to provide medication for abortions as abortion advocates resist…

Those giant statues of a dog and a cat on Alcatraz Avenue? We have the story

Free Oakland news, written by Oaklanders, delivered straight to your inbox three times a week. Your support feeds our press room! Thank you for supporting The Oaklandside and being part of our community. A donation to The Oaklandside goes beyond…

A language of its own

Lithuanian musician Simona Smirnova is on her fourth visit to New Zealand, but her first to Dunedin this month. Rebecca Fox talks to the musician known for her love of the traditional Lithuanian folk zither, the kankles. From an idyllic…

Alda Sencindiver | News, Sports, Jobs

Alda Hays Sencindiver, 94, died Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Born March 27, 1928 in Berkeley County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar L. Hays and Gratta C. Markle…

Overseas Ed-Tech company wants to buy 2U. What could this mean for colleges?

What happens to online college programs if the company running them changes hands? It’s a question on the minds of higher education leaders as a foreign educational technology company tries to buy 2U. Byju’s, an India-based ed-tech giant, has put…

St. Louis Cardinals complete 2022 MLB Draft

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, July 19, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals have concluded their 2022 Major League Baseball Draft, selecting 20 players during the three-day event. The Cardinals selected 19 middle schoolers and one high school prep player. The players…

In the name of progress

Just days after winning the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, the Department of Energy’s highest honor for mid-career scientists, Rachel Segalmanprofessor and chair of the department of chemical engineering at UC Santa Barbara, learned that she had received another great honor…

What should California’s future look like? – Independent Marine Journal

When the Institute of Government Studies at the University of California at Berkeley conducted one of its periodic polls of California voters earlier this year, it found that only 36% of them thought the State “going in the right direction”,…

John Froines, chemist charged in ‘Chicago Seven’ lawsuit, dies at 83

A few months before the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, a call came for John Froines, an antiwar activist and Ph.D. Yale chemist. On the line was Tom Hayden, another member of the anti-establishment Students for a Democratic Society…

Revisiting the “African avant-garde jazz” of the pyramids, four decades later

In the early 1970s, when many jazz musicians looked directly to Africa for rhythm and inspiration, a group of students from Antioch College took it even further, creating music so overtly African you’d think she was straight out of Kenya…

U of M professor reflects on stunning new images from NASA telescope

The new images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope are the sharpest images of the early universe that have ever been taken. The photos show the farthest humanity has ever seen in time and distance. The first image was…

Eight things to know about the climate-focused philanthropy of a legendary British investor

In January 2019, British investor Jeremy Grantham — who has made a name for himself predict market disaster – and his wife Hannelore publicly engaged 98% of their approximately $1 billion fortune to fund climate action. Three years later, it’s…

Serious injuries after driver hits elderly couple at Berkeley crosswalk

July 102022, 00:27Today at 00:45 A driver crashed into an elderly couple in a Berkeley crosswalk, causing serious injuries, July 9, 2022. Credit: Emilie Raguso An older married couple were rushed to Highland Hospital with serious injuries on Saturday night…

The Readers’ Forum: Saturday Letters | Letters

Go green My concerns about going green are that there are a lot of questions that need to be answered. What is the status of planes when they turn green? Aircraft and military vehicles? Millions of wind turbines will be…

Research physicist in Berkeley, CA for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Details Job : 06-Jul-22 Location: Berkeley, California Preferred education: 4 year diploma Categories: Physics: applied Sector: Private sector Work function: To research Research scientist in physics – 96055 Division: AA-Accelerator Tech-Applied Phys Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) Accelerator Technology and…

Charlie Reiter earns lopsided victory in California State Amateur Golf Championship

Palm Desert’s Charlie Reiter took a huge lead in the morning 18 holes and took a 5 and 4 win to win the 111th California State Amateur golf championship on Saturday. Reiter, a former Palm Desert High School star who…

Salinas High football player commits to Cal Berkeley

Salinas High School wide receiver Nyziah Hunter has committed to Cal Berkeley. Hunter was a star player on the Cowboys offense in 2021. He had 648 receiving yards along with 8 receiving touchdowns and 4 extra rushing touchdowns. Hunter earned…

Trinity’s Berkeley Library is a Brutalist classic

Without a doubt, Ireland’s finest example of brutalism is found within the grounds of the grand dame of Irish educational institutions, Trinity College Dublin. The Berkeley Library still has the power to provoke a strong reaction, and the story of…

CSUCI’s New Dean of Education Brings Global Perspective | School zone

Posted on June 27, 2022 | 3:05 p.m. Elisabeth Orozco Reilly As the daughter of an immigrant, Elizabeth Orozco Reilly, new dean of the CSU Channel Islands School of Education (CSUCI), brings the perspective of an international scholar who got…

Bates and Belin IV selected to 2022 NFF Team of Distinction

Soccer 24/06/2022 16:51:00 History links IRVING, Texas – Duke football freshmen Travis Bates and Henry Belin IV were selected to the 2022…

CA executives debate gas tax suspension due to high fuel costs

California lawmakers have been at odds over the state’s gas tax suspension for months, but a presidential call for action and growing Democratic support are adding energy to the movement to lower the charges to the pump. President Joe Biden…

California Proposition 13’s ‘unjust legacy’ detailed in critical study

A crowded classroom in California in 2010, near the end of the Great Recession. A crowded classroom in California in 2010, near the end of the Great Recession. A new analysis of the lasting impact of Proposition 13, the 1978…

Barbara Holzman Joins Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Board of Trustees | Homes and lifestyle

Posted on June 20, 2022 | 4:04 p.m. Barbara Holzman The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has added Barbara Holzman to its board. Holzman is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University in the Department of Geography and Environment,…

The outer end | Colorado Rapids with Marcelo Balboa

New York City Football Club returns to the Bronx on Sunday to take on the Colorado Rapids. Hello Marcelo, thank you for speaking with us. How long have you worked as a TV analyst for the Rapids? I’ve worked as…

Ray Dalio, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey started their careers as teenagers

Most kids between the ages of 8 and 13 spend their days riding bikes, playing video games, and dodging homework. Ray Dalio, Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey weren’t most kids. The trio of billionaires each found their professional vocation before…

At the Union des militants, a cause for celebration

Emily Ann Frank Mayer was wearing a red cardigan with a prominent armpit hole when she caught the eye of Waleed Shahid while reciting a poem at an open mic night at Haverford College in September 2010. “It was a…

Utah Soccer announces 2022 schedule

History links SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah football team is set to return to the field this fall with an exhibition contest against Idaho State on Wednesday, August 10, before opening its regular season eight days…

Peers praise Judge Alameda Trina Thompson’s rise to federal court

(Photo courtesy of Judge Trina Thompson) by Edward Henderson, California Black Media Alameda County Superior Court Judge Trina L. Thompson, who is African American, was confirmed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The US…

Astronomers may have detected a ‘dark’ free-f

image: Hubble Space Telescope image of a distant star that has been illuminated and distorted by an invisible but very compact and heavy object between it and Earth. The compact object – estimated by astronomers at UC Berkeley to be…

UB continues success of NSG Graduate Research Fellowship Program – UB Now: News and Views for UB Faculty and Staff

Five UB students and one alumnus have received prestigious scholarships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship program, along with five honorable mentions recognizing current students and alumni. The latest awards extend UB’s success by placing its students…

For your health from June 6, 2022 | Journal-news

Free Physical Exams Hosted for Berkeley County Schools Planned MARTINSBURG — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center will offer free physical exams to Berkeley County school students, middle and high school athletes and fine arts students in June. Physical exams will…

NC A&T Announces Acting Appointments for Brown, Giddings and Smallwood

EAST GREENSBORO, NC (May 31, 2022) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announced the appointment of Madeline Brown as interim associate director of the Center for Academic Excellence, Valerie Giddings, Ph. .D., as acting senior vice provost and…

4bells Public House sports bar opens location on University Avenue

4bells Public House, or 4bells, has opened, offering Hispanic-inspired cuisine, a wide variety of cocktails, and a relaxing environment for Berkeley sports fans and families. The restaurant, located at University Avenue and Ninth Street, officially opened on Thursday. According to…

TID Historical NFT Research Institute Launches World’s First NFT Studio Dedicated to Learning History Through Digital Art

TID’s Historical NFTs (hNFTs) establish unprecedented collaborations between universities, museums and contemporary artists to produce educational art on the blockchain Barcelona, ​​Spain, June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TID hNFT Research Institute announces the start of a groundbreaking NFT project that…

University enrollment down by a million students

(ABC4) – There are more than a million fewer students at university than before the start of the pandemic. College enrollment has slowly been decrease every year since 2012. Many students chose not to attend college during the pandemic and…

Threats to ideas, structure of India, erosion of institutions: 2015-22, Rahul Gandhi @campus

Speaking at the [email protected] event at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge on May 23, senior Congressman Rahul Gandhi said: “My problem with the RSS and the Prime Minister is that they manipulate the fundamental structure of India. When you…

Students learn after graduating that Snapchat founder paid off college debt with over $10 million

Otis College of Art and Design Graduating arts school graduates in Los Angeles were overwhelmed with joy when, about to take the march in cap and gown, they heard they would be receiving more than just a degree. The class…

The Government of Western Australia has officially supported June Admission to Sunway College AUSMAT

Krista Dustan, Western Australian Government’s Investment and Trade Commissioner to ASEAN, visits Sunway College Sunway College is once again offering a unique start to students in June, thanks to close ties with the Government of Western Australia. This admission, chaired…

A Nebraska native should graduate from Stanford; GoFundMe helps families travel to California | Education

Hailing from Nebraska, Felisha Moore has spent her life working hard, and it’s about to pay off in June when she graduates from Stanford University. For her mother, Shelley Moore, there was no doubt that her daughter had what it…

2 UC Berkeley students make history as first non-speaking graduates with autism

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) – Someone once said, “Nothing is impossible as long as you believe in it.” That best describes two non-speaking autistic students at UC Berkeley who graduated with honors this week. This is a big step for them…

Although Private Student Loan Forgiveness Does Not Exist, Consider the Following Alternatives from PaydayNow

Private loans often have higher interest rates and fewer repayment plans and hardship choices than government loans. If you’re struggling to pay off your college debt, you may be asking about private student loan forgiveness. Regrettably, private loans are ineligible…

A look at datasScience at UC Berkeley

Data science: more than a buzzword When Foundations of Data Science, or Data 8, first launched in 2015, there were less than 100 students in the class. Today, more than 1,600 students are enrolled in what has become a staple…

The Muwekma Ohlone tribe wants federal recognition. A new group of Stanford students supports their efforts.

Justice for Muwekma, a new student activist group from Stanford, supports the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe in their efforts to achieve federal government recognition. Here’s a look at the tribe, their fight for federal recognition, and the Stanford students working to…

Rent prices in college towns across the country are skyrocketing – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The school year is coming to an end for students across the country. Millions of people faced high housing costs last year and prices will only rise, especially for those living off campus. College senior Jennifer Lopez…

AMERICAN MU$CLE world premiere at the New York Theater Festival

Award-winning playwright Fred Gordon’s new play, AMERICAN MU$CLE, will have its world premiere at the New York Theater Festival in June. Opening night is scheduled for Monday, June 13 at 9 p.m. at Teatro Latea on the Lower East Side….

Positive action on the block

Following the announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court’s draft opinion seeking to strike down Roe v. Wade, that would upend fifty years of precedent, it seems that racially conscious affirmative action could be next in line. “This is a court…

KL University establishes new KL Global Business School in Hyderabad

KLH Global Business School offers programs such as Global MBA, Executive MBA, Management Development Programs, Leadership Development Programs. Reputed University of KL (Source: Official Site) NEW DELHI: KL Deemed-to-be University inaugurated KLH Global Business School on May 6th. Situated amid…

Schedule theoretically useless computer courses

When it comes to schools with the best computer science programs, the University of Chicago is not among the first universities that come to mind. Indeed, UChicago ranks 28th in the country for computing. While not terrible, such a low…

Business Briefs – Lake County Record-Bee

Facebook parent company Meta announces plans to slow down hiring Meta said Thursday it was cutting back on hiring. The move is one of many changes Facebook’s parent company is making after a period of slower-than-usual growth. “We regularly reassess…

New book argues for narrower definition of academic freedom

Michael Bérubé and Jennifer Ruth believe in academic freedom, but not in the way we hear it in 2022, with social media spewing hate (amongst other things) and colleges employing many adjuncts, usually without job security which is part of…

Columbia College celebrates graduates at commencement ceremony | News

Kindergarten was the last time Sage Zuccaro had celebrated a graduation, until he walked across the stage Friday night as part of Columbia College’s Spring 2022 class. Zuccaro, of Sonora, moved to Tuolumne County from Florida near the end of…

University of California to Waive Tuition for Indigenous Students — But Not All | Native Americans

LLast week, the University of California announced that the higher education system would waive tuition and student services fees for California residents who are members of federally recognized tribes. The announcement delighted some California natives, who saw it as a…

Critics protest new UC Berkeley student apartments in People’s Park

Critics protest new student housing at UC Berkeley Protest targets plan to build more than 1,000 units in People’s Park near Cal campus as critics say student housing will displace homeless people living there and drive up the cost of…

UC Berkeley educates a relatively large number of low-income students

According to information from the United States Office of Post-Secondary Education, UC Berkeley educates a high number of low-income students compared to its student body, especially compared to other universities. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 26% of undergraduate students on…

University enrollment ceilings: what you need to know | Education

Public colleges and universities were designed to meet the educational needs of those living in the state. To maintain this mission, some schools and states set enrollment caps or limit the number of out-of-state students who can be admitted each…

New opportunities for education | eKathimerini.com

The University of Athens was among the first to launch a course in English. [InTime News] We recently read that Greek universities plan to introduce more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs in English, seeking funding from the EU-supported…

Buckner in the running for the Clyburn seat

by Melissa McCoy Colleton County native Dwayne “Duke” Buckner is officially running as a Republican for the 6th congressional district against incumbent and longtime politician James Clyburn (D-Orangeburg). Buckner is an attorney who has practiced law for 10 years at…

College towns impact big decision – Scot Scoop News

As the seniors begin their farewells to their childhood home, they are also about to open a new chapter in their lives. However, there are some tough decisions to make first. After all, they will call this new city their…

Financial links with American universities: the Beijing agenda

A new report reveals China’s contracts with US universities worth more than $100 million. A lawmaker sees it as part of Beijing’s plan to overtake the United States. Taiwan is pushing to become a member of the US Indo-Pacific Economic…

Will the University of California lose its tax status, its impartiality? | Editorial

Quietly, University of California faculty have been planning for nearly six months to jeopardize the institution’s tax-exempt status and its long-standing impeccable credentials as an unbiased source of reliable information. This isn’t the first time UC has seriously considered an…

How can today’s youth make the Earth a better place?

It is an undisputed truth that the youth population in any region plays a vital role in dictating the direction their country takes and the priorities it promotes. According to UNFPA projections, India has (and will continue to have) the…

The Afro-Latin prism on education

Graduate school seemed like the only option for me once I graduated from high school – I’m sure I expected to do more than just work a 9 to 5 job for minimum wage. With all due respect to Mickey…

Amnesty India chairman Aakar Patel stopped at Bengaluru airport on his way to the US

Amnesty International India Chairman Aakar Patel said on Wednesday that he was prevented from traveling to the United States by immigration authorities at Bengaluru International Airport on the basis of a circular from surveillance issued by the CBI in connection…

The UC system will adopt a tuition stability plan, regarding ASUC officials

In the upcoming fall semester, there will be a UC system-wide shift to the Tuition Stability Plan for new undergraduates. The plan was approved by UC’s board of trustees in July 2021 and will be in effect for the next…

Student debt: 1,000 professors push Biden to cancel student loans

More than 1,000 faculty members from universities across the country have signed a letter stressing the importance for President Joe Biden to track and cancel student debt for those who borrowed through the federal system. The collective is urging the…

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College graduate programs rank 12th nationally

March 29, 2022 Homeland Security Master’s Program at Watts College Tied for First Place in the Nation Arizona State University has 13 graduate programs that rank in the top 10 nationally – including one that is ranked #1, according to…

COUNTERPOINT: Race Blind or Racism Blind? Colleges must respond |

I believe in affirmative action, but it’s not made for Clarence. That’s what Eminem taught us in his semi-autobiographical semi-autobiographical film “8 Mile” in 2002, when a poor white boy in Detroit, only a few miles from where I grew…

Obituary: Ewart Hadden “Butch” Thresh III

March 23, 1938 – December 7, 2021 Ewart Hadden Thresh III “Butch” passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 7, 2021 at the age of 83. Butch was brave and felt it was important to share…

People’s Park, once a symbol of peace, turns into a battleground in the housing war

BERKELEY, Calif. — For more than half a century, since activists created People’s Park in the spirit of peace and brotherhood, it has been a battleground. Attempts by the University of California over the years to build on the land,…

New California law prevents UC Berkeley enrollment decline

“I am grateful to the Legislature for acting quickly on this critical issue? This sends a clear signal that California will not let lawsuits get in the way of the education and dreams of thousands of students, our future leaders…

Governor Newsom signs legislation to guarantee access for incoming UC Berkeley students

Published: March 14, 2022 SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation to ensure students in the incoming class at UC Berkeley can enroll on campus this fall. A recent court order could have forced UC Berkeley to close the…

Berkeley community reflects on two years of COVID-19

As UC Berkeley marks the second anniversary of the campus’ transition to distance learning on March 10, 2020, the campus community reflects on the unforgettable moments of the past two years. From campus pandemic response to areas of personal growth,…

Lawmakers find way to let UC Berkeley increase enrollment

Scrambling to short-circuit a court-ordered enrollment freeze at the University of California, Berkeley, state lawmakers on Friday unveiled a proposed amendment to a landmark environmental law that would allow the university to admitting students at its previously planned level despite…

Is California Doing Enough to Address Homelessness?

California Governor Gavin Newsom visits a longtime encampment along Highway 80 in Berkeley, California. (John G. Mabanglo-Pool/Getty Images) In his State of State Addresses On Tuesday, California Governor Gavin Newsom told his audience that “just a few years ago, California…

Glassdoor’s #3 Best Job in the US Sees Job Growth Increase by 480%

BY Meghan Malas08 March 2022, 18:12 Data science is a relatively new field, although the demand for study programs suggests that it is likely to stay. In the past decade alone, New York University has established a Data Science CenterMIT…

UNCP appoints Pollard as provost

PEMBROKE — Marsha Pollard, an esteemed higher education professional with more than two decades of experience in strategic planning, executive-level leadership and academic administration at top national universities, has been named provost and vice -Chancellor for Academic Affairs at…

Some Bay Area colleges are keeping COVID-19 mask mandates

Elementary, middle and high school students will soon be removing their masks, but young adults and their twenties will have to keep them on at some local universities and colleges. San Jose State and San Francisco State are among several…

UK debate sophomores get automatic offer for 2022 National Debate Tournament

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (March 4, 2022) — The Kentucky Intercollegiate Debate team of sophomores David Griffith and Jordan Di has received a “first-round offer” or automatic invite to the 2022 National Debate Tournament (NDT). Only the top 16 teams in the…

The Kasteel Well community feels mixed emotions about the war between Ukraine and Russia

Just 1,200 miles from the fighting in Ukraine, students and faculty at Emerson’s Kasteel Well campus anxiously watch history unfold as Europe teeters on the brink of war. Last week’s Russian invasion has drawn condemnation from the Member States of…

Shortage of child care workers affects half a million families | national

It is estimated that nearly half a million families are stranded without reliable daycareworsening the labor shortage in the country as parents continue to stay at home, according to a new report. The report, released Tuesday by Wells Fargo economists,…

It was not Richard Nixon who changed relations with China

Not necessarily. The trip was certainly a breakthrough for many things, including the relationship between the United States and China being made peaceful and stable. But it also marked the culmination of new trends in the United States that had…

Grace Chou: The Challenges of Commercializing Academic Innovation | Undergraduate research

Title Challenges of commercializing academic innovation Mentor Grace Chou department Research & Innovation Organic sketch As Director of Innovation and Commercialization, Grace Chou leads the overall advancement of the University’s technology commercialization activities and its Innovation Center, a hub for…

Berkeley’s NIMBYs shed light on adverse effects of CEQA – Press Telegram

SACRAMENTO — Researchers at UC Berkeley in 1995 conducted a comprehensive investigation of California’s environmental quality law and said the landmark environmental law “could be improved” by toughening its standards and expanding regulatory oversight. . The researchers were especially concerned…

West Virginia House Passes Two Need Exemption Certificate Bills | News, Sports, Jobs

Of the. John Kelly said he supported opioid treatment facilities but believed they still needed to go through the certificate of need process. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON — A day after rejecting several…

California plan would streamline housing laws for colleges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Senator Scott Wiener introduced legislation on Tuesday that would exempt the state’s public colleges and universities from an environmental review process that often slows construction in the state, as the University of California is fighting…

California to reward student volunteers with aid — but spend half the money on overhead | State and Region

A new California program to financially reward students for volunteering has drawn national Warning — but less than half of its budgeted money goes to actual student aid. The California Volunteers University body The program, backed by $159 million in…