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Discover the Many faces of Cal at Cal Day 2000

Posted March 15, 2000

On Saturday, April 15, visitors can discover the Berkeley campus's many faces at Cal Day 2000.

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the campus will open the doors of its labs, lecture halls and museums, offering a variety of free activities, lectures and demonstrations for people of all ages,

Children can finding fossils at the Museum of Paleontology or listen to a story at the ninth annual Celebration of Children's Literature in Tolman Hall. Sports fans can watch the rugby "Sweet 16" tournament or get an early look at Cal's latest football recruits during a spring scrimmage.

For everyone, faculty members will lecture on topics ranging from interracial marriage to manipulating molecules. Find out how campus scientists could use your backyard to study earthquakes at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory. Or follow Professor Roland Burgmann on a guided tour that traces the Hayward Fault through campus.

See what your voice looks like, or ask a linguist about the history of your favorite word at the phonology lab in Dwinelle Hall. And, if you're tired of exploring, relax with a free massage provided by the massage therapists at the Recreational Sports Facitlity.

Admission is free to all campus museums, including the Lawrence Hall of Science and the Berkeley Art Museum. Parking in most campus lots will be free as well.

A detailed schedule of events will be available after April 1 on the Cal Day Web site at For information, contact Visitor Services at 642-5215.



March 15-21, 2000 (Volume 28, Number 25)
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