Female faculty members of color are disproportionately called upon by both colleagues and students to do diversity, equity, and inclusion work—with no compensation for this labor. BY ALEXANDRA KUVAEVA &AUDREY J. JAEGER &DAWN CULPEPPER &JOYA MISRA &KERRYANN O’MEARA College faculty members are critical in helping American colleges become more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Professors and instructors not only teach and advise students; they also help institutions make inroads toward equity goals, such as improving graduation … Continue reading Why Are Women of Color in Academia Expected to Do Diversity Work?
Matthew Druckenmiller, University of Colorado Boulder; Rick Thoman, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Twila Moon, University of Colorado Boulder The Arctic has long been portrayed as a distant end-of-the-Earth place, disconnected from everyday common experience. But as the planet rapidly warms, what happens in this icy region, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the rest of the globe, increasingly affects lives around the … Continue reading 2021 Arctic Report Card reveals a (human) story of cascading disruptions, extreme events and global connections
By Ngai Yuxi, Dai Zhengtang, She Wanwan, Chen Qiaqia This is a “Doraemon” found by Qinhuai River in Nanjing rural area, not the omnipotent robotic cat, but an ordinary cat dyed blue by chemical wastes discharged by nearby dyeing factories. The little creature is a magnifying glass revealing a growing issue concerning the general natural environment, or specifically the water environment, in China. Many rivers … Continue reading How did Nanjing respond to river treatment issues in different policy periods? Taking the management of the Qinhuai River as an example.