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Stories for Nov. 17, 1999


Improving Outreach


A Strategic Plan for Campus Diversity


Law Student's Argument Helps in Miranda Case


Century-Old Monument to the Big Game


Astronomers See New Planet's Shadow Cross A Distant Star


Asian-American 'Visibility' Is Not the Whole Story


New AVC for Capital Projects Lays Foundation


Outspoken Biochemist Died Nov.1


Blood Challenge Seeks To Get the Red Out


New West Campus Gateway Signage


The Magic of Japanese Animation Now Screening at PFA


Journalism School Wins Renewed Funding for Environmental Reporting


Hands Across the Americas


If Volunteerism is Mandated, Does it Change the Experience?

Regular Features


Campus Calendar


News Briefs


Staff Enrichment

Top Story: Improving Outreach
Students Helping Students

Berkeley students help K-12 students through the Early Academic Outreach Program, one of the more than 100 academic outreach partnerships between the university and k-12 schools. Jane Scherr photo

Berkeley has at least 100 partnerships with the community and schools -- all working to help prepare K-12 students for college admission.

The challenge is how to integrate their different approaches so that together they provide the maximum benefit for schools, students and families.

"We need to work successfully," said Chancellor Berdahl, "to build collaborations that enhance the effectiveness of our programs at the same time that they respect the individual cultures and goals of each." (continues)


November 17- 23, 1999 (Volume 28, Number 15)
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