The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
OCTOBER 30, 2012
William Benemann and Men of Eden cover A Berkeley Law archivist by vocation, an independent historical scholar by avocation, William Benemann is the author of a new book, Men in Eden, about a 19th-century Scottish nobleman who pursued adventure and sexual freedom in the freewheeling American West and found an intimate companion in a skilled French Canadian-Cree hunter. 

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Baby in day care UC Berkeley researchers examined 40 child-care facilities in California and found that most had levels of formaldehyde and a few other contaminants that exceeded exposure guidelines. The study is the first to provide a detailed analysis of environmental contaminants and exposures for children in day-care centers.  

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Hermit crab Most animals socialize to protect themselves from predators or to mate, but the terrestrial hermit crab has a more self-serving social agenda: to evict someone from its shell and take over a new and larger home, according to UC Berkeley researcher  Mark Laidre. It's all about a housing shortage. 

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J-School's Cynthia Gorney tests the theory on the people living it.

Danville 12-year-old plans to graduate in two years - just like his big sis did.

Castillo-Speed, Hoffman named 2013 Distinguished Librarians.

Chemist and biologist recognized for research on sugar and disease.  

"It won't achieve its goals."

Super Mash Bros headline Nov. 3.

Political scientist Henry Brady speaks Nov. 1.

UC's Yudof holds online chat Nov. 2.  
Many readers did, and shared their memories and photos.

How and where to park.

Campus posts Open Enrollment info.

Changes coming early in 2013.

Food Labor Research Center study.

New seminar series considers man's place in the natural world.

A talk on risk, markets and men. 
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