PhD Candidate Robin Lopez is passionate about science and his community.
Jonathan Jarvis releases new book calling for an independent National Parks Service
Jarvis, the former director of the Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity, will share his viewpoint in Tuesday afternoon webinar.
Student Spotlight: Jacob Dadmun
The graduating Society and Environment major will deliver the student address at the 2022 Rausser College commencement ceremony.
Three seniors honored with Kenneth L. Babcock Prize in Environmental Science
Endowed as a tribute to longtime soil chemistry professor Kenneth Babcock, the prize recognizes high-achieving ESPM undergraduates.
Deciphering Microbial Mysteries
Rausser College students are helping reshape our understanding of the bacterial world.
A new project visualizes how sea-level rise may threaten hazardous facilities and the surrounding vulnerable communities along California’s coastline.
Graduating environmental science student Anjika Pai awarded University Medal
Watch Pai share her "personal love letter to UC Berkeley" with graduating classmates in this clip of Saturday morning's commencement.
NST PhD student Justin Lee wins 2022 University of California Grad Slam
The third-year metabolic biology PhD student won for his talk "Jamming the SARS-CoV-2 copy machine." He is the first NST grad student to win the Grad Slam.
What is the role of reparations in delivering climate justice?
Daniel Aldana Cohen, a member of the Climate Equity and Environmental Justice Roundtable faculty, spoke to Berkeley News about the importance of linking the climate crisis to colonialism and racial capitalism.
Update on the Rausser College Strategic planning process
The Rausser College community is asked to review early stage documents from Strategic Plan Working Groups and provide input.
Rausser College faculty, students honored with 2022 Sustainability Awards
The awards recognize students, faculty, and staff who make UC Berkeley a more sustainable place to work, live, and learn.
Multidisciplinary perspectives on climate displacement
Members of UC Berkeley’s new Climate Equity and Environmental Justice Roundtable discuss climate displacement from the perspectives of sociology, city planning, geography, engineering, and urban policy.
Berkeley Talks: Damilola Ogunbiyi on driving an equitable energy transition
A podcast featuring the Energy and Resources Group's 2022 annual lecture, given by Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).
Quantifying the relationship between birders and the environment
ESPM researchers hope the “bigger” and “brighter” birds popular among citizen scientists can aid outreach and conservation efforts.
Rausser College graduate students receive National Science Foundation awards
Eleven current and incoming students will be supported by the prestigious research fellowship.
Ellen Bruno awarded New Innovator in Food & Agriculture Research grant
The award will support Bruno’s work on sustainable groundwater use and regulation.
Justin Lee wins first prize in Grad Slam competition
With Lee's success, this is the second year in a row that a Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology student won the campus-wide competition.
More oil and gas wells in redlined neighborhoods
Study shows that historically marginalized communities are exposed to more wells and their accompanying pollution.
For cannabis farms, ecosystem science is scarce
High Country News interviews Phoebe Parker-Shames, a PhD candidate studying the West’s emerging, and rarely researched, industry.
2022 Rausser College Photo Contest Winners
Our 2022 photo contest had over 120 photo submissions! View winning photos here.