In the latest issue of Breakthroughs magazine, Master of Development Practice alumnus Rishi Khalsa highlights his work in government communications.
The students in the Rausser College of Natural Resources are at the core of the College’s mission to “See the Bigger Picture. Make a Better World.” Here we highlight the stories of some of our outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who embody that motto in their research, community action, and daily lives. To nominate a student or group to be featured, use this submission form.
Five Rausser College students recognized with CACS awards
The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability awards graduating students for environmental advocacy.
Student Spotlight: Dante Gonzales
Fourth-year undergraduate Dante Gonzales discusses carbon neutrality and environmental activism.
Master of Development Practice students launch podcast
The bi-monthly podcast, called Theory of Change, covers a wide range of development topics.
Freshman seminar creates a climate of inclusion
The course aims to empower young scientists and challenge stereotypes about researchers.
Student Spotlight: Ella Griffith
Fourth year Conservation and Resource Studies major Ella Griffith discusses food waste issues and her historical narratives project on Sierra Club's influential women.
100 Percent Empowerment, Zero Percent Guilt Trip
PMB PhD candidate Cat Adams founded the Unconscious Bias Project to help scientists tackle the biases lurking in our labs, lives, and classrooms.
Planting Doctorates: Inside the Plant Gene Expression Center
PMB graduate student Nanticha Lutt highlights the Plant Gene Expression Center (PGEC) and her fellow researchers in this photo essay.
Early climate modelers got global warming right, new report finds
In collaboration with researchers at MIT and NASA, ERG doctoral student Zeke Hausfather analyzes decades of climate change projections.
Student Spotlight: Thien Crisanto
In this month’s Student Spotlight, graduate student Thien Crisanto tells us about a non-linear path to science that cemented her love of mentoring and how her love of photosynthetic slugs led her to study algae.
Student Spotlight: Michael Spencer
The CNR Summer Internship grant allowed Spencer to complete an internship in India.
DeCal class: A guide to zero waste, building a sustainable future
Conservation and Resources Studies student Sage Lenier leads a DeCal on sustainability.
Student Spotlight: Neem Patel
In this month’s Student Spotlight, graduate student Neem Patel tells us about setting forest fires, the importance of community in science, and her hope to have a career in an environmentally-focused industry.
Dhruv Patel selected as an FFAR Fellow
Patel is one of seventeen fellows chosen by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
Powering Indonesian Textiles
Masters of Development Practice alumnus Matt Mayes shares a photo essay that highlights his research working with an artisanal batik community.
Student Spotlight: Laura Moreno
A graduate student in the Energy & Resources Group, Moreno researches household-level food waste in the US.
Student Spotlight: Christian Miller
This month's interview highlights an Energy and Resources Group graduate student.
Finding Community: Students of Color Environmental Collective Mentorship Program
The program helps participants build a network of environmentalists of color through professional development activities and events.
12 CNR students win Big Ideas Contest
The contest highlights and awards innovative student-led projects and aims to help students spark social change.
Student Spotlight: Big Ideas award winners
Two CNR students share the inspiration behind their recent award-winning research, which aims to use microbes to breakdown plastic waste.