Cover: A playful take on some of Berkeley’s most notable alumni and professors (story p. 4). a. John Cho ’96, Roxann Dawson ’80, Chris Pine ’02, and George Takei all donned Starfleet uniforms. b. Cal has cultivated 22 Nobel Laureate-winning professors. c. Doonesbury’s Joanie Caucus had a Cal degree. d. Jerry Brown ’61 is serving his third term as California's governor. e. David Brower ’33 was Sierra Club’s first executive director. f. Former law dean Herma Hill Kay advocated for no-fault divorce. g. Jane McGonigal Ph.D. ’06 creates do-gooder video games. h. Counting Crows singer Adam Duritz has performed wearing a Bears jersey. i. Rex Walheim ’84 flew on the space shuttle’s final mission. j. The Bancroft’s Mark Twain Project posthumously published his autobiography. k. 24’s master counter-terrorist Jack Bauer held two Cal degrees.

The Promise of Berkeley, Spring 2012, published by
University Relations, 2080 Addison Street # 4200, Berkeley, CA 94720-4200
Copyright 2012 the Regents of the University of California

Executive Director, Mary Keegan; Managing Editor, Jane Goodman; Lead Designer, Vee Mahoney; Staff Writers, Amy Cranch, Andrea Lampros, Dana Mathes, David Peterkofsky, and José Rodriguez; Contributing Designers, Calixto Flores, Keegan Houser, and Virginia Yeh; Production Manager, Shawn Melikian; Web Development, Joel Fuller.

Contributing Photographers Michael Barnes (p. 29), Robert Canfield Photography (pp. 23, 24), Don Feria/Getty Images for The MacArthur Foundation Awards (p. 32), Keegan Houser (p. 2), Dean Ignacio/Daily Cal (p. 20), Christopher Irion (pp. 16, 19), Li Ka Shing Foundation (pp. 22, 24), Alain McLaughlin (p. 31), courtesy of the Puzey family (p. 28), Peg Skorpinski (pp. 25, 29, 30, 31), Sandy Tesch (p. 29), Pete Souza (p. 28), Frida Westholm/©The Nobel Foundation 2011 (p. 3), and Paul Wright (p. 31).

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