Campus students’ proposal recognized by Federal Aviation Administration

Four undergraduate students in the UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies were recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration for their proposal to improve airport efficiency. The students’ proposal suggested that airlines and airport operators share gates as well as real-time information on gate utilization in order to reduce the time
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Tolman Hall, located at the northwest corner of UC Berkeley’s campus, received a rating of “poor” in a 1997 seismic safety survey, which has generated concern among those with offices in the building.

Tolman Hall classrooms close due to poor seismic rating

The removal of classes and student activities from Tolman Hall — which occurred July 15 — due to the building’s “poor” seismic rating has been the source of recent tension between campus administration and faculty members with offices still in the building. Located at the northwestern-most corner of campus, Tolman
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Juan Carlos works at the I-House Cafe, which will experience a change of management on Wednesday.

New management to oversee International House cafe

International House Cafe-goers will be in for a surprise come Wednesday when they enter the historical Piedmont Avenue joint and are welcomed with a completely different menu. After the cafe’s lease expired last month, I-House leadership selected Bon Appetit, an on-site restaurant company that provides cafe and catering services to
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Detained UC hikers to receive verdict within one week

Following almost two years of detainment, UC Berkeley alumni Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer will receive their verdict from Iran’s Revolutionary Court within one week following their trial Sunday. In the days leading up to the trial, local groups have been increasing efforts to advocate for the hikers’ release. Fattal
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Campus revokes recognition of fraternity

The campus revoked its recognition of the UC Berkeley chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon on July 15 following repeated student conduct, social code and risk management violations and failure to comply with prior sanctions. The fraternity had previously been under a state of stayed revocation — a probationary period often
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UC Berkeley class seeks to aid expatriate spouses

A new class at UC Berkeley seeks to help spouses of international students, postdoctoral scholars and researchers more easily transition into American life. The class, called “Creating a Fulfilling Life in America,” came to campus in May and aids expatriate spouses as they transition to living in the United States.
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UC Berkeley alumnus nominated for federal judgeship

A UC Berkeley School of Law alumnus was nominated by President Barack Obama for a federal judgeship in Los Angeles on July 20, making him the first openly gay nominee to the federal court in California and Obama’s fourth openly gay nominee to federal court in his term. Obama nominated
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The campus chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity recently lost recognition after multiple code of conduct violations.

Campus chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity loses university recognition

The UC Berkeley chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity lost its university recognition after repeated risk management, fire and life safety and social code violations, as well as noncompliance with prior sanctions, the campus announced Monday. The fraternity lost its recognition July 15 following “repeated” violations and noncompliance with
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