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Berkeley Online - Regular Edition
Volume 23, No. 1 | May 20, 2016
NEWS FOR THE CAL FAMILY ONLINE SINCE 1994
Facebook chief speaks from the heart at commencement

Facebook chief speaks from the heart at commencement (video)

“Many of you have already experienced the kind of tragedy and hardship that leaves an indelible mark,” said Sheryl Sandberg to the 2016 graduating class. “What I want to talk about today is what you do next. About the things you can do to overcome adversity no matter when it hits you or how it hits. The easy days ahead of you will be easy. It’s the hard days … that will determine who you are.”

THE GRADUATES
The Graduates

Top graduating senior finds nirvana in pure math (video)

War wounds lead graduating veteran to new mission

Student parent to graduate, her son by her side (video)

Campus hosts first-ever graduation ceremony for formerly incarcerated students

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
alumni

Biochemist Doudna named to UK’s Royal Society

Berkeley ranked one of world’s “elite six” by Times Higher Ed

Nominate someone today for the new Volunteer Awards

I School students win $15k grand prize in Kabam Collider Challenge

RESEARCH
awards and accolades

A new target for breast cancer research

Scientists map brain's thesaurus to help decode inner thoughts (video)

Two professors to lead global energy program aimed at alleviating poverty

STUDENTS
campus

Cal teams sport record results in APR scores

Students mine campus treasure for new exhibit

Cal Band marching off on Asia tour

CAMPUS
faculty

2016 summer reading list: “Firsts”

3,000-pound Pheena journeys back home to LHS hillside (video)

Slate: the secret language of campus squirrels

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.

NFL running back invests in Cal grad's injury recovery startup

Institute imagines the future of cybersecurity

An entrepreneur who didn't ditch hard copies

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