42 news posts from August 2012

Return to News

Beyond 7 Billion…the next baby boom – LA Times

After remaining stable for most of human history, the world’s population has exploded over the last two centuries. The boom is not over: The biggest generation in history is just entering its childbearing years. The coming wave will reshape the planet, and the impact will be greatest in the poorest, most unstable countries.  Read more and see videos, maps, and pictures here. 

Read more »

CAMP Dare to Dream Academy inspires migrant high school students - UW

The University of Washington campus was home to 52 migrant high school students from across the state during the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Dare to Dream Academy, June 24-29. For one week, students experienced college life and were exposed to resources for pursuing higher education.  Several activities were held in partnership with the College of the Environment – read more about this experience here! 

Read more »