The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Newt Newts are getting a jump on Valentine's Day with their annual display of newt love in the crystal-clear waters of UC Botanical Garden's Japanese Pool. Docents are on hand at specified times to explain the mating rituals of these lively amphibians.

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Drawing of new BAM/PFA
After more than a decade of planning, the first phases of construction have begun on the future BAM/PFA visual arts center in downtown Berkeley. The center will reunite the exhibition galleries and film theater under one roof, with a grand opening projected for early in 2016. 

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Kids at summer camp Summertime for kids at UC Berkeley means a welter of camps, classes and challenges, indoors and out, in labs and in campgrounds, in books and in pools, on just about any topic that might interest a young person. And registration for many is now open.

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Discovery dramatically speeds up understanding of past cultures.

New evidence of mass extinction.

New calculations lower the odds. 
KQED's Quest profiles herbarium's Kathy Ann Miller.

Law professor Andrew Guzman's new book.

Dornfeld, Gadgil named to national academy. 
Special Saturday open hours for Kenneth Green exhibit.

Litigants detail case for Berkeley Law class.

Lower Sproul construction prompts a hop across Bancroft Way.

Human Rights Center co-hosts international forum in Washington, D.C., to be live webcast at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. (PDF)

Molecular and cell biology prof Michael Eisen talks about blame.
"Truly interesting" questions about political Wonkblogger-wunderkind. 
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