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Make Berkeley moments by taking part in Big Give

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Since 2014, Big Give — the university’s annual fundraising blitz — has inspired the campus community to make Berkeley moments possible. What’s a Berkeley moment? It’s a moment of realization that could only happen in this extraordinary learning environment; a moment of connection between two researchers from disparate disciplines collaborating for the first time; or … Continue Reading »

Berkeley Connect encourages undergrads: “You belong here!”

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By David Peterkofsky Extensive research has shown that college students thrive, and their academic performance improves, when they have a strong sense of belonging. That’s why UC Berkeley has proactively worked to increase students’ sense of belonging through its innovative Berkeley Connect mentoring program. Founded in 2010, Berkeley Connect matches undergraduates with graduate-student mentors and … Continue Reading »

Big Give fundraiser moves to March

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By David Peterkofsky Big Give, UC Berkeley’s annual one-day fundraiser to support students, faculty and research, is making a big move in its fourth year—from Big Game week in November to Thursday, March 8. Though the date has changed this year, all the event’s popular contests and social media fun will return, with exciting improvements … Continue Reading »

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