Matzen and Arnold are recognized for their participatory research techniques and empowerment of communities to take the lead in dealing with soils compromised by pollution.
Firestone’s research involves the fundamental understanding of soil microbial ecology, and its applications to problems such as global change, sustainability, and biodegradation.
ESPM cooperative extension specialist Adina Merenlender has been elected the next president of the Society for Conservation Biology.
Professor Jill Banfield is among thirteen UC Berkeley faculty chosen by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to receive up to $1.5 million each over the next five years for biomedical research.
Chile’s University of La Frontera has named ESPM Professor Miguel Altieri an honorary professor of agricultural and forest sciences.
Bestowed in recognition of an individual's distinguished service to wildlife conservation, the award is the highest honor given by The Wildlife Society.
ESPM assistant adjunct professor Robert York has been awarded the Presidential Field Forester Award by the Society of American Foresters (SAF).
ESPM Cooperative Extension Specialist Vernard Lewis will be inducted into Pest Management Professional Magazine's 2016 Hall of Fame in honor of his 35-year career.
ESPM professor Mary Firestone has been announced as a 2016 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, which honors AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and gained prominence in their respective fields of Earth and space sciences.
Each year, the Graduate Student Instructor Teaching and Resource Center honors over 200 Berkeley graduate student instructors (GSI) for their outstanding work in the teaching of undergraduates.
Congratulations to 1st year Ph.D student Rebecca Brunner, the first place winner of the 2016 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest.
ESPM Professor Steven Beissinger was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his contributions to conservation biology and avian population biology.
The UC California Naturalist Program, launched by Cooperative Extension specialist Adina Merenlender in 2012, has just been honored as "Program of the Year" by the Alliance of Natural Resource Outreach and Service Programs.
In the recently published U.S. News & World Report, UC Berkeley ranks #1 in Environment/Ecology and #3 overall.
ESPM Professor Whendee Silver was named Berkeley's first Faculty Climate Action Champion for outstanding research and public service.
We are proud to announce that ESPM has achieved Green Certification through the Office of Sustainability and Energy's Green Department Certification Program!
In addition to their work mentoring students through the Berkeley Connect program, Brashares and Rosenblum are known for supporting students academically, professionally, and personally.
As president of the ESPM Graduate Diversity Council, Corbin has been instrumental in advocating for departmental diversity.
The lab is recognized for helping to develop a first-of-a-kind carbon offset methodology to quantify emissions reductions from the application of compost to rangelands.
This year’s GradFest included finishing talks from graduating PhD students, a discussion with food journalist Mark Bittman, and remarks from the Graduate Diversity Council, as well as some outstanding finishing talks by ESPM graduate students.