UC Berkeley News
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010
Coming attractions: A short list of spring's enriching experiences
Alvin Ailey dance company Before your spring calendar fills up, take a look at the many riches offered at Berkeley this semester. To help you sort through the lot, we've skimmed the cream and whipped up quick takes on the speakers, artists, musicians, writers, dancers, performers and filmmakers who are headed this way over the next few months. Among them is the Alvin Ailey troupe, whose in-flight dancers are pictured above.
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Study links reduced fertility to flame retardants
Reading a pregnancy test Women with higher blood levels of PBDEs, commonly used flame retardants, took longer to get pregnant than women with lower levels, according to a new UC Berkeley study. The flame retardants are used in foam furniture, electronics, fabrics, carpets, plastics and other common items in the home.
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Conference on turning green to gold attracts  200 to Brower Center
Solar panels on campus "Innovating the Green Economy," a campus conference on how to turn an emerging and much celebrated "win-win" into actual businesses and real paychecks for local communities, drew more than 200 stakeholders from East Bay governments and nonprofits, the Berkeley campus and national lab and green businesses.
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Also: State's green biz growing like a weed, study shows
Events at Berkeley
Brostrom heads to UC
Top-level administrator moves on up.

'86 law grad named U.S. magistrate
First Asian American woman for NorCal.

Memorial Stadium retrofit gets OK

UC scales back cut in freshman class 

Nat'l survey: College costs worry students 

Law students live-blog Prop. 8 trial
High honor for math prof Eisenbud
Book on algebra captures Leroy P. Steele Prize.
Classroom equipment database gets upgrade

Reception for new employees is Thursday

Workshop on securing an H1B visa
Psychologist Jack Block
Climate change: Beyond Copenhagen
Thursday conference on global response.

New location for Feb. 2 Jefferson lecture

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