Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony for Saul Perlmutter

UC Berkeley physicist Saul Perlmutter awarded Nobel Prize

UC Berkeley professor Saul Perlmutter and two other scientists won a Nobel Prize in Physics for their groundbreaking discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating speed, overturning the previously held belief that the universe was contracting. Perlmutter, also an astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will receive
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City to host fifth annual Town & Gown Conference

Representatives from cities and colleges throughout California will flock to Berkeley later this week, as the city hosts the fifth annual Town & Gown Conference. “Town-gown” describes the relationship between large universities and the cities they coexist with. Hence, the conference — which will take place Thursday and Friday at
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Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony for Saul Perlmutter

UC Berkeley professor wins Nobel Prize

UC Berkeley Professor of physics Saul Perlmutter has won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Perlmutter, who will share the award with two other scientists, was recognized for his work studying supernovae. Brian Schmidt, an astronomer at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University, and Adam
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Occupy Colleges plans national walk-out Wednesday

Occupy Colleges — a movement that stemmed from Occupy Wall Street — is calling for a national campus walkout Wednesday at 12 p.m. to protest rising college debt and a lack of jobs for graduates. “Do not go to school. Go fight for yours and everybody elses rights at Occupy
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UC Berkeley among Pac-12’s best in academics, athletics

UC Berkeley is one of the strongest academic and athletic institutions both in the Pac-12 Conference and nationally, according to a report released Thursday by Inside Higher Ed. The report ranked the Pac-12 Conference — which includes UC Berkeley — second out of the six conferences in the Bowl Champion
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