Graduate students awarded $10,000 for biofuel project

Two UC Berkeley graduate students who developed a more efficient way to harvest biofuel from algae have been chosen as  winners of a $10,000 grand prize through a competition sponsored by Dow Chemical Company. Berkeley is one of 17 campuses worldwide that participates in Dow’s Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award,
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UC Berkeley College of Chemistry receives $3.5 million gift

A $3.5 million gift from The Dow Chemical Company Foundation will enable UC Berkeley’s College of Chemistry to renovate its undergraduate teaching labs and update its curriculum to focus more on green chemistry and sustainability. Richard Mathies, dean of the college, described the gift as a “landmark decision” because it
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UC Berkeley students win $10,000 awards for sustainability projects

The Dow Chemical Company honored three groups of UC Berkeley students for projects that provided sustainable solutions to the world’s environmental issues at a ceremony on campus Wednesday. The three campus groups, along with winners from seven other universities — University of Cambridge, Northwestern University, University of Michigan and institutions
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