All posts by: Sarah Hansen, M.S. '15

Erle Ellis asserts value of social sciences in defining onset of human impact on Earth

Anthropocene science is an emerging, interdisciplinary field, which requires a variety of voices be at the table, Ellis argues. Answering the question of when and how humans began transforming Earth might guide us, he suggests, toward “more desirable outcomes both for human societies and for non-human nature.”

UMBC expands partnership with Portugal’s University of Porto

“This university-wide agreement will broaden the cooperation between our institutions to include more opportunities for exchange of students, faculty, and staff, and for stronger research collaborations,” says Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, rector of University of Porto.

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