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ELECTION 2022: What to know | WILDFIRES: Prepare | COVID: Get a booster | IDEA MAKERS EVENT: Jay Caspian Kang + Khiara Bridges

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Berkeley Law dean resigns after sexual harassment suit

Berkeley Law School Dean Sujit Choudhry has resigned in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit. Photo: Berkeley Law Sujit Choudhry resigned his position as dean of Berkeley Law on Thursday, following Tuesday’s filing of a lawsuit seeking damages from both Choudhry and the Regents of the University of California for sexual harassment. Tyann Sorrell, who […]

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Chancellor Dirks: Expect ‘painful changes’ at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley could face dramatic changes in a comprehensive strategic review. Photo: Greg Merritt The comprehensive strategic review announced Wednesday by UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks promises to bring significant change to the campus, including staff cuts, academic reorganization, and a more intensive effort to sweat the university’s assets, including real estate. “Change is difficult for everyone. […]

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Chancellor Dirks warns of UC Berkeley’s unsustainable structural deficit

‘A substantial and growing structural deficit’ is spurring a comprehensive strategic review of costs, processes and revenues at UC Berkeley. Photo: file ‘A substantial and growing structural deficit’ is spurring a comprehensive strategic review of costs, processes and revenues at UC Berkeley. Photo: file In a message to the UC Berkeley community at 8 a.m. […]

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‘2 for 1’ ticket offer extended for Uncharted Ideas Festival

This year’s Uncharted Ideas Festival in Berkeley, Oct. 16-17, is gearing up to be the best yet. Newly confirmed speakers include UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, bestselling author Anna Lappé, also founder of the Small Planet Institute, Alex Kozinski, the most outspoken judge on the Federal bench, Ethan Nadelmann, the nation’s point man for drug policy reform efforts, […]