The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Farmer in a field How to feed an ever-expanding and hungry population? Claire Kremen, a conservation biologist, sees traditional, sustainable practices as the solution. She and a group of Berkeley colleagues are establishing a new Berkeley Center for Diversified Farming System to find ways to scale up agroecological practices around the globe. 

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Staffers honored
"Fresh, exciting, innovative" is how Janice Crowder, manager of ASUC's Student Affairs office, describes her UC Berkeley job. That may sound like a rookie's enthusiasm -- but Crowder has been working on campus for 43 years. She was among hundreds honored at the 11th annual Service Awards Luncheon for Staff Employees Friday in Pauley Ballroom.  

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Bob Jacobsen Physics professor Bob Jacobsen took over as chair of the Academic Senate at a challenging time for the campus. Here, he sits down and talks with Berkeley's NewsCenter about faculty retention, athletics, diversity and other issues he faces in his various campus roles.  

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Berkeley sends 13 proposals for programs and policies to Washington, D.C. Transportation researchers track effects of recent change.

Berkeley makes its presence felt at conference encouraging diversity.

Plan envisions 1 percent enrollment growth.     
Nov. 15 event memorializes Free Speech Movement hero.

Energy Resources Group joins College of Natural Resources.

Tips on gear, safe family biking offered on Nov. 18 as part of Campus Bike Initiative.

Berkeley's future? L&S colloquium Nov. 16 to explore the opportunities and challenges.    
CNR alum places first among 13,000; see winning photos.

Berkeley architect, MBA grads use UCB tech innovation to cut lighting costs.  New video shows off mobile device that's now used worldwide.

Predictions from an iSchool prof: more speech-based tools and collaboration.

Emeritus professor of government, East Asia scholar.

Emeritus professor of political science. .
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