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Archive for January 4th, 2012

January 4th, 2012 - 11:35 am § in Misc.

Anniversary

The Guardian: MOHAMED BOUAZIZI Like so many little people who trigger big events, Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old fruit and vegetable seller in the nondescript Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid, wasn’t seeking to change the world. All he wanted was a truck. So he worked hard and saved, but his reward w[...]

January 4th, 2012 - 3:14 am § in Schools & Colleges, Science

Berkely Blog: Faculty Struggling to Preserve The Promise

Nancy Scheper-Hughes, anthropology professor UC WHY BERKELEY FACULTY WENT ON STRIKE University professors (unless they have a large research grant) have no secretaries to prepare their manuscripts for publication or the hundreds of letters of recommendation, the purgatorial price professors pay for [...]