• Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    When will science get its #metoo moment?

    Fellow Sarah Myhre argues in Newsweek that science should be a feminist institution, but we aren't there yet.

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  • In a time of hurricanes, we must talk about environmental conservation
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    In a time of hurricanes, we must talk about environmental conservation

    Fellow Ayana Johnson makes the case for conservation in Scientific American

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  • In Everyone's Backyard
    Grant Outcomes

    In Everyone's Backyard

    Two Switzer Fellows assesed proximity of fracking to communities at-risk in West Virginia's Marcellus Shale.

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Editor's note: This story first appeared in the UC San Diego newsletter.

Devesh (“Dev”) Vashishtha, a fourth-year MD-MAS student and alumnus (‘12 BA, ‘17 MAS), has won prestigious national fellowships in both family medicine and environmental stewardship.

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Jan 23, 2018
Denby Fawcett’s severe call to action, Give Us Back Our Parks , generated several well-reasoned responses. We share with Fawcett a sense of urgency — the reality of pervasive homelessness needs...Read more >
Jan 23, 2018
Amid a cascade of political problems this fall, there could be a happy moment for Donald Trump. A trade case that will soon land on the president’s desk could give him an opportunity to boost...Read more >
Jan 23, 2018
Costs for solar manufacturers are climbing, and it could affect the broader industry. One of the main components of solar panels, polysilicon, is seeing its prices jump dramatically. Prices are up 35...Read more >
Jan 23, 2018
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