The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
For Valentine's Day, the NewsCenter turned to couples across campus who have found not just love, but the ability to enjoy and even thrive working and/or studying together. We asked a few of them to talk about the challenges and rewards entailed and to reveal their favorite romantic places at UC Berkeley. We also dispatched a video team to talk to students about their Valentine's day plans.   

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> Send a singing Valentine-gram featuring the UC Choral Ensembles... 

Workers don respirators Many employers rely upon public fire departments to rescue workers in confined spaces. That is a mistake, according to a UC Berkeley analysis of hundreds of worker deaths over 13 years. Instead, companies need to station rescue personnel on site so they can pull workers out within moments in an emergency, the study concludes.  

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Camper at University Village Swimming or science, writing or gardening, skateboarding or racking up college credits, there's a lot of fun and learning woven into Berkeley's 2012 summer camp offerings for kids. As the first signs of spring burst into bloom, registration and applications are already open for some.

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Increasingly popular with students, it's in Berkeley's DNA. Sees the potential for more social unrest.

Student coalition, chancellor join forces to promote equality in education.

Second PRB forum planned for Wednesday evening.

Multidisciplinary program responds to undergraduate interest.

"The War Room" tracks Election 2012. 
Chemists conceptualize cheaper, more efficient catalysts.

Grad student's work cleaning marshes could benefit ecosystems nationwide.

Product-development class yields affordable, energy-efficient refrigerator.

March 8 lecture to explore role of anti-prison movement.

Marcus Conant, Mary Robinson to be honored at School of Public Health gala.

State funding, protests among subjects of  session planned for March 2.

Lunchtime discussion is this Friday. (PDF) 
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