College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Events 2011.10.28

October 28, 2011

- Oct. 26-29 | Attend the Graduate School of the University of Missouri's Emerge Fall Preview Weekend
- Nov. 2 | Talk to a US Forester
- Nov. 4 | Find out about the UCSB Bren School of Environmental Science & Management!
- Nov. 9 | Learn about the Masters of Public Health program
- Nov. 13 | Check out the Second Annual Earth At Risk event
- Nov. 10 | Come to the Joint Admissions Open House in San Francisco
- Nov. 17 | Learn about the Mattole Forest Futures Project
- Nov. 18 | Come to the Third Annual Harvest Gala
- Nov. 25 | Bring your parents to the Peace Corps Parents Panel

Oct. 26-29 | Attend the Graduate School of the University of Missouri's Emerge Fall Preview Weekend!
The Graduate School of the University of Missouri (MU) invites prospective graduate students from underrepresented groups (African-American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latino, or Native Pacific Islander) to attend our Emerge Fall Preview Weekend which will be held October 26-29, 2011 on the MU campus. Students participating in the Emerge program will have an opportunity to:
learn about the opportunities for research and academic growth available to students at MU, a leading research university
meet current grad students and contacts in your program of interest
attend various scheduled social activities
collect information about the admissions process and funding sources
All costs associated with official events of the weekend (travel, lodging, meals, all scheduled activities) are paid by the MU Graduate School. Learn more at http://gradschool.missouri.edu/student-development/emerge/preview/index.php


Nov. 2 | Talk to a US Forester!
AUS Forest Service recruiter coming into the Resource Center (Mulford 260) on Wednesday, 11/2 from 12-1pm to table about the opportunities available at Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest with be visiting UC Berkeley to advertise various positions in wildlife, recreation, wildland firefighting, fisheries, OHV patrol, botany, wilderness rangers, hydrology, archaeology, and trail maintenance. Students and non-students interesting in applying for these positions are recommended to attend the info meeting and may come with a resume and unofficial transcript to sign up for an interview. Those who cannot make it for an interview should send their resume and (unofficial) transcripts to mbodily@fs.fed.us, as well as a short explanation of the job(s) they are interested in applying for.


Nov. 4 | Find out about the 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 4th, 2011 from 9:30am-6:00pm. 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
no later than October 25th. We encourage all students to visit our website at www.bren.ucsb.edu for detailed and up-to-date information on our program.


Nov. 9 | Learn about the Masters of Public Health program
Fall 2011 MPH Information Night (see flyer attached).
WHEN: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 6:00 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Touro University California campus, Farragut Inn Student Union Ballroom, Vallejo, California
RSVP DATE: November 7
Refreshments will be provided. Please forward to anyone who may be interested in attending. For driving directions to the event location, click Directions to Farragut Inn Student Union or log on at http://www.tucaphp.org/home.


Nov. 10 | Come to the Joint Admissions Open House in San Francisco
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 6:00 PM
The Hotel Nikko (Golden Gate Room, 25th Floor)
222 Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94102-2115
United States

Join us for a joint open house hosted by University of California at Santa Barbara's Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment and Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. This is your opportunity learn about graduate opportunities in the environmental field from the Nation's top environmental schools. Each school will make a brief presentation and will be available to answer all of your questions throughout the gathering.
TO REGISTER: https://apply.environment.yale.edu/register/?id=52e8f55a2d6847a7b0cbe8729ae48613


Nov. 13 | Check out the Second Annual Earth At Risk event!
This event will take place on November 13th, 2011 at the University of California at Berkeley. For those of you who don't know, the Fertile Ground Environmental Institute and Wallace Global Fund are organizing the 2nd annual Earth At Risk, a day long conference with speakers include Arundhati Roy, Chris Hedges, Derrick Jensen, Thomas Linzey, Stephanie McMillan, Aric McBay, Lierre Keith, and Waziyatawin.

Earth At Risk is a gathering of some of the most distinguished thinkers and activists on the left side of the political spectrum. The day-long event aims to chart a course toward a more just, sustainable world. The theme will be the need to build a "deep green resistance movement" to confront the array of powerful interests that currently prevent needed action on curbing the activities that threaten the survival of our planet.

Event details and ticket information can be found at www.EarthAtRisk.net.


Nov. 17 | Learn about the Mattole Forest Futures Project
The Mattole Restoration Council and Sonoma Land Trust are sponsoring a free, half-day workshop showcasing the Mattole Forest Futures Project - Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report (PTEIR). The workshop will be held on Thursday, November 17 from 1:00 to 5:00pm at the Finley Center in Santa Rosa. This workshop is suitable for foresters, agencies, non-profits, general public and students.


Nov. 18 | Come to the Third Annual Harvest Gala!
Want to promote food education and dine on ecologically sound, local, fair, and humane food? Support the Food Collective and its mission at the Third Annual Harvest Gala, to be held on November 18th from 6-9pm at the David Brower Center! The evening includes a deliciously local, organic, home-made, four-course meal, as well as a silent auction, musical performances, and guest speakers. All proceeds support the Food Collective's educational projects. An invitation is attached, and tickets are available online at www.berkeleystudentfoodcollective.org/gala. This is sure to be a memorable night!

Questions? Please contact Josephine at events@foodcollective.org or stop by the Berkeley Student Food Collective at 2440 Bancroft Way.


Nov. 25 | Bring your parents to the Peace Corps Parents Panel!
Peace Corps Parent Panel - Day After Thanksgiving
Friday, Nov. 25, 12PM - 1:30PM
Peace Corps Office: 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
North Tower, 5th Floor Conference Room
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=125910250846475
The parents of currently-serving Peace Corps volunteers will share about the experience from her point of view. This is a great event to bring your own family members to if they have questions about Peace Corps!