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JANUARY 27, 2016
BAMPFA, dancers, painting
From race and politics to art and design to a full Cal Performances schedule and the annual Cal Day open house, this spring brings a whirlwind of lively events to Berkeley that address the ideas and issues on our collective mind. Here is a preview from Berkeley News.
BAMPFA corridor UC Berkeley's new $112 million visual arts center is opening this week, with four days of celebrations that culminate Sunday, when the doors will be thrown open to the community. The 83,000-square-foot museum and film space, at Oxford and Center streets, is a major addition to the growing downtown Berkeley Arts District.
Quidditch game
Student-run, faculty-sponsored DeCal classes - more than 150 of them - hint at what's trending at UC Berkeley. Popular themes this spring range from TV shows such as House of Cards to nostalgia for childhood passions such as Japanese animé and Harry Potter. New are classes on the ABC comedy Modern Family and early Bob Dylan, among other topics.
Paul Alivisatos leaves LBNL and becomes vice chancellor.

It raised success rate to an unprecedented 60 percent.

Looking for the relevant small pockets pays off, researcher Michael Jordan finds.

UC Santa Barbara vice chancellor appointed.

Party celebrates move into Hearst Gymnasium.

Men's basketball squad joins national effort.
Thirty-nine UC groups join forces, including 14 from Berkeley Law.

Alumna Pamela Harris and fellowship creator Vivian Kleiman co-produced documentary.
Chris McKee recognized for contributions to astronomy.

Don't be, writes resource economist Severin Borenstein.

Robert Reich on the appeal of Trump and Sanders.

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