The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
APRIL 19, 2011
Robin Einhorn, Kent Puckett, Phillip Geissler Berkeley's 2011 Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus's top honor for exceptional teaching, will be presented this week to three faculty members selected for their inspirational classroom work in the fields of history, chemistry and English.

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Students at Sather Gate Precisely 13,670 students have been offered spots in Berkeley's 2011-12 freshman class. Some 70 percent are Californians. Among the group are U.S. debate champions; a classical pianist who is also a nationally ranked skier; and a magician who turned his skills into a business opportunity. They have until May 1 to decide if they'll be coming to Berkeley.

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>Also: Berkeley admissions charts 

            UC systemwide admissions stats 

Job fair If the throng of recruiters expected at this week's pre-graduation job fair at Berkeley is any indication, students ready to enter the job market have good reason to be optimistic. From startups to government agencies to major corporations, more employers are on the lookout for entry-level job and internship candidates.

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Earth Week graphicSustainability Summit

Chancellor announces ambitious water-conservation goal for campus.


More Earth Week: A green expo, eco-fashion, energy-saving tips
ASUC's STeam puts on a full schedule of sustainibility-oriented activities.

Law school's Edley keynotes Goldman School program on Wednesday.

Lifestyle, location make a difference.

Study showing effects of estrogen on cognition suggests excluding women is a mistake.

Tang Center joins UC-wide SHIP, which cuts out-of-pocket costs, improves benefits.

Graduate student describes the ongoing struggle to come to grips with devastation.

Tax paper wins recognition from American Economic Association.

Chemist, social historian and computer scientist win election.

Grad students win grants toward study of religion and ethics.

Snakes, sundials, bands, dinos, face paint and tons of Cal spirit are on display in this slideshow from Saturday's big campus bash.

Chancellor's awards go to 28 employees, plus four teams.

The site,, expands easy viewing to any smartphone or device.

CITRIS awards $45,000 to five student-led projects. 
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