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Teen Journalists Report on National Parks

Researchers Su-Jen Roberts and Rebecca Joy Norlander visited Zion National Park with 14 students from Judge Memorial Catholic High School in Salt Lake City, UT. The visit was part of NewKnowledge’s partnership with PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, a training program for teen journalists across the country. Teens learn to produce original news broadcast segments […]

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Libraries Continue to Spearhead Change in Their Communities

For many initiatives, our research work happens right when a project is gaining momentum. Once in a while, we get the opportunity to revisit early successes and celebrate new achievements with our friends. Last week, we joined our partners, the American Library Association, the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, and library leaders to hear about […]

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Visiting Ithaca with Environmental Education Leaders

To kick off 2016, NewKnowledge headed to Ithaca, New York to meet with the leaders of EECapacity, an EPA-funded project to expand the capacity of environmental education throughout the US. While visiting Cornell University, the group paused on the suspension bridge to congratulate NewKnowledge Research Fellow Elizabeth Danter on her one-year appointment to the EECapacity […]

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