Associate Professor Bonnie Keeler, Social Policy Researcher Angie Fertig, and Master of Development Practice Director Dave Wilsey have received the University's Award for Excellence in Academic Unit Service.
Researchers from the Humphrey School and the University of Texas at Austin published a paper evaluating the importance of community-based organizations in the transition to renewable energy in the United States.
Associate Professor Bonnie Keeler has been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), as a member of its Social and Community Science Subcommittee. Keeler’s three-year term began in April.
Professor Peter Calow and Associate Professor Gabe Chan served on working groups to support Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's Climate Action Framework. A report summarizing the working groups' conclusions has now been released.
Assistant Professor Fayola Jacobs has been invited to be an author on the Human Social Systems chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5), a congressionally mandated report on climate change impacts, risks, and adaptation across the United States.