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Climate Education Specialists and City Leaders Come Together to Collaborate

Current Bates College student, Haley Crim, worked with us this summer as an intern in an essential role. Her primary duties were related the organization and planning of the Climate Education and Opportunities Collective Impact Summit, hosted at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. After the completion of the Summit, Haley shared about the event: […]

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Singular ‘they’ as best practice

At NewKnowledge, we think a lot about how to interpret data and how to do it accurately and ethically. Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein, a linguistic anthropologist, joined our team as a Researcher in July 2017. Dr. Barchas-Lichtenstein writes here about one strategy for writing that can improve our reporting practice. — Although Merriam-Webster, the AP Stylebook, and […]

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NewKnowledge Researcher to Present on Systemic Change for Social & Environmental Justice

NewKnowledge will be sponsoring a special presentation at the Human Science Institute (HSI) 2017 Conference, to be held in September at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The conference theme is closely aligned with our mission – A Difference That Makes a Difference: Systemic Change for Social and Environmental Justice. HSI is a […]

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