The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
MARCH 26, 2013
Edwin Okong'o Berkeley Swahili instructor Edwin Okong'o mines the immigrant experience for comic gold in his stand-up routines. A "storyteller by any medium necessary," the Cal journalism grad also sets the record straight via his work as radio-show host, writer, reporter and award-winning video producer.

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Bryan Alvarez, Els van der Helm, Will Griscom, Alison Miller Singley Traditionally, the holy grail for doctoral students has been a professorship at a prestigious university. But in a sign of changing times, many Ph.D. students are now seeking jobs outside higher ed. Enter "Beyond Academia," a career conference organized by Ph.D. students and postdocs.

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California's new online voter-registration system, which premiered last fall, generated some striking results. Among them: more registrants come from low- and middle-income neighborhoods than expected, says a new study by UC Berkeley researchers.  

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Law journals gather scholars to  assess new poll limits.  

BBC video takes a look.

Henderson Center symposium explores race, gender and incarceration.

Jay Keasling
Researchers offer a glimpse into the synthetic biology revolution.
Project has implications for cancer, atherosclerosis research.

I School researchers examine peer learning and collaboration in the Internet age.

Newly named Bakar Fellows study the brain-machine interface.
100th annual Faculty Research Lectures, April 4 and April 30. 

First climate-survey winners
Still time to take the online survey, win prizes.

One more week for applications.

IT honor deadline is May 17.

Comments on project planned for parking lot next to Tang Center are invited April 3.

Pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence.

Elizabeth Bailey
Phantom power, and getting real about energy use. 
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