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  • College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley
    experience sticks Watch the Forestry Centennial video memory Edible Education Finds a Home at CNR The popular course launched by Michael Pollan and Alice Waters is now based in CNR and available free via live stream Watch videos of the class sessions Science for Parks Parks for Science Enjoy a video celebration of the partnership between UC Berkeley and the National Parks Service Watch now Cal and national parks start second century of science UC Berkeley hosts Science for Parks Parks for Science The Next Century a summit initiating the science emphasis of the National Park Service centennial celebration Watch video of the conference plenaries now Commitment to Each Other and to Cal You think about where your money is most needed and where it can do the most good Cal is it Read the story in the spring 2015 issue of Breakthroughs 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Previous Pause Next Events MDP Fall Special Lecture Series Anger and Revolutionary Justice Martha C Nussbaum who along with Amartya Sen is credited with the Capabilities Approach to welfare economics is the winner of the 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize Her most recent book is Political Emotions Why Love Matters for Justice Her new book Anger and Forgiveness will appear in the Spring More Events Featured Forest Sector and Climate Change in British Columbia From Impacts to Innovation Forest Sector and Climate Change in British Columbia From Impacts to Innovation Dr Susanna Laaksonen Craig discusses British Columbia s innovative and ambitious response in forest products processes and policies to mitigate these impacts and enhance forest ecosystem resilience News To the Rescue Berkeley Names Faculty Climate Action Champion Whendee Silver might not think of herself as an action hero but the professor of environmental science policy and management today was named

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  • Prospective Students | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    problems Join us and help make a better world 2 Enjoy a Small College Home With more than 30 000 students the UC Berkeley campus can seem overwhelming The College of Natural Resources is a friendly community housed in a cluster of beautiful historic buildings in the northwest corner of campus Close interactions among students faculty and staff give you a small college experience while providing all the benefits of the top public research university in the world 3 Small Class Sizes Create an Inspiring Learning Environment Many of our classes have low student teacher ratios including our freshman seminars In all our classes teachers take the time to help you understand the concepts and implications of the course materials This kind of individual attention enhances your learning and success at UC Berkeley and beyond 4 Receive Individual Support from Faculty Advisors and Major Advisors Faculty Advisors and Major Advisors are available to every College of Natural Resources student You can count on building a relationship with a faculty member whose expertise will help you navigate the many choices and exciting challenges you encounter at UC Berkeley Students also interact each semester with their major advisors to plan class schedules explore extracurricular activities and get connected to the CNR community 5 Open the Doors to Exploration with CNR s Interdisciplinary Majors Today s environment energy and health challenges can best be understood from multiple perspectives Whether the topic is growing a plentiful supply of safe food protecting ecosystems amid ever expanding human demands or assessing the risks and benefits of biotechnology we encourage you to look at all sides of an issue by drawing from the different subjects you will be studying 6 Access a Wealth of Research Opportunities Think you might like laboratory research Want to administer population surveys of birds in the field or conduct nutritional interviews Gain hands on experience conducting independent research or projects with faculty in the lab or in the field The only in CNR Sponsored Projects for Undergraduate Research SPUR Program provides funding support to student research mentored by our faculty professors 7 Study with Leading Edge Faculty Our faculty constitute an unparalleled collection of intellects and talents The UC Berkeley faculty is among the most published in peer reviewed journals most quoted in national media for their expertise and news making research and most honored by distinguished prizes and awards 8 See the World Understand the World Our faculty study matters of local national and international importance Many travel overseas to research problems such as insect borne river blindness in West Africa ecosystem ecology in Puerto Rico Madagascar and Ghana and natural resource conflicts in Indonesia Students often have the opportunity to participate in these projects You might also spend a summer at Forestry Field Camp an eight week program in the Sierra Nevada mountains the only program of its kind in the American West 9 Choose from Majors That Prepare You for a Myriad of Careers Whether you want to be

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  • Current Students | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    students at work in a study group Photo David Schmitz Undergraduates About Us Advising CNR Basics Student Resources Student Resource Center 260 Mulford Hall Peer Advising Majors and Minor Information Choosing a Major Majors Minors Policies Courses Grades Forms Petitions Graduation Requirements Requirements University Campus College Major Student Status Research Honors and Other Ways to Get Involved Honors Program Sponsored Projects for Undergraduate Research SPUR Student Groups U ndergraduate Research Opportunities Tele BEARS appointments are starting in October Please visit the Tele BEARS page for more information Check the Fall 2015 CNR Undergraduate Programming Events Calendar for up to date information on CNR events Graduate Students Berkeley Graduate Division CNR Graduate Advisors Department of Agricultural Natural Resource Economics Department of Environment Science Policy Management Department of Nutritional Science Toxicology Department of Plant Microbial Biology Energy Resources Group Graduate Student Funding Opportunity UC Berkeley Links Academic Calendar Financial Aid Telebears Current CNR Students Prospective Students Majors Minors Forms Petitions Academic Policies Getting Involved Contact Advising Staff Events Programs Tele BEARS Advising Useful Links CNR Basics Honors Program Forms Petitions Undergraduate Advising Graduate Studies Follow CNR facebook twitter linkedin RSS NatureAtCal 1 week ago UC Berkeley Top Environment Ecology University in the

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  • Faculty and Staff | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    Find People CNR People A to Z UC Berkeley Directory Leadership Administrative Offices Cooperative Extension A to Z Find Resources Academic Affairs Academic appointments GSI postdoc reader visiting faculty faculty leave of absence Budget and Accounting Office Invoices purchasing payments vendors and contracts Human Resources Forms pay benefits safety facilities employment IT Web Support Workstation hardware software and web support Payroll Timesheets and Payroll Contacts Purchasing Reimbursement Information on purchasing and reimbursement issues Research Administration Forms and resources related to administrative support of research at CNR Safety and Facilities Copy codes building administration keys and door codes building emergency plans safety information Staff Climate Committee Enhancing the work environment for CNR staff Other Resources SPUR Faculty Student Research Submit an Advising Referral Working with the Media Follow CNR facebook twitter linkedin RSS NatureAtCal 1 week ago UC Berkeley Top Environment Ecology University in the WORLD http t co zde87YYIBj via usnews NatureAtCal 2 weeks ago Mark Bittman talks about the changing face of CA agriculture with Professor Jennifer Sowerwine http t co 8Te8p0vNGU via nytvideo NatureAtCal 2 weeks ago Berkeley to lead 12 3M study of crop drought tolerance http t co TRgb9jWrIT NatureAtCal 2 weeks ago To the rescue

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  • About | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    and disseminating knowledge in the biological physical and social sciences in order to provide the tools both to protect the Earth s natural resources and ensure economic and ecological sustainability for future generations We are the bearer of the University of California s historical land grant mission and we stand by our explicit commitment to deliver real solutions to our state our country and our world All of our faculty members hold appointments within the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources and our approximately two dozen Cooperative Extension specialists conduct research and build outreach programs connecting CNR to the wider world From the tiniest cellular systems to continental ecosystems CNR s interdisciplinary view allows us to see beyond narrow academic labels We focus on understanding problems and finding solutions J Keith Gilless Dean College of Natural Resources History The College of Natural Resources is the first college in the UC system dating back to the formation of the College of Agriculture in 1868 when the California legislature established the University of California in Berkeley and the federal Morrill Act established a national system of research stations to foster teaching and research related to agriculture UC Berkeley became the first state run Agricultural Experiment Station and the first land grant college in California In 1914 the College of Agriculture established a forestry program that included the study of forests and wildlands along with their many resources and services a program that eventually became the School of Forestry As natural resource and environmental issues expanded beyond traditional farming and forestry the College s mission also expanded In 1974 the former agricultural and forestry schools joined with other environmental biological and food sciences to form the College of Natural Resources For nearly 150 years the college has focused on increasing

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  • Apply Now | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    is that once you are admitted and have accepted your offer of admission you will start your first semester under the department you wish to graduate in Declaring your major will not give you any special advantage in terms of admissions All students who apply to UC Berkeley and select a major within the College of Natural Resources are evaluated based on their application not on the particular major they select You can change majors within the College of Natural Resources relatively easily after you complete your first semester Changing to a major outside of CNR takes a bit more work since the various colleges and majors have different requirements Transfer Applicants Transfer students are required to apply directly to the College of Natural Resources and their major of interest This is because the pre requisite courses have will have to be completed or nearly completed by the time of application submission More information on what this process looks like can be found here Please review our undergraduate majors to decide which of our programs is right for you Admissions Information Undergraduate admission is directed by Cal s Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on campus wide admission criteria The College of Natural Resources itself does not review the files for freshmen admission For the best guidance on Berkeley Admissions please review the following information carefully UC Application FAQs Writing Your Personal Statement College of Natural Resources Transfer Information University of California Berkeley Freshman Admission Information UC Berkeley Freshman Selection Process Information for International Freshman Applicants Graduate Admissions Graduate students must apply to a specific academic department within the College of Natural Resources Read about the graduate programs based at CNR and go to UC Berkeley s Grad Division to learn about graduate application information and resources across the campus Current

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  • Contact | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    CA 94720 Public Affairs Media Relations 510 643 1041 101 Giannini Hall MC 3100 Berkeley CA 94720 cnr news berkeley edu Graduate Programs Graduate programs may be contacting through individual academic departments Review all CNR based graduate programs Information Technology 510 642 5583 42 Giannini Hall Berkeley CA 94720 cnrit berkeley edu Follow CNR facebook twitter linkedin RSS NatureAtCal 1 week ago UC Berkeley Top Environment Ecology University in the

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  • Visit | UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    part of the original UC Berkeley campus s College of Agriculture But our students take classes across the campus as they fulfill diverse requirements for their degrees Campus Visitor Services UC Berkeley s Visitor Services office provides information on Guided and self guided walking tours Residence hall tours Planning your visit Maps directions and public transit Attending classes and much more Go to visitors berkeley edu for complete information Community members enjoy the Essig Museum of Entomology on Cal Day Rosemary Gillespie professor of Environmental Science Policy and Management is the associate director Photo Peg Skorpinski Cal Day Cal Day is UC Berkeley s annual open house to welcome the community prospective students current students and kids and families to our vibrant and unique community You can choose from over 300 lectures demonstrations tours and performances across the Berkeley campus Find your favorites and create your own CalDay itinerary download it to your device and share it with your friends Visiting CNR Classes Browse through courses on the Online Schedule of Classes CNR courses are listed under Environmental Economics and Policy EEP Environmental Sciences ES Environmental Science Policy and Management ESPM Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology NST Plant and Microbial Biology PMB and Energy and Resources Group ERG a graduate group Helpful Tips Look for lectures and not discussion courses or labs Undergraduate courses are listed as 0 199 graduate classes are 200 299 We recommend you email the instructor beforehand to make sure an exam is not scheduled on the day of your visit Students who would like to visit a CNR class are encouraged to visit the campus Monday Thursday Useful Links About CNR CNR Basics Meet the CNR Advisors Student Resource Center UC Berkeley Visitor Services Follow CNR facebook twitter linkedin RSS NatureAtCal 1 week ago UC Berkeley

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