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Stories for April 21, 1999


Berkeley Surpasses $1 Billion Mark in Fundraising Campaign


State-of-the-Art Hazardous Materials Facility Opens


Scholars Discuss Post-Affirmative Action Strategies at Day-Long Conference


Graduate Student Instructors to Vote on Collective Bargaining


Students Helping Students Ace the SAT


Cal Day '99 Wrap-Up


Jump and Jive at Giant Jazz Jam


Educational Initiatives Award And Presidential Chair


Photo: April Showers Bring Steel Towers


Chancellor's Award Honors Campus Volunteerism


Photo: East Meets West


Gray Davis Headlines 131st Charter Day Celebration

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Staff Enrichment

Photo of the Week: Gamelan A Go-Go

Photo: Man playing the gamelan

Gamelan music from Java was one of the many cultural and artistic offerings for Cal Day April 17. There was something for everyone as students, faculty and staff played hosts to the campus' annual open house event. (continues) Dan Krauss photo.

Top Story: Berkeley Surpasses $1 Billion Mark in Fundraising Campaign

Berkeley crossed a major milestone last week when the fundraising drive it launched to help attract, support and retain the best faculty and students crossed the $1 billion mark -- bringing the campus closer to meeting its final goal and to setting a record for university fundraising on the West Coast.

The $1 billion raised so far represents more than 335,000 gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations, as well as a more than 50 percent increase in the share of alumni who give to the campus. (continues)


April 21 - 27 (Volume 27, Number 31)
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