The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
JANUARY 29, 2013
Stan Lai, Cathy Park, clowns, poster,
From visits by prominent Chinese and Taiwanese artists to a new opera based on the children's novel The Secret Garden to talks on understanding the family dog, UC Berkeley's spring calendar boasts a bounty of events to engage, entertain and explain.  

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Alice Agogino, engineering Barbie Mechanical-engineering professor Alice Agogino, winner of the AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award, talks about her influences and her efforts to transform a profession in a Q&A with the UC Berkeley NewsCenter that covers topics ranging from human-centered design to blogging to Barbies.

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Graphic showing sleep impairment The connection between poor sleep, memory loss and brain deterioration as people age has been elusive. But for the first time, UC Berkeley scientists have found a link. Their discovery opens the door to boosting the quality of sleep in elderly people to improve memory.

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Person of Interest: Law school administrator rocks out at night.

School of Public Health neuroscientist Jagust honored for work on beta-amyloid plaques.

Avenali residency brings alumnus Stan Lai to campus through Feb. 9.

Some 200 redwoods and 100 toyons planted near Lawrence Hall.

Southside and other areas near campus will be the focus of heightened law enforcement.

Youth with disabilities urged to think big. 
Robert Birgeneau
Birgeneau to lead AAAS's Lincoln Project
Focus is maintaining access and excellence in public universities.

Berkeley Lab scientists studying behavior to find ways to cut consumption.

Claude Fischer on how far Americans' health has sunk, and why.

School of Public Health's Malcolm Potts on fighting terrorism in the Sahel.

What to post and why, on Berkeley Science Review.

They've been called entitled, but Greater Good Center says research reveals positive qualities. 
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