Graduates reflected in sunglasses
MAY 21, 2013
Crowd of graduates A crowd of some 3,900 graduates in black caps and gowns, and 21,000 proud fans, turned out at California Memorial Stadium for Commencement Convocation 2013. Apple co-founder and Berkeley alum Steve Wozniak praised Berkeley's human values in his keynote speech. 

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Also: Governor Brown tells poli-sci grads "you can make change" (with video)... 

Karen Schloss, Stephen Palmer
Whether we're listening to Bach or the blues, our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the pieces make us feel, according to new research from UC Berkeley. For instance, Mozart's jaunty Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major is associated with bright yellow and orange, whereas his somber Requiem in D minor is linked to dark blue-gray.   

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Jesus Galindo, Marlene Castro, DJ Sellarole, Javier Mendez Meet Marlene Castro, Jesus Galindo, DJ Sellarole and Javier Mendez, four among dozens of UC Berkeley graduates who are heading back to class with Teach for America. The national teacher corps, which works to give kids in poverty a strong education, ranks Berkeley as top in the nation for the number of recruits who join.

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Chemist Peidong Yang leads artificial-photosynthesis effort.

Thirty-seven winners named.

Architecture students devise ways to bring honey factories into urban cores.  
Rocket building, trapeze demo among special offerings at the Lawrence Hall of Science.

Event moved to Wednesday, May 29.

City plans weekly street fairs with music - and no cars - starting June 9.  
Summer means putting studies to work in the real world.

Three at Berkeley Law selected.

Dorothea Lange Fellowship goes to J-School photojournalist.

Projects aim to heighten awareness of social issues.

Undergraduate papers recognized for excellence and use of resources.

Alumna is dean at Beijing Normal U.

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