The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
MARCH 6, 2012
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Opening the door to the development of thought-controlled prosthetic devices to help people with spinal-cord injuries, amputations and other impairments, neuroscientists at UC Berkeley and the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Portugal have demonstrated that the brain is more flexible and trainable than previously thought. 

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Sacramento rally Thousands of students, teachers and workers from across California, including a contingent from UC Berkeley, descended on Sacramento Monday for a mass demonstration urging lawmakers to restore funding to public higher education in California.  

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Inside Skydeck The recent launch of the Skydeck startup incubator, which houses a mix of ventures co-founded by Berkeley faculty, students and alumni, heralds a dynamic campus effort to foster a new generation of young entrepreneurs and forge a hotbed of collaborative innovation and enterprise in the East Bay.

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Study from Berkeley's SafeTREC.

New book from CSHE's Pelfrey examines Richard Atkinson's tenure as UC president.

Wellness Letter explores the link.

Latest hearing presents contrasting accounts of protests, response.

UCTV Prime goes live.

Psych Your Mind explores connections to compatibility. 
Campus spokesman, booster through tumultuous times.

Carnegie Mellon's Dickson Prize in Science.

Inaugural "Power 100" list.

"Imaginate" at the Lawrence Hall of Science aims to open minds.

Random faculty, staff, students asked to answer online questionnaire.

5k fundraiser takes place April 15.

Employees will be asked to vouch for dependents covered by benefits.

Nominations due Wednesday, March 7. 
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