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Warming climate will likely boost suicide rates worldwide

As global temperatures rise because of climate change, suicide rates are likely to rise as well, according to a new analysis by Stanford University and UC Berkeley researchers. The study, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, concluded that projected temperature increases over the next few de… More

BIFYA Launches Anxiety Study

College students and young adults are more anxious now than ever before. A new study launched by the Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans (BIFYA) at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy aims to find out why and what—from a public policy standpoint—can be done about it. A… More

GSPP in Japan

A discussion about Japanese healthcare.  A ride on a bullet train.  A conversation with a Hiroshima survivor.  And more. The student-led Goldman School trip to Japan gave participants the unique opportunity to compare and contrast policy approaches while enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of T… More

Making Wise Decisions

Clockwise from top left: Betsy Baum Block, Corey Newhouse, Justine Wolitzer, Jamie Allison.   It started with shopping for hats. Betsy Block (MPP ‘06) first met Jamie Allison the week before the start of classes for their first year at GSPP. They bonded as they shopped for hats along Telegraph Avenue… More