Sleeping Sickness

Sleeping Sickness For three years, Andrew and his mother had no idea why he was constantly falling asleep. A sleep specialist finally put the pieces together: Andrew has narcolepsy. PROJECT This is sample text to describe this project. CLIENT Children's Hospital When Andrew James, II, was 6, he regularly and unexpectedly began to fall asleep…

Buddy-movie Tech Entrepreneurs (Berkeley Engineering)

Buddy-movie Tech Entrepreneurs After a decade laboring for others in Silicon Valley, two Berkeley Engineering alumni, friends since college, start their own company. CLIENT Berkeley Engineering at University of California, Berkeley ASSIGNMENT Wrote and photographed article for Berkeley Engineering, the school’s e-newsletter. PURPOSE Promote the excellence of Berkeley Engineering’s program through a story of successful…

Guerilla Grafters

Guerilla Grafters 1024×1024 Guerilla Grafters The Guerilla Grafters, a loose-knit band of undercover orchardists, blend gardening and urban activism to spark debate about the use of public space. “When you walk down the street and see a tree with 10 cherries on it — there’s a possibility of delight,” said Grafter Ian Pollock, 46, a…

Chlamydia Warrior

Chlamydia Warrior The eye problems she observed in South India motivated this physician to devote her research career to understanding and vanquishing chlamydia. “We are mostly bacteria,” said veteran Children’s Hospital Oakland researcher Deborah Dean, MD, MPH, pointing out that 90 percent of the cells in the human body are non-human. “Our whole body is an…