OCTOBER 17, 2014
Anna M. Gade: Exploring the confluence of religion and environment
Connections between faith and environmental stewardship have been the focus of a growing conversation in evangelical Christianity, led in part by Nelson Institute emeritus professor Cal Dewitt. But other religious communities, including Islam, have also been exploring this relationship, according to Nelson Institute professor Anna M. Gade.
OCTOBER 13, 2014
Holloway to students: Science can be more than you’d expect
Growing up, Tracey Holloway loved visiting the Adler Planetarium in her hometown, Chicago. So it was extra exciting when she got the opportunity this summer to speak at their Career X-Ploration Day. Holloway, a professor of environmental studies in the Nelson Institute, was given five minutes to speak to high school students from the area interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
OCTOBER 8, 2014
New nonprofit supports women in science
Tracey Holloway was a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University in 2002, Ph.D. from Princeton University freshly in hand, when she and five colleagues teamed up to create an informal support network for other women in their field.
OCTOBER 8, 2014
An Alpine research adventure: On sabbatical in Germany studying the climate
Ankur Desai, a professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences and a faculty affiliate of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research, recently returned from a year abroad, completing a sabbatical in Germany and also traveling to Iceland, India, Israel, Italy and Poland.