Berkeley College of Chemistry avoided reorganization

Student’s petition ignited social media firestorm

Celia Henry Arnaud

09449-cover37-berkeleytwt-350In February, a petition at alerted the chemistry community that the University of California, Berkeley, was considering folding its College of Chemistry into its College of Letters & Science to help fix long-term budgetary problems. The news ignited a firestorm on social media. A month later, such reorganization was no longer under consideration.


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