Author Julia Corbett on how “everyday” nature can help us focus on issues like climate change.
This profile for the University of Minnesota alumni magazine addresses invasive species and mycology. It starts: The call arrived at 7 p.m. from a hospital in Davis County, Utah. A worried emergency room doctor wanted University of Utah mycologist Bryn Dentinger (Ph.D. ’07) to identify a mushroom possibly eaten by a boy who was a patient.
Forest ecologist and University of Utah professor Nalini Nadkarni’s work with incarcerated peoples and in academic outreach, including diatom dresses, are topics in this higher-education profile.
In this piece for Science Careers magazine, Woods Hole marine scientist and whale researcher Mark Baumgartner discusses his technology background.
University of Utah Water Center
“It’s not enough to say ‘yes, there are pathogens and people can get sick,’” says Dr. Jennifer Weidhaas. “We need to get suggestions to decision-makers so they can improve their system.”
A new book by Joseph Alexiou, A06, traces the history of the poisoned and picturesque Gowanus waterway between Carroll Gardens and Red Hook, Brooklyn. He began writing about New York history after living in the neighborhood.
For Lisa Nett ’97, a tree doesn’t just grow in Brooklyn — it also merits an appreciative look and a flash of recognition. This piece for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s alumni magazine, OnWisconsin, is about an alum’s tree-ID classes in New York City.
Johns Hopkins Magazine
This piece for Johns Hopkins Magazine is about Ava Chin, former “Urban Forager” columnist for The New York Times and currently an associate professor of writing at the College of Staten Island; and her book, Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love, and the Perfect Meal (Simon & Schuster).
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