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Astronomer resigns over sexual harassment

SAN FRANCISCO - A prominent astronomer resigned Wednesday from the University of California, Berkeley, after an investigation found he sexually harassed female students over many years, two top administrators said.The university...
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Deadly balcony collapse tied to rotted beams, which were completed in 2007 and are popular among visiting students and those at the nearby University of California, Berkeley.Segue Construction, the Library Gardens general contractor, was involved in two San Francisco Bay Area...
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6 killed in balcony collapse during party

...the small balcony broke loose from the stucco apartment house a couple of blocks from the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. But one structural engineer said it may have been overloaded if, as city officials said, it was holding...
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Applications open for Native American Museum Studies Institute

...non-tribal communities through museum development exhibits.This year, the institute will be held June 9-12 at University of California Berkeley.Download an application here:
Mormon church bucks the trend

...Western nations that are predominantly Protestant, as the U.S. is," said Professor Claude Fischer of the University of California Berkeley during an August 2013 event on religion trends in the U.S., organized by the PEW Research Center.Church...
Flynn, Glanville wed

...David Glanville of Santiago. He graduated from Moorpark High School in Moorpark, Calif. and attended the University of California - Berkeley. He is employed as the scientific director at Distributed Bio and is a PhD candidate in immunology at Stanford...
Fossils may reveal tsunami warnings

...rolls in. So what's a city planner to do? Ask the bugs, says a team led by geologists Jere Lipps of the University of California-Berkeley and Andrea Hawkes of Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. The team studied microscopic fossils known as...
Around Town

...Living in the North." Bread Loaf Lecture Series, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Hertha D. Sweet Wong of University of California, Berkeley, presents "Picturing Ourselves: Story Quilts, Artists' Books and Public Art." Trail Mix monthly meeting...
Government vs. NextWave

...and Washington. "This has been an unusually big mess," said Howard Shelanski, a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley. "Consumers should be concerned because any available spectrum could bring them lower prices for existing...
Alutiiq elders work to save dying language

...Hokey-Pokey" in Alutiiq. Among the guests at the conference was language preservation expert Leanne Hinton of the University of California Berkeley. She developed the master-apprentice learning model to help preserve endangered Native languages in California...


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