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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]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dirks’ open letter on state audit of sexual-assault policies at UC, CSU

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks today (24, June 2014) issued this statement:To The Berkeley Campus Community,The California State Auditor has now completed and released its review of sexual harassment and sexual violence policies and processes at ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

A spark of new energy in Africa

Graduate students craft a plan for the future of Africa’s power gridGrace Wu and Ranjit Deshmukh grow vegetables in their garden, bicycle to school each day, and are rarely seen in clothes more formal than blue jeans and t-shirts. Though they seem to ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Berkeley grad student wins top prize for early-career scientists

Kelly Clancy, a graduate student in Biophysics, has won the Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation, a newly established award with only two winners each year. As the reward, Clancy took home a trophy and a $50,000 cash prize. UC Berkeley will also receive ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 24 2014]

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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]
Block party in July to celebrate midpoint of ne... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 21 2014]
Staff NOW conference showcases emerging campus ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 21 2014]
Summerfest 2014, in photos [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 20 2014]
Meet Sujit Choudhry: a Q&A with Berkeley Law’s ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 19 2014]
OE’s Peggy Huston honored as leader of change [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 19 2014]
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Ron Coley appointed vice chancellor at Riverside [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 17 2014]
UT Austin official to lead UC Berkeley fundrais... [Published UC Berkeley - Jun 14 2014]
‘Heartbleed’ security vulnerability: what you s... [Published UC Berkeley - Apr 12 2014]
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