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Prospective Graduate Students in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences: APPLICATION DEADLINE Monday, October 25th
Flyer: Graduate Diversity Admissions Fair, Fri Oct 22 @ 11am, Find Your Fit at UC Berkeley, Register Now, Berkeley Graduate Division, photo of 2 students walking on campus, sunny day in front of Doe Memorial Library
Register now! EPS session on Friday, Oct 22 @ 11:00 AM
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Applications accepted through Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications accepted now through Tuesday Oct 19th 2021 at 11:59pm (PT), see full posting for details
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“To have the opportunity to serve on PCAST is an immense honor, one I could not have imagined decades ago when I came to the United States from Hong Kong for college" -EPS Professor Inez...
Banfield lab members collecting soil samples in backyard
EPS Professor Jillian Banfield has stumbled upon weird DNA in her backyard, which led to a potentially exciting discovery.
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The International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) has awarded the 2021 IASPEI Medal to Earth & Planetary Science (EPS) Professor Barbara...
model of Earth's inner core as a circle with color gradients yellow to green to dark blue from left to right and curving lines with arrows indicating movement
BSL scientist Daniel Frost and EPS Professor Barbara Romanowicz research Earth's interior and find unusual asymmetric growth of the inner core.
Hannah Bourne (EPS PhD 2018) has published a paper on her studies of carbon flux in coastal California waters