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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Webinar: "Information Systems to Advance Environmental Justice"

September 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its training webinar series to build the capacity of state environmental justice practitioners. The first webinar in 2020 on “Information Systems to Advance Environmental Justice” can be accessed at:...

Native Voices in Stem: Joseph Brewer

September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Joseph Brewer (Tsalagi/Oglala Lakota) received his Ph.D in Arid Lands Resources from the University of Arizona. He is the director of Indigenous Studies and Environmental Studies faculty at the University of Kansas. Prior to these roles, Dr. Brewer served as an assistant professor and acting dean in the School of Natural and Social Sciences at Haskell Indian Nations University. His research interests include natural resource management, energy sovereignty, and land tenure for American Indian...

Pandemic, State and Society

September 18, 2020 - 8:00pm

Asia was the first place to experience the coronavirus, impose lockdowns, and then emerge from them. It was also the first to experience a resurgence of infection due to the uneven response to forgotten communities. Beyond the spread of the disease itself, the broad scope of the pandemic has had far-reaching social and cultural consequences. Various political parties and groups in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Greece, France and Germany continue to refer to the "Chinese...

Pandemic, State and Society

September 25, 2020 - 8:00pm

Asia was the first place to experience the coronavirus, impose lockdowns, and then emerge from them. It was also the first to experience a resurgence of infection due to the uneven response to forgotten communities. Beyond the spread of the disease itself, the broad scope of the pandemic has had far-reaching social and cultural consequences. Various political parties and groups in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Greece, France and Germany continue to refer to the "Chinese...