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Stories for Feb. 3, 1999

Decoding the Lowly Fruit Fly

Admissions Lawsuit: Berdahl Responds

McQuade Named New VC

Grading Grad Schools: A Forum on University Rankings

New Wireless Research Center

Campus Charitable Campaign Stories

Honoring the History of African Americans

Photo: Trouble in Paradise

More About: The World of Insects

Mentors Guide Staff Interns

Photo: Whodunit?

Calling All Computer Techies

Photo: Faculty Art on Display

Regular Features


Campus Memos

News Briefs


Staff Enrichment

Photo of the Week: Four Decades of Dance

Photo: Dancers

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its 40th anniversary season with four Bay Area premieres at Zellerbach Hall Feb. 19 to 28. Ailey and a group of young black modern dancers first performed in 1958, forever changing the perception of American dance. The troupe has since performed for an estimated 19 million people in 48 states and 68 countries, including two historic visits to South Africa. For tickets, call 642-9988. Atsushi Iijima photo.

Top Story: Decoding the Lowly Fruit Fly

Berkeley's six-year-old project to map and decode all 12,000 genes in the fruit fly is teaming up with a private genetics company in hopes of reaching its goal in record time, perhaps by the end of this year. (continues)


February 3 - 9, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 21)
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