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APRIL 8, 2014
Cal spirit Prospective students, and everyone else, can get a taste of Berkeley's energy and variety on April 12, as the campus hosts its free, annual open house. Cal Day's cornucopia of events will include a panel of Nobel laureates, a novel "thank you" to generous campus supporters and scores of fun activities for families and kids.

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Vision project For the many Libyans with diabetes, diagnosis often comes too late to save them from blindness caused by the disease. Now a Berkeley optometry student, her prof and an alum have joined forces to create a long-distance diagnostic project to help save the eyesight of many Libyans.

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Joseph Greenwell UC Berkeley students are about to get a new dean. He's student-affairs veteran Joseph Greenwell, currently serving as dean of students at San Francisco State University. He'll be on the job at Berkeley starting May 1.

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April 17 event is part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Experts talk frankly about competing values. 

Collaborators aim for innovation, tech transfer. 

Third annual fair for employees is Thursday.       UC President to talk with staff online.

J-School video features grad student, prof on Bay Area mushrooming.

Tech-savvy students tap skills to help non-profits do good.


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Reich prompts torrent of responses on the Berkeley Blog.

Biologists trace hummingbirds' long journey to South American Eden.

State's health-insurance rolls to remain fluid despite Obamacare deadline, say researchers.

Are electric vehicles poised for a renaissance? Climate-policy expert joins radio conversation. 

Econ prof takes new look at cavernous divide.

Gadgil, Schmidt celebrated as alumni of the year.

It's National Poetry Month. Hear the chancellor read Seamus Heaney's "Fordham Commencement."

Geographers honor Michael Dear's Why Walls Won't Work.

Structural biologist conducted elegant research on proteins.
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