This week, we’re shining the spotlight on BERC’s VP of Finance, Lisa Becker!
On Wed, October 7, 6pm to 8pm in the Wells Fargo Room of the Haas School of Business, we will host a BERCShop with Sungevity. The discussion will focus on Sungevity’s recent installations on Jacobs Hall, and there will be ample opportunity for networking afterwards.
BERC recently caught up with 2014 Big Ideas winners Rami Ariss and Othmane Benkirane to talk about their project, Solidge, and their Big Ideas experience.
Graduate students from any department at UC Berkeley are welcome to submit their current or ongoing projects in order to fuel their global social impact work. The team with the winning entry will be awarded a Grand Prize of $10,000 and the runner-up team awarded $2,500. The deadline is Monday, October 19th 2015 at 12:00PM PST.
Cyclotron Road is building a new model to advance breakthrough energy technologies at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Applications for the next cohort of Cyclotron Road innovators open on October 1st.
MSRs are believed to be a promising option to generate safer, greener and cheaper nuclear energy with a potential to help solve climate change. They differ from conventional nuclear radiators in important ways, and today there is renewed interest in MSRs from countries including China, Russia and Japan, as well as a few private companies.
Just under a year after deciding to not do so, the University of California has quietly sold off their investments associated with coal and oil sands, as of September 9th. The UC’s divestment from these first two forms of fossil fuels is incredibly important – but we must realize how much longer the road to climate justice really is.
This week, we’re shining the spotlight on our other BERC Co-President, Katie Pickrell!