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Wednesday, June 1, 2005


9 a.m.
EH&S 20
EH&S for Supervisors
Bldg. 51-201

Lab Dance Club
Dance Party
Bldg. 71-146U

Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig ($10/$12)
Bldg. 937-302

12:15 p.m.
Yoga Club
Class with Chris Hoskins ($10/$12)
Bldg. 70A-3377

1:30 p.m.
Materials Sciences
Mechanical Stability and Fracture of Solar Wafers and Cells
Jochen Moeller
Bldg. 62-203



7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Iron Age Shoemobile
Cafeteria Parking Lot

11:30 a.m.
Health Care Facilitator
Wellness Fair
Cafeteria Lawn

1 p.m.
EH&S 156
Building Manager's Orientation
Bldg. 48-109

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Morning Editions:
Breakfast Quesadillas with Ranch Potatoes
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Burger Patty with Cheesy Eggs on Toast
Fresh Grille: Meatloaf Sandwich with French Fries
Menutainment: Vegetable Lasagna

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



Berkeley 'Review'
Features Lab Research


The spring issue of the Berkeley campus' graduate student publication, "Berkeley Science Review," includes a feature article on "Intelligent Design," with focus on Berkeley Lab's Synthetic Biology Department. Among those featured in the article are Lab Deputy Director Graham Fleming and the Department's chair, Jay Keasling. Other articles highlight the work of earth scientist Sally Benson in carbon sequestration, the history of optical microscopy, and an interview with UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau. Pick up a free copy in the cafeteria or view it online here.

Lab Outlines Cleanup
Plans at City Meeting
By Richard Brenneman

A gathering at the North Berkeley Senior Center was held last Thursday to answer questions and take public testimony on the latest round of Berkeley Lab cleanup efforts, which center on four areas of soil contamination and 11 areas of groundwater pollution. Cleanup plans call for a variety of remediation efforts based on the nature of the contamination and the characteristics of individual sites. Full story. Another story on the Lab's cleanup efforts appears in the latest issue of The View.


Stop By Wellness Fair
To Pick up Health Tips

Chair massages will be available at the Wellness Fair

The Lab's first-ever "Summer Wellness Fair" takes place tomorrow between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the cafeteria lawn. Activities include music, chair massages, body fat analyzers, and information on exercise and nutrition. Employees can also tour the "Dental Mobile," a new service that will soon launch.

Creative Services Talk
Takes Place Today

Cheryl Ventimiglia, head of the Creative Services Office (formerly called the Technical and Electronic Information Department) will offer an overview of the services her group provides, including technical writing, design and illustration, photography, printing, and web development. The event takes place today from 10 a.m. to noon in Building 2-100B.


Plan to Bolster K-12
Science, Math Teaching

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined the University of California, California State University and business leaders yesterday in announcing the creation of a new effort to enhance the supply and preparation of science and mathematics teachers for the state's public schools. Under the "California Teach" program, the UC system over the next several years will quadruple its annual production of credentialed science and mathematics teachers. Full story.

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