Working Toward Diversity

McLester, Susan
October 2001
Tech & Learning;Oct2001, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p32
Features the Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technology program of the University of California. History of the program; Curriculum of the program; Scholarships for students entering the fields of electrical engineering and computer science.


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