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Thursday, July 8, 2004


No events scheduled.


EETD Seminar
Exposure Assessment for Bioaerosols in Health Studies
Dr. Carol Rao, U. S. National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health
Bldg. 90 Room 3148

Employee Activities Assoc.
Yoga Class
Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 70A-3377

1 to 2 p.m.
CRD Seminar
Fast Estimation of the CMB Polarization Power Spectra and Its Covariance
Gayoung Chon, University of Cambridge
Bldg. 50A-5132


Morning Additions: Banana Pancakes with Two Eggs
Outdoor BBQ: Skirt Steaks with Rosemary Potatoes & Fresh Vegetable
The Fresh Grille: A 12 oz. Cup of House Made Chili with 2 Corn Dogs & Lg. Dispenser Soda $4.95
Menutainment: Fresh Seared Tuna Nicoise Salad Tossed To Order

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Scientists Find New Ways
To Tune the Nanoworld

Scientists at Berkeley Lab have found new ways of combining quantum dots and segmented nanorods into multiply-branching forms and have applied new ways to calculate the electronic properties of these nanostructures, whose dimensions are measured in billionths of a meter. The remarkable new branched structures are described in the July 8 issue of Nature by researchers in the laboratory of Paul Alivisatos, director of Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division and professor of chemistry at UC Berkeley, and by members of the Scientific Computing Group in Berkeley Lab's Computational Research Division, in affiliation with the DOE's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) based here. Full story.

Division A yachts at the starting line

'First Light' in First Place
In Its Race Division

"First Light," the sailboat skippered by Director Charles Shank and a crew of four, including navigator Brent Draney from NERSC, is running first in its division in the13th Biennial West Marine Pacific Cup race from San Francisco to Oahu, Hawaii. The Division A craft set sail 10 days ago as part of the first group of 53 boats participating in the race. The crossing is expected to take about 12 days. Also participating in the race is Dave Littlejohn of EETD, who is crewing the Division B entry "Cirrus." Go here for more information and the latest race results.


Wray Wins ASHRAE Award

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) awarded Craig Wray, a mechanical engineer in Berkeley Lab’s Environmental Energy Technologies Division, the Distinguished Service Award at the Society’s 2004 Annual Meeting held June 26-30. The award salutes ASHRAE members who have given freely of their time and talent to the Society.


ASD To Offer Conflict
Resolution Workshop

Margo Wesley, Director of the UC Ombudsman's Office, will be offering instruction on ways to convert potentially destructive situations into opportunities for growth and transformation. The workshop, titled ASD 9048 Resolving Conflicts in the Workplace, provides specific skills and strategies for resolving workplace conflicts constructively. The class is open to all employees and will be held Thursday, July 15 in Building 66-316 from 9-12 p.m. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Employees can register at the Employee Self Service website. There is no fee.

Summer Dance Party
Set for July 17

Tickets are on now on sale for the Berkeley Lab Dance Club's Summer Dance Party, to be held on Sat. evening, July 17 at the Veterans Memorial Building Grand Ballroom, Oakland. Lessons, finger foods, dessert, and parking included. Call Joy Kono at x6375.

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Highs: low 70s (22° C).

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