New Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Topic Seminar Series launches

FEBRUARY 24, 4:00 p.m.: Chris McCahill, deputy director of the state’s Smart Street Initiative presents the inaugural Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Topic seminar in Room 1010 of the Medical Sciences Center. This new series invites experts on transportation to speak about their work and its implications for health.

Peru | New potato helps farmers weather the frost

In Peru, the potato plays a big role in the nations identity. Now, a trio of CALS scientists has helped extend this rich tradition by introducing a new, frost-resistant variety that can help Peruvian potato farmers contend with difficult growing conditions caused by a changing climate. It’s the latest outcome of a decades-long collaboration with Peruvian researchers that is still going strong.

Strength in Community: GHI issues its 2017-2018 annual report

“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”