The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
APRIL 9, 2013
Hands drawing video sketch
Three Cal alumni and teachers - a live-action sketch artist, a social-media proselytizer and a brilliant professor who is also an unapologetic Bono fan - have teamed up to create artful, provocative videos and brought Twitter into the classroom. The goal: to extend the teachings of Berkeley's biggest minor, Global Poverty and Practice, online.  

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Man with EEG-sensor-equipped headset
Instead of typing your password, in the future you may only have to think a private thought, according to School of Information researchers. Using a Bluetooth-like headset equipped with an EEG sensor, they explored the feasibility of brainwave-based computer authentication as a substitute for typed or spoken security codes. 

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Ruben Mejia and Trevor Oda L&S facilities manager Ruben Mejia, an alum who's worked on campus for 20 years, exemplifies one of Berkeley's five operating principles: "We include and excel, together." We'll be spotlighting a different staffer each month, one for each principle. Want to give kudos to a colleague? Your chance is a click away.

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After 42 years at Berkeley, provost is ready to leave the nest.

Legal Planet on Monday's court ruling and on Berkeley Law report due out Thursday.

Professor is expert witness against former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt.

"I hope California will be in the vanguard," says engineering dean.

LiveScience profiles engineering professor Steven Glaser.

A cat, a mouse and a New Yorker cartoon caption contest prove a winner for Tom Leonard. 
Seven students selected for their modern takes on Ansel Adams images.  
Experts' report predicts collision of climate change, population growth.  
Bakar Fellow's work on proteins looks beyond modern genomics. 

KQED's Forum interviews Robert Alter.

Three campus buildings among nine in Berkeley honored.

New grove at West Circle honors Japanese American alumni.

"Breathe" campaign offers quit-smoking classes, advice, in preparation for 2014.

Campus event offers faculty, staff information. resources for managing personal finances.

Two runs a day for faculty, staff, students.

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