Conservation and Resource Studies major Nathan Bickart is one of seven graduating seniors selected as recipients of the 2013 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize.
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.
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 Walter B. Langbein Lecture is awarded and presented annually. Professor Sposito received the Lectureship for his lifetime contributions to the basic science of hydrology and unselfish service promoting cooperation in hydrologic research.
President Obama has announced that he will appoint Professor Inez Fung to the National Science Board, the governing body of the National Science Foundation.
The grant is part of a multi-faceted NSF program known as Dimensions of Biodiversity, a program which will investigate lesser-known aspects of Earth's biodiversity.
PhD student Esther Conrad received the prestigious Switzer Environmental Fellowship for her work on water resources issues.
UC Berkeley alumna Kelley Doyle won an award for her senior thesis calculating the campus’s greenhouse gas emissions based on its entire supply chain of goods and services.
The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry was awarded $3.4 million to train Ph.D. students in the principles of green chemistry and the design of clean-energy technologies.
Ellen Kersten and colleagues' paper, Small Food Stores and Availability of Nutritious Foods: A Comparison of Database and In-Store Measures, Northern California, 2009, examined one of the fundamental tools used in the food environment research.
The Society honored Dr. Formann's commitment to scholarship aimed at improving rural livelihoods, mentoring students, and championing participatory natural resource management.
Professor Merchant will be working on the project “Ideas of Nature in the Scientific Revolution,” a study for which she also received an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship this year.
Professor Almeida was recognized for his outstanding recent contribution in plant pathology.
Eric Olliff, who is earning a B.S. in conservation and resource studies and a B.A. in Chinese language and literature, is the University Medalist, the annual award bestowed on Berkeley’s top graduating senior for the last 150 years.
The award goes to PI Claire Kremen and an interdisciplinary international team of scientists, to compare and contrast how how smallholder agricultural production versus large-scale agribusiness affect ecosystem services along commodity chains.
Each year, the Chancellor recognizes students, staff, faculty and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley's proud tradition of public service and commitment to improving our local and global community.
Professor Peluso and Professor Iles were recognized for their vital role in mentoring graduate students and training future faculty, and have shown an outstanding commitment to mentoring, advising, and generally supporting graduate students.
Professor Huntsinger will collaborate with Peking University professor Li Wenjun, researching how herders in northwest China experience and cope with climate and ecosystem change.
The Berkeley Initiative in Global Change Biology (BiGCB) plans to develop a Predictive Biosystems Informatics Engine (PBIE), to access, visualize, and analyze rich data, and provide the foundation for building the next generation of models of the biotic response to global change.