News

An Interview with Lavanya Jawaharlal on Females of Color in STEM
December 15, 2015

Gregory Chin’s Journey into Empathetic Medicine
December 4, 2015

I-School Course Teaches New Approaches to Measuring Impact
November 23, 2015

Going “Beyond the Bowl” to Achieve Gender Equity in Sanitation
November 16, 2015

Help Support the Blum Center During the Cal Big Give on November 19
November 9, 2015

Clarifying Poverty Action: A Profile of GPP Student Kristian Kim
November 9, 2015

blueEnergy’s Water and Sanitation Technology for Nicaragua
November 4, 2015

The Fast Trains of Mumbai: A GPP Grad Reflects on Living and Working in India’s Most Populous City
October 28, 2015

Turning Feces to Fuel in Kenya
October 28, 2015

Undergraduate Research on the Rise at Cal
October 27, 2015

Five Questions for Robert Reich about Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few
October 22, 2015

Teachers as Agents of Conflict Resolution in Chile: Big Ideas Winners Kuy Kuitin
October 20, 2015

Founders of Endaga to Join Facebook
October 5, 2015

Hygiene Heroes: UC Berkeley Team Promotes Hand-Washing Curriculum to Combat Preventable Diseases
October 5, 2015

GPP Interim Director Clare Talwalker Reflects on Katherine Boo’s Visit to Berkeley
September 30, 2015

Big Ideas Winners Aim to Digitally Track Vaccinations in Rural India
September 29, 2015

Blum Center Fosters a New Kind of Development Professional: The Development Engineer (DevEx News)
September 25, 2015

We Care Solar is awarded US$1 million United Nations Energy Grant to expand the use of life-saving “Solar Suitcase” (United Nations News)
September 16, 2015

Blum Center-Supported We Care Solar Wins $1 Million UN Award
September 14, 2015

The Problem with “Help” in Global Development (Commentary by DevEng student Julia Kramer in the Stanford Social Innovation Review)
September 14, 2015

Berkeley Lab Water Technology Boomerangs from Bangladesh to California
September 8, 2015

The Berkeley Difference: Katya Cherukumilli’s Path to Problem Solving
August 20, 2015

Ticora Jones: The Federal Government Scientist for Global Development
August 14, 2015

GridWatch: Using Cell Phone Sensors to Detect Power Outages
August 10, 2015

Big Ideas@Berkeley Winners Visualize an End to Cervical Cancer
August 3, 2015

Laura D’Andrea Tyson on Social Impact at Cal
July 30, 2015

Alice Agogino: Trailblazer in Mechanical Engineering
July 6, 2015

Moving Beyond Benevolence and Cynicism: The Global Poverty & Practice Minor (A Graduation Speech)
June 30, 2015

Put Innovators to Work on Making Clean Air Affordable in China: An Op-Ed from Design for Sustainable Communities Student Ming Zhang
June 29, 2015

For Cal Students Looking to “Do Good”: The Global Poverty and Practice Minor (A Graduation Speech)
June 18, 2015

Will Student Loan Debt Be Worth It? (San Francisco Chronicle Op-Ed by GPP student Amber Gonzales-Vargas)
May 26, 2015

What Are the Ethics of Humanitarian Technology? An Interview with Blum Center Postdoc Imran Ali in Engineering for Change
May 18, 2015

Making History: Blum Center Director of Student Programs Sean Burns Profiled in the East Bay Express
May 15, 2015

The Double Burden of Malnutrition: An Interview with Janet King
May 13, 2015

Smartphone Video Microscope Automates Detection of Parasites in Blood
May 7, 2015

The Ultimate Innovation Jam: Big Ideas@Berkeley Announces 2014-2015 Contest Winners
May 7, 2015

Hand-To-Hand: Human Rights Accompanier Kaya Allan Sugerman
May 6, 2015

How to Attract Female Engineers (New York Times Op-Ed by Blum Center Director of Innovation Lina Nilsson)
April 27, 2015

More Than Hardware: Challenges in Education Technology in Africa
April 22, 2015

The Road from CalCAP: Can the University of California Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2025?
April 22, 2015

A Pattern Searcher from Cal: Rebecca Hui Connects Art, Cows, and Urban Development
April 17, 2015

Down to the Wire on Big Ideas@Berkeley’s IT for Society Competition
April 15, 2015

The Measurement Revolution: An Interview with Temina Madon
March 31, 2015

Microsoft’s James Bernard on the Intersection of Education, Technology, and Development
March 24, 2015

Daniel Zoughbie’s Contagious Model for Public Health
March 20, 2015

Generation Innovation: Sarvottam Salvi’s Pivot to Development Economics
March 9, 2015

Eat.Think.Design: A Public Health Course for the Startup Generation
February 24, 2015

36 UC Berkeley Students Make “Commitments to Action” for 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University
February 20, 2015

A Cross Sector Exchange on Governance and Digital Technology
February 19, 2015

Generation Innovation: Ashley Tsai on Tropical Disease Research and Eradication
February 18, 2015