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The 2022 Next System Speakers Series

The 2022 Next System Speakers Series

Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, author of "Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice," headlines a series also featuring Jeremy Brecher (author of "Common Preservation"), Joe Guinan (co-author of "The Case for Community Wealth Building"), Yvonne Yen Liu (Solidarity Research Center), and Melissa Scanlan (author of "Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy").

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Dr. Jamie Clark Awarded Grant from National Science Foundation: Clark to study human behavior within the context of long-term environmental change

Dr. Jamie Clark Awarded Grant from National Science Foundation: Clark to study human behavior within the context of long-term environmental change

Dr. Jamie Clark, Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, Center for Social Science Research, has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research at the archaeological site of Sefunim Cave (Israel). Dr. Clark will lead research on climate change—and the nature of human responses to that change—during the Last Glacial Period (~115,000-12,000 years ago). The Last Glacial Period was characterized by profound shifts in climate, culminating in the Last Glacial Maximum, when sea levels dropped to 130 m below the modern coastline. On a human scale, the phase witnessed significant biological, cultural, and technological changes, including the replacement of Neanderthals by modern humans.

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The first Next System Fellows at Arlington

The first Next System Fellows at Arlington

The original Next System Fellows leaflets posed several thought provoking questions to their readers: “Where is our society going, and where does it need to go? How do we get there, and what must we do to get there?” By posing these questions, the program implies it can provide answers to them. And perhaps it can. But essential is the pedagogy involved. By calling students to address the systemic challenges of the 21st century, the Next System Fellows program invites students to become a part of creating solutions. 

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On CGTN, Kevin Matthews discusses Brexit and its impact Headlines

On CGTN, Kevin Matthews discusses Brexit and its impact

In a video on the China Global Television Network, Kevin Matthews, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History, discusses Brexit and the impact that it will have on the United Kingdom's relationship with Europe and the United States.

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Available soon:   Caplan's graphic novel

Available soon: Caplan's graphic novel

In his timely book, Caplan's non-fiction graphic novel addresses the leading objections to open borders. His goal is to be part of the solution. #1 on Amazon's New Releases chart. Publication date: October 29, 2019.

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