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Haas undergraduate grades no longer required to be curved

Undergraduate students may no longer face curved classes in the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, giving professors more flexibility in how they grade their classes. The school announced to students last week an amendment to its grading policy that abolishes the requirement for curving grades for all undergraduate business
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Dead ends in the labyrinth

Another Wednesday night, and another defeat for my flag football team, Three Flies Up. This week we played the Hassassins, who clearly have no sense of humor. Our scrappy squad against the Wall-Street-destined suit jockeys. While we screw around in huddles they economize their time with preset plays and begin eviscerating
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Haas School of Business cafe to get new look, vendor

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business cafe will soon undergo several major changes in ownership, operations and food selection. Beginning Dec. 1, a new vendor — Stradavarius Inc., a group that has prior experience serving at other campus locations such as the Free Speech Movement Cafe and Cafe Zeb at
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First-time graduate enrollment drops at UC Berkeley

In light of recent economic hardships throughout the country, universities nationwide experienced an overall drop in first-time graduate student enrollment rates in fall 2010 for the first time since fall 2003, and UC Berkeley was no exception. According to campus admissions data, UC Berkeley saw a drop in the incoming
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Gift to help campus develop online programs

Five UC Berkeley professional schools and the UC Berkeley Extension will develop cutting-edge tools for online education thanks to a $1 million gift from a campus foundation, officials announced Tuesday. Over the next 18 months, the five schools and extension will use the money from the Chamberlin Family Donor Designated
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