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NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Historic postcards of bearded lady, long pigtail Studying everything from bearded-lady acts to the Victorian practice of hair collecting, UC Berkeley graduate student Sarah Gold McBride is teasing out the meaning of hair in 19th-century America, and how it reveals evolving ideas about race and gender. 
Kam-Biu Luk, Ian Agol UC Berkeley mathematician Ian Agol and a team of neutrino physicists led by UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab physicist Kam-Biu Luk are among this year's Breakthrough Prize recipients, announced at a star-studded event broadcast live on the National Geographic channel.
Pool in forest The rocky formations deep beneath the earth's surface are an important source of water for trees and plants, according to scientists who have been studying what happens to rain in Northern California. Learning more about water and forests is important in understanding the impact of climate change, the scientists explain in a new KQED Science story and video.
Report: Government, institutions get in the way of justice for women.

Instruments from Berkeley used to uncover reasons for planet's climate change.

New assessment of prevalence, risks points to possible interventions.  

Experiment tests behavior in excitement, calm and fear.

Public radio journalist is a new lecturer at the J-School.

New exhibit at North Gate shows photographer's window into war protest era.
Campus gathers around song, food and art. (Slideshow and audio)

Info sessions set for Friday, Nov. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Deadline for Fabilli Hoffer short essay contest, open to staff, faculty, students, is Dec. 1.

Anthropologist Katherine Kinkopf looks at the ancient practice in the video age.

Six education faculty sign amicus brief.
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