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    Civic engagement for a better world

    We joined our peers in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors to provide paid time off for our staff to vote and volunteer in nonpartisan engagement efforts tied to the election.

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    Climate change affects all residents' health

    A new report by Laura Bozzi and Robert Dubrow addresses the issue of climate change and public health in Connecticut, but their findings reach far beyond the state. 

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    Protect the Antarctic Peninsula - before it's too late

    Cassandra Brooks (left) wrote a Nature Commentary with other participants in the Homeward Bound Project.

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Nigel Golden presented the 2020 Ambrose Jearld Jr. Lecture on Diversity and Inclusion in July. His remarks focused on the importance of addressing the cultural and structural barriers to full participation by marginalized communities in STEM. Golden provided a framework for addressing the systemic issues that may explain and/or address those barriers.

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Nov 12, 2020
During Candice Youngblood's final year at Berkeley Law, she pitched and organized a 200+ attendee environmental justice symposium to increase environmental justice scholarship and discourse within...Read more >
Nov 12, 2020
Candice Youngblood has received a $20,000 grant from Aerie to develop Youth on Root, a state-wide youth leadership program focusing on environmental health disparities. Youth on Root seeks to be a...Read more >
Nov 12, 2020
Evan Hansen has won reelection from Monongalia County to the West Virginia House of Delegates. Read moreRead more >
Nov 7, 2020
Lauren Richter, Alissa Cordner & Phil Brown, Sociological Perspectives Producing Ignorance Through Regulatory Structure: The Case of Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Abstract: This...Read more >

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