The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Video screenshots Imagine tapping into the mind of a coma patient, or watching your own dream on YouTube. With a cutting-edge blend of brain imaging and computer simulation, UC Berkeley scientists are bringing these futuristic scenarios within reach by decoding and reconstructing people's dynamic visual experiences. 

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Undergraduates in class By virtually any measure, UC Berkeley and its undergraduates rank among the best in the world. Mark Richards, executive dean of the College of Letters and Sciences, believes Berkeley can do better. He led an 18-month examination of teaching and learning at Berkeley that has now yielded a roadmap for innovation and change. 

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Robert Birgeneau on White House panel UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Monday, playing a featured role in an East Room event to emphasize the need to clear hurdles for girls and women with aspirations to careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Administration says reaction shows issues of race and ethnicity still unresolved.  Documentary on justice in Mexico.

Interns were deployed around the world.

Clean-energy partnership gets results with bioengineered microbes.

Report also calculates a $38 billion contribution to the gross state product.
PECASE awards go to early-career scientists Chow, Wang. Undergraduates honored for giving back.

High-risk, high-impact research attracts national recognition for young innovators.

Studies show that losing sleep can get in the way of success.

Bioengineers reprogram stem cells.

Online service for students, faculty and staff encourages collaboration and scholarship.

$7.5 million for advanced reactor research.        
Health*Matters series teaches easy ways to make healthy meals.

At The Ration, it's all about nutrition, farms and the business of eating.

Focus on teaching, research, public service.

The Bay Area in crime fiction 
Doe exhibit explores popularity of region among writers from Hammett to the present
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