Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

News and Awards

Aug 24, 2020
 The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty position with an expected start date of July 1,... [Read more]
Aug 10, 2020
    Are you an incoming freshman or transfer student intending on majoring in the physical sciences? Come meet our faculty, advisors and students!... [Read more]
Jul 20, 2020
Aerial view of Excelsior Geyser (in the foreground) and Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone’s Midway Geyser Basin. The colors around the thermal features are locations of different thermophile... [Read more]
Jul 16, 2020
Although we are not able to come together in person to laud our graduates, here is a celebration of the EPS Class of 2020: [Read more]
Jun 1, 2020
The Department of Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers and lecturers in lieu of GSI’s to teach... [Read more]
Jun 8, 2020
Dear EPS community, During these difficult times, I encourage everyone to listen, reflect, and take action.On June 10 consider joining a ... [Read more]
Apr 10, 2020
EPS faculty member Nick Swanson-Hysell has been awarded the 2020 Noyce Prize. The Donald S. Noyce Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching is given annually to a faculty member across the... [Read more]
Feb 12, 2020
Today's the day. Big Give is our annual online giving day where the entire UC Berkeley community comes together to support their favorite departments and programs.Seize the moment and participate in... [Read more]
Feb 14, 2020
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) to current EPS graduate student, Yuexin Li.  Her presentation was titled “Characterizing... [Read more]