I awaken to the news that the 41st President of the United States passed. President George H. W. Bush was a Republican, a conservative, and even had ties to the fossil fuel industry.
The 2018 season will certainly be remembered for Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael, but the season gave us 15 named storms. Of those, eight were hurricanes, and two of those reached "major" status (category 3 to 5).
Dr. Shannon has been working with the Housing and Demographics Research Center (HDRC) on campus for the last few years, and this spring we're offering opportunities for undergraduates interested in doing research on housing and community development.
The day after Thanksgiving is college football downtime for many of us and Black Friday shopping for others. I suspect it is certainly not considered a "textbook" date in a journalism for releasing something important and newsworthy.
Thanksgiving is usually a day for turkey, football, and a very big parade in New York City.
For the first time in history, we are an "urbanized" society. More people live in urban spaces than rural spaces, and this trend is only projected to continue.
I am a scientist and professor that matriculates in many circles. Though I am a tenured professor at a major university, I often feel like I am having as much impact outside the ivory tower as I do within it. I am also a scientist that embraces social media. I know, I know.
This week was truly one of "fire and ice." The nation continued to watch the tragedy of the California wildfires. CNN is now reporting a statewide death toll of 74 people and over 1000 people missing from the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire, respectively.
It was only a two days ago that I wrote a piece in Forbes highlighting the potential threat of a named tropical system forming in the Atlantic and moving into Bahamas. At that time, the models and the National Hurricane Center were bullish on development.
I have watched the narrative play out with the "migrant caravan" over the past few weeks.