Publication: UC Berkeley

First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

For laser inventor Charles Townes, a festive 99th

BERKELEY [embedded content] The Straw Hat Band serenaded Nobelist Charles Townes, inventor of the laser, on his 99th birthday. Video by Christian Collins.UC Berkeley Nobelist Charles H. Townes drew a crowd of more than 500 admirers to Faculty Glade as ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

University Librarian reflects on a transformative era

BERKELEYWith no experience as a librarian but a track record as a skilled administrator at the Graduate School of Journalism, Tom Leonard was appointed University Librarian in 2000. He plans to retire next June after what will be a 15-year tenure heading ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Campus lights the way to energy sustainability

BERKELEYImproved lighting in Wurster Hall’s machine shop helped save energy. (Raul Abesamis photo)Brighter, better-quality light has been brought to buildings all over the UC Berkeley campus, along with lights that turn on only when someone enters a room. ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

On Capitol Hill, Keasling calls for ‘national initiative’ to boost bioengineering

BERKELEYUC Berkeley professor and synthetic-biology pioneer Jay Keasling was on Capitol Hill Thursday, stressing the need for a federal strategy to ensure continued U.S. leadership in a field he said can yield significant medical benefits for people throughout ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lazy days of summer? Not at Berkeley

BERKELEYSummer at UC Berkeley is in full swing, with enrollment once again topping 16,000, including 900 students who are studying in such countries as Chile, Costa Rica, Spain, France, Ireland, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Neth ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Is dorm food the Bay Area’s best dining-out deal?

Crossroads, from outside. Photo: Anneli RufusIn this era of the $12 hamburger, lots of us are searching high and low for affordable dining options. Here’s one that’s hiding in plain sight — although it’s haunted by lingering memories of grim gray patties ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Oral history project looks deep into cocktail culture

BERKELEYCalifornia’s famous tiki bars of the 1930s and ‘40s traded on Polynesian enticements, and many of the bartenders mixing the magical Mai Tais were Asian. But chances are the bartenders were never seen by the customers. Racism kept them hidden away ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Greater Good asks: Can patriotism be compassionate?

“I don’t mean love, when I say patriotism,” writes Ursula K. Le Guin in her classic 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness . “I mean fear. The fear of the other. And its expressions are political, not poetical: hate, rivalry, aggression.”In some corners, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Berkeley a big part of new UC initiative on global food needs

BERKELEYThe University of California is launching an initiative to marshal resources across the UC campuses — including Berkeley’s 90 courses, 150 faculty and staff and multiple institutes and centers devoted to the study of agriculture and food — to ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Message from Chancellor Dirks

To the Members of the UC Berkeley Community,I am writing to inform you that Cal’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Sandy Barbour, will be transitioning to a new role on campus beginning on July 15, 2014Sandy is the longest serving Director of Athletics ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cal Dining team goes for glory at Gilroy Garlic Festival

BERKELEYAnyone who’s ever hankered for a little garlic and bacon in their whoopie pie can satisfy that craving at this year’s Gilroy Garlic Festival Garlic Bowl, where two of Cal Dining’s top chefs will go up against three other universities in a cook-off ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bruno Zumino, an architect of supersymmetry, dies at 91

BERKELEYBruno Zumino, a professor emeritus of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, who was best known for developing supersymmetry, a theory now considered as a leading candidate for explaining the fundamental forces of nature, died Sunday, ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 25 2014]

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University Librarian reflects on a transformati... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
For laser inventor Charles Townes, a festive 99th [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 30 2014]
Campus lights the way to energy sustainability [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 25 2014]
On Capitol Hill, Keasling calls for ‘national i... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 21 2014]
Lazy days of summer? Not at Berkeley [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 17 2014]
Is dorm food the Bay Area’s best dining-out deal? [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 12 2014]
Oral history project looks deep into cocktail c... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 09 2014]
Greater Good asks: Can patriotism be compassion... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 03 2014]
Berkeley a big part of new UC initiative on glo... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 01 2014]
Message from Chancellor Dirks [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 27 2014]
Message from Sandy Barbour [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 27 2014]
Cal Dining team goes for glory at Gilroy Garlic... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 27 2014]
Bruno Zumino, an architect of supersymmetry, di... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 25 2014]
A spark of new energy in Africa [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 24 2014]
Dirks’ open letter on state audit of sexual-ass... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 24 2014]
Berkeley grad student wins top prize for early-... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 24 2014]
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