ENST Senior, Noemi Pacheco-Ramirez, received a Young Adult Professional Scholarship to attend the Childhood Obesity Conference, the theme of which is "Good Health for All: Addressing where we Live, Learn, Work, and Play," in San Diego in June. The goal of the scholarship is to "inspire, nurture, and motivate the younger generation to take an active role in influencing positive community change." Congratulations Noemi!
ENST senior Claire Roth, as part of her journalism internship with EcoNews, has published two pieces in their newsletter. See links below.
Program Leader Sarah Jaguette Ray has recently published two new books, Critical Norths: Space, Nature, Theory, which includes essays that analyze representations of "the North" in literature, film, and popular discourse, and Disability Studies & the Environmental Humanities: Toward an Eco-crip Theory, which pulls together articles from writers, scholars, and activists on the emerging intersection of disability studies and environmental studies.
The Womyn's Resource Center has been in collaboration with Dr. Marisol Ruiz to bring 2 prominent guest speakers for Earth Week. Both guest speakers will be presenting next week on: Michelle Roberts- Tuesday, April 18th at 5:30pm FH118 and Tessa Cordova-Thursday, April 20th at 6:00pm HGH225.
ENST Senior Madi Whaley has been chosen to present her research, 'The Beautiful Environmentalist: Self-Discipline and the Real Food Movement's Ideal Body', in June at the Association for the Study of Literature & the Environment conference in Detroit. Ms. Whaley was awarded a research grant from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences to support her attendance."
ENST major Shanti Belaustengui Pockell has been accepted to join the California Student Sustainability Coalition Writing Team-- a huge honor.