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Environmental Justice and Sustainability in Appalachia; Beeka Quesnell Reports from Southwest VA

This guest post is by RU undergraduate student and SUST major Beeka Quesnell, who is working as an intern at the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) in the coal-mining mountain region of southwest Virginia this summer. 898 more words

Policy

Emerald Butterflies & That's How Strong My Love Is

Been down the canal again.  Masses of blue damselflies today, but also saw 3 emerald green coloured butterflies. I have never seen one of those before! 55 more words

Alkaid

Victory the cruising dog

Tour the USS Iowa and you might learn about Vicky

You’ll learn about Victory (sometimes called “Vicky” or “Vickey”), the dog, who joined the ship in 1943 and logged more than 200,000 miles at sea. 238 more words

Dog Days Classics: Robert H. Wiebe and The Search for Order

“Men in confusion clutched what they knew.” This is how Robert Wiebe describes the actions of America’s leaders in their “rudimentary bureaucracy” as the nation entered World War I in 1917. 1,396 more words

Academia

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Today's Sunday "Blog" from the past is written by Judwebre from Tropics of Meta on Robert H. Wiebe's seminal work The Search for Order: 1877-1920. Like Judwebre, I also read The Search for Order while preparing for comprehensive exams. I'm glad that I did. It is still the place to start when studying the Gilded Age/Progressive Era and quite possibly the best book covering this time period.

Fall 2014 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2014 semester the Sustainability Studies program will offer a special section of SUST 330 Biodiversity that will meet at the Field Museum of Natural History… 319 more words

Biodiversity

Roosevelt is ready for a family!

Meet Roosevelt!!

Meet Roosevelt! The boy with the strong name and the gentleman heart! Roosevelt is a young adult pit-mix that was brought in as a stray. 391 more words

Meet me at the Tremont

EDITOR’S NOTE: Imagine Nashua: Then & Now is a weekly photo column by Don Himsel. Each week, he will feature an old photo within a more recent photo and an explanation of how he got the shot. 609 more words

Nashua