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Truth or Consequences? The Negative Results of Concealing Who You Really Are on the Job

by University of California - Berkeley
Most know that hiding something from others can cause internal angst. New research suggests the consequences can go far beyond emotional strife and that being forced to keep information concealed, such as one’s sexual orientation, disrupts the concealer’s basic skills and abilities, including intellectual acuity, physical strength, and interpersonal grace—skills critical to workplace success.

2013 Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine Announced

by Robert Sanders-University of California Berkeley News Office
Randy W. Schekman, professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his role in revealing the machinery that regulates the transport and secretion of proteins in our cells. He shares the prize with James E. Rothman of Yale University and Thomas C. Südhof of Stanford University.

Berkeley Researchers Help Grow Future Scientists in the Lab

by Roibín Ó hÉochaidh UC Berkeley Newsroom
Some of the most promising science undergraduates in the country will return to their home schools this week, after a summer-long exploration of frontline research and big science at UC Berkeley.

Are You Hiring the Wrong Person?

by University of California - Berkeley
Study finds hiring managers often make poor choices because they systematically rely strictly on generic performance measures rather than considering situational context

More Female Board Directors Add Up to Improved Sustainability Performance

by Other Author
As a corporate responsibility consultant, Kellie McElhaney publicly criticized Apple’s recent appointment of another man to an already all-male executive team. McElhaney’s new research goes one step further, indicating that the number of women on a corporate board correlates with a firm’s sustainability performance.