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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English Studies Institute faces uncertainty over lease agreement

Members of an English language instruction program at UC Berkeley are uncertain about their future place on campus as plans for a major construction project push forward. The English Studies Institute currently leases space on the fourth floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union building. That lease expires
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Faces of Berkeley: Jeff Deutsch, student store director leaving for Stanford

Cal Student Store director reflects on work, student partnerships

Working with college students all day long is not everyone’s ideal job — but for Jeff Deutsch, director of the Cal Student Store, it is a unique and challenging experience that inspires satisfaction and pride. For years, Deutsch has been working five to seven days a week on store and
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New car-sharing service Wheelz rolls into Berkeley

After a successful start at Stanford University, the car-sharing service Wheelz began operations at UC Berkeley Monday, with more plans to expand in the future. Like the popular car-share service Zipcar, which recently headed a $13.7 million investment into the new startup, Wheelz lets patrons pay to rent cars by
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