The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
JANUARY 18, 2011
Capitol rally Neither left nor right, the 2-year-old Center for the Comparative Study of Right-Wing Movements is leading the effort to fill a scholarship gap with roots in the Cold War. Proximity to People's Park has nothing to do with it.

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Tiny cottage Hundreds of visitors flocked to a new, 420-square-foot sustainably designed cottage in Berkeley to check out a possible wave of the future. The cottage has its foundation in a class at Berkeley's Haas School of Business, and was built with teamwork from students of business, planning and design, plus a Haas sustainability grant.

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A clean new design and improved news format make it easier than ever for people to use Berkeley's NewsCenter. More intuitive navigation and enhanced graphics make the campus's main news website more engaging and better able to tell the extraordinary story of UC Berkeley.

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Also: A user's guide to the new NewsCenter 

Restructuring saves $20 million.

OE Open House Jan. 21

Almost 53,000 want to come to campus as freshmen next fall.
Three-year plan going to regents.
Report pinpoints salary lag, other issues.
Video interviews capture movers and shakers of modern history.
Award recognizes contributions to education.
Psychology prof sparks an insightful discussion on the Berkeley Blog.

Berkeley scientist on team that found diminutive T. rex predecessor. 
  Focus on dwarf orbiting the Milky Way.

The brazen new world of home genetic testing

Berkeley Wellness Letter examines the issue.
Berkeley Law project pulls lessons from California's first-in-the-nation policy.
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New book to make you an instant physicist (maybe)

Fun facts from "Physics for Future Presidents" professor. Saigon Eats, a taqueria, Tully's and Subway.
First deadline for TGIF applications Jan. 24.
Conference on California's 2010 election coming up Fri.-Sat., Jan. 21-22.
Equity, Inclusion, Diversity event Jan. 24.
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