Read about the work of Switzer Fellows making change and making headlines!
Susan Clark's (1995) book on Slow Democrac was featureyd in an hour-long Charlotte NPR piece about how to reinvigorate local democracy, and make government relevant, citizen powered, and inclusive.
The USDA's latest "coexistence" policy fails to address GMO contamination of organic crops, writes Lisa Bunin (1994) of the Center for Food Safety.
Carolina Balazs (2009)has received a 2014 Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community from UC Davis.
Caitlin Cleaver (2013) has joined the Hurricane Island Foundation as the new science and research coordinator for the Hurricane Island Field Research Station.
Jeremy Hays (2001) wrote in the Huffington Post that there are a number of factors that make some communities more resilient in the face of climate change than others.
Scott Fruin (2000) was quoted in an Environmental Health News article on the health effects of pollutant PM2.5, for which the EPA is about to begin enforcing a new standard.
Sharon Smith (2011) commends General Mills for publicly committing to sourcing deforestation-free palm oil after scoring poorly on her Union of Concerned Scientists' scorecard of palm oil sourcing.
Ayana Johnson's (2009) research showing that the ability to choose deferred rewards over smaller immediate rewards has a connection to environmental stewardship was recently covered in The Atlantic.
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