This story was so much fun to do. The kids were so cute, and the message so important. Obesity is a rising health problem among children, particularly those from from low-income families. The University of California has programs across the state trying to address this issue, with farm-to-school programs, nutrition education and research on the […]
Catching up on some links and belatedly posting this. UC achieved a milestone in sustainability building with its 100th certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It’s the most of any university in the country. Read all about it.
My latest story for UC: Someday, solar power will provide all the energy homes and buildings need for electricity, heat and cooling. Scientists at UC Solar, a multicampus research institute based at UC Merced, are helping to make that day come true. Read more at the UC Research website. Read other stuff I’ve written.
As someone with roots in print media, I got a kick out of this photo when I came across it on the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory website. It was taken when my University of California colleague Nick Strayer and I were videotaping interviews at the NASA Ames Research Center last May.
Here’s a roundup of some of my latest stories for the University of California website. One of my main beats is sustainability, so I’ve been writing about all the ways UC is green, saving energy and cutting costs.
Here’s a package of stories my colleagues and I produced about how University of California campuses are researching issues related to water and drought. I wrote about water policy and environmental problems.