For Future Generations: Toward Environmental, Social, and Economic Sustainability

Sustainability is key to ensuring that our actions today don’t compromise future generations. But how do we balance the competing environmental, economic, and social challenges we face? What impact do our daily choices have on these complex, interconnected systems? The Faculty Enrichment Center is hosting a virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, October 25th, 2:30-4:00pm, on … Continue reading For Future Generations: Toward Environmental, Social, and Economic Sustainability

Raising Ethical Questions About Off-Label Use of Covid-19 Vaccines

It is probably safe to say that many people who never previously took interest in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory processes have been learning a lot about them this past year by paying close attention to the development, review, and roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines. Tens of thousands of individuals in the US enrolled … Continue reading Raising Ethical Questions About Off-Label Use of Covid-19 Vaccines

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

Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Arnie Miller

Dr. Arnie Miller This week, we highlight the work of Dr. Arnie Miller. Dr. Miller is an Advisory Board member of the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science, as well as Professor Emeritus, former Head of the UC Geology Department, and former Senior Associate Dean of the UC College of Arts and Sciences.   Dr. Miller is an evolutionary paleontologist and paleoecologist. His research has focused on mass extinctions and … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Arnie Miller

Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Abel Gustafson

Dr. Abel Gustafson This week, we highlight the work of our newest Faculty Affiliate with the Center for Public Engagement with Science, Dr. Abel Gustafson, Assistant Professor in the UC Department of Communication.   Research Focus Dr. Gustafson studies public opinion and strategic communication in science and environmental issues. Using surveys and communication experiments, he assesses how various demographic and political groups think about and … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Abel Gustafson

Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Nate Morehouse

This week, we want to highlight the work of one of the Center's affiliates, Dr. Nate Morehouse.  Research Dr. Morehouse leads a lab that studies insects and spiders. He has a special interest in how they see the world, and how their vision influences the choices they make. He was drawn to the University of Cincinnati … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Nate Morehouse