Fellows In The News

Read about the work of Switzer Fellows making change and making headlines!

Balazs study links dirty drinking water, small Central Valley towns

Monday, December 3 2012

Another study by Carolina Balazs (2009) links dirty drinking water, small Central Valley towns.

Deiner publishes guide to necessary skills for nonacademic conservation career

Thursday, November 29 2012

Kristy Deiner (2010) published a Graduate Student's Guide to Necessary Skills for Nonacademic Conservation Careers.

Lave's new book about problems with scientific claims developed outside the academy

Wednesday, November 28 2012

Rebecca Lave's (2003) new book examines how the neoliberal emphasis on the privatization and commercialization of knowledge has fundamentally changed the way that science is funded, organized, and viewed in the United States.

Chase against extending Yankee reactor's life

Wednesday, November 21 2012

Steve Chase (2000) wrote an op-ed against extending the Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor's life.

Jones launches new online tool for estimating long-term climate change from today's actions

Wednesday, November 21 2012

Hands off my hamburger! A tongue-in-cheek look at Andrew Jones's (1996) new online tool En-ROADS.

Luers warns tread carefully when linking extreme weather to climate crisis

Tuesday, November 20 2012

Amy Luers (2000) wants us to tread carefully when linking extreme weather to climate crisis.

Zollitsch raises money for charity with armwrestling

Tuesday, November 20 2012

Brenda Zollitsch (2009) took on the Superhero personna of "Black Mamba" to compete in the Mayo Arts Center fundraising event, Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland (SLAP) in Portland, Maine.

Hansen on cost of coal to Pennsylvania

Wednesday, November 14 2012

How much is coal costing Pennsylvania? Evan Hansen (1996) and his colleagues at Downstream Strategies found out.