UC Berkeley News
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Berkeley engineer lays out a path to better, cheaper health care for the needy 
Boris Rubinsky During three prolific decades, Boris Rubinsky has stacked up nearly 40 patents and cofounded startups in surgical techniques, bionic technology and imaging. The Berkeley researcher and educator is convinced that inexpensive but scientifically advanced technologies can improve health care for underserved populations - from tiny Indian villages to inner-city Chicago.
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Also: Teaching science, saving lives in the Amazon
'Virtual Tribunal' connects people with prosecutions of mass atrocities
Scene from war crimes film At Berkeley's War Crimes Study Center, which supports war crime tribunals around the globe, video and web technologies offer new ways to reach the public. One of its newest initiatives, the Virtual Tribunal, aims to expand the accessibility of war crimes tribunals with enriched and interactive additions to basic video footage.
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Also: Law clinic helps save mentally ill man's life
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Events at Berkeley
Berkeley adopts waitlist for first time
Campus follows UC's lead for 2010 freshmen.

An eloquent plea for public education
Poli sci prof makes her case for democracy.

Chancellor's fund offers $225K for community projects
Flex spending alert
March 15 is deadline for using 2009 funds.

How to recycle toner cartridges
And other useful tips on greening your office.

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UC posts pension contribution details
New title, website for chancellor's office

The latest 'Promise of Berkeley' is out
Thomas Pigford
Important voice on nuclear policy.
Entrepreneurs' forum: Health, sustainability
Former CDC chief here.

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