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SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
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For the fourth year in a row, UC Berkeley will transform itself into a performance space for Cal Performances' Fall Free for All on Sunday, Sept. 29. Multiple stages across campus will come alive with music, dance, shadow puppets and even an "instrument petting zoo." All events are free and open to the public. 

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Plate of food

What's the carbon footprint of a chicken leg? California Magazine's blog reports that an international team of engineers from Berkeley and elsewhere has come up with a new method of measuring the climate-warming impact of individual food products, which could prove useful to cap-and-trade policymakers. 

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Robert Reich, Jon Stewart
Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy and crusading economist, draws a bleak picture of U.S. income disparities in his new film Inequality for All, opening Sept. 27 in Berkeley. Last night, he appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, who asks: "How do we get out of this trap?"    

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> Also: California Magazine looks at the film and its star 

UC posts additional details of changes online.

First in a planned series focuses on access and diversity.

New 35-mm prints for film series that starts this weekend at BAM/PFA.

Campus pauses for annual memorial ceremony.

Support in Middle Eastern Studies continues work of the late J. Christopher Stevens.

Biologist, former top administrator dies at 81.

Christine Carter says women are more prone to be, on the Berkeley Blog.   
Haas research: Concealing who you are costs you in the workplace.

Chemist Michelle Chang's work engineering bacteria to make building block of new natural product medicines.

Berkeley team devised calculation method.

Researchers at UC Riverside, SF study toxic substances in them, and marketing to youth. 
New association supports those who come with visiting scholars, postdocs and grad students.

"Freedom's Futures," 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Free Speech Movement Cafe.

First, second in national writing competition. 
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