UC Berkeley hosts virtual toast to honor Bauer Wurster Hall reaffirmation

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UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design building, Wurster Hall, was renamed as Bauer Wurster Hall in honor of both Catherine Bauer Wurster and William Wurster. Although the structure was previously named solely after William Wurster, both Bauer Wurster and her husband contributed to creating the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design in the 1950s.

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ and UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, or CED, Dean Vishaan Chakrabarti hosted a virtual toast Wednesday to celebrate the renaming of the CED’s Wurster Hall to Bauer Wurster Hall in honor of Catherine Bauer Wurster and William Wurster.
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Illustration of person spraying field with herbicides

Campus herbicide use works against UC’s sustainable mission

We, students within the UC system, are writing to express our support for the temporary glyphosate suspension. This suspension encourages continued reflection on the impacts of our reliance on synthetic herbicides and emboldens the UC system to assert responsible behavior in campus management without the use of synthetic herbicides.
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