June 2014

June 19, 2014

For the eighth year, 12 women have taken to the northern Michigan river the second week of June to take a nip of what has been documented to be highly addictive.

Fly fishing.


June 13, 2014

On Twitter, Jill Deines took up the challenge to explain her doctoral thesis to an 8 year old. She came up with “I try to figure out if there's enough water underground to continue growing our food.”


June 12, 2014

The study of coupled of human and natural systems, and the strength it can lend to understanding of some of the world’s most pressing problems, was featured this week in the New York Times.

Jianguo “Jack” Liu was quoted in a story about the threats to a vital fishing lake in Cambodia and scientists’ efforts through modeling to save it.

Below is an excerpt:

The Coupling of People and Nature