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Samantha Lewis, Ph.D., UC Berkeley assistant professor of cell biology. / J Wang
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Dr. Samantha Lewis Awarded the 2023 Prytanean Faculty Enrichment Award

The Prytanean Alumnae Chapter honors Dr. Samantha Lewis for her outstanding scholarship and dedication to mentorship.

Ashley Whittaker as an undergraduate student in Cal Band. / Courtesy of Peter So
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On the Field and Back Again: Cal Band Alumni Association’s Dedication to Cal Spirit

By Josephine Thornton

Cal Band Alumni Association President Ashley Whittaker ’13 shares the legacy she aims to continue as an alum.

The UC Rally Committee marches through the UC Berkeley campus. / Courtesy of Keegan Houser
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Introducing the UC Rally Committee Alumni Chapter

Members of the UC Rally Committee return as alumni to continue their legacy of community-building and fostering Cal spirit.

Cal Alumni Group of San Francisco Summer Welcome Party / Courtesy of Cal Alumni Group of San Francisco
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Golden Bears Get a Warm Summer Welcome

By Josephine Thornton

Cal alums across the country made Berkeley feel like home to incoming students at Summer Welcome Parties.

Eric R. Mart ’70 (left) served as president of the Cal Alumni Association Board of Directors. / Katherine Fiordalis / Cal Alumni Association
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Remembering Eric R. Mart ’70, 1948–2023

Celebrating Eric R. Mart’s life and legacy, a dedicated alum who contributed to the Cal community and beyond.

Prytanean alumnae with Spring 2021 Prytanean initiates. / Courtesy of Tina Cheung
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The First Women’s Honor Organization Pays It Forward

By Jackie Krentzman

Meet the Prytanean Alumnae Chapter, a group of alumni uplifting women of different backgrounds and career fields through awards, events, service projects, and community bonding.

Lupe Gallegos-Diaz (front row, left) with UC Berkeley undergraduate students at a Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association reception. / Courtesy of Lupe Gallegos-Diaz
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The History and Legacy of the Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association

By Krissy Waite

Established in 1984, the Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association works to engage, empower, and equip Chicanx and Latinx students in their UC Berkeley journey.

Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales ’93 at a Pin@y Educational Partnerships fundraising event. / Courtesy of Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales
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Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales: Developing a Philosophy, Building a Movement

By Heather Johnson

Advocate, professor, and non-profit co-founder, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales ’93, Ph.D., has devoted her career to Ethnic Studies as a path to wellness, liberation, and belonging.

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Cal Alumni Welcome Our Newest Golden Bears

This summer, Golden Bears across the country were thrilled to welcome our newest students in person at Summer Welcome Party gatherings.

Courtesy of the UC Berkeley Armenian Alumni (UCBAA) archives
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The Armenian Legacy at UC Berkeley

Explore the history of the UC Berkeley Armenian Alumni Chapter and the profound impact of Professor Stephan Astourian.

At the beginning of the 19th century, the Philippine-American War was billed as a “friendly colonialism,” said UC Riverside professor Dylan Rodríguez, Ph.D '01. This image depicting the Battle of Balangiga, in which thousands of Filipinx civilians were killed by American troops, shows a different narrative. / Public domain image via Wikimedia Commons
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The Afterlife of the American Empire

The Cal Pilipinx community challenges the 'friendly colonialism' narrative.

Midori Kono Thiel at her Augmented Reality exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, WA. / Courtesy of Tamiko Thiel
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Midori Kono Thiel: A Life of Art

By Josephine Thorton

The Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley (JAWAUCB) honored Midori Kono Thiel ’55, MFA ’59, with its 2022 Outstanding Alumnae Award. The recipients of this award have distinguished themselves through their academic careers, contributions to their community, and career accomplishments.