Dr. Bertram Lubin’s 50-year career is not coming to a close. Although the former president, CEO, and research director of
Career paths are both visible and hidden to UC Berkeley students, probably because college is both a time to prepare
Last April, the Anti-Trafficking Coalition at UC Berkeley gathered researchers and advocates from academia, industry, and the nonprofit sector to
By Jason Liu How does one bring a social impact idea from conception to reality? That question is central to
Although Maria Artunduaga, a Colombian-born translational physician and entrepreneur, says that racial and gender bias has played a major role in
The Big Ideas Contest has been named one of four university social innovation competitions to be a part of The 2019-2020 Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen
By Shankar Sastry How do we educate students to become lifelong learners? University professors are continually grappling with this question,
The Blum Center reached out to Karla Tlatelpa and Leilani Gutierrez-Palominos to ask how the Global Poverty & Practice minor helped shape their understanding of and participation in the medical field.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded a grant to Berkeley in July 2019 to support the scaled-up production of the LoaScope, a mobile phone-based microscope developed by Blum Center Chief Technologist Daniel Fletcher and researchers in his bioengineering laboratory, to enable mapping of Loa loa prevalence and intensity in Central and West Africa.
As a freelancer and a master’s degree student at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design (M.C.P.), Christelle Rohaut found coffee
This summer, on the same day that Joy Harjo was named the first Native American Poet Laureate, a delegation of
Shankar Sastry What is the role of the university in the wider world? What is the role of scholarship in
How do you become a social entrepreneur? The question has been the subject of many articles, books, and TED talks.
Engineers have the potential to play an instrumental role in helping marginalized communities improve their living conditions. That is because
In Sub-Saharan Africa, two out of three people, or 600 million individuals, still lack access to electricity. Given the massive
There are only a handful of Autodesk Technology Centers around the world—in the United Kingdom (Birmingham), Canada (Toronto), and the