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Statement from the Nuclear Engineering Department Regarding Current Events.
We, the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley are deeply appalled by the racist killings of recent weeks and mourn the tragic loss of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade and Breonna Taylor and the racism directed at Christian Cooper and so many more. We as a department stand in solidarity with the victims of this violence taking place across America.
Our society’s failure to protect our people of color, disadvantaged and the most vulnerable among us from any form of attack is deeply concerning and shows the deep underlying systemic disregard for the basic rights of minority groups.
We express our solidarity with those who have bravely engaged in peaceful protests across the country. We support the peaceful and respectful actions taken by so many demanding an end to racism and hatred.
All of us -- as faculty, staff, parents, students, and colleagues -- must renew our commitment to actively stand against systemic racism and the devaluation of Black Lives.
Unchecked violence at the hands of police and civilians requires our urgent attention and we must change how we go about dealing with one another.
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Photo: NSSC Fellows. The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium works to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation and reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism worldwide.The NSSC is funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration, composed of 8 universities and five national laboratories, and seated in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley. Learn more at https://nssc.berkeley.edu/.