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MARCH 17, 2015
Distinguishing Teaching Award recipients Five outstanding UC Berkeley faculty have been selected as recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus's most prestigious honor for teaching: Kathleen Donegan, English; Daniel Feldman, molecular and cell biology; Ulrike Malmendier, economics and Haas School of Business; Francine Masiello, comparative literature and Spanish and Portuguese; and Lev Michael, linguistics.

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Dorothy Height, Rebekah Adeyemo

In honor of Women's History Month, the NewsCenter's Cathy Cockrell has been asking Berkeley students about the women in history who have inspired them - and why. Meet eight undergraduates and learn about the artists, First Ladies, civil rights activists, scientists and others they admire and emulate.

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Smart bandage UC Berkeley researchers have created a new "smart bandage" that uses electrical currents to detect early tissue damage from pressure ulcers, or bedsores, before they can be seen by human eyes - and while recovery is still possible.

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Marty Turcios Marty Turcios, a Berkeley golf coach, runs a popular drop-in class at Tilden Park on Fridays that helps students with the game of golf -  and of life. KQED reporter Jeremy Raff recently produced a story and video about Turcios, who has cerebral palsy and doesn't let the condition get in his way. 

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Tiny computer in bug backpack records muscle moves.

Conifers's single-wing design evolved to maximize their seeds' wide dispersal.

Bakar Fellow Shawn Shadden uses computer modeling to guide doctors, save lives.

New material saves energy used. 
Resisting world leadership would help U.S. strengthen itself at home,
longtime congressman says. 

Primatologist Frans de Waal offers evidence that monkeys have a sense of fairness.

Astronomy department hires Caroline Porco, a popularizer of science.
Journalism professor teaches inmates self-reflection as well as storytelling.
Alumna mounts first exhibit of the artifacts of foster care, at the Oakland Museum. 
All three make Times Higher Ed's top 10 in reputation rankings.

Students mount sustainability campaign.

Architecture-trained chef close to a deal.

Law professors cheer ruling that curbs arbitrary professional icensing laws. 
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