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Eastern Communism and the Politics of the Global South

Historian Vijay Prashad discusses political responses to inequality in the developing world. MORE »

Chicago Maroon: Scientists talk bees at the Field Museum

A panel focused on the importance of preserving pollinator species in urban areas like Chicago. MORE »

The Calumet Quarter in Pictures & Words

Check out the 2014 Calumet Quarter website, featuring student blogs, essays, photo galleries and more! MORE »

Expulsions: Complexity and Brutality in the Global Economy

WATCH NOW: Acclaimed sociologist Saskia Sassen examines predatory economic forms and their social and environmental impacts MORE »

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Food Patriots Film Aims to Make a Change

Filmmakers Jeff and Jennifer Spitz screen the documentary of their journey to discover the present and future of sustainable food production in the USA.

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Seniors in Environmental Studies presented their research projects at a poster symposium before graduation. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors!

Can UChicago Divest from Fossil Fuels?

A panel of students and faculty discuss the opportunities and obstacles connected with eliminating University investements in fossil fuels.

Panel launches PGE's book on The Social Lives of Forests

Editors Kathleen Morrison and Susanna Hecht launch the volume from PGE's inaugural conference on the surprising links between humans and forest transformation.  

PGE Shapes National Green Restaurant Certification

New standard for sustainable industry practices is based on research by students working with Environmental Studies lecturer Sabina Shaikh.

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