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The @USSupremeCourt has agreed to hear a challenge to #affirmativeaction. How do opposing affirmative action and so many other issues connect to what Dean David Wilson terms "racial resentment? Thursday, Jan 27 at 4:00 pm. @UCBerkeley goldman.school/book-launch
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Getting vaccinated & boosted remains our best line of defense against the most serious impacts of COVID-19. To protect the health of our communities, all UC campuses are now requiring vaccine booster doses. For more details, visit universityofcalifornia.edu/c… or your campus' website.
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“This is why I have so much hope.” ✨🕊 Author Alberto Ledesma discussed art, fear, and his life as an undocumented immigrant at a recent @UCBerkeley Library talk. 📖 Here are 3 things we learned. ⏩ ucberk.li/luncheon-2022
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Institute for Governmental Studies Library wins state funding for digital database mailchi.mp/berkeley.edu/majo…]
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MOF inventor Omar Yaghi wins Vietnam’s inaugural VinFuture Prize chemistry.berkeley.edu/news/…
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“We can support each other, we learn from each other.” Ed Roberts was born #OTD in 1939. Roberts, seen at right, was: 🐻 The 1st @Cal student with severe disabilities 🧔🏻‍♂️ A founder of the Physically Disabled Students’ Program 💙 Known as the “father of independent living”
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⚡️ LAST CHANCE! ⚡️ @UCBerkeley students’ access to LinkedIn Learning is ending soon. 👩🏻‍💻⏳ STUDENTS: You have until Feb. 1 to freely use the platform with your CalNet IDs to take classes in photography, 3-D animation, user experience design, and more. ⏩ ucberk.li/linkedin-learning
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.@BanfieldJill has used metagenomics to find new #CRISPR systems, huge viruses & even new branches of the tree of life – but what IS metagenomics, exactly? @hoperhenderson gives the inside scoop, with help from @BanfieldLab researcher @Dr__Diamond: ow.ly/L1jE50H1uC1
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“My buildings will be my legacy … they will speak for me long after I’m gone.” Julia Morgan was born #OTD in 1872. The pioneering architect: 🐻 Was a civil engineering major at @Cal ✏️ Was the 1st woman licensed architect in CA 🏛 Designed many buildings for women
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