The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
APRIL 3, 2012
Memorial Stadium undergoing renovations The seismic strengthening and renovation of UC Berkeley's 90-year-old football stadium is on schedule, and the Golden Bears' home will be ready to welcome the team back for its season opener against Nevada Sept. 1.

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Fields at Cape Grim UC Berkeley chemists have analyzed the isotopic composition of nitrous oxide - a greenhouse gas - in air samples from as far back as 1940 and found the fingerprint of nitrogen-based fertilizer, proving definitively that the 20 percent increase in atmospheric nitrogen since the Industrial Revolution is largely due to the Green Revolution.

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Teapot in exhibit Starting April 4, visitors to UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library can step into an exhibit that simulates the artist salons that Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas often held in their Paris home. Highlighting the display of literature, film and photography by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender artists is a never-before-released oral history with Toklas herself.

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NSF funds quest to tame world's vast sea of data.

South Pole Telescope peeks at the universe.

Henderson Center throws spotlight on the problem, affecting 60 percent by age 18.

Goldman School Dean Henry Brady dissects elections 2012-style, on video.

Business association launches "It Starts Here" revitalization campaign.

On Psych Your Mind, grad student Amie Gordon describes three intriguing neurological disorders. 

Berkeley Political Review looks at privacy issues in the age of social media. 
Alan Tansman named director of the humanities center.

New website makes it simple to navigate Berkeley's April 21 open house, and to share the experience with others.

Nominations open for award recognizing distinguished service.

UC restarting ScholarShare contributions.

Free admission (with ID) on April 15 and 25, during Imaginate! exhibit.

Three grad students cook up modern media solution with Kitchen Sisters.

An item about the new Bakar Fellows Program in the March 27 Berkeleyan mistakenly identified specific faculty as participants. In fact, applications for the first cohort are now open.  
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