Faculty angered by suggestion to reschedule midterms for football

An email sent from UC Berkeley administration to campus instructors has caused some to question whether athletics are conflicting with the campus’s academics. Professor Bob Jacobsen, chair of the campus division of the Academic Senate, and Catherine Koshland, vice provost for teaching, learning, academic planning and facilities, asked instructors in
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Relocation of NERDS program still uncertain

Almost four decades ago, the UC Berkeley Professional Development Program took over a room in Stephens Hall, armed with a mission of encouraging disadvantaged students to pursue academic degrees. Nowadays, the program’s roughly 250 members come and go through the mural-adorned halls, glad to have found a home away from
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Regents approve funding for Lower Sproul renovation

The renovation of Lower Sproul Plaza overcame a major hurdle Monday when, in minutes, the UC Board of Regents approved the project as well as the hundreds of millions of dollars of debt that will come with it. The board’s Committee on Grounds and Buildings approved the $193 million project,
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