News and Awards
Sep 2, 2004
Kurt Cuffey has been named one of Popular Science\'s Brilliant 10, following in the footsteps of Michael Manga, who was named to last year\'s list. Read the Popular Science Article.
Oct 1, 2004
Five years ago UC Berkeley began cleaning up industrial waste that a previous property owner had deposited in Stege Marsh, a tidal marsh located between Point Isabel and the Richmond Marina at the... [Read more]
Mar 1, 2005
Siena is a wonderfully preserved medieval city with a University dating back to the 13th Century, and the ceremony was befitting of that surrounding, beginning with a fanfare by four long medieval... [Read more]
Apr 1, 2005
Joshua will begin his appointment in November 2005.
Apr 2, 2005
Phoebe will begin her appointment in December 2005.
Apr 3, 2005
The Educational Initiatives Award is an award presented annually to a department or unit on the Berkeley campus in recognition of distinctive contributions to undergraduate education. Designed to... [Read more]
Apr 4, 2005
This award is given annually by the Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology section of the AGU recognize outstanding contributions to volcanology, geochemistry, or petrology.
May 1, 2005
This prize is awarded to Roland Burgmann for his outstanding contributions to research and scholarship. Through his research work on earthquakes and crustal motions with the help of satellite... [Read more]
May 1, 2005
Professor Kristie Boering received the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Dreyfus Foundation for outstanding research and teaching in the \"chemical sciences\" by young faculty.