Nicole Wong, a Conservation and Resource Studies major starting her junior year, completed a prestigious World Food Prize fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, California.
Wong was one of 33 students nationwide--and the only UC Berkeley student--selected to participate in the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, a program hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize Foundation that offers exceptional high school and college students the opportunity to collaborate with world-renowned scientists and policymakers through paid internships at leading USDA research centers and offices across the United States.
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Climate Change Course Launches New Professional Education Program
By Ann Brody Guy | August 12, 2014
BERKELEY — With the environmental, social, and economic impacts of climate change at the forefront of the global dialogue, UC Berkeley is launching professional education programs for the public on these time-critical topics, starting with The Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy on Public and Private Sectors, a three-day certificate course now open for enrollment.
The intensive training brings together 11 University of California faculty to analyze the bottom-line economic impacts of recent climate and energy legislation in several different sectors, and study the recent trajectory of research and policy to formulate adaptation strategies for industry, government and non-profit concerns.
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By Sarah Yang | UC Berkeley Media Relations
BERKELEY — A new report by UC Berkeley researchers questions the health claims of popular energy, sports, tea and fruit drinks on the market.
In a report released today (Wednesday, Aug. 6), the authors evaluated 21 popular drinks with health claims — from immune boosters to energy enhancers — on their labels and in their marketing materials.
Many popular sports and energy drinks on the market are just as sugary as sodas, finds a new UC Berkeley report. (iStockphoto)
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