The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
MARCH 19, 2013
J. Griffith Rollefson A visiting assistant professor in the music department, J. Griffith "Griff" Rollefson has carved out a unique specialty for himself in the world of musicology. He's not just a go-to guy when it comes to the study of hip hop and its cultural impact. He's the go-to guy in the field of European hip hop.

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Ula Taylor, Timothy Hampton, Terry Johnson, Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, Rauri Bowie
An ornithologist, a French art historian, an African American history expert, a bioengineer and a scholar of early modern European culture have one thing in common beyond serving on the UC Berkeley faculty: They are superlative teachers. And they are recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus's most prestigious teaching honor.  

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Ursula Le Guin, Charles Le Guin At 83, with 22 novels, seven volumes of poetry and more than 100 short stories to her name, Ursula Le Guin is still writing and creating other worlds. On the occasion of her recent Avenali Lecture, sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, she sat down and talked to California Magazine about growing up in Berkeley - and growing old.

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Student project will lend graduation wear to students in need.

Granholm lays out the path back to health for American manufacturing.

Professor's new book makes case for recognizing interdependence along U.S.-Mexico border.

Campus design team rolls out ergonomic garbage cans.

Pioneering effort is "a living, breathing document."

Applications are open through March 24. 
EPS and Berkeley Lab scientist studies one of climate change's most important mysteries.

CNR researchers discover new method of tracking health of threatened reefs.

Mellon award for research into "Engaging the Humanities and Environmental Design."

Birgeneau looks back, and forward, as he prepares to step down.

Honor for Yellen, Williamson.

Spotlight on 12 who have taught for 20 years and 20 semesters.
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