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Teaching the Intersections of Environmental Injustice and COVID-19
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Boston College Law School Lex Latinx Webinar Series
Daniela Urosa Susan Simone Kang Boston College Law School's Lex Latinx webinar series is a series of five online conferences in Spanish with simultaneous translation to English, with speakers from different Latin American Universities and BC L (More)
Air pollution interventions: Global research report released by BC's Schiller Institute and partners identifies top five actions to benefit health and climate
Philip Landrigan “Climate change and air pollution are major threats to human health and economic development that must be addressed. The COVID pandemic has raised the stakes considerably,” says report co-author and Professor of Biology Phil Land (More)
Syllabus: #Shop-Apocalypse: Consumer Culture's Past and the Fate of the Planet
Juliet Schor Robin Fleming Course Description: Although we are increasingly aware that our habits of consumption affect the environment, it is hard to imagine that consuming patterns are capable of being changed. In this class, students will l (More)
Cross-border implications of the US response to covid-19: an escalating health crisis on Mexico’s northern border
Alejandro Olayao-Méndez, SJ Alejandro Olayao-Méndez, SJ contributed to a 9 July 2020 blog post on bmj.com. >>> On 20 March 2020, the Trump administration announced that it would be limiting nonessential travel across US land borders [More)
Improving Ventilator Rationing Through Collaboration With Experts on Resource Allocation
Utku Ünver Tayfun Sönmez As the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic evolves, questions regarding the fair allocation of scarce medical resources, such as ventilators, antiviral drugs, and vaccines, abound. Piscitello et alMore)
Everything Old is New again: COVID-19 and Public Health
Judith A. Vessey In the fall of 1918, the influenza pandemic tore across the world. Public health nurses in cities throughout this country cared for some of the most vulnerable—sick children and families from poor communities, their fragile econo (More)
Vivere ai tiempi del coronavirus | Living in the Time of Coronavirus
Andrea Vicini, SJ A few years after receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez published his novel Love in the Time of Cholera.More)
Considerations for school leaders serving US immigrant communities in the global pandemic
Rebecca Lowenhaupt Purpose – In this commentary, the authors consider how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted immigrant education and professional communities in schools, discussing the implications of these shifts for school leaders in the United (More)