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Issue Summaries for 2000

December 6, 2000
Top Stories:
Museum plans upgrades ; A fashion innocent abroad ; Maslach appointed vice provost for undergraduate education

November 29, 2000
Top Stories:
Got the picture? A magnetic imager with three times the sharpness of standard scanners goes online ; Campus unveils powerful brain scanner devoted solely to research ; Faculty calls for better staff wage

November 15, 2000
Top Stories:
Turf Science: Prepping stadium field for Big Game takes teamwork, perfectionism ; Students now can wish upon Cal's own star ; UC reaches agreement with CUE

November 8, 2000
Top Stories:
Return of the Monarchs: Migratory butterflies enchant Richmond Field Station grove ; Campus details reclassification, lateral transfer increases ; McFadden's mark on the world: Nobel Prize winner's modeling touches the economic pulse of society

November 1, 2000
Top Stories:
Finishing touches New features and shine greet second season at Haas Pavilion ; Bonus program rewards staff for new hire referrals ; Where James Bond and Isaac Newton meet Professor uses movie special effects to teach mechanical engineering principles

October 25, 2000
Top Stories:
Chancellor, cabinet craft action plan for the university Initiatives will move campus toward solving pressing issues in the next two years ; Cabinet initiatives ; Professors measure exploding world production of new information

October 18, 2000
Top Stories:
McFadden receives this year's Nobel Prize in economics ; Oakland 7th graders discover writing online ; Finding worlds like our own: Increasingly precise techniques are convincing planet-hunters that Earth-like planets orbit other suns

October 11, 2000
Top Stories:
Conserving Calder: Huge sculpture outside art museum to get conservation makeover ; Professor donates database for new federal Web site ; Student group keeps traditions alive

October 4 , 2000
Top Stories:
Departments take steps to implement chancellor's initiatives ; Living with breast cancer Campus colleagues share their personal stories ;University taps leading experts for Regents' Lecture program

September 27, 2000
Top Stories:
Chancellor pledges $1 million to address workforce issues ; Cal athletes find gold, silver in Australia ; Human body, human rights: Scholars, public take up emotional issues at 'Who Owns the Body?'

September 20, 2000
Top Stories:
Tien's family encouraged by progress ; Shades of Gray: New executive vice chancellor and provost outlines academic challenges for campus ; College of Letters and Science reinvents itself

September 13, 2000
Top Stories:
Paul Newman challenges corporations to donate more ; This year's fall transition one of the smoothest on record ; New development catalog offers many training options for staff

September 06, 2000
Top Stories:
Campus selects eight centers as organized research units ; In the Summer Olympics, there's a lot of blue, gold ; The next step in office automation ; The Bells of Berkeley

August 30 , 2000
Top Stories:
Restoring life to Strawberry Creek ; University announces salary increases ; Conflicts of commitment ; Berkeley's link to government

August 23, 2000
Top Stories:
Field Studies: Effort addresses health effects of pesticides and allergens on rural mothers and babies ; Back to the books: Students, faculty return to campus for 132nd academic year ; Pay attention to the man behind the curtain! ; COrE energizes departments seeking organizational change

August 16 , 2000
Top Stories:
Campus kicks into high gear in preparation for fall semester 2000 ; Nobel Laureate John Harsanyi dies at 80 ; Berkeley accounting moves into the 21st Century

Fall 2000
Special Issue:
Renewing the Foundations of Excellence

July 12, 2000
Top Stories: State budget provides increase for UC ; Economist Rabin wins prestigious fellowship for work on human behavior ; Presidio excavations turn up three centuries of artifacts

June 7, 2000
Top Stories: Quake 2000: Campus simulates emergency response to Hayward Fault temblor; Whistle-blower Lowell Bergman: an insider's view of '60 Minutes' ; Berkeley expert assists United Nations with Gulf War fallout

May 10, 2000
Top Stories: History major named University Medalist; Mrs. Wheaton goes to Washington ; Opportunities for undergrad research are plentiful and diverse

May 3, 2000
Top Stories: Albright, Reich to speak this month; Eavesdropping on extraterrestrial intelligence ; From a field of 599, Berkeley junior chosen for Truman Scholarship

April 26, 2000
Top Stories: Inside the Fourth Estate; Trust, Pride and Camaraderie: Hallmarks of a Great Place to Work ; Virgin Earth, Where Are You?

April 19, 2000
Top Stories: Three Professors Receive Distinguished Teaching Award; Professor Receives Unexpected Windfall From Former Student ; Plenty of Fun at Cal Day 2000

April 12, 2000
Top Stories: Introducing the All-New; Faculty, Staff Toss Out Solutions to Parking Woes ; Rap Locally, Rhyme Globally

April 5, 2000
Top Stories: Chancellor Reorganizes Senior Management; Interactive University Ties Outreach with Internet-Based Efforts; University Announces Admissions To its Fall 2000 Freshman Class

March 22, 2000
Top Stories: Campus E-Goods ; A Grand Tour for Friends from China; Human Resources Plans a Renaissance

March 15, 2000
Top Stories: From Concrete Jungle To Vital Campus Center ; Fueling California's Prosperity; Humans Will Not Live to See the Planet Rebound

March 8, 2000
Top Stories: Hearst Rehab Praised For Seismic Ingenuity ; Designer Genes; Popular Mid-day Program Proves Poetry's Appeal

March 1, 2000
Top Stories: Bionic Chip Merges Living Biological Cell With Electronic Circuitry; Experts Share Views on California Primary; Brazilian First Lady Battles Poverty, Supports Youth in Her Native Country

February 23, 2000
Top Stories: From Strategic Vision To Administrative Action; Kids' Summer Programs 2000; The Director Strikes Back: (an Appearance by George Lucas)

February 16, 2000
Top Stories: Interview with Public Health's Edward Penhoet; Deconstructing "The Berkeley Way"; Boalt Professor John Dwyer Appointed New Dean of Law School

February 9, 2000
Top Stories: Strategic Planning for a New Century; Engineering Dean Paul Gray Named Next Provost; Sip a Latte...and Chew Over Campus History at New Free Speech Movement Cafe

February 2, 2000
Top Stories: Minority Interest in Campus on the Rise; Designing the Campus of Tomorrow; Raising the Bar for Products Bearing the Cal Logo, Name

January 26, 2000
Top Stories: Tidal Wave II - Higher education faces flood of students; Campus Unveils Plans for Southside; Business Plan Competition Couples Students With Silicon Valley Companies

January 19, 2000
Top Stories: Five Faculty Set Up $1 Million Magnet Fund; Berkeley Profs Speak Out on AOL/Time Warner Merger; Landscape Architecture Professor Selected to Serve As Jurist for Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Design

January 12, 2000
Top Stories: To Search Fallen Buildings With a Single Hound; Caught in the Middle; Sea Change in the Making at Human Resources


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