UC Berkeley professor wins award for environmental studies

Solomon Hsiang, an assistant professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, received the first Science for Solutions Award from the American Geophysical Union in late July for his significant contributions in the use and application of Earth and space sciences to solve social problems.
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UC Berkeley graduate wins Nobel Prize in Economics

UC Berkeley alumnus Thomas Sargent shared the Nobel Prize in Economics Monday for research regarding the relationship between economic policy and economic indicators like gross domestic product, inflation and unemployment. Sargent, who is currently a professor of economics at New York University, received his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in
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UC Berkeley 21st in 2012 National University Rankings

US News and World Report released its annual National University Rankings Tuesday, ranking UC Berkeley 21st in a list topped by Harvard, Princeton and Yale. The rankings, which the report has released annually since 1985, included five other UC campuses in its top 50, including UCLA, which trailed four spots behind
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