US News ranks three UC Berkeley graduate programs best in the nation

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UC Berkeley’s departments of history, English and sociology ranked first in the nation overall. The College of Engineering and the Haas School of Business maintained their positions, while the Boalt School of Law, pictured above, faltered in rank by two places and returned to its 2011 ranking of ninth.

Three UC Berkeley graduate programs have been named best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Graduate School Rankings released Tuesday.
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Santorum takes aim at California’s college curriculum

Facts eluded presidential candidate Rick Santorum when he took aim at the history curriculums at California’s universities Monday. “I was just reading something last night from the state of California,” Santorum said at a campaign stop in Wisconsin. “And that the California universities — I think it’s seven or eight of
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