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NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Toilet Day mug U.N. World Toilet Day on Thursday highlights global sanitation shortfalls (close to one in three lack adequate sanitation) and their toll on human health and the environment. Grad students William Tarpeh and Emily Woods are taking up this challenge with innovative work to repurpose human waste.
Sophie with hand Life-changing technology can often come at a price that keeps it out of reach for many people, but a project to develop a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a child is providing engineers at UC Berkeley a chance to change that. For Sophie, who is 8, it's all about conquering the monkey bars. 
Daniel Kwaro, Robin Marsh
Students who come to Berkeley from Africa and return home as alumni are making significant contributions to their countries' economies, educational and healthcare systems and physical infrastructures, researcher Robin Marsh found. And so are many who remain in the diaspora, via world organizations, academic and artistic exchanges and business investments.
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UC Berkeley's pull-out-all-the-stops 24-hour giving blitz, asking alumni, students, faculty, staff and Cal parents to support the campus with a donation, starts at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, and runs until 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19. This year's theme is "Think Bigger."
Law professor looks behind the rosy glow cast by marriage equality.
Yale professor arriving to chair Haas Institute research cluster.

Silver medal from the Acoustic Society of America honors emeritus professor.

OITNB and diversity star to kick off Campus Climate Speaker Series Dec. 2.

Global ranking of management pioneers.

Tree-chopping, singing competition, rallies set the stage for annual Stanford gridiron face-off.

Tang Center's "Maintain Don't Gain" program starts Nov. 23.
Berkeley Law's Reproductive Rights Center supports Indiana woman imprisoned for 20 years.

Michael Nacht and Judith Butler talk about freedom and geopolitics.

Check three times, cut once is the rule. (VIDEO)

Drought damage: Some experts say we must burn trees to save forests.

Team wins $100,000 grant for project looking to simplify human-robot interface. 

State-of-the art computational science center named for Berkeley semiconductor expert. 
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