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UC Berkeley shooting ruled to be ‘suicide by police’

UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulov speaking to students, staff and media immediately following the shooting at the Haas school on November 15. Photo: Lance Knobel The fatal shooting of UC Berkeley student Christopher Travis was likely to have been “suicide by police”, according to Richard Lyons, dean of the Haas School of Business, where the […]

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Shaken Cal Chancellor recalls Kent State, Virginia Tech

Chancellor Robert Birgenau and UC Police Chief Mitch Celaya at today's press conference. Photo: Lance Knobel [See update at foot of story.] “Now we’re there along with Kent State and Virginia Tech,” said a visibly upset Chancellor Robert Birgeneau at the end of a press conference today about the shooting at the Haas School of […]

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Part-time MBA program a boon for professionals

Hass School of Business By Belinda Lyons-Newman For 15 years, Nicole Sanchez worked in the non-profit sector leading youth leadership and educational equity organizations around the country, including working on achievement gap issues as executive director of Berkeley Alliance. As Sanchez took on increasing responsibility in her career, she decided she needed more organizational development […]