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Press conference to announce stadium, new law/business building plans

08 November 2005

ATTENTION: Sports desk; business, law and higher education writers

Contact: Marie Felde, Media Relations
(510) 642-3734 mfelde@berkeley.edu

University of California, Berkeley, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau will unveil highlights of a master plan to refurbish historic California Memorial Stadium and release the conceptual design for a new building directly across from the stadium that will bridge the disciplines of law and business in new ways. These, along with a landscape design and public open space plan, are the key elements in the planned transformation of the southeast corner of the campus.

1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10.

The Wells Fargo Room, located in Cheit Hall at the Haas School of Business, directly across from Memorial Stadium. For a map, see http://www.berkeley.edu/map/.

In addition to Chancellor Birgeneau participants include:

Athletic Director Sandy Barbour
Head football coach Jeff Tedford
Dean Christopher Edley, Jr., School of Law (Boalt Hall)
Acting Dean Richard Lyons, Haas School of Business Student athletes

Representatives of the lead architectural firms will also be available to answer questions.

Architectural drawings and the site plan will be available.