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Monday, February 9, 2004
S P E C I A L   E D I T I O N

Charles Shank to Step Down
As Berkeley Lab Director

IMAGE: Charles Shank
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Director Charles V. Shank today announced his intention to leave his position by the end of the year. During his tenure, he oversaw tremendous scientific growth and achievement, expanding programs in astrophysics, computing, genomics, and nanoscience, and doubling the Laboratory’s budget. He joined Berkeley Lab and the University of California, Berkeley faculty in September, 1989. Full story.

A Letter to Berkeley Lab Employees
From UC President Robert Dynes

IMAGE: Robert Dynes

"As you are aware, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Director Chuck Shank today announced that he would step down by the end of this year. Through his own scientific career and through his skilled management of the laboratory, Chuck has made a major contribution to the cause of scientific advancement in this country. His leadership of Berkeley Lab for the last fifteen years has played an important role in helping the laboratory achieve ever-increasing levels of scientific achievement and furthering its reputation as one of the world’s leading centers of technological excellence." Go here to read complete letter.

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