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OCTOBER 21, 2014
California Captured on Canvas

"California Captured on Canvas," a new exhibit at the Bancroft Library, features 43 spectacular pieces selected from the library's collection of 300-plus oil paintings highlighting the state's history and culture. It was curated by Jack von Euw, who heads the Bancroft's pictorial collection, which is second only to that of the Library of Congress.

> Read the full article and take a video tour of the exhibit...

Aaron Fisher, Emily Becklund Aaron Fisher was a nanny for a successful actor when he applied for a post-baccalaureate in psychology. Emily Becklund was working in Los Angeles for the reality TV Kardashian family when she did the same. Today, their academic dreams have converged at UC Berkeley, where Fisher just launched a post-bac in psychology, the first of its kind on the West Coast.

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Wellness Letter In 1984, when the Berkeley Wellness Letter first landed in mailboxes, the word "wellness" was rarely used. Now, the culture has caught up with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health: a Google search of "wellness" turns up 464 million hits. The newsletter now has a burgeoning online presence and threw a party to celebrate its 30th anniversary and its future. 

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Patient savings were predicted, but study shows the reverse.

Campus thinkers and doers share Berkeley stage Friday-Saturday.

Collaboration by UC experts is for gardeners and naturalists.

Scientists discover mechanism that might lead to new treatments.

Researchers ask: How is the universe structured? What is the nature of dark matter? 

Berkeley researcher watching data coming back from new MAVEN spacecraft mission.

Berkeley Law's Steve Sugarman on the pros and cons of Measure D.

Creative energy powers Student Learning Center gathering.

Another high honor for professor Randy Schekman.

Groundbreaking music researcher, scholar and performing artist dies at 72.

Blum Center brings real-world impact work right into the classroom.

Campus celebrates sustainable edibles, and Cal Dining offers locally sourced dinners.

Special BAM/PFA showing of Eliso highlights comprehensive series.

Annual winter closure starts Nov. 1.

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