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.
Matthew Luskin and other Potts' lab students are working on quantifying the biodiversity impacts of producing that food through the Conservation of Biodiversity (CBioD) project.
ESPM invites scholars to reflect on the dynamics of science, technology and expertise in international development, domestic development practices, and how these two interact.
ESPM graduate student Matthew Luskin studies wildlife conservation in the forests remaining within oil palm plantation landscapes.
A recent study in Science magazine co-authored by Claire Kremen, highlights the importance of wild insects and bees in pollination and agriculture.
Mothers who breathe the kind of pollution emitted by vehicles, coal power plants and factories are significantly likelier to give birth to underweight children than mothers living in less polluted areas, according to international findings published Wednesday.
The increasingly couples-focused public-health policy for AIDS prevention in sub-Saharan Africa underestimates the role that cheating spouses play in transmitting the virus, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley.
By Pooja Mhatre, The Daily Californian Staff
A new paper, published in Conservation Biology, exposes a critical factor underlying disagreements, shedding light on past controversies and providing a path forward.
Mark Bittman, cookbook author and New York Times food writer, used the occasion of New Year’s Day to throw down the gauntlet for real and permanent change to the U.S. agricultural system. “We must figure out a way to un-invent this food system,” he says in a Times opinion column.
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.
This month, we caught up with one of our distinguished alumni, David Warner (Conservation & Resource Studies, 1976), founder and owner of Redhorse Constructors.
PhD student Kendra Klein sat down with the Switzer Network News to talk about her work in bringing healthy food and sustainable food production systems into hospitals.
ESPM Professor Rosemary Gillespie and her colleagues focus on the Hawaiian islands’ insect and spider life in search of clues to how animals explore and settle into new niches, leading to increasing biodiversity over time.