The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Jeffrey Edleson Nearly 40 years after graduating from UC Berkeley, Jeffrey Edleson is back as dean of the School of Social Welfare. With October marking National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Edleson talks about his two main research areas: prevention and intervention for children exposed to domestic violence, and new and expectant fathers at high risk for being violent.

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Mother, child Researchers at UC Berkeley's Institute of Human Development report promising results from a 5-year-old parenting program, Abriendo Puertas ("Opening Doors"), which appears to significantly help Latino parents prepare their young children to succeed in school.

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POI logo, Kevin Gorman As part of a student-run course on online piracy, Kevin Gorman discovered Wikipedia's potential as a tool for teaching and learning. Since then, the UC Berkeley undergrad has become an evangelist for collaborative online encyclopedia-making, coaching campus instructors and students on using Wikipedia-based assignments.

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Nobel-winning physicist gets last available thoroughfare.

Character on HBO TV show is modeled after  reporter based at Berkeley's IRP.

Position devoted to gender, sexuality and buildings goes to CED architecture professor.

Poli sci's Lisa Garcia Bedolla looks at the Catch-22 of state education today. 

#OnwardCA truck will hand out ice cream on Sproul Plaza.

Faculty to be honored at Oct. 22 celebration.

Online program connects students with academic experts and leaders.

Video introduces new online, automated timekeeping system.  
Genetic tissue differences could predict vulnerability.

Haas study finds benefit in negotiations.

Teagle grants boost research backing grad student training as teachers. 

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Wellness Letter asks, "Are you ready?"

A few handy Election 2012 links, brought to you by the Graduate Division.

Berkeley Science Review visits preserve devoted to saving endangered African animals. 
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