Past Projects

The projects and activities listed below started in Spring 2020. 

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150 Years of Women at UC Berkeley Initiative (Projects 2020 - 2021)

Explore projects emeriti/ae conducted together with undergraduate students on the significant contributions women made to UC Berkeley. The projects were offered through the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program or URAP

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Ethics, Morality & Breaking Bad

Using the popular televesion series "Breaking Bad" as an illustration, the course introduced two important theories, action oriented ethcis and consequence-based ethics allowing students to explore their own ethical thinking and decision-making.

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Measles, Vaccine Hesitancy and The Public’s Health.

Using the rapid increase in the global measles outbreak in 2019, this course explored a great irony: In spite of the fact that the vaccine against measles is amongst the safest and most effective of all vaccines, we are having increasing outbreaks of this disease.

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Voter Information Guide for Healthcare and the 2020 Election

Under the sponsorship of the University Research Apprentice Program (URAP), two Berkeley undergraduate students developed and wrote a voter information guide comparing then President Trump's and presidental candidate Joe Biden's positions on healthcare in the run-up to the 2020 election.

Making Hospitals "Smart"

In Spring 2021, Yehuda Kalay, Professor Emeritus, Architecture, implemented a URAP Project on using advanced sensing technologies in a hospital environment.