PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

We are very excited to share that PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart has been awarded a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship, which celebrates and supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Each Fellow receives $50,000 to pursue a public-facing project. The Whiting Public Engagement Program (WPEP) is a distinctive national grant founded to champion the … Continue reading PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

Community Partnerships for Sustainability Video

On Friday April 15, the Center for Public Engagement with Science hosted the Community Partnership for Sustainability event to highlight the efforts of local organizations working on issues of sustainability. Presenters included Oliver Kroner from the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and Sustainability; Connie O’Connor, Education Director for the Cincinnati Nature Center; Melinda Kruyer, … Continue reading Community Partnerships for Sustainability Video

Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic

This week, we had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic about her public health research and work in the community. Dr. Butsch Kovacic is an Associate Dean of the University Of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences and also has an appointment in the Division of Asthma Research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  Inspiring a Change in Focus  Dr. Butsch Kovacic is a cross trained as a basic scientist … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic

Nancy Tuana interviewed about climate change and social justice

Nancy Tuana speaks to a packed audience at the Mercantile Library about climate change In this Humanities Unbound episode of the Taft Research Center at the University of Cincinnati, Nancy Tuana (Penn State) speaks with Taft Center Director Amy Lind about how climate change affects women and men differently and other topics about climate change … Continue reading Nancy Tuana interviewed about climate change and social justice

Trott’s community research senior capstone students present at City Hall

Dr. Trott's students in the 2019 senior capstone psychology course The students in Center Affiliate Carlie Trott's senior capstone course (PSYC 5051: Research Methods: Community Research) presented their research at Cincinnati City Hall this week: "Broadening Participation in Household Recycling in Cincinnati: First Findings from a Focus Group Study in South Cumminsville." The research was … Continue reading Trott’s community research senior capstone students present at City Hall