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NOVEMBER 18, 2014
om Carlson and Philip Stark People whose neighborhood stores lack fresh, affordable produce have a free - but largely untapped - source of food all around them: wild edibles like dandelion greens and miner's lettuce. Two Berkeley professors and a team of students are trying to connect the two by foraging in three East Bay communities, surveying what's available, testing soil and raising awareness.

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Parents, kids at Berkeley Jayanthi (Jay) Srinivasan, a software manager in Cupertino, and Sandeep Garg, a cardiologist in Lake Oswego, Ore., have two things in common: Both are students in the Berkeley Haas School's MBA for Executives Program, and both have daughters who are sophomores at Berkeley. What's it like for the two generations to experience Berkeley at the same time?

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Robert Reich

Going big for the Big Give

Thursday, Nov. 20, marks the Big Give, UC Berkeley's first 24-hour online fundraising drive, which aims to raise money to support students, faculty and research. And look who's making a big deal about it: Robert Reich, Randy Schekman, Maxine Hong Kingston - just to name a few. Check out the full slideshow and visit to join them.

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> What's the big deal? Lishelle Blakemore explains

New species found on campus, the first in more than 30 years.

In-depth look at the amazing structures and other properties of natural materials an online hit.

Berkeley shares $45 million grant to map future threats - and ways to avoid them.

New climate model shows thunderstorms will become more explosive.

Edward Tolman, behavior and academic freedom.

Diana Bautista recognized as a "Young Innovator."

Bonfire, axe rally and, of course, football. 
Grad student recounts her search for family roots on KALX.

Long-planned work to stop erosion has begun. (Video)

J-School student uncovered Chevron's role in recent election. 

Berkeley Project Day sends 1,400 students out into the community. (Slideshow)

Student-run app connects excess food with people who need it. 

Berkeley Law alumnus, Medal of Freedom winner, led government desegregation efforts in the 1960s. 

Professor was expert in math and science education.
Alumnus, business leader, philanthropist.

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