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Media Advisory

Cal Day Highlights
 

12 April 2005

ATTENTION: Weekend editors, feature writers, photographers, camera crews

Contact: Noel Gallagher, Media Relations
(510) 643-7944
noelgallagher@berkeley.edu


WHAT
Hour-by-hour highlights for Cal Day 2005, being held this Saturday, April 16.

WHEN
The following are hour-by-hour highlights for Cal Day 2005, this Saturday, April 16. About 35,000 people are expected to come to the University of California, Berkeley, to attend the annual open house. This is a great chance to get behind-the-scenes footage and information about the campus, its buildings, its people and its mission.

A full events calendar is available at: http://www.urel.berkeley.edu/calday/program.cfm.

8:30 a.m - 9:30 a.m. New Student Welcome Session, Haas Pavilion

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Golden Bear Invitational Track Meet, Edwards Stadium

9 a.m. - noon. Important Fossils from California: Fossil Preparation, Museum of Paleontology, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Living in a Seismically Active Region: Earthquake Preparedness & Safety, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Bechtel Engineering Center, Garbarini Lounge

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Rappelling Clinic, Wheeler Hall, south entrance

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Black Graduate Engineering & Science Students Association Science Fair, Wozniak Lounge, Soda Hall, 4th floor

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Got Bugs? We Do! Essig Museum of Entomology, Wellman Hall, 2nd floor

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. National AIDS Memorial Design Competition Exhibition, 108 Wurster Hall

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About College, Center for Educational Outreach, 160 Kroeber Hall

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. The 1906 Earthquake: Then & Now, Seismological Laboratory, Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

10 a.m. - noon. Robotic Racing Cars, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, 200 Cory Hall courtyard

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Explore World Cultures at the Hearst Museum, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

11 a.m. - noon. Cal Traditions & Songs, Alumni House, Toll Room

11 a.m. - noon. Plants Like You've Never Seen Before!, UC Botanical Garden, (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)

11 a.m. - noon. Proteins Misbehaving in Alzheimer's Disease, Molecular & Cell Biology, 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building

11 a.m. - noon. Winning Elections: Why & How the Republicans Win, 145 Dwinelle Hall

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Coincidences, Current Events & Gambling, Statistics, 1011 Evans Hall

11:30 a.m. - noon. Archaeology in Iraq: Past & Present, Near Eastern Studies, 254 Barrows Hall

Noon - 1:30 p.m. A Socratic Dialogue: Immigration, Reform & Security, 145 Dwinelle Hall

Noon - 3:30 p.m. Cal Rugby Regional Championship, Witter Rugby Field

Noon - 4 p.m. ASUC Art Studio Spring Art Sale, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Art Studio, lower level

Noon - 4 p.m. See Cal Upside-down! A Campuswide Camera Obscura Installation, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Art Studio, lower level

Noon - 4:15 p.m. Bells, Bells, Bells, Bells, Music, Campanile (Sather Tower)

1-1:30 p.m. Guided tour of the Bancroft Library, Edward H. Heller Reading Room

1-2 p.m. Fun With Physics -- Why Should Students Have All the Fun?, 1 LeConte Hall

1-3 p.m. No Child Left Behind -- Lofty Goals, Positive Effects, Unkept Promises & Unintended Consequences, 122 Wheeler Hall

1-4 p.m. Important Fossils from California: Fossil Preparation, Museum of Paleontology, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building

2-2:30 p.m. African Drumming, Hertz Hall south patio

2-3 p.m. 2004 Giant Earthquake & Tsunami: Geophysical Observations & Lessons Learned, Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

2-3 p.m. Chancellor's State of the Campus Address, 145 Dwinelle Hall

2-3:30 p.m. University Dance Theater 2005, Theater, Dance & Performance Studies, Zellerbach Playhouse

3-4 p.m. Pleasure, Politics, and Public Fantasy in Bollywood Cinema, 300 Wheeler Hall

3-4 p.m. Undergraduate Research: Nobelists in the Making, 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building

3-5 p.m. Having Fun with Robots, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, 3108 Etcheverry Hall