Just Published: The EPIB Trail, Volume 4 Issue 4
Dec 1, 2011
As another semester writing for the Trail draws to a close, so does my time here at Rutgers. Writing for the Trail has
been a truly rewarding experience and most definitely my favorite part of being an undergraduate. I have learned so much along the way from my fellow writers and from the Human Ecology staff. The only thing I would change is that my time as a writer and editor last a little bit longer. But, I know that I can take the skills I have acquired and the friendships
I have made from my time working on this newsletter far into the future. I hope that you have enjoyed the Trail this semester, and in previous semesters, as much as I have. I am confident in the Trail’s upcoming and continuing writers and the students who will take my place once I move on.
As always, we rely on your feedback and support. As a purely student run newsletter, we try our very best to strive for a quality paper that we hope our readers will appreciate and enjoy. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or comments. Good luck to students and faculty during these hectic weeks of finals and we wish everyone a safe, healthy, and
happy holiday season and new year! Lastly, a warm ‘thank you’ to those who helped the Human Ecology Department and Rutgers Against Hunger’s Adopt-a-Family campaign. With the donations we’ve received from everyone, we were able to make a positive impact on the lives’ of a mother and son this holiday season, so again, thank you!
Your Editor- Dara
News and Features by Date
- As the sea rises, how do we get out of harm’s way?
- Millions of species could disappear if we don’t change. One way to help is to eat less meat, Rutgers prof says.
- Food safety: FDA unveils new plan to ensure safety of food imported to U.S.
- Rethinking the Future of Food Recalls
- Environmentalists Raise Questions about Salting of NJ Roads
- Environmentalists raise concerns about salting roads during winter months
- Scientists Consider "Quick Response" Plan to Counter Climate Misinformation
- "Will Murphy’s plan to constantly salt the roads wreak environmental havoc? Time will tell."
- Why Stay During A Hurricane? Because It's Not As Simple As 'Get Out'
- Opinion: NJ Shouldn't Wait for Federal Funds Before Reducing Flood Damages
- Expert: NJ towns should start revamping water infrastructure for the future
- More syringes are washing up on Jersey beaches. It's a problem that starts miles away.
- Americans waste nearly half their food. How can we reduce food waste in New Jersey?
- Ira Wagner's 'Houseraising': Uplift, denial, and Hurricane Sandy
- How Privatizing Water Systems Costs Taxpayers -- & Endangers Them (Heavy.com)
- Conservation could curb future N.J. water demands
- Opinion: NJ's Water Needs Could Decrease, Despite 10.4M Residents by 2040
- Prof. Bill Hallman Appointed to National Advisory Committee Addressing Climate Change Communications
- Emily Hunziker (SEBS '17) participated in the University of Sao Paulo's International Science and Technology Symposium last week.
- Victoria looks at improving emergency communications
- How Hurricane Sandy became steroids for Jersey Shore development
- Congratulations to Dr. Ethan Schoolman for winning The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Research Award.
- Is the Food in Meal Kit Delivery Services Actually Safe to Eat?
- What to tell people to get them to evacuate before a hurricane hits?
- Opinion: The Time is Now for Drinking Water Utilities to Improve Their Systems
- Opinion: Thinking Smaller for more Effective Flood Protection
- GMOs: finding middle ground on genetically modified organisms
- Racial Discrimination Linked with Worse Mental Health
- Opinion: Is Water Supply a Commodity, a Service, or a Right? by Dr. Daniel Van Abs
- Dr. Tom Rudel Honored for Teaching, Research, Service and Diversity Initiatives
- Lecture and Book Signing by George Marshall, "Are Our Brains Wired to Ignore Climate Change?"
- Cymie Payne
- Congratulations Dr. Bonnie McCay for receiving the American Fisheries Society's 2013 Award of Excellence.
- Dr. Peter Guarnaccia was invited by former Rutgers anthropology graduate student Nia Parson to deliver the George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecture in Cultural Anthropology at Southern Methodist University.
- Check out our latest edition of the EPIB Trail.
- Dr. Cymie Payne was interviewed by the New York Times regarding the campaign against whale hunting.
- Naa Oyo Kwate Wins Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Award
- Just published Dr. Pamela McElwee and Dr. Maria Luz Cruz-Torres' new book, "Gender and Sustainability: Lessons from Asia and Latin America."
- See our EcoPodcasts
- Professors in the News: Dr. Shwom is recognized for her recent research and publications
- Just Published: The EPIB Trail, Volume 4 Issue 7
- President Obama's Deputy Assistant for Energy and Climate Change- A Former EPIB Student
- Professors in the News: Naa Oyo A. Kwate profiled in Rutgers Today