World Development journal features the research of Evan Mills and the Blum-funded Lumina Project, which cultivates technologies and markets for affordable low-carbon lighting worldwide.
Day: July 28, 2017
Blum Affiliated Faculty, Clair Brown, Talks Buddhist Economics
In this podcast, Blum Center affiliated faculty, Clair Brown, speaks about alternative ways of structuring an economy and measuring economic progress, based on the Buddhist values of sustainability, interconnectedness, capability and happiness. Click to listen to the podcast or learn about her book.
Blum Center Undergrads, Walking the Villages
Richard Blum looks back across 10 years of the Global Poverty and Practice Minor he created at UC Berkeley. More than 700 students have worked with organizations in 70 countries around the world–and the program is still growing. Read the blog post here.
Blum Student and the Project Changing a Nation
Global Poverty and Practice student, Marissa Kaye Scott, travels to Malawi to support the program making big impacts in the “warm heart of Africa”. Click here to read more.
A View from the Loo
How a Cellphone Could Save Millions From Disease
UC Berkeley changemakers built a cellphone-turned-microscope that detects parasites in the blood in just 30 seconds—without expensive equipment, a lab, or a clinic. Reporter Laura Ling meets with the team to discuss how the innovation could revolutionize the field of public health. Watch here.