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FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Nzingha Dugas The spirit of revival and rebirth was evoked at the Renaissance Gala, the second annual fundraiser benefiting the Department of African American Studies and scholarships for African American students at UC Berkeley. About 240 people were there to

"make sure that generation after generation, African American students can thrive on this campus."

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Jennifer Doudna For a breakthrough in gene editing, UC Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna, professor of molecular and cell biology, is the 2014 recipient of the Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences, awarded by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. Doudna, who studies what she calls "the secret life of RNA," will receive a medal and $100,000 honorarium on May 20 in Washington, D.C.

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Andy Hu, Tholfaqar Mardan, Friedrich

The Bay Area might be a hotbed of high technology, but low technology has its fans, too. Just ask the UC Berkeley Amateur Radio Club. It's been around 100 years, and its members don't mind a little dust and rust on their tech. The club celebrated its centennial this week by hosting an exam for people wishing to get an amateur radio license - a surprising number, as it turned out.

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Chancellor outlines new and ongoing steps the campus is taking.

A first for NASA's high-energy X-ray satellite NuSTAR. 

Bakar Fellow Daniela Kaufer's research on stress led to brain chemistry discovery.


Two studies show both need and potential for coverage among California youth.

Big crowd for conference on careers outside of higher education.

A few spots still open for all-day staff sustainability training Friday, Feb. 28.

College of Natural Resources, Career Center event is March 6.

Cast your vote online for Radio Berkeley.  
Harnessing technology to serve rural areas of India, Guatemala.

Haas's Konchitchki honored by Poets and Quants. 

Privacy expert at Berkeley Law co-authored winning paper on online tracking. 

Rutter Award for Berkeley Law's Melissa Murray.

Athlete's big heart and hard work praised at campus service. 

Art historian, emeritus professor was a foremost scholar of Chinese painting.

Metallurgy professor was expert on electron microscopy.

Sociologist, lifelong Berkeley resident, was early advocate for women in math, sciences. 

Cal Performances' program brings World War I to the fore as a time or remarkable creativity.

Screening and director's talk next week.

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