Campus Graduate School of Journalism dean resigns

Neil Henry has resigned as dean of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, the campus announced Friday. In an email to faculty, staff, students and selected alumni of the journalism school, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer said Henry will return to teaching. According to the email, former dean
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UC Berkeley awarded five-star LGBT campus climate rating

For the second year in a row, UC Berkeley was awarded a five-star campus climate rating for providing a safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, faculty and staff. The Campus Climate Index, released August 3 by the nonprofit organization Campus Pride, placed the campus in
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Some campus classrooms undergo changes for learning experiment

One of several UC Berkeley classrooms that are being converted into active learning classrooms, which would serve as “test kitchens” to try out new tools and techniques in classes, was completed last week and will now be available for use in the fall semester. The project to transform two classrooms
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UC Press to partner with business school to publish journal

University of California Press announced Monday that it will partner with the Haas School of Business to publish the school’s peer-reviewed journal as part of an effort by UC Berkeley to consolidate campus operations to save money. Beginning this November, UC Press will publish the California Management Review, the business
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Berkeley Lab to hear final proposal for second campus

Since the middle of last month, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been listening to the proposals of cities stretching from Richmond to Alameda in order to decide where the lab will erect a second campus. According to lab spokesperson Jon Weiner, the proposed second campus is an effort to
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