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AUGUST 26, 2014
Student moving in
The 2014-15 school year at UC Berkeley is off and running. New students are piling into dorms, lugging boxes, meeting roommates and getting their bearings on campus. UC Berkeley greets the newbies with three weeks of welcome activities, which kicked off with convocation Monday afternoon. Classes start on Thursday.  
> More than 6,000 new students are moving in; read what they're saying... 

> Tap into the Welcome 2014 program... 

Quake map Scientists at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory were alerted five to 10 seconds before Sunday morning's 6.0 magnitude temblor on the Napa Fault, courtesy of the ShakeAlert earthquake early-warning system.

> Read the full article and view the video... 

> Also: Which fault was it? Read the Seismo Blog...    

Works by Salgado, other renowned photographers showcased for center's 20th anniversary.

Thousands of prehistoric fossils are stashed within Berkeley's famous tower.

Registration still open for Greater Good Science Center's online course.   
By studying soil, he works to predict climate effects.

Law school lecturer documents persecution of Jewish musicians.

Poetry prize for Robert Hass
$100,000 Wallace Stevens Award for English professor.

Expert on Soviet economy was 93.

Online storm didn't provoke protests elswhere, Claude Fischer observes. 
Grad student wins green fellowship for WattTime approach to power.

BEACON, with 20 sensors in Oakland, pairs with citizen scientist website to improve, spread climate data.

Data science fellow studied almost 200 Occupy protests around the U.S. 
Pavilion also due for new light, sound and video equipment.

Watch video of the chancellor, and see who he challenged next.

Baseball's Billy Beane, Sandy Alderson lend their management wisdom to Haas students.

Order books through OskiCat, have them delivered to most convenient library.

Ceremony will honor staff, faculty, emeriti, students lost over the past year.

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