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UConn-Technion Collaboration Develops Model for Affordable Fuel Cell Catalysts

March 9, 2021 | UConn Today Article by Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research: “UConn researchers and collaborators at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology developed a theoretical model that will expediate the development of affordable fuel cells, a key technology for sustainable energy.”

American Environmentalism’s Racist Roots Have Shaped Global Thinking About Conservation

September 2, 2020 | The Conversation | By Prakash Kashwan, Associate Professor of Political Science | The United States is having a long-overdue national reckoning with racism. From criminal justice to pro sports to pop culture, Americans increasingly are recognizing how racist ideas have influenced virtually every sphere of life in this country.

Coronavirus Gets Dangerously Close to Isolated ‘Arrow People’ in Amazon

August 18, 2020 | National Geographic | By Scott Wallace, Associate Professor of Journalism. Amid rising alarm that the novel coronavirus has reached deep into the Amazon rainforest, threatening isolated tribes, Brazil’s Supreme Court this month unanimously ruled in favor of Indigenous people’s demands to force the government to protect them from the pandemic.