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Local University Student Activists Talk About Climate Change

On Sunday, February 27th, students representing six area universities -- Cincinnati State, Miami University, Mount Saint Joseph, Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, and the University of Cincinnati (UC) -- will gather on Zoom to talk about current campus efforts to address climate change. Presented by Faith Communities Go Green in collaboration with Green Umbrella and … Continue reading Local University Student Activists Talk About Climate Change

Introducing the new PEWS Sustainability Interns

PEWS, with the support of UC Research2030, is excited to introduce the three new PEWS Sustainability Interns: Zeke King Phillips, Kat Timm, and Jessica Roncker, all three graduate students at UC. Zeke King Phillips Zeke King Phillips is a 3rd year graduate student and PhD candidate in UC's Geology Department. Prior to his arrival at … Continue reading Introducing the new PEWS Sustainability Interns

Geoscience events happening this April in Cincinnati

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the geoscience event at Trammel Fossil is postponed until 4/23/22 The joint North-Central and Southeastern Geological Society of America 2022 Section Meeting is being held in Cincinnati from April 7th to 9th. This event will bring hundreds of geologists to the city to discuss new science research and is sponsored … Continue reading Geoscience events happening this April in Cincinnati

The 2022 Communicating Science Seminar

Are you interested in learning more about science communications and public engagement practices and research? The 2022 Communicating Science Seminar is an annual seminar where scientists and those involved in science engagement and public outreach can discuss new ideas and experiences. This seminar is being held virtually on Thursday, February 17th, 2022. There will be … Continue reading The 2022 Communicating Science Seminar

Meet the new PEWS Program Director, Max Cormendy

We are excited to introduce Max Cormendy, as the new Program Director for the Center for Public Engagement with Science at University of Cincinnati. He will also serve as the executive director for the Philosophy of Science Association. Mr. Cormendy is a Cincinnati native and completed his MA in Philosophy at University of Cincinnati in … Continue reading Meet the new PEWS Program Director, Max Cormendy

Teaching and Conducting Public Engagement with Science at UC

I recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati as a double major in Biochemistry and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Throughout my undergraduate career, I was unsure about how I could blend these interests. While my experiences in STEM had been very bench-research oriented, my experiences with the social sciences had focused on community-level activism and outreach. After taking a Feminist Philosophy of Science course in fall 2020 with Dr. … Continue reading Teaching and Conducting Public Engagement with Science at UC

New student-led Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research and Discussion Group

Are you a graduate student doing research in sustainability? Or are you interested in sustainability research, but not sure how to get involved? Join the brand new Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research & Discussion Group! This group is part of the PEWS Sustainability initiative, supported by the University of Cincinnati’s Next Lives Here Research2030 Program. … Continue reading New student-led Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research and Discussion Group

Cincinnati’s Climate Equity Indicators Report

PEWs Faculty Affiliate Carlie Trott has collaborated with community partners to conduct research into the vulnerability of Cincinnati's communities to climate change. The newly released Cincinnati Climate Equity Indicators Report was produced in collaboration with the Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability, Green Umbrella Regional Sustainability Alliance, Groundwork Ohio River Valley, University of Cincinnati and … Continue reading Cincinnati’s Climate Equity Indicators Report

UC Sustainability Award Program 2022

The Office of Sustainability at UC is announcing the Sustainability Award Program for 2022: In support of UC’s strategic direction, Next Lives Here, and the goals outlined in the 2019 UC Sustainability + Climate Action Plan, the Sustainability Award Program serves as a celebratory and competitive framework for recognizing UC students, staff­, and faculty who are doing … Continue reading UC Sustainability Award Program 2022