Berkeleyan this week on campusArchie Williams
APRIL 15, 2014
poster Campus faculty, prompted by student agitation, voted in April 1989 to make basic multicultural literacy a graduation requirement. Founders of the American Cultures program, a Berkeley innovation that went national, will revisit AC's origins and impact during a 25th-anniversary celebration April 21-25. 

> Read the article and see a poster slideshow...

David E. Smith

The Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic, launched in 1967, was "built on rock 'n' roll" and gave birth to a "civil rights movement for healthcare," says clinic founder David E. Smith, M.D. The 1960 Cal grad accepted UC Berkeley's Peter E. Haas Public Service Award on Saturday.  

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man with dog

Amy Cook, a psychology-department researcher in dog cognition, has trained canines for two decades. She talks about the complicated relationship between humans and dogs (and the "big romantic stories" we sometimes tell ourselves about who dogs are and what they feel for homo sapiens) on KALW radio.

> Listen to the interview...

Berkeley's 2014 faculty winners are among 178 in the U.S. and Canada.  What you should do to fight the virus.

T-Rex photos, chem-demo videos and silly selfies: yours to enjoy, thanks to #sharecalday.

Islamophobia conference April 17-19
Scholars to revisit notion that Muslims trend toward despotism and away from progress.
Biologist bases his renderings on fossils dating back 375 million years.

Yoda cookies are just the beginning.

Bill aims to close financial-aid gap for undocumented 

UC-sponsored state bill would help in-state students ineligible for federal assistance.

Grad-student publication adds app

Berkeley Science Review introduces new tool. 


Irene Bloemraad Canada should learn from U.S. immigration failures

Sociologist asks if Canada's past success is on the wane.
Lubman: 'The Party has tough choices ahead.'
Ehud Isacoff

Neuroscientist probes a big brain mystery. 

As illicit growers protect their weed, mammals are taking the hit, prof says.

Berkeley Law report spotlights service gaps.

How do women, more prone to moral doubt than men, stay in the game, researcher asks.

UHS staffer, an 'introvert,' goes all out to spread her health message.   

George Staubus improved financial reporting.

Early-printing expert spent 30 years on faculty.

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