UC Berkeley News
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Staff applauded for service and dedication 
Inez Bailey, Amanda Carlton and Francisca Cazáres Three teams and 25 individuals are the winners of the 2010 Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Awards.
In congratulating the COSA recipients at a recent ceremony at International House, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau thanked them for "stepping up in this difficult time." Awardees were cited for service, efficiency, mentorship, and other outstanding qualities.
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Judith Warren Little named dean of the Graduate School of Education 
Judith Warren Little Judith Warren Little, the Carol Liu Chair in Educational Policy at Berkeley's Graduate School of Education, has been appointed the school's dean, effective July 1. She will become the seventh woman currently serving as a Berkeley dean and the first woman to hold the education school's deanship on a permanent basis.
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Sports 'no sanctuary from drugs, racism, corruption,' but studying it can still be fun 
Leora Lawton Leora Lawton - sociologist, Deadhead, baseball fan - resurrected Harry Edwards' course in "Sport as a Social Institution" to introduce students to "the sociology of race, and ethnicity, and sex, and age, and class, and business, and politics," among other things.
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Events at Berkeley
Gov's vow to restore funding for higher ed

New orchid species discovered on campus
New orchid speciesDNA analysis reveals origins of  longtime Bot Garden resident.

Three architects vie for BAM/PFA design
Chancellor's Awards for Public Service
April 30 ceremony to honor winners.

Faculty Research Lecturers named
Alvarez, Kurke  to deliver upcoming talks.

NAS elects three Berkeley scientists

Guggenheims for five professors

Nine scholars claim  AAAS honors

Haas Public Service Award goes to judge

$300,000 Vodafone prize for cookstove team at Public Health

Teaching award for 'Greater Good' website
Janet Adelman
Shakespeare scholar.

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