How the Ancient Art of Rhetoric Can Help Defend Science
by Leah CeccarelliApr 21, 2017
- Climate scientists are learning how to choose their words carefully in response to inaccurate but emotive imagery.
After the March for Science, Keep Moving
by Peter KalmusApr 21, 2017
- This weekend’s march is a start. A climate scientist urges us to follow through in our personal lives as well as in our community.
One Solution to Make Women Scientists More Visible
by Jennifer LuxtonApr 20, 2017
- Put them on posters.
Why AARP Is Backing a New Lobbying Group for Millennials
by J. Gabriel WareApr 20, 2017
- AARP has awarded the Association of Young Americans a $35,000 grant—and both organizations say it’s just the beginning of their relationship.
How Special Elections Could Cost the Republicans
by Mark TrahantApr 17, 2017
- This week, Georgia heads to the polls. Last week, the GOP in Kansas barely earned a win.
In Berlin, a Model for Creative and Affordable Housing
by Sarah van GelderApr 12, 2017
- Cities with vibrant arts, music, and social scenes are being hit hard by gentrification. But Berlin’s “co-housing culture” shows that a city’s future doesn’t have to go that way.
How One Person’s Small, Brave Compost Pile Changed New York City
by Colin BeavanApr 08, 2017
- While we work to make our government budge, don’t forget that we can also make change ourselves by starting small and local.
The Kendall Jenner Pepsi Memes Made You a Better Person. Think About It
by Ambreia Meadows-FernandezApr 07, 2017
- Those cleverly captioned photos shared on social media can spark conversations and help build empathy.
CEOs Now Make 300 Times More Than Their Workers. This City Is Putting a Stop to That
by Chuck CollinsApr 07, 2017
- Runaway CEO pay contributes to income inequality and ultimately harms companies, so local governments aren’t waiting for a federal fix.
Portland Public Schools First to Put Global Climate Justice in Classroom
by Melissa HellmannApr 06, 2017
- Students learn about the front lines of global warming and how to be climate activists.
Wildfires Are Essential: The Forest Service Embraces a Tribal Tradition
by Nathan GillesApr 03, 2017
- The Karuk were once denied the right to practice an ancient tradition. Now scientific and resource management circles are seeing the merits of controlled burning.
Photo Essay: These Sculptures Tell the Story of the First Japanese Americans Sent to Camps
by Tracy Loeffelholz DunnMar 30, 2017
- The memorial wall is 276 feet long—one foot for every Japanese person who lived on Bainbridge Island in 1942.
How a Faculty Fast Pushed a University to Finally Denounce Trump’s Travel Ban
by Will MeyerMar 30, 2017
- In South Carolina, a university president’s middle-of-the-road response to the executive order sparked a string of campuswide resistance efforts to protect the rights of international students.
Rosie the Riveter for the 21st Century: You Dreamed, We Drew
by Jennifer LuxtonMar 28, 2017
- Readers submitted their ideas for updating the classic icon. See the winning poster ideas—and download your favorites.
An Outside-the-Doctor’s-Office Approach to Health Care
by Daphne MillerMar 27, 2017
- Research is showing that health care can be an engine for community change.