Robert Bullard (’76 Ph.D. sociology), recognized as the Father of Environmental Justice, has received the United Nations Champions of the Earth Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest environmental honor given by the UN.
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, recently finished co-directing Iowa State’s Data Science for the Public Good summer training program. The program delivered a 10-week data science curriculum to undergraduate interns and graduate student fellows who worked on several real-world projects. Dorius supervised six Iowa State team projects. Additional information about data-informed insights across communities … Continue reading Shawn Dorius co-directs ISU Data Science for the Public Good summer training program
A $10 million federal grant will power a multi-institutional consortium aiming to create new value chains on U.S. farms. The consortium will innovate methods for farmers to make more efficient use of resources with an emphasis on the generation of renewable natural gas, improved rural economic outcomes and protection of the environment. Read more.