Alumna Megan Vanneman ’13 was in her third year at the School of Public Health when she became interested in examining the effects of the decentralized public mental health care system in California. Last month Vanneman’s dissertation was published…
Lynsey Clark, a master’s degree student at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare, recently published an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, focusing on the child sex trafficking epidemic in her local community.
Anna Spurlock, a graduate student in Agricultural and Resource Economics, completed her dissertation this spring. Now she plans to spend her time at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researching energy efficiency related topics.
Recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change, Dang has become nationally known for fighting the commercial sexual exploitation of children — helping many heal the pain and shame associated with it.
With a 1985 Berkeley chemical engineering Ph.D., Frances Arnold is now a professor at Caltech and finding ways to produce fuels that can help lower carbon dioxide emissions. Her work brought her a medal from President Barack Obama in February.
The National Science Foundation fellowship is a crown jewel of graduate student awards. And Berkeley students lead the nation in capturing these prestigious and highly competitive grants. Here are 6 of this year’s recipients.