Student competition at Berkeley: $140K in prizes

Big Ideas @ Berkeley and the Berkeley student government (ASUC) recently announced the third annual Bears Breaking Boundaries contest. According to the website:

[The two organizations] are teaming up with a variety of research centers and institutes on the campus to organize a series of “idea competitions” that will encourage student teams to propose the next generation of research, education, and service activities on the UC Berkeley campus.

The deadline for most of the competitions is April 14, 2008, though some competitions have earlier deadlines. The competitions fall into the following areas:

For more information, including Rules and Guidelines and Past Winners, see the contest website.