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Mr. Alix Schwartz

Director of Academic Planning


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2736 Bancroft Way

Berkeley, California 94704

United States

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The Berkeley Historical Society, founded in the summer of 1978 from the ad-hoc Berkeley Centennial Celebration Committee, is a non-profit, all volunteer group dedicated to researching, preserving and sharing Berkeley's history. Through exhibits, lectures, ... more

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University of California at Berkeley

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"Science is moving so fast right ...

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"Science is moving so fast right now," said Alix Schwartz, director of academic planning for the college's undergraduate division.

"This is a very participatory way to get them to engage in the conversation, to have something to talk about with their fellow students and with the faculty," Schwartz said.
Schwartz said that faculty from throughout the college "are pretty excited about exploring all the issues around personalized medicine because it's so controversial.
Even so, Schwartz said that, like any good experiment, it's a one-time thing. "I don't think we'd do it again or twice in a row," she said.
Posted by Alix Schwartz , Director of Academic Planning at UC Berkeley on May 18, 2010 at 4:30pm EDT
Thanks, everyone, for your comments on our program at UC Berkeley. I just wanted to reassure all the readers that this proposal passed through a rigorous Human Subjects review process, that the exercise is completely optional, that students will sign a consent form (and if they don't sign it we will destroy their swabs immediately), that minors are required to have their parents sign a consent form as well, that there will be no way for anyone but the student him- or herself to identify which data is his or hers, and that all genetic material will be incinerated after these three genes have been analyzed.
Well, thanks for your assurances, Mr. Schwartz.
Alix Schwartz's comments don't add up Posted by Hugh , professor at GMU on May 21, 2010 at 8:15am EDT
Alix Schwartz says (a) the testing will be anonymous; (b) students' samples will be destroyed if they haven't signed a consent form. Aren't (a) and (b) incompatible?

According to an article in The ...

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According to an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Alix Schwartz, director of academic planning at the University of California at Berkeley, defended the common-reading assignments. She said they are a starting point from which students explore a variety of views and are not chosen to indoctrinate students with a particular viewpoint.

That's where we are putting the ...

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That's where we are putting the investment," said Alix Schwartz, the college's director of undergraduate academic planning.

Lee said he usually doesn't speak at universities, but agreed to come to Berkeley because he thought the program and campus were unique.
"With young students, you have the obligation to tell them the truth, which is very hard to tell," he said.

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If you like a book that you can really get into, and live inside it for a few weeks, I highly recommend both of these. -- Alix Schwartz, Berkeley

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If you like a book that you can really get into, and live inside it for a few weeks, I highly recommend both of these. -- Alix Schwartz, Berkeley

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