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Today

7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
EHS Red Wing Shoemobile
Cafeteria Parking Lot

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
EHS Weekly Onsite Chair Massages
Bldg. 26-115

9 a.m.
EHS 154
Building Emergency Team Training
Bldg. 48-109

10 a.m.
Advanced Light Source
Elucidation of structural dynamics in solution using time-resolved liquid-phase x-ray diffraction
Tae Kyu Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Bldg. 2-100B

11 a.m.
EHS 345
Chemical Hygiene for Facilities
Bldg. 70A-3377

1 p.m.
EHS 62
WorkSmart Ergonomics
Bldg. 70A-3377

5:15 p.m.
Yoga Club
Yoga with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191


Tomorrow

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
EHS Weekly Onsite Chair Massages
Bldg. 937-104

10:30 a.m.
Center for Beam Physics
Exploring the Physics of Charged Particle Beams with Green's Functions
Mark Hess, Indiana Univ.
Bldg. 71-264 Albert Ghiorso Conference Room

Noon
Yoga with Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 70-191

Noon
Employee Activities Association
Gay Pride Month Lunch
Perseverance Hall

Noon
Environmental Energy Technologies
Blueprint for Improving Energy Efficiency in India
V. Raghuraman, Confederation of Indian Industry
Bldg. 90-4133

1 p.m.
Computational Research Division
Performance Complexity: An Execution Time Metric to Characterize Performance Transparency and Programming Complexity
Erich Strohmaier, CRD
Bldg. 50A-5132

4 p.m.
Life Sciences Postdoc Society
Two Mutants with Meiotic Chromosome Segregation Defects in C. elegans and Mitochondrial Function and Cellular Life Span
Sara Jover-Gil and Tarlochan Nijjar
Bldg 84-318

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Morning Editions:
Breakfast Burrito with Hash Browns and Fruit
Market Carvery: Beef Brisket with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

The Fresh Grille: Tuna Melt with Fries and Fruit
Menutainment: Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Artichokes

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

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Keasling Featured
Today on CNN


Keasling
Keasling
Jay Keasling, director of the Lab's Physical Biosciences Division, is one of four scientists taking part in a roundtable discussion entitled "Of Man and Machine” that will air on CNN today at 2 p.m. Originating from Singapore, the show includes panelists working in genetics, stem cells, robotics and cybernetics. With host Michael Holmes, they will examine the ways science is working to fix, augment and duplicate the human body. Other air dates include Friday at 11 p.m., Saturday at 7 a.m., noon and 11 p.m., and Sunday at noon. Go here for more information.

Computer, Tech Industry
Slowly Grows Greener

Meier
Meier
Nordman
Nordman
Alan Meier and Bruce Nordman of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division are featured in a Wall Street Journal article that discusses the greening of the computer industry. As the article states, customer demand is driving the push for more energy efficient computers. From nearly every part of the marketplace — road warriors whose laptop batteries won't last through a cross-country plane ride to Wall Street brokerage houses whose server rooms cost too much to power and cool — the message has been the same: We want to use less energy. Full story.
CORRECTION

The E-Mail Address
For Gelco Help Desk

The e-mail address of the Gelco Travel Manager help desk is gelcohelpdesk@lbl.gov. It will start tomorrow.

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PEOPLE

HPCwire Names Kathy
Yelick a Person to Watch


Yelick
Yelick
Kathy Yelick of Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division has been named to this year’s "People to Watch" list by HPCwire, the international publication of record for all aspects of the high performance computing industry. HPCwire publishes its "People to Watch" list annually to recognize “the most influential, interesting and promising personalities having an impact on the world of High Performance Computing.” Yelick was chosen for her contributions to the development of the Titanium language, and her involvement in the design of Unified Parallel C (UPC). To read more, go here.
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Library Updates Circulation
And Overdue Policies


Books
The Library updated its book circulation policy, effective July 1, after careful consideration with the Berkeley Lab Library Committee. Books will be loaned for a period of 60 days. At the end of 60 days, patrons may physically return the book and check it out again, if no one else has requested it. There will no longer be online renewals. Between now and July 1, there will be an amnesty for all overdue books. Patrons will have 90 days to return borrowed books, or be charged replacement costs, plus a $20 handling fee. Please deposit overdue books in the locked Book Drop Box located in the Library in Building 50. Do not leave books borrowed in your name in any other location unattended. This policy does not affect Interlibrary Loans and materials borrowed from other libraries, which are limited to 30 days. Please direct inquiries to Jane Tierney, Library Head.

Spare the Air Program
Offers Free Travel

511
The Bay Area's summer smog season started June 1. This year's Spare the Air free transit program has been expanded, and includes free travel on all participating Bay Area public transportation operators on the first three Spare the Air, non-holiday weekdays. Full details are posted on 511.org’s website here.
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Clear.
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SECON level 3

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