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Inaugural Chicago Studies Undergraduate Research Prize Awarded

Six finalists for the Chicago Studies Undergraduate Research Prize presented their Chicago-focused research on Thursday, May 17, at the Chicago Studies Research Colloquium. Maddie Anderson, a 4th year in Public Policy, was awarded the price for her BA Thesis "What Makes an Ideal Reparations Package? A Typological Examination of Reparations for Jon Burge Torture Survivors"

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PGE Student Spotlight: Emma Scotty

Environmental and Urban Studies 4th year student Emma Scotty was recently published in the Bulletin for Atomic Scientists! Check out her article here.

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PGE Director Sabina Shaikh publishes paper in Current Diabetes Report

Congratulations to PGE Director, Dr. Sabina Shaikh, on recently publishing a paper in Current Diabetes Reports with former Frizzell keynote speaker Rob Sargis, UIC professor Jyotsna Jagai, and two UChicago Harris students Colette Ashley and Shuhan Zhou! The paper, entitled "Underutilized and Under Threat: Environmental Policy as a Tool to Address Diabetes Risk" discusses the policy implications of endocrine disrupting environmental chemicals on diabetes risk. Check out the paper here!

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Meet PGE Alumni!

Check out our new series where we profile Program on the Global Environment alumni! This week, meet Melissa Chanthalangsy, a former Environmental Studies and Political Science double-major and student coordinator for the Environment, Agriculture and Food Working Group! See what she has been up to since graduating in 2014!

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