UC Berkeley hosts virtual toast to honor Bauer Wurster Hall reaffirmation

Photo of Wurster Hall
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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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Campus rolls out new trash bins

In an effort to improve campus recycling, the university began phasing out concrete block trash cans in favor of newer, more ergonomic waste disposal bins this month.
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