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Previous conversations:

Current edition
An international campus

February 2010
The battle for Berkeley's future

January 2008
Confronting the challenges of the affordability and access to higher education

September 2007
The Hewlett Challenge, the Energy Biosciences Institute, and equity and inclusion

March 2007
The Energy Biosciences Institute

Dec. 2006
Exploring intercollegiate athletics at UC Berkeley

Oct. 2005
From stem cells to smart buildings: The world of research at UC Berkeley

May 2005
Christopher Edley, Maria Mavroudi, and Tyrone Hayes on the challenges facing UC Berkeley

July 2004
Introducing Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau

Sept. 2002 - April 2004
Episodes hosted by previous chancellor Robert M. Berdahl


The Battle for Berkeley's Future


On this edition of Bear in Mind, UC Berkeley's ongoing series of webcasts about campus issues, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, ASUC President Will Smelko, Arts & Humanities Dean Janet Broughton and Provost George Breslauer share their thoughts about what is at stake in the struggle to restore state funding for the University. Other topics covered include:

  • The impact of the financial crisis on students, staff and faculty
  • The role of dissent and protest on campus
  • Advocacy efforts underway in Sacramento
  • UC Berkeley’s future

audio A full transcript of the episode is online.


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