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Issue Summaries for 1999

December 1, 1999
Top Stories: Berkeley's Past, And Past Dreams Of the Future; Campus Groups Bring Holiday Cheer to Those Less Fortunate; Using Peace and Justice to Shape Political Policy

November 17, 1999
Top Stories: Improving Outreach ; Astronomers See New Planet's Shadow Cross A Distant Star ; Law Student's Argument Helps in Miranda Case

November 10, 1999
Top Stories: Laird Receives Berkeley Citation; Program to Track Global Traffic in Organs; Original Oski Recalls Mascot's Glory Days

November 3, 1999
Top Stories: Remembering Bay Area's Bridge-Building Bonanza; New State Law Requires Union Fee Payment; Taking a Global Look at Math Development

October 27, 1999
Top Stories: Hollywood Comes to Campus; Senate Looks at Future Enrollment Crunch; School of Optometry Opens New Clinic For Nearly Blind

October 20, 1999
Top Stories: Ten Years After Loma Prieta, Campus Makes Progress Toward Seismic Stability; Cutting Through Health Care's Red Tape; Endangered Species Act Failing to Protect the Nation's Wildlife

October 13, 1999
Top Stories: A Painter Reinvents Herself; Campus May Face Staff Shortages in Next Decade; University Revisits Controversial California Loyalty Oath

October 6, 1999
Top Stories: University Launches Half-a-Billion Dollar Research Initiative Aimed at Health Science; Bone Fragments Link Neanderthals With Cannibalism; Hindered From Attending College in Their Native Vietnam, Four Siblings Finish Their Education at UC

September 29, 1999
Top Stories: A Compass to Guide Campus Renewal ; Student-Taught Class Targets Problem Of Alcohol Abuse; UC Loyalty Oath Remembered on 50th Anniversary

September 22, 1999
Top Stories: Haas Captures Intimacy of Harmon; Campus Develops Guide to Teach Students With Disabilities; Campus Goes Online for Parenting Tips

September 15, 1999
Top Stories: Campus Plans AIDS Memorial; Scientists Debate Genetically Modified Crops; Berkeley Scholar Says Scientists Should Speak Up

September 8, 1999
Top Stories: Campus Buzzes With Construction; Money Changes Face of Higher Ed; Firefighters Beware: Coastal Blazes Will Continue to Burn

September 1, 1999
Top Stories: Sweden's King Tapped Dean for Environmental Post; Tien Named to High-Level National Advisory Panels for Science and Education; Applications Available To Sponsor Staff Intern

August 25, 1999
Top Stories: Scientists in the Crib Use Adults as Lab Rats; Recent Public Policy Alumni Helps Youths Transition from Foster Care to Adulthood; Law School Dean to Step Down

August 18, 1999
Top Stories: REVVING up for Fall; Berkeley Launches New Plan for Responding to Campus Deaths; Carol Christ to Return to Full-time Teaching

July 14, 1999
Top Stories: T. rex Comes Home; Campus Alive During Summer; Health Care Research Center Opens

June 9, 1999
Top Stories: Staffers Are Among Berkeley's Throng of New Graduates; Chancellor Addresses National Press Club; Commencement '99 Photo Album

May 12, 1999
Top Stories: Classmates Are Family's First to Earn Diplomas; Ethnic Studies: An Open Letter From Chancellor Berdahl; Humanities and Social Science Graduate Programs Adjust to a Changing Job Market

May 5, 1999
Top Stories: Bancroft Documents Shed Light on Little-Known Chapter in Career of Mexico's Pancho Villa; University Medalist Vikram Rao; New Evidence Links Mass Extinction with Volcanic Eruptions

April 28, 1999
Top Stories: A Warm Reception for Minority Prospects; Berkeley Researchers Head Team That Discovers New Species of Human Ancestor; New University Librarian Offers a Status Report

April 21 1999
Top Stories: Berkeley Fundraising Surpasses $1 Billion; Scholars Discuss Affirmative Action Strategies; Cal Day '99 Wrap-Up

April 14 1999
Top Stories: Distinguished Teaching Awards; Students and Faculty on the Phone To Boost Minority Enrollment at Berkeley; Background to the Tragedy in Kosovo

April 7, 1999
Top Stories: Minority Students Post Modest Gains In Admissions; Whither the Humanities PhD?; Interdisciplinary Studies Course Brings Young, Old Together to Study Aging

March 31, 1999
Top Stories: Ambitious Efforts to Court Class of 2003; Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Nuclear Chemist Glenn Seaborg; Convenient ATM "Cash Cows" Now Dot the Campus Landscape

March 17, 1999
Top Stories: Graduation Rates Hit All-Time High; Biotechnology Luminaries Reflect on the Industry at 25; Gender Apartheid Under Afghanistan's Taliban

March 10, 1999
Top Stories: Tracking the Causes of a Mysterious Disease; Celebrating Women Role Models and Their Inspirations (part 2); Middlekauff Lectures on Early American Democracy

March 3, 1999
Top Stories: Science Giant Glenn Seaborg, 1912-1999; Celebrating Women Role Models and Their Inspirations; Berkeley Pledge Program Gets High Marks from Department of Education

February 24, 1999
Top Stories: Graduate Students Discredit Theory that Neanderthals Could Talk; When Theater and Math Converge: Tom Stoppard Comes to Campus; Farewell, Professor Stefan Riesenfeld

February 17, 1999
Top Stories: Training for Bay Area Math Olympiad; Jazz Legend's Piano Benefits Music Outreach Program; "Safe Rooms" Make Census Records Available for Research

February 10, 1999
Top Stories: Giant New Telescope Array To Search for Life in Space; $2.5 Million Bequest Will Fund Studies of Iran; Children's Summer Programs 1999

February 3, 1999
Top Stories: Decoding the Lowly Fruit Fly; Admissions Lawsuit: Berdahl Responds; McQuade Named New VC

January 27, 1999
Top Stories: Public Affairs' New Leader Brings Extensive Background; Boomtown Scars -- Then and Now; Profile: Ergonomics Specialist Mallory Lynch

January 20, 1999
Top Stories: Campus Launches Security Campaign; UC to Step Up Recruitment Efforts; Campus Computing Report Gets Results

January 13, 1999
Top Stories: 1998's Hottest Science Story; UC AIDS Team Turns Up Major Clinical Findings; Lirmar Willis Looks Back (and Ahead)


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