In the twenty-plus years since plant and microbial biology professor Anastasios Melis proposed the idea for a program recognizing undergraduate research efforts, over 640 students have participated in the CNR Honors Research Program.
Firestone’s research involves the fundamental understanding of soil microbial ecology, and its applications to problems such as global change, sustainability, and biodegradation.
UC Berkeley geneticist Michael Freeling has been awarded the McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies for his fundamental contributions to the understanding of gene and genome biology in plants.
Bestowed in recognition of an individual's distinguished service to wildlife conservation, the award is the highest honor given by The Wildlife Society.
ESPM Cooperative Extension Specialist Vernard Lewis will be inducted into Pest Management Professional Magazine's 2016 Hall of Fame in honor of his 35-year career.
Associate Professor Daniel Zilberman is one of 84 Faculty Scholars appointed today by the The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as part of their new Faculty Scholars Program.
Kris Niyogi, professor and chair of the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, was one of six UC Berkeley faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences today.
Videos created by graduate students Rebecca Brunner (ESPM) and Benjamin Krause (ARE) were chosen as winners in the Berkeley Graduate Division's 2016 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest.
Three UC Berkeley faculty members are among 347 new fellows named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) today. Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers in recognition of their achievements in advancing science or its applications.
The PMB associate professor wins prestigious long-term research support.
John Harte, a professor in both the Energy and Resources Group and the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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.
The UC Berkeley Graduate Division's Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs was presented to ESPM professor Lynn Huntsinger for providing GSIs with guidance and mentorship in teaching.
Water and sanitation access warrior Rebecca Peters, 23, is this year’s winner of the University Medal, which goes to UC Berkeley’s top graduating senior. Peters is graduating with a double major in society and environment and interdisciplinary studies.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Berkeley Food Institute celebrate four remarkable leaders who are advancing sustainable food and agriculture at the sixth annual Growing Green Awards.
Inez Fung, a professor of environmental science, policy, and management, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), it was announced last week.
By Carol Ness, UC Berkeley Public Affairs.
Four faculty members and one external supporter were honored for their outstanding contributions to the College of Natural Resources in a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 1.
Claire Kremen, professor of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, has been named a fellow of the California Academy of Sciences along with two Berkeley colleagues.