The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
OCTOBER 9, 2012
jodi Halpern For Jodi Halpern, a doctor of medicine as well as philosophy, empathic listening is a scholarly pursuit, a professional necessity and - since the age of 10 or so - a route to a more meaningful life.

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Campus squirrel Berkeley researchers are gathering evidence that the fox squirrels scampering around campus are not just foraging for food, but engaging in a long-term savings strategy. Humans could learn something from these squirrel diversification efforts. Of course, with squirrels, it's not about money, but about nuts.

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Cans A new UC Berkeley study adds to growing concerns about the health effects of BPA, a chemical commonly found in the lining of tin cans, hard plastics and store receipts. Researchers have linked prenatal exposure to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys.

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David Wineland, '65, shares prize with a French physicist.

Law professor honored for work that "changed the legal landscape."

Historian of the body focuses on the dead.

Oct. 17 campus memorial for I School professor.   

Office of Sustainability offer open to 20 staffers, first come, first served.

Annual cancer awareness walk tomorrow.

Climate survey, deficit strategies, depression awareness webinar.

Brought to you by Caliber, a student-published magazine. 
Photos by early UC ag adviser document 1920s farm and ranch life.

Thirty years after The Play, call for signal-caller shown in photo to step forward.

The weekend in photos, from those who were there.

California Choices posts online  guide to state's 11 ballot measures.

Debate night #2 at the Matsui Center.

Both men and women guilty, shows Psych Your Mind blog post.  More than just fairness is at stake, says Camille Crittenden on the Berkeley Blog. 
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