Berkeleyan this week on campus
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
The U.S. divorce rate was soaring when UC Berkeley psychologist Robert Levenson helped launch a study of middle-aged and older couples in the late 1980s. With many of those spouses now in old age, the study is winding down. But a lot's been learned from pairs who made it together through life's many ups and downs. 

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Should sports and politics be separate? Or are sports inherently political? As the winter Olympics unfold, the Athletic Study Center's Derek Van Rheenen, a former pro soccer player, discusses "the skunk" at the Sochi games, and how athletic events can serve as a lever to shake things up.

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Mechanical engineer Lydia Sohn, a Bakar Fellow, is looking for ways to identify, and reduce, breast-cancer metastasis. The UC Berkeley fellowship program, supporting scientific research with commercial potential, invites early-career faculty to apply for the next round of funding.

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Innovation event draws sellout crowd.

Thinking big to make it all add up.
Hands-on science day at Berkeley March 15.

UC community urged to give via state tax return.

Chancellor's Awards nominations due March 7.  UCnet info portal replaces At Your Service.

MyFinances offers one-stop snapshot, at last.   
Tomás Aragón, medical epidemiologist, explains. 

A Q&A with Vice Chancellor John Wilton. 
A new book features the aerial photography of CED's Cris Benton.

Cellular evidence uncovered.

Fledgling center looks at 'hidden health crisis' on the job.

Probing the ancient origins of photosynthesis.

Psychologists share their sometimes surprising research findings.  
Student-athletes, frat brothers to lead candlelight ceremony for Cal lineman.

Professor of economics, law, public policy died Jan. 30, at 64.

Photos by prof emeritus to be shown in April. 
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