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10 a.m.
EHS 116
First Aid Safety
Bldg. 48-109

Dance Club
Intermediate Waltz
Bldg. 51 Lobby

12:15 p.m.
Yoga Club
Class with Chris Hoskins

Bldg. 70-191

1 p.m.
EHS 276
Fall Protection
Bldg. 70A-3377

1 p.m.
EHS 123
Adult CPR
Bldg. 48-109

3 p.m.
Magnetic Racetrack Memory
Xin Jiang
Bldg. 6-2202

4 p.m.
Seaborg Center
Recent Progress in Computational Modeling of Actinide Complexes
Jun Li
Bldg. 70A-3377


8 a.m.
EHS 249
Qualified Electronic Technologists Training

Bldg. 54-130B

10 a.m.
EHS 154
Building Emergency Team Training

Bldg. 48-109

10 a.m.
EHS 26
EH&S for Managers and Supervisors

Bldg. 70A-3377

1 p.m.
EHS 62
WorkSmart Ergonomics

Bldg. 70A-3377

1:30 p.m.
Materials Sciences
Luminescent Metal-Based Molecular Materials: From Fundamentals to Functions
Vivian Wing-Wah Yam
Bldg. 66 Auditorium

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March 10-14 Menu

6:30 to 10:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coffee Bar

Mon. - Thur: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Weekends: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

DePaolo Chairs Major
Earth Science Report

Ten questions driving the geological and planetary sciences were revealed today in a National Research Council report that was written by a committee chaired by Earth Sciences Division Director Don DePaolo. The report, “Origin and Evolution of Earth: Research Questions for a Changing Planet,” reflects the major scientific issues facing earth science at the start of the 21st century. The questions represent where the field stands, how it arrived at this point, and where it may be headed. Topics range from the origins of life to climate change and predicting volcanic eruptions. The report was requested by the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, U.S. Geological Survey, and NASA. Go here for more information.

Cancer Research Award
Given to Life Scientists


The 2008 Team Science Award from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has been won by a team led by Daniel Pinkel of the Life Sciences Divison. Members include Joe Gray and Damir Sudar of Life Sciences and Robert Nordmeyer of Engineering, along with colleagues from UC San Francisco. The award honors the interdisciplinary team for their conception, implementation, and clinical application of pioneering comparative genomic hybridization techniques, which link tumor genomes to breast cancer outcomes. Full story.


Retired Mechanical Engineer Meneghetti Passes Away

John Meneghetti, with Berkeley Lab’s Mechanical Engineering and Technology Group, died Feb. 28 after a lengthy bout with cancer. Meneghetti worked for the Lab for more than forty years before retiring in 1993. Throughout his career he played major roles in the construction and operation of nearly all of the Lab’s accelerators, and in 1997 received the Lab’s first J. Michael Nitschke Award for Technical Excellence. Go here to read a full obituary written by his colleagues.

Roadwork Near
Bldg. 76 Continues

Roadwork near the Bldg. 76 motor pool area will continue today and tomorrow. Flaggers will be posted in this area to assist with the flow of two-way traffic across one lane. Drivers and pedestrians are urged to use caution in this area.

Discount Tickets
For Arena Football

The San Jose SaberCats, members of the Arena Football League and last year’s champions, are inviting Berkeley Lab employees to their game on Saturday, March 22, for the discounted price of $13 per ticket. To purchase tickets, contact Mike Nieves, or fax in an order form. The last day to place orders will be Friday.


Employment Policy Has Been Revised

Effective immediately, the Laboratory has updated its Employment Policy in RPM §2.01 (Employment). The changes were made to clarify and update the policy, eliminate redundancies and outdated procedures, and provide updates to appointment types. Go here to see the revised policy. This policy applies to nonrepresented employees only.  Represented employees should contact their union representative or consult their collective bargaining agreement.

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