On the anniversary of his 180th birthday, the ESPM newsletter catches up with Eugene Hilgard to talk about his legacy and other topical matters.
Associate environmental science, policy, and management professor Dara O’Rourke, a labor policy specialist, weighs in on a group of US clothing manufacturers' plan to create a $50 million fund to improve factory safety in Bangladesh.
Public health and environmental science professor Rachel Morello-Frosch has found that minorities are more likely to live in "urban heat islands" and are most at risk during heat waves.
QS is an online journal that publishes rankings of universities and programs worldwide. Their recent survey ranked ESPM number one for environmental sciences.
Peter Oboyski, senior museum scientist at Berkeley’s Essig Museum of Entomology and ESPM alumnus, comments on the discovery, in Hawaii's Bishop Museum, of a new species of beetle.
In the largest U.S. atmospheric chemistry field project in decades, researchers sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other organizations are working to study tiny particles and gases in the air over the southeastern United States.
Through Calbug, any volunteer with Internet access can help read and transcribe hand-written field notes accompanying a million insect specimens, many dating back more than 100 years.
Bill Dost passed away quietly early Sunday morning, May 26, 2013 after a brief illness.
Dr. Montgomery is a Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. His research addresses the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies.
Big Ideas@Berkeley is an annual innovation contest which aims to provide support, funds, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of students on campus.
Conservation and Resource Studies major Nathan Bickart is one of seven graduating seniors selected as recipients of the 2013 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize.
Professor Emeritus Arnold Schultz died on May 25, 2013. He was 92 years of age.
The 2013 GradFest Symposium's Keynote Speaker Malik Yakini, May 3, 2013.
The 2013 ESPM Graduate Student Association's (GSA) Faculty Mentor Award was given to Professor John Battles for his commitment to mentoring and helping graduate and undergraduate students succeed.
The ESPM Graduate Student Association honored graduating PhD student Brad Balukjian with the newly created ESPM Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes his work to help improve the department.
This year's day-long GradFest included finishing talks from graduating PhD students-ranging in topics from social justice to floodplain restoration to urban forests, and keynote speaker Malik Yakini on food sovereignty and advocacy.
Dr. David Montgomery of the University of Washington will be delivering the annual Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture on Friday, May 10. His research addresses the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies.
By Mark Matthews, ABC Local Station KGO
The Grant A. Harris Research Instruments Fellowship provides $5000 worth of Decagon research instruments to students studying any aspect of environmental or geotechnical science.
The Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC) is now housed on the third floor of Mulford Hall. We asked founding members to share the story of how three friends brought a long overdue student presence to Our Environment.