Report: Leftism at the UC leads to skewed education

Liberal faculty and politically correct thinking at the University of California has resulted in students receiving a decrepit and biased education, a report released this month by a conservative think tank claims. An April report released by the privately funded California Association of Scholars entitled “A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting
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Campus research brief details disparities in retirement financial prospects between whites, blacks and Hispanics

UC Berkeley researchers from the campus Center for Labor Research and Education released a research brief detailing significant disparities between retirement financial prospects for U.S. whites and for blacks and Hispanics. The “Black and Latino (In)Security” brief, which was published on the center’s website in late February, states that the rate
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Researchers disagree how to best ensure the financial stability of a hyena colony in the Berkeley Hills.

Berkeley Hills hyena colony faces budget cuts

The financial future of the largest captive group of hyenas in the world, which UC Berkeley researchers have studied for over two decades, looks uncertain as federal funding runs out. The hyena colony faces an impending expiration of a grant from the National Science Foundation in 2013, and its grant
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The donation from Dow Chemicals went towards giving some labs a makeover.

UC Berkeley College of Chemistry receives $3.5 million gift

A $3.5 million gift from The Dow Chemical Company Foundation will enable UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry to renovate its undergraduate teaching labs and update its curriculum to focus more on green chemistry and sustainability. Richard Mathies, dean of the college, described the gift as a “landmark decision” because it
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Berkeley-based scientist admits to ethics violations

A prominent Berkeley-based scientist and environmental activist admitted to serious ethical violations in attempting to verify internal documents from an anti-global warming organization. In a Huffington Post blog post published Monday, Peter Gleick, co-founder and president of the environmental protection organization the Pacific Institute and a recipient of a MacArthur “genius”
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