8 faculty members receive Guggenheim Fellowships

This month, eight UC Berkeley faculty were selected as recipients of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowships, a grant awarded to honor established academics, artists and scholars as well as provide resources to further their work.
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Which prominent Cal figure are you most like?

Admit it – knowing that you share a campus with some of academia’s biggest names still makes you giddy with geeky excitement. In the throes of completing that final paper or exam, you’ve probably tried to channel your favorite academic. Are you an intellect or an innovator? Take the quiz below to find out who within our stellar faculty is your true spirit animal!
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Winter news recap

Late December: UC President Janet Napolitano and UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks release statements indicating opposition to the American Studies Association’s academic boycott of Israeli institutions on Dec. 30 and Dec. 27, respectively. The ASA boycott, passed in a popular vote among its members earlier that month, limits the association’s
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