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BERKELEY'S NEWS • NOVEMBER 27, 2022

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Renowned physical chemist and UC Berkeley's Aldo De Benedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Phillip Geissler died recently at the age of 48.
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Renowned physical chemist and UC Berkeley's Aldo De Benedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Phillip Geissler died recently at the age of 48.
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Theoretical chemist and cherished professor emeritus Robert Harris died Sunday at the age of 85, after nearly 59 years in the department.
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Theoretical chemist and cherished professor emeritus Robert Harris died Sunday at the age of 85, after nearly 59 years in the department.
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UC Berkeley alumnus and chemistry Nobel laureate Robert Curl died July 3 at the age of 88.
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UC Berkeley alumnus and chemistry Nobel laureate Robert Curl died July 3 at the age of 88.
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Richard Taruskin, UC Berkeley music professor emeritus and pioneering musical intellectual, died July 1 at the age of 77.
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Richard Taruskin, UC Berkeley music professor emeritus and pioneering musical intellectual, died July 1 at the age of 77.
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After breaking countless barriers in a career spanning over 50 years, former School of Public Health Dean Joyce Lashof died June 4 at the age of 96.
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After breaking countless barriers in a career spanning over 50 years, former School of Public Health Dean Joyce Lashof died June 4 at the age of 96.
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Pravin Varaiya, an EECS professor emeritus, died June 10 at the age of 81, according to a statement released by UC Berkeley’s engineering department.
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Pravin Varaiya, an EECS professor emeritus, died June 10 at the age of 81, according to a statement released by UC Berkeley’s engineering department.
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After dedicating over seventy years of his life expanding opportunities for students at the University of California, former campus Dean of Engineering Karl Pister died Saturday at the age of 96.
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After dedicating over seventy years of his life expanding opportunities for students at the University of California, former campus Dean of Engineering Karl Pister died Saturday at the age of 96.
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In a tragic turn of events, beloved Campanile peregrine falcon Grinnell was found dead Thursday afternoon in Downtown Berkeley after being hit by a vehicle.
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In a tragic turn of events, beloved Campanile peregrine falcon Grinnell was found dead Thursday afternoon in Downtown Berkeley after being hit by a vehicle.
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On Feb. 24, the campus College of Chemistry Dean Douglas Clark announced the passing of professor emeritus Andrew Streitwieser in a letter to the campus community.
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On Feb. 24, the campus College of Chemistry Dean Douglas Clark announced the passing of professor emeritus Andrew Streitwieser in a letter to the campus community.
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Gene “The Dream” Ransom, one of the most successful basketball players to come out of UC Berkeley, was killed Feb. 4 while driving on I-880 in Oakland. 
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Gene “The Dream” Ransom, one of the most successful basketball players to come out of UC Berkeley, was killed Feb. 4 while driving on I-880 in Oakland. 
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