What does a hacker look like?

UC Berkeley’s EECS program has the lowest proportion of female graduates of any degree on campus. The department has a strategy to close the gap — but how far can these programs go?
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Professor Pay-checker

The Daily Californian processed the last decade of payroll information for UC Berkeley faculty, creating the most complete, searchable database of professor and lecturer pay by campus department.
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Breaking down the status of affirmative action at UC Berkeley

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a significant victory to supporters of affirmative action June 23 when it upheld the consideration of race in the admissions policy of the University of Texas at Austin. But the decision won’t impact the university’s admissions policy because California state law supersedes the verdict.
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Archive: stop the cutbacks
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The public trust

State disinvestment, rising tuition costs, more out-of-state students, increased private research funding and a greater emphasis on alumni giving have left some questioning whether UC Berkeley is drifting farther from its public mission and closer to the private universities with which it has always competed.
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