Berkleyan this week on campus
Bruce Beasley
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Fred Wiseman Three years after receiving unprecedented access to the campus's inner sanctums, legendary filmmaker Fred Wiseman returned with "At Berkeley," 244 minutes in the life of UC Berkeley. The documentary opened Friday for a limited run in Bay Area theaters, and will be shown on PBS next month. 

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Demian Bichir The Mexican actor Demian Bichir, Oscar-nominated star of the movie "A Better Life" and TV series "The Bridge," talked with students about the value of film, giving voice to the voiceless and the inevitability of immigration reform as he visited UC Berkeley as a guest of the Center for Latin American Studies.

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Rebecca Peters Rebecca Peters, a senior whose deep interest in water rights has taken her to Latin America's rural areas to work on water purification projects and to the heart of international policymaking, has won one of the nation's top honors for undergraduates, a Marshall Scholarship.

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View video of today's ceremony (Dec. 10) in Stockholm.

Chancellor Dirks pay homage to South African anti-apartheid leader's legacy.

Deal - $18 million for 15 years - gives naming rights to alum's internet video-game business.

Therapy dogs are here for two days to de-stress students during finals.

Artist, alum Bruce Beasley's "floating" stainless steel rings find a home on campus.

Classroom "conference" demonstrates the difficulty of global change.

After a two-day delay, the Cal Forestry Club's annual evergreen fundraiser is underway.

Holiday benefit runs Friday and Saturday. 
Two science faculty elected to the National Academy of Inventors.

Entrepreneurship professor John Morgan wins new award named for Nobel laureate Oliver Williamson.

Engineering professor emeritus, known for work on blood flow, dies at 79.

City recognizes resuscitation efforts. (PDF)  

Energy professor says UC investments are hurting the planet.

Readers respond to professor's viral post about the recent campus strike.

A grad student in English, owner of Oakland's Ordinaire, explains. 
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