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Berkeley Online - Regular Edition
Volume 23, No. 6 | October 21, 2016
NEWS FOR THE CAL FAMILY ONLINE SINCE 1994
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
wo alums win MacArthur genius grants

Two alums win MacArthur “genius” grants

Sociology prof a finalist for National Book Awards

Professor Ke Xu Cal’s newest Packard Foundation Fellow

Berkeley performing arts ranked second in U.S.

FACULTY
students

Nobel Prize winner to join faculty

Law prof breaks cycling records

Faculty Service Award goes to Broughton, Jacobsen

How anxiety about race, gender, and inequality is shaping the 2016 campaign (video)

RESEARCH
research

New online game invites public to help fight Alzheimer’s

Can the Ivory Tower end poverty?

Genome engineering paves way for sickle cell cure

Climate refuges identified for endangered snow leopards

CAMPUS
campus

Happy 75th birthday, Oski! (video)

Three-year collaboration with Free University of Berlin begins

STUDENTS
ALUMNI

To vote or not to vote? Students pick sides (slideshow)

The power of giving: alumni united in making a difference (video)

INNOVATORS

This is your monthly window into what's happening in innovation and entrepreneurship on campus and in the Berkeley community. Learn more at Innovators.berkeley.edu.

Detecting asthma attacks before they start

Alum builds the supermarket of the future

How do you grow an entrepreneur?

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