SAGE-IGERT Fellowship Program — 10/19/15

The SAGE-IGERT Fellowship Program supports technology developments that will enable the conservation generation, or storage of clean energy, as well as innovative approaches to the  evaluation of new technologies. The fellowship includes 2 years of funding, opportunities for international experiences, … Continued

Faculty honored at Graduate Mentoring Awards ceremony

The seventh annual Graduate Mentoring Awards ceremony honored members of the faculty selected for their outstanding commitment to help graduate students succeed academically, professionally, and personally.

Joanne Wood Scholarship — 4/12/2013

This scholarship was established to assist exceptional students with financial need in obtaining a masters or graduate degree in: business, mathematics, computer science, biology, physics or chemistry.

Switzer Environmental Fellowship — 1/10/2013

The Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation specifically seeks innovators and problem-solvers who have the ability, determination, and integrity to become environmental leaders in the 21st century.

images from 2011 ogsi awards event

294 GSIs are celebrated as officially “Outstanding”

Of the many, many GSIs on campus, nearly 300 were singled out as Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors by the Graduate Division’s GSI Center — and 10 GSIs were given special recognition for their innovative solutions to teaching problems.

Einhorn, Geissler, and Puckett are officially Distinguished

The Berkeley campus’s most prestigious award for teaching, the Distinguished Teaching Award is intended to encourage and recognize individual excellence in that endeavor. This year, the recipients were
 Robin Einhorn of professor of history, Phillip Geissler associate professor of chemistry (whose 2000 Ph.D. is from Berkeley), and
 Kent Puckett, associate professor of English.

Chemistry, 1980 or thereabouts

The trip back to 1980 (or so) in this photo is fascinating enough. It takes us right into the clothing and hair styles of the era, and the equipment, and the scientists’ oneness with with the … Continued

Michael P. Wilson, (M.P.H. ’98, Ph.D. ’03) Wins Coveted Switzer Prize

Michael P. Wilson has been a member of the Switzer Network since receiving a Switzer Foundation fellowship in 2002. He is on the cutting edge of the emerging field of green chemistry. A product of the environmental health sciences program at the School of Public Health (M.P.H. ’98, Ph.D. ’03), he has been a research scientist at the school’s Center for Occupational and Environmental Health since receiving his doctorate.