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Berkeley Online - Regular Edition
Volume 22, No. 12 | April 22, 2016
NEWS FOR THE CAL FAMILY ONLINE SINCE 1994
Cal Band takes the field at Super Bowl 50

Clintons, Conan at Berkeley, but student commitment is the star

A parade of luminaries took part in Clinton Global Initiative University earlier this month — from Bill and Chelsea Clinton and U.S. Rep. John Lewis to Conan O’Brien and Cal football legend Marshawn Lynch. But the event was all about the students, more than 1,200 of whom assembled at Berkeley for three days of inspiration, cooperation and “commitment to action.”

RESEARCH
Research

Developing new treatments for cancer

Preventing sperm’s “power kick” could be key to unisex contraceptive

Wealth of unsuspected new microbes expands tree of life

ALUMNI
alumni

Three grads win Pulitzer Prizes

Silicon Valley titan Andy Grove Ph.D. ’63 dies at 79

Be a Cal Ambassador

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
awards and accolades

Three new Signatures Innovation Fellows announced

Berkeley best value in the west

Two new Guggenheim Fellowship winners

CAMPUS
campus

Join the crowd: fund great Berkeley projects

Admissions offers by UC to California students up 15 percent

Birgeneau: auditor is wrong on UC admissions

Chancellor announces new committee on sexual violence, harassment, assault

FACULTY
faculty

Honoring the brightest stars of teaching

Melissa Murray named interim law dean

Professor appointed U.S. Science Envoy

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.

Meet VC Jeremy Fiance, 24-year-old superconnector

Traveling Spoon takes travelers off the eaten path

Why NEA's Pete Sonsini backs Cal startups

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