Don’t just hope your career will be awesome — Plan for It! Patagonia, Steelcase, and Mango Materials are partnering with the Fall 2016 Greener Solutions course, where you can get an inside track on how they’re tackling sustainability issues. Fascinating projects are in the making — … Continued
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
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) are seeking ORISE Fellows during the summertime to focus on public health issues related to the environment. Candidates will join projects … Continued
At a dinner in May, the UC Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate gave its highest honor, the Clark Kerr Award, to two people with high-profile connections to the Berkeley campus, Robert M. Berdahl, who was Berkeley’s eighth chancellor, and Marian C. Diamond, professor emeritus of integrative biology and a world-renowned brain researcher.
The purpose of this award, up to $2,000 for the 2012-2013 academic year, is to support graduate student research in plastics as they relate to health, the environment, and global waste and recycling systems. The specific project … Continued
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.
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 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.