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1941 School of Optometry established at Berkeley.
1943 School of Business Administration established at Berkeley.
  Davis campus taken over by the Army Signal Corps (1943-45).
1944 Santa Barbara State College became a campus of the University; Clarence L. Phelps named first provost.
  School of Public Health and School of Social Welfare established at Berkeley.
1945 Clarence A. Dykstra named provost of the University; College of Engineering and School of Medicine established at Los Angeles.
1946 School of Forestry established at Berkeley
  J. Harold Williams named provost at Santa Barbara.
  UC Berkeley professors John H. Northrop and Wendell M. Stanley receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
1947 School of Social Welfare established at Los Angeles.
1948 Clarence A. Dykstra named vice-president and provost of the University (Los Angeles).
1949 Gordon S. Watkins named first provost at Riverside, five years prior to opening of the College of Letters and Science.
  School of Law and School of Nursing established at Los Angeles.
  School of Veterinary Medicine opened at Davis.
  UC Berkeley professor William F. Giaque receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

 


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