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MARCH 4, 2014
Women's swim team
The Cal women's swim team, paced by superstar Missy Franklin, came from behind to claim the Pac-12 championship over the weekend. Competing in Washington, the Golden Bears outswam Stanford and USC. The Daily Cal has the story.  

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Kevin Gorman In an extreme makeover for the traditional term paper, scores of UC Berkeley undergrads are working to research and write articles for Wikipedia, one of the world's most visited websites. Their coach, 24-year-old Berkeley grad Kevin Gorman, is the first Wikipedian-in-residence at a U.S. college or university.

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The Campaign for Berkeley collage Despite the recession, The Campaign for Berkeley exceeded its goal and raised $3.13 billion from more than 281,000 donors - enough to fill California Memorial Stadium four times over. Funds raised will create scholarships, fellowships and faculty chairs and support research and public service. 

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Research shows it can be both good and bad for us.

Bakar Fellow Mary Wildermuth, a biologist, is taking aim at crop-destroying powdery mildew.

New book by two professors finds that linking  test results and funding creates an incentive for mislabeling underperforming kids.

Filippenko team excited by discovery about newly found supernova.

Slideshow captures the intersection of image and research.

Berkeley Science Review shows how the media came to say just that.

Interest soars in program that reduces stress, enhances student well-being.

Chris Hoofnagle asks questions about email and privacy on the Berkeley Blog.. 
Groundbreaking dramatist will build playwriting program at Berkeley.   
A student from the '60s leaves behind an unusual lifetime, captured in verse.

Engineer invented water-disinfection system that has helped 100 million people. 

Multicultural Community Center event caps week of cross-cultural renewal.

Berkeley Staff Assembly's March 11 event offers systemwide perspectives.

Deans and chairs meet as Breslauer begins the handoff to incoming provost Steele.

Chancellor to lay out his vision for the future of the university.

Best among student newspapers in California for the third straight year.

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