Colleges & Education

Innovation doesn't just happen in a beaker, some teachers are creating new ways to inspire students to learn more about climate change, and changing their own campuses in the process.

Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Dr. David Broniatowski, the Associate Director of the George Washington University Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics, shares his research on the misinformation and disinformation around COVID.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Imagine wearing a T-shirt made out of ... spoiled milk. Find out more in our latest episode of Planet Forward, seen on PBS's Peril and Promise and produced in association with ASU's Global Futures Laboratory.
George Washington University
Climate change is not the great equalizer. Perhaps this characteristic makes it more difficult for some of us to agree that the threat is real.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
With a wave of COVID-19 infections plaguing the country, questions on what needs to be done in the coming months to save lives are at the forefront of national conversations.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
In this episode, we have a follow-up appointment with Dr. Leana Wen, who served as the Health Commissioner for the City of Baltimore and is a visiting professor of health policy and management at GW.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ecologists and epidemiologists have been predicting a pandemic like COVID-19 for years, revealing the deep-seated relationships between animal health, human health, and planetary health. 

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Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
As the COVID-19 pandemic soared around the world, people turned to science for answers. Science communicators were on the front lines of understanding the virus, reporting trustworthy science and battling the spread of misinformation. 
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Organizations in Madison, Wisconsin, focus on community-based solutions to improving food access during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Customers walk through the Dupont FRESHFARM Market in Washington, D.C., which has been open throughout the pandemic under public health restrictions. (Lizzie Stricklin/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Deemed essential services, D.C. farmers markets have remained open since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – but in order to keep vendors, staff and customers safe, markets have had to make sudden changes.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
When we find ourselves caught in a spiral of bad news, it can be difficult to do anything but shut down. We spoke with environmental communication professor Dr. Joanna Huxster about ways to avoid apocalyptic rhetoric and opt for hope.

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