UC Berkeley News
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Operational Excellence completes first phase, identifies 5 areas ripe for budget savings
OE Steering Committee members Chris Kutz, Arun Sarin, Roia Ferrazares, Frank YearyAfter six months of gathering and analyzing data from across campus, the Operational Excellence project has identified five key areas that offer significant opportunities to improve Berkeley's operational effectiveness and reduce the costs of campus operations. The OE Steering Committee has released a detailed report that lays out their findings and looks at the next steps. With video.
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Panoramic Hill settlement over stadium 
Memorial Stadium The Berkeley campus and the Panoramic Hill Association have reached a legal settlement agreement that resolves longstanding issues related the use and operation of Memorial Stadium. Both sides said that they hope the agreement will help form the foundation for improved, collaborative relationships between the campus and residents of surrounding communities.
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Cal Day is Saturday: Come one, come all
Cal Day sceneBerkeley throws open its doors Saturday for Cal Day, the annual open house that brings more than 30,000 people to campus. This year's full day of festivities features student performances, faculty lectures, campus tours, free museums, Pac-10 competitions, kid-friendly activities, and an afternoon concert by the band Cold War Kids. Admission is free.
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Events at Berkeley
'Hotel Rwanda,' free concert highlight Global Outreach Week
Student-led event showcases Berkeley's impact in the world.

Townsend Center shows 20 by Bourdier
Architecture prof's photos tend toward the surreal.

Committee to explore UC role in prisons
April 15 is deadline for StayWell incentives
Rewards offered for filling out your personal health assessment.

CalAgenda gets software makeover
Social media as a public health tool
Conference explores modern health leadership.

Sustainability Summit open to all
Seventh annual CACS event is April 21.

Business Plan Competition finals and awards
New teaching honor for astronomy prof
Another crown for much-lauded Filippenko.

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