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NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Parked bikes A pledge made by UC Berkeley in 2007 to reduce its carbon footprint to 1990 levels has been met two years early. The achievement also puts the campus eight years ahead of meeting state and UC calls for lowering greenhouse-gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.

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Dirks accepts chancellor's medal
From morning symposia at International House, to a rally on the steps of Sproul Hall, to the colorful procession of staff, alumni, faculty and administrators, to the moment the chancellor's medal was duly bestowed, videographer Roxanne Makasdjian and her team were with Nicholas Dirks every step of the way to his inauguration as UC Berkeley chancellor.  

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Cal Answers pie chart
Want to know how many people work at Berkeley? Or what proportion of students get financial aid? Have other questions about campus operations? A new online tool called Cal Answers can help, and it's open to everyone on campus.  

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Night owls more prone to academic and emotional difficulties, study says.

Students discover inventive ways to reduce plastic waste in campus offices.

Jennifer Doudna's findings seen as medical breakthrough.

Berkeley shares in $37 million to seek ways to harness data collection and use. (PDF) 
J-School's Michael Pollan to engage former deputy USDA secretary Kathleen Merrigan on Thursday.  
Hear from medical-plan representatives on Nov. 13.

New policies on protective equipment and training designed to help researchers.

Papers of California's 32nd governor tell the story of the state's rise.

Led by economist, professor Laura Tyson.

Undaunted by 4-hour-plus run time.  
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