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JUNE 4, 2013
Nicholas Dirks After months of meetings and preparation, Nicholas Dirks arrived for work June 3 as Berkeley's 10th chancellor. On a day that was all about connections, he received a warm welcome from staff in California Hall, and a loud serenade from the Cal Marching Band. One of his first official acts was to make a video introducing himself to the campus, saying he's thrilled to be here and "I expect to hear from you." 

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Katie Dustin
Katie Dustin is a ninja of simplifying complex processes, as a business analyst in Student Affairs Information Technologies. Her advice on starting a complex project is to "start small and get a quick win." For exemplifying one of UC Berkeley's operating principles, Dustin has won a "Kudo of the Month." 

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Alex Lim scans a book Campus students with print disabilities now have access to the UC Berkeley's vast library collections, under a landmark agreement finalized in May. Beth Dupuis, associate university librarian, talks about the new print-conversion service and other digital-age challenges facing the University Library.

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Geologists, engineers unlock secrets of ancient Rome's tough concrete.

Industrial Cyber Physical Systems program based at Berkeley.

Berkeley Lab scientists pinpoint how dormant breast cancer cells become activated. 
Staff Appreciation Week, with Summerfest, is coming up.

Environmental manager Tom Klatt answers questions about fire-safety project.

Follow campus team on annual ride to L.A.

TGIF update on zero-waste effort.

AQR Insight Award to Martin Lettau for research.

Statewide agency for student aid.

Video of ethnobotanist Tom Carlson on "Science Friday."

New five-year term for natural resources leader.

Public Health professor Julianna Deardorff honored. 

Botanical Garden kicks off summer series Thursday.

California Magazine considers a plentiful protein source in our midst. 
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