The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
MARCH 20, 2012
Walter Alvarez discusses ChronoZoom with Roland Saekow Imagine a timeline of the universe, with high-resolution videos and images, that would let you zoom from a chronology of Egypt's pyramids to the story of Japanese-Americans interned during World War II to a discussion of a mass extinction 200 million years ago - all in seconds. Based on an idea from a UC Berkeley student, ChronoZoom is coming to life.

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Blue, Gold and Green poster Zero-waste experiments during basketball and volleyball games at UC Berkeley's Haas Pavilion this winter are part of efforts by athletic facilities systemwide to go green. When Memorial Stadium opens in September, trash-reduction will be the watchword - along with "Go Bears!"

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Also: Vote on UC sustainability video in online contest   

Inside Doe Library UC Berkeley's Doe Library is inviting the entire campus community to join its 100th birthday party at an open house Wednesday. Exhibits, appearances by authors, music, cupcakes and the chance to view parts of the library rarely open to the public are just part of the festivities, which start at 3 p.m.  

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Honors work identifying hazards of smoke from cook fires in homes.

I School Ph.D. candidate helps organize fair exploring what can be learned from it.  Berkeley shines in new evaluations from Times Higher Ed and U.S. News.

Law students re-imagine college athletics.

Environmental law prof Dan Farber tries out online rising-tides predictor.

Grad student Aaron Bady makes the case that focusing on lies can obscure the truth. 
Renovation for public policy, politics center honoring late congressman.

Campus event offers head start along sustainable-economy pathways.

Chief information officer returning to the private sector.

Berkeley's Michael Pollan, Pat Crawford among experts appearing on CNR panel April 5; free tickets required.

All-day event Thursday, March 22, offers details on shared services, other initiatives.

Deadline Friday to register for annual benefit for pediatric AIDS. 
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