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01 July 2014

Berkeley a big part of new UC initiative on global food needs

By the UC Berkeley Public Affairs team

The University of California is launching an initiative to marshal resources across the UC campuses — including Berkeley’s 90 courses, 150 faculty and staff and multiple institutes and centers devoted to the study of agriculture and food — to address global challenges related to food.

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30 June 2014

GSI's Honor Huntsinger with Mentorship Award

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Photos: Peg Skorpinski

The UC Berkeley Graduate Division's Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs was presented to Lynn Huntsinger, a professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, for providing GSIs with guidance and mentorship in teaching.

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23 June 2014

Study sheds light on how plants "put the brakes" on growth

By Karyn Houston, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology

A team of researchers led by the Quail Lab at UC Berkeley has zeroed in on the important process of “attenuation,” the way cells guard against potentially harmful overreactions to the external cues that enable them to adapt to prevailing conditions.

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20 May 2014

California sees big drop in wintertime fog needed by fruit and nut trees

By Sarah Yang

California's winter tule fog - hated by drivers, but needed by fruit and nut trees - has declined dramatically over the past three decades, raising a red flag for the state's multibillion dollar agricultural industry, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

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15 May 2014

Top graduating senior makes a splash in water policy

By Yasmin Anwar

Rebecca Peters’ IQ score measured so low in fourth grade that her school did not deem her to be college material. Her parents didn’t buy it, and neither did she. Her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother had all attended the University of California, Berkeley.

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