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Using tools from anthropology, geography, history, political science, and sociology we find sustainable solutions to complex problems. Brown bag socials throughout the academic year bring scholars and students together–over lunch–to educate and learn. Fieldwork opportunities take Huskies out of the classroom and into the community.

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 2019 Green Film Series: Marathon for Justice

Explores the ways in which people of color have been disproportionately exposed to toxic chemicals in/on the air, land, and water. Meet communities around the country who have experienced the...

3/20 7 pm
World Water Day Poster Session

Informal discussions with student poster authors. The students will be present at their posters to answer questions and discuss their work. Original Research posters are presentations of thesis...

3/25 2:30 pm
World Water Day Keynote Lecture: Monica Lewis-Patrick, We the People of Detroit.

"Mapping the Water Crisis of Unaffordability" Lewis-Patrick (aka The Water Warrior), is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of We the People of Detroit. She is an active member of the People’s Water...

3/25 4 pm
World Water Day: Panel Discussion

Leaving No One Behind - Human Rights: Near & Far Moderators: Valoree Gagnon, Director of University-Indigenous Community Partnerships, Great Lakes Research Center Emily Shaw, MS in Environmental...

3/26 4 pm
 2019 Green Film Series: Marathon for Justice

Explores the ways in which people of color have been disproportionately exposed to toxic chemicals in/on the air, land, and water. Meet communities around the country who have experienced the...

3/26 7 pm

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