Yellowstone River flooding is a 1 in 500-year event, USGS says; National Park to partly reopen

HELENA, Mont. – The devastating flooding that occurred along the Yellowstone River this week constitutes a 1 in 500-year event, according to a US Geological Survey (USGS) news release. Unprecedented rain and rapid snowmelt in recent days have caused rivers in parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho to burst their banks, swallowing bridges and sweeping … Read more

Hancock Park Garden Club Gives National Award to Science Educator Tashanda Giles-Jones – Larchmont Buzz

Hancock Park Garden Club President Michaela Burschinger presented GCA’s Hull Award to Tashanda Giles-Jones, science educator at Environmental Charter Middle School. Earlier this month, the Hancock Park Garden Club presented the Garden Club of America’s Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award to Ms. Tashanda Giles-Jones, for her innovative wholistic science and garden education program at Environmental Charter … Read more

A Sign of SIDS Risk

Air Date: Week of June 24, 2022 stream / download this segment as an MP3 file An infant sleeping on its back, following the recommendations of the Safe to Sleep campaign to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Flickr, CC … Read more

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Part of the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, which lies along the coast of southeast Alaska, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2021), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Part of the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, which lies along the … Read more

Research on the Rise: Lili Ramos ’22, ’26 Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship

“Research sits at the core of our mission to educate for justice,” says President Karol V. Mason. Research performed by our faculty, students, and alumni impact our advocacy for a more just world. Our “Research on the Rise” series showcases their work. Lili Ramos ’22, ’26, a doctoral student in John Jay’s clinical … Read more

National Science Foundation Grant to Support Hispanic Biology Majors at Bloomfield College

Bloomfield College was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $ 199,989 for its student academic support project entitled Interventions to Improve Academic Performance of Biology Majors at Bloomfield College. “The immediate goal of this program is to support our first-year biology majors to succeed in their first year of … Read more

Bangladesh National Earth Olympiad 2022 Award Ceremony

On Saturday 11 June, Acting British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Javed Patel, hosted a reception to recognize the finalists of the Bangladesh National Earth Olympiad 2022. Of the 35 participants selected for special awards, five will be going on to represent Bangladesh at the International Earth Science Olympiad which takes place from 24-30 August. The … Read more