UC Berkeley News
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Can the Delta be fixed before disaster strikes?
Levee break in the DeltaCritical systems are at risk in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta if Californians can't find ways to better manage the networks of aqueducts, highways and power, gas and telecommunication lines that crisscross the region. These systems are protected by 1,100 miles of levees - some a century old - that could fail in a large earthquake, sending ripple effects up and down the state. Experts from all across Berkeley are helping the state find solutions.
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2010 Distinguished Teaching Award winners
Clockwise fr. top left: Pestana_Nascimento, Klein, Mikkelsen, Ho At a ceremony at Zellerbach Playhouse on Thursday, April 22, Berkeley faculty members (clockwise from top left) Juan Pestana-Nascimento, Dan Klein, Line Mikkelsen and Teck-Hua Ho - acclaimed by their peers and students alike - will receive the campus's top honor for exceptional teaching.
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Gates calls on students to help save lives 
Bill Gates at Zellerbach Speaking at Zellerbach Hall on Monday, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates called on the "brightest minds" to focus less on technological gizmos and more on pressing global concerns like health, education and poverty.
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UCPS closure means the end of an institution
Working at UC Printing Services, 1998When UC Printing Services shuts down next month, it won't just mean the end of the line for its employees, some of whom have worked there for 20 years. It will also mean the end of a 136-year-old institution that printed the U.N. charter in 50 languages in 1945, as well as vital campus publications such as the general catalog.
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Events at Berkeley
Job fair brings uptick in recruitment of seniors
100 employers expected at Wednesday's event.

Kammen named special U.S. envoy
Clinton picks nation's first clean-energy fellow.

Study touts value of public education

-Take the survey
-Attend Wednesday's
summit on campus

Bioengineering prof wins Ho-Am award

Nominations open for 2011 Alumni Awards
Deadline is June 4.

Applications due for UC's Sautter awards
IT innovators sought.
UC pension task force presents options

New UC online guide to retirement savings
Resources, classes for employees with 403(b),
457(b) and DC plans.

Race Matters: A panel discussion for staff (PDF)
Wednesday, April 21
Architect sought for BAM/PFA's new home

Berkeley celebrates 150th anniversary

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