College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Upcoming Events 10/29/10

October 29, 2010

I. Info Luncheon - Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University
II. Berkeley SCB - Habitat Restoration Director
III. Open House @ UCSB Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
IV. Chicanos and Latinos in Health Education Conference

I. Info Luncheon - Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University
Learn How to Earn an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University. The Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy is a twelve-month program that combines Columbia University’s hands-on approach to teaching public policy and administration with pioneering thinking about the environment, educating today’s environmental leaders for a more sustainable tomorrow. Representatives from the program will be on campus Friday, October 29th and 12:00 p.m., 260 Mulford to conduct an informational lunch.

For more information or to RSVP, e-mail msk2156@columbia.edu, call 212-854-3124, or go to our website at www.columbia.edu/cu/mpaenvironment.


II. Berkeley SCB - Habitat Restoration Director
Berkeley SCB will hosts a Habitat Restoration Director on Wednesday, Nov. 3rd, 6-7pm, location TBD. The meeting will include pizza and beverages will have Darcie Goodman Collins discuss her work as Habitat Restoration Director for Save the Bay. Darcie works at the interface of science, policy and management in estuarine systems. She works to strengthen Save The Bay's restoration goals and develop a comprehensive long-term monitoring program for the several restoration sites. Darcie earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Management, focusing on estuarine systems, from the Bren School of Environmental Science at UC Santa Barbara. With 12 years of environmental policy experience and 10 years of coastal ecosystem monitoring and management, Darcie has participated in environmental advocacy in both California and Washington D.C. Darcie is the former Executive Director of Shorelines and Watersheds and currently sits on the Board of the Tahoe Baikal Institute. A Lake Tahoe native, Darcie has studied watershed ecology and human impacts on these systems in both the Sierra Nevada and coastal regions and worked with the League to Save Lake Tahoe on lake policy.


III. Open House @ UCSB Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
The Bren School has become recognized as one of the top graduate programs of environmental study in the nation. The mission of the Bren School is to play a leading role in researching environmental issues, identifying and solving environmental problems, and training research scientists and environmental management professionals.

The Bren School offers a two-year professional Master of Environmental Science & Management (MESM) program and the PhD in Environmental Science & Management. The master's program, a central focus of the school's educational mission, trains students to work in environmental careers in government agencies, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and consulting firms.

We cordially invite prospective students to join us for our annual Open House, to be held at the UCSB campus in Bren Hall on Friday, November 5th, 2010 from 9:30am-6:00pm. Open House is the perfect opportunity to experience the Bren community, UCSB, and the beautiful Santa Barbara area. Bren faculty, staff, and students will be available to answer your questions regarding admissions, academics, student life, financial support, housing, etc. Prospective students should RSVP via e-mail to: admissions@bren.ucsb.edu.

We encourage all students to visit our website at www.bren.ucsb.edu for detailed and up-to-date information on our program.


IV. Chicanos and Latinos in Health Education Conference
Chicanos and Latinos in Health Education invites you to join us for the 18th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Pre-Health Conference! Medicine~Nursing~Pharmacy~Dentistry~Public Health. The DDLM conference is organized and hosted by the Bay Area Chicanos/Latinos in Health Education (CHE) organizations and is rotated on an annual basis between UC Berkeley, Stanford University and UC Davis. The goal of the conference is to provide pre-medical and pre-health students of color with information about applying to medical school, public health school, dental school, pharmacy school and nursing school, and to inspire them to continue to pursue a career in health. The conference presents a unique opportunity to bring pre-health students together and provide them with the resources they need to help them successfully pursue their respective health professions, and draw attention to various health issues prevalent in their communities.

Come meet Doctors, Nurses, Public Health Professionals, Medical School Admission Representatives, Nursing School Admission Representatives and much more! Lunch and Breakfast will be provided and we will be raffling a FREE KAPLAN MCAT COURSE REVIEW

This year the DDLM Conference is hosted by the Berkeley chapter of CHE at University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine on: Saturday November 6th, 2010 from 8am to 4pm. We have worked in collaboration with the UCSF Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) to put on this event. The conference includes its cornerstone gross anatomy lab demonstrations, admissions workshops for medical, public health, dental, and nursing schools, motivational speakers, and panel discussions on health disparities, women in health
careers, and specialties in health fields. We hope you all take advantage of all the workshops and speakers, and enjoy everything that the 18th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Pre-Health Conference has to offer!

Register today! http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=209608
The first 150 to register will receive a FREE DDLM T-shirt! Questions? 2010ddlm@gmail.com