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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is launching the largest reorganization in the department’s 168-year history. The shift would divide the country into 13 regions and centralize parts of the agency within those boundaries. Joining us to talk about the potential impact of this change is Kate Kelly, director of Public Lands at the Center for American Progress.
ASU is expanding its reach into the realm of disability studies. The new College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is going to offer a disability studies major. And it’s intended to blend students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.
The United States might be the richest country in the world, but a new study shows children born here are more likely to die before they reach adulthood than kids born into other wealthy, democratic countries.
ASU and the University of Buffalo are teaming up to study how extreme weather impacts American cities. To talk more about this research, I’m joined by Nick Rajkovich, an assistant professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Buffalo, and Paul Coseo, an assistant professor of Landscape Architecture at the Design School at ASU.
Two of Apple’s shareholders are urging the company to research the impact of its technology on children. This push is an example of what’s called shareholder activism, when those who hold a financial interest in a publicly traded corporation use their influence to try to affect change.