Archives—April 2014




MacLennan on Torch Lake Panel Discussion

Portage Library Hosts Environmental Assessment Presentation about Torch Lake

The Portage Lake District Library will host a panel discussion about the “Impacts of Legacy Mining on Torch Lake” on Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m.

Michigan Tech faculty members Noel Urban (CEE), Carol MacLennan (SS) and Judith Perlinger (CEE) will give a three-part presentation on Torch Lake and will answer questions from the audience afterwards.

Read more at Tech Today.



MacLennan Publishes on Sovereign Sugar

Sovereign SugarCarol MacLennan (SS) has published a book titled “Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawai`i,” with the University of Hawai’i Press. The table of contents and an introductory chapter can be found online.

ISBN: 978-0-8248-3949-9

From Tech Today.

In the News

Carol MacLennan (SS) was interviewed by Chris Vandercook on Hawaii Public Radio about her new book “Sovereign Sugar” on Tuesday, April 1.

From Tech Today.

Listen to the full 8:00 minute interview at Hawaii Public Radio.



Silver Award for Hugh Gorman

Gorman GAIA
CF Industries' Nitrogen Complex

Hugh Gorman, professor of environmental history and policy, won one of two second prizes awarded for GAIA Best Paper Award 2013, “Learning from 100 Years of Ammonia Synthesis. Establishing Human-Defined Limits through Adaptive Systems of Governance.”

From Tech Today.

GAIA Best Paper Award
One Gold, Two Silver

GAIA’s Editorial Board also agreed on two second prizes. They were awarded to Thomas Jahn, Wissenschaft für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung braucht eine kritische Orientierung and Hugh S. Gorman, Learning from 100 Years of Ammonia Synthesis. Establishing Human-Defined Limits through Adaptive Systems of Governance.

Read more at Oekom Verlag.