UC Berkeley News
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Making the case for higher ed
Rally in Sacramento Students take fight for the future to Sacramento
"Our education is our country's future" read one of the many handmade  signs carried by hundreds of students who rallied and marched through Sacramento Monday to press their state government for better support for UC and higher ed. Inside the capitol, some of their peers got a lesson in politics, taking their budget concerns straight to their legislators.
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Erin GoreRising to the financial challenge
A conversation with budget point person Erin Gore about the tradeoffs and choices facing Berkeley.
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· How Berkeley is finding its voice in the Capitol
· Bear in Mind: New webcast with the chancellor
Pesticide turns male frogs into females
Frogs The widely used herbicide atrazine wreaks havoc with the sex lives of adult male frogs, emasculating three-quarters of them and turning one in 10 into females, finds a new Berkeley study.
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Ride-sharing goes online and interactive
Zimride at Cal logo Looking for someone to share your commute, or a cheap ride to LA for spring break? Now Berkeley staff, faculty and students have a new way to match up with people driving to and from campus: Zimride, an online ride-sharing service that went live Friday.
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Events at Berkeley
E3S looks to cut electronics' power use
$24.5 million to Cal, four others, for new center.

Berkeley Law prof tapped for 9th Circuit
Goodwin Liu appointed to federal appeals court.
Nominees sought for Chancellor's Public Service awards
Deadline is March 17.

Also for:
CACS Sustainability Awards

Cal Green Fund grants

Sautter Awards
Stressed out?
Mind & Body Awareness Week offers resources.

Free staff/family day at LHS RACE Exhibit
March 6, 10 a.m-5 p.m.

Email your way to better health

Seismic work begins at Eshleman Hall
Tanner Lectures bring Islamic scholar
March 9-11

Ann Veneman at the Goldman School
March 3

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