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Sport - 16.08.2019
Berkeley librarian's personal best? A 303-pound deadlift
Berkeley librarian’s personal best? A 303-pound deadlift
It wasn't Berkeley librarian Hilary Schiraldi's plan to become a powerlifter. Growing up, she didn't consider herself an athletic person.

Sport - 02.07.2019
Velge Eyes 2020 Olympics as Member of U.S. Field Hockey Team
Rising sophomore Eric Velge is a world-traveling student-athlete, who balances his studies at Carnegie Mellon University with playing for the United States men's national field hockey team.

Sport - 20.06.2019
Stanford golfer had to miss Commencement to compete at U.S. Open
After competing in the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday, June 16 - Commencement - Stanford golfer Brandon Wu received his diploma from tournament officials.

Sport - 13.05.2019
While Losing 100+ pounds, David White Gains New Perspective
For most students, attending college is a transformational experience. But for David White, who is graduating with a bachelor's degree in statistics , the past four years at Carnegie Mellon University has transformed him more than most.

Sport - Computer Science - 09.05.2019
Not Your Grandma’s Chess
UC San Diego team heads to ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship In chess— the classic test of strategy and wit— players take turns making one move at a time, able to see what their opponents are doing and adjust plan accordingly.

Sport - 03.05.2019
Homeless World Cup can 'transform lives'
Homeless World Cup can ’transform lives’
Hollywood actor Michael Sheen says football can help transform lives as Cardiff prepares to host the 2019 Homeless World Cup.

Sport - 22.03.2019
Doctor on the court: Kristine Anigwe's surgical brand of basketball
Doctor on the court: Kristine Anigwe’s surgical brand of basketball
Kristine Anigwe won't be going to medical school after she graduates this year from UC Berkeley. The best women's basketball player Berkeley has ever seen knows what it would take to become a doctor - her older brother Chris is on that path, studying at UC San Francisco.

Sport - 18.03.2019
Rethink The Rink With Pittsburgh Penguins, Covestro Begins Year Two
"Make-a-thon 2019" explores innovation opportunities in player safety equipment The Pittsburgh Penguins, Covestro and Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering hosted their second Make-a-thon, kicking off year two of the "Rethink the Rink" initiative.

Sport - 06.03.2019
How much do coaches impact success in sports?
Coaches have a significant impact on success in both the professional and collegiate ranks, a University of Chicago study finds , providing new insights into the never-ending debate over how much leadership matters in sports. Scholars at the Harris School of Public Policy analyzed hundreds of seasons of data, including wins and losses and sports scores and statistics, and estimated that coaches account for 20 percent to 30 percent of the variation in team outcomes.

Sport - 06.03.2019
Big issues on the table at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
Big issues on the table at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
MIT's sports-analytics showcase features open talk on some large topics in pro and amateur athletics, from player satisfaction to data equity.

Sport - 31.01.2019
Goff will extend Berkeley's record for starting QBs in the Super Bowl
Goff will extend Berkeley’s record for starting QBs in the Super Bowl
UC Berkeley's quarterback connection to the Super Bowl began well before there was a Super Bowl. In the fall of 1960, Joe Kapp made a habit of haunting Craig Morton, a kid he'd heard about who didn't live far away down the South Bay way.

Sport - 20.12.2018
ANU uncovers women cricket greats of the 1800s
While the nation follows the fortunes of our men and women's cricket teams over summer, ANU and the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust (SCGT) are shining a light on the dawn of women's cricket in New South Wales, pioneered by the Gregory sisters in the 1880s.

Sport - 17.12.2018
NCAA volleyball champs
Backrow kill on the third match point gave Stanford an unprecedented eighth NCAA women's volleyball championship with a 28-26, 22-25, 25-16, 15-25, 15-12 victory over Nebraska at the Target Center on Saturday night.

Agronomy / Food Science - Sport - 10.12.2018
Agricultural economist Timothy Josling dies at age 78
Timothy Josling, a professor emeritus at the former Food Research Institute known for his encyclopedic knowledge of international agricultural policy, died on Nov.

Sport - 07.12.2018
What it’s like to be the highest-ranking woman in Major League Baseball
When Kim Ng, AB'90, started working for the Chicago White Sox in 1990, entering statistical information about players into a computer was a labor-intensive process and "still a bit of a novelty," she said.

Sport - Politics - 06.12.2018
Exploring opportunities in China
Yvonne Lee, '19, spent 10 weeks interning at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing, China.

Politics - Sport - 06.12.2018
Senior explores opportunities in China
Senior explores opportunities in China
Yvonne Lee, '19, spent 10 weeks interning at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing, China.

Environment - Sport - 29.11.2018
Rising waters could be a major obstacle for A's Howard Terminal stadium
Rising waters could be a major obstacle for A’s Howard Terminal stadium
Kristina Hill says she completely understands why the Oakland A's and the City of Oakland have settled on the Howard Terminal site as the future home of the Major League Baseball team in the East Bay.

Sport - Computer Science - 22.10.2018
A numbers game
To most observers, a blistering, bruising basketball game is a contest of speed and athleticism. But to Dario Zarrabian and Nate Hollenberg, the sport is very much a numbers game.

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