The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
T. rex Was T. rex really the king of the forest? A new census of dinosaurs in Montana's Hell Creek Formation shows that the huge creature long thought to rule the food chain was far too abundant to be a top predator. It probably subsisted on a broad variety of dead as well as live animals, much like today's hyena.

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CoFed leadership training The protests that kept Panda Express off campus and brought a food co-op to Bancroft Way now have led to a nationwide effort to bring more sustainable food to college campuses. Recently, Berkeley-based CoFed brought 30 student leaders to Sebastopol for training in how to open co-ops of their own. 

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Claire McCaskill, Robert Hirst Robert Hirst, of Berkeley's Bancroft Library, went to Washington, D.C., to tell the story of producing the first volume of the autobiography of legendary American author and humorist Mark Twain. Speaking on Capitol Hill, he was introduced by Claire McCaskill, senator from Twain's home state of Missouri. 

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Michael Marletta heads south.

Young math and science faculty win $50,000 grants for research.

CAREER awards for bioengineers

National Science Foundation honors two.

Law team wins mock-trial contest

Four Students of African Descent undefeated.    

Global mobile app victory

Berkeley team wins in Barcelona.

Obituary: Lois Farrell
Retired natural-resources librarian.

Landscape crew removes it.

A short quiz from Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

Four-year project underway.

Sustainable renovation certified. (PDF)
How the dogbone asteroid got Alexhelios, Cleoselene. With video. Results from 12-year project of School of Public Health and Salinas Valley clinics.

Berkeley, Kaiser researchers try new approach to reach overlooked populations.

Public invited to Goldman School event March 2 at I-House.

Tickets just added for Feb. 25-27 concerts at Zellerbach Hall.

Chancellor, AmGen team up for March 10  online event on the value of partnerships.

Thelton Center's March 10-11 symposium a call to action on juvenile-justice issue.

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