Emmanuel Saez was one of a pair of economists who created a big media splash with a 2013 study showing that social mobility correlates with where the children grew up. A new report in Science magazine reveals how they got a hold of IRS data.
Not realizing her limitations during her student days and in the 15 years since graduating with her undergraduate degree in philosophy helped propel L&S alumna Tamara Keith on a steady upward professional trajectory. The NPR reporter shared her perspective as distinguished speaker at the philosophy department commencement exercises.External News Link: http://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2014-05-20/nprs-white-house-reporter-tells-grads-secret-her-success-not
A study published in the Annals of Neurology feature promising results that may bring new hope to people suffering from head injury-induced epilepsy. Daniela Kaufer, L&S associate professor of integrative biology, contributed to the report.
Former cathedral organ will debut new student compositions for the first time during commencement exercises for Department of Music graduates. The Noack organ was relocated to Hertz Hall from a Delaware church last year. View a film clip of the classic pipe organ.External News Link: http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2014/05/15/hertz-hall-organ/
Congratulations to the MCB Graduate Students who are recipients of UC Berkeley's 2013-2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (OGSI).
Students majoring in L&S subjects from political science to English were among a select handful considered for the prestigious University Medal, which requires a 3.95 grade point average and a resume illustrating a track record of overcoming challenges and helping others.External News Link: http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2014/05/12/university-medal-runners-up/