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SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Chancellor Dirks, goalball players UC Berkeley's newest athletic team is the first in the country for blind students. It's part of "Athletics for All," a groundbreaking and growing campus project to include students with disabilities in recreational and competitive sports. On Friday, Chancellor Dirks congratulated the goalball team and presented the student-athletes - and a service dog, Van Dyke - with their uniforms.

> Check out the uniforms and read more... 

Map of King fire Blodgett Research Forest, a key UC Berkeley research station, is under threat from the King Fire in El Dorado County. The 4,270-acre forest, located 56 miles east of Sacramento, is a critical site for a wide variety of research projects, including wildfire-management techniques. Nobody is watching developments with more interest than Berkeley's forest experts.

> Read the article and find links to more information...

Alicia Harris UC Berkeley is a diverse community, but on one crucial issue we speak with a single voice: With your help, we can create a healthy environment where violence and harassment in any form will not be tolerated. Brief videos are posted of eight people who represent the thousands of staff, faculty and students dedicated to eradicating sexual assault and violence on the Berkeley campus.

> Read the article and view the videos...

Campanile plays, Berkeley sings "Lift Ev'ry Voice" (with audio). 

First of six this fall is next Monday, Sept. 29. 

Registration is open for six-week virtual wellness adventure.

Botanical Garden offers native plants, familiar and exotic, suited to the climate.

Berkeley Law and CLAS expert would be first woman in the post. 

Emeritus professor of economics known for landmark work on unions, labor.
New academic field has global goals. 

EECS study exposes vulnerabilities in five popular Web-based products.

Fast evolution points to gene that might cause human jaw deformities.

Cal rugby star is known as the double major in dreadlocks.

I School team wins HackTheHearst museum contest.

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