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Bancroft opens stunning California Captured on Canvas exhibit

'California Captured on Canvas' tells Golden State story with paint with video

October 21, 2014:

The Bancroft Library is providing a window onto California’s unique history and culture with an new exhibit of oil paintings from its pictorial collection, some of which haven’t been publicly displayed before.

MEMO: POLARBEAR scientists available for comment on cosmic microwave background & inflation

MEMO: POLARBEAR scientists available for comment on cosmic microwave background & inflation March 17, 2014:

A UC Berkeley-led team called POLARBEAR has measured the polarization of the cosmic microwave background, showing that so-called ‘B-mode’ polarization measurements can be used to map the large scale structure of the universe, and perhaps determine the masses of neutrinos.

Exhibit emphasizes the art in science

Exhibit emphasizes the art in science February 24, 2014:

Science@Cal and the Energy Biosciences Institute will host “Art-in-Science: The intersection of image and research,” a two-day exhibit of sculpture, painting, photography, origami, multimedia and digital art by scientists and artists whose works portray the artistic face of science.

Berkeley to host nearly 170 aspiring young women physicists with video

Berkeley to host nearly 170 aspiring young women physicists January 15, 2014:

UC Berkeley, LBNL and LLNL are hosting the 2014 West Coast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, a three-day event designed to encourage attendees to pursue careers in a field where women are still a minority.

Media Advisory: College Information Day to take place Oct. 12

October 10, 2013:

College Information Day, at the University of California, Berkeley, in which dozens of college and university representatives will give tips to college-bound students and their families.

Media Advisory: Major back-to-school news conference next Monday

August 20, 2013:

As the fall semester begins, University of California, Berkeley, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks will hold a back-to-school briefing for the news media, which will include a Q & A session.

Media Advisory: How Deepwater Horizon is linked to other disasters

April 11, 2013:

Robert Bea, an expert witness in the ongoing civil trial to determine the causes of BP’s oil rig blowout in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, will discuss the common threads linking Deepwater Horizon to other major engineering disasters.

December graduates to be celebrated at ceremony this Sunday

December 12, 2012:

ATTENTION: Reporters covering higher education; weekend assignment, photo and broadcast news desks WHAT: A campus-wide ceremony at the University of California, Berkeley, for December graduates. More than 2,900 undergraduate and graduate students are set to receive diplomas this semester. About 400 graduates are expected to participate in Sunday’s event, and at least 4,000 tickets have been distributed to the graduates […]

Cal women’s crew to join “The Great Lung Run” on Golden Gate Bridge to honor former teammate

Cal women’s crew to join “The Great Lung Run” on Golden Gate Bridge to honor former teammate November 30, 2012:

The women’s rowing team will run the last leg of a cross-country trek begun in July by the best friend of a beloved former teammate who died of lung cancer.