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Celebrating the 2022 International Day of Women and Girls in Science

This U.N.-designated day aims to accelerate gender equity and improve access to and participation in science for women and girls.

by |February 11, 2022
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Killing ‘Evil’ Trash During This Year’s Durga Puja Celebrations

October is a time for Indian festivities starting with Durga Puja. This year our Durga celebration also included a green mission.

by Radhika Iyengar, Apresh Deva, Kumkum Srivastav and Yogita Ahire |October 20, 2021
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Summer Internships for Graduate Students

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until June 20.

by |June 4, 2021

In a Lamentable Year, Finland Again is the Happiest Country in the World

The 2021 World Happiness Report marks a somber moment as COVID-19 continues to rage on a little more than a year since it was declared a pandemic by the WHO.

by |March 19, 2021
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Why Fines and Jail Time Won’t Change the Behavior of Ghana’s Minibus Drivers

Research shows that a range of structural factors, including exploitative labor relations and police corruption, compel and solicit dangerous driving behavior.

by Festival Godwin Boateng  |March 17, 2021

Radhika Iyengar Tackles Educational Inequalities in Developing Countries

She’s fighting for access to education for some of India’s most marginalized groups, and finding creative ways to blur the line between schools and communities.

by |March 8, 2021

Join Us for the NY-NJ Climate Education Youth Summit

The five-day gathering will discuss links between the climate crisis and education, and help students learn how to address sustainability issues in their communities.

by Haein Shin |February 3, 2021
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Book Club With Jeffrey Sachs Will Examine the Most Important Topics for Humanity

The free, global forum will feature monthly interviews with renowned authors about their groundbreaking work in sustainability, economics, history, social justice, and more.

by Florencia Librizzi and Juliana Bartels |January 27, 2021
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Online Event Discusses the Role of Education in Building Resilient Cities

The event was part of a series on reimagining cities, co-hosted by the Consulate General of Denmark in New York and the Center for Sustainable Development.

by Haein Shin |December 16, 2020
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The Biden-Harris Climate Plan Misses a Crucial Element: Education

Educators explain why climate change education is important, and share their ideas for how the Biden administration could give this neglected topic its due attention.

by Radhika Iyengar |November 17, 2020