Best-selling author addresses Israel’s technological and economic success

Dan Senor, co-author of The New York Times bestseller “Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle,” addressed the continuing economic success of Israel in the world of high technology during a speech Wednesday night as part of a two-day conference hosted on the UC Berkeley campus. Senor spoke about collaborations between
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Governor appoints UC Berkeley student to aid commission

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed a UC Berkeley student on Monday to a state student aid commission which provides financial aid policy analysis and leadership in partnership with the state’s higher education institutions. Johnny Garcia Vazquez, a campus undergraduate studying ethnic studies, was appointed as a student representative to the California
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Forum discusses logistics of online education

At a forum hosted by the College of Letters and Science Wednesday on the “Virtual University,” panelists discussed the logistics behind creating more online classes and how online classes could generate needed revenue for the University of California. Christopher Edley, Jr., dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law and
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UC Berkeley College of Engineering to open offices in Shanghai

UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park in Shanghai, China, to establish a UC Berkeley office of the college in Shanghai. The memorandum, signed on Friday, marks the preliminary stages of the creation of a center where UC Berkeley students, professors
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