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The EcoHealth Community of Interest is having a movie screening, Thursday April 2nd at 3:30PM in LLC. They are showing the movie "Trashed".  Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution.

Prof. Stephen Henighan, School of Languages and Literatures, is one of five finalists for the 2015 Canada Prizes, awarded by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, for his book Sandino’s Nation: Ernesto Cardenal and Sergio Ramirez Writing Nicaragua, 1940-2012.

When does food become garbage? Can waste reduction efforts improve local food security? Are recycling bins public property?  Dr. Kate Parizeau of the Geography department launches new innovative website to help answer these questions and more.

IDS alumnus, Jennifer Edwards, recently published an article, "Childhood and Positive Youth Development: A Case Study of Movimiento Comunal Nicaragüense", in the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group February 2015 Newsletter.  The article is based on her Master’s research in Nicaragua, which she undertook for her degree in the PIA/IDS program.

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