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Rebecca Hardin
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Happy Belated Birthday UM! this show with returning host Harry Rice reminds me of another recent one (http://www.hotinhere.us/podcast/divest-and-invest/) with guest Jens Lund from Copenhagen, talking of efforts on that campus to reduce carbon footprints and take into account the environmental costs of higher ed and research careers. http://www.hotinhere.us/podcast/u-of-m-bicentennial-celebration-and-sustainability-goals/ Listen to both on www.hotinhere.us, or subscribe to us on itunes!

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More and more of my students--Europeans,  Africans, Americans--fit the description in the last few paragraphs of this piece as new public intellectuals. They are straddling the academy, small businesses,  cooperatives, social movements, non-governmental org...

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It's PEE-cycling: Toilet installed at the University of Michigan to collect urine that researchers will turn into fertilizer

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word cloud generated from the blogcast about the women's march posted today at www.hotinhere.us. great discussion by those traveling from A2 to DC to be present for this turning point.

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Wolf Hunt Revisited
As the data keep coming in from the wolf hunts in Michigan over the last few year s i can't keep myself from updating this post. Yes, the jury is STILL out on the way that hunt is going to play into wolf populations here, and how it will shape interactions ...

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Wolf Hunt Revisited
As the data keep coming in from the wolf hunts in Michigan over the last few year s but the jury is still out on the way that hunt is going to play into wolf populations here, and how it will shape interactions between wolves and humans in the long run. You...

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Country Bee, City Bee
The way Philippe Huau and Jean Francois Mallein handle bees is mesmerizing. They are methodical, almost meditative. Often the only sound I hear above the hum of buzzing bees in their beeyards is an occasional guttural sigh of regret if ever they crush or da...

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"epoxy for cocktail hour?" if you aren't already headed to zingtrain tonight, get going...

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