Fiona Doyle, dean of Graduate Division, to retire next summer

A first generation college student, Doyle came to UC Berkeley in 1983 as an assistant professor in the campus department of Material Science and Mineral Engineering. She was the College of Engineering’s third female faculty member and has been the Donald H. McLaughlin Professor of Mineral Engineering since 1998.
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‘Tangible and physical reminder’ of Berkeley’s pre-World War II Japanese American community gets landmark status

The building, located at 2526-32 Shattuck Ave., housed a commercial laundry for nearly three decades. It was operated by Japanese American families until 1942 when the families were sent to internment camps, forcing Berkeley’s Japanese-Americans to “settle their affairs, dispose of their belongings, pack, and register for removal,” according to Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, or BAHA, President Steven Finacom in an email.
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