Biology Scholars Program guaranteed funds ending after summer 2022

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The Biology Scholars Program, which supports roughly 400 underrepresented students in STEM, will lose its guaranteed funding after June 2022.

UC Berkeley’s Biology Scholars Program primarily aims to help underrepresented students looking to forge a career in STEM. Guaranteed funding of the program is expected to end after the summer of 2022, leaving the future of the program unknown.
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UC Berkeley biochemist dies at 97

Howard Schachman, a biochemist and professor in the graduate school of molecular and cellular biology who is remembered for his social activism, sense of humor and contributions to the field of biochemistry, died from complications of pneumonia Aug. 5 in Oakland. He was 97 years old.
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