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On the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, programs encourage female students’ participation in the fields of math and science, provide additional training when needed, and offer scholarly support.
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Berkeley tops in US for female PhDs in science

In nation, numbers reportedly on rise

By Lea Terhune
Globe Correspondent / March 14, 2005

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(Correction: Because of an editing error, a headline on a story about the University of California at Berkeley in Monday's Nation pages incorrectly stated that Berkeley was ''tops in US for female PhDs in science." A study reported that of women who earned doctorates in science or engineering from 1997 to 2001, more had received bachelor's degrees from Berkeley than ... (Full article: 1468 words)

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