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Islands on the climate front line

Perry World House’s Global Shifts Colloquium looked at how islands can protect their people, build resilient communities, and safeguard their environment in...

UChicago scholars recommend climate and energy policies for Biden administration, Congress

From more damaging natural disasters to agricultural disruptions, these costs fall disproportionately on communities of color and America’s economically vulnerable. At the same...

CNN: Exposure to dirty air in the world’s most polluted region linked to pregnancy loss, study finds

Pregnant women in South Asia who have been exposed to air pollution face an increased risk of pregnancy loss, miscarriage, and stillbirth, according to a...

Making a better world

Counting the many ways Northwestern experts are working to make the world a better place in 2021

NPR: Undisclosed: Fire And Flood Risk In The United States

There have been many climate-related disasters this year, and along with those events come a heavy emotional and financial toll for residents....
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Court Theatre receives 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award

Award recognizes artistic achievement; two alumni nominated for sound, lighting design

CNN: These ‘boomerang’ employees went back to their old jobs. They tell us why

In March, a record 4.5 million people quit their jobs, according to the Labor Department, many of whom left to seek higher pay,...

NPR: For two years, this Washington island has grappled with the long reach of COVID

It didn't take long for the pandemic to arrive on Whidbey Island. That pastoral slice of the Pacific Northwest meanders through the...

Three Illinois students awarded Boren Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Three University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign undergraduates are among 208 students nationwide awarded David L. Boren Scholarships.