New UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ is facing some major challenges. And the university’s first female chancellor might just be the perfect person for the job.
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Two teen internship programs give high schoolers meaningful health care job experiences in working hospital settings.
The Alameda school district plans to sue two charter schools, because they ousted a district appointee to their board of directors.
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In dealing decisively with campus leadership scandals, budget battles, and sexual harassment cases, Janet Napolitano has become the most effective UC president in recent memory.
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Cal continues offer more online courses, including those for graduate students and for postgrads.