Benefits Undergraduates

Physics Tinkering Studio

Funds were provided to support the development of the Tinkering Studio, a space provided for students to develop skills to apply in research labs, learn machining and how to use research equipment.

TAO Connect - Online Tools for Behavioral Health

Funds were granted to purchase software licensing of TAO Connect, an platform that provides education and skill development to support students’ mental health.

Search by Major Requirements on Class Schedule

Funds were provided to add a major requirements filter on Class Schedule to assist students in course planning while also aiding advisors in their work.

Industrial Robots for Student Applications

Funds were granted to purchased mobile robot arms that are instrumental in teaching students the foundations of robotics.

STAR at Berkeley IREC Project

STAR at Berkeley is Cal's competitive rocketry team. Funding was provided to design the launch vehicle, BearForceOne, as well as investment in STAR's liquid propulsion system in preparation for future launches.

Drug Discovery Makerspace

The Makerspace enables students to get hands-on training in “bench to bedside” translational science to develop novel therapies and diagnostics. Funding was provided support tech infrastructure for student training.

Human Rights Investigations Lab

Fund was granted to support an initiative on training students to conduct real-world open source investigations of human rights, disinformation, and hate speech.

Accessible Design Learning

Funds were used to support the continuation of the Accessible Design Learning program. The program offers low-income and underrepresented minority students access to free art classes.

LinkedIn Learning: Online video tutorials

Lynda.com offers educational online videos on web, business, design and etc. STF provided fundings to continue Lynda.com subscription for all graduate and undergraduate students.

Universal Tester to Validate Student Innovations

Funds were used to purchase a new universal-testing machine to exclusively support student projects, teams and independent research.