Tag: Water insecurity

Making a Difference with Mabie

Not sure what to do this summer? For any undergraduate student interested in making a difference, opportunities abound. March is here, which means the deadline to apply for the John and Martha Mabie Public Health Fellowship is fast approaching. The grant offers undergraduate students a chance to research global health issues, both in America and

Flint Water Crisis: a story of environmental racism

In April of 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan changed its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure. Filled with industrial chemicals, waste, sewage, and road salts, this river was undoubtedly unfit for drinking. Immediate complaints about its unusual odor, taste, and color were ignored. The local government turned