Perspectives Summer Columns

  • Water Shortages Have a History

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    James Parker | Sep 26, 2019

    Irrigating the arid countryside sounded good to British authorities in Kenya. What went wrong?
  • Making a People’s History

    Perspectives Daily

    Acadia Roher | Sep 16, 2019

    Documenting grassroots organizing in the South, a graduate student helps bridge generational divides. 
  • “What Changed” in Social Studies Education

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    Samantha Stearns | Jul 30, 2019

    Experienced college professors often say that undergraduates' skills and knowledge base have declined over the years. Is that true?
  • Meet the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

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    Allison Miller | May 29, 2019

    Follow along as three graduate students write about their scholarship, activism, and much more!

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    Kritika Agarwal | Mar 27, 2019

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    Chelsea Denault | Sep 6, 2018

    Working in sustainability provided Denault unique insights into why Detroit once built the world’s largest trash incinerator.
  • Strike Pedagogy

    Aura S. Jirau | Aug 31, 2018

    For student activists in Puerto Rico, striking is often a means to learn and educate.
  • Misdirected Rage

    Matthew Bowser | Aug 9, 2018

    Economic stress and political upheaval have been historically responsible for Islamophobia in Myanmar.
  • Trash to Treasure

    Chelsea Denault | Aug 2, 2018

    An interest in the history of trash led this graduate student to a job in sustainability. 
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