El Instituto News

Institute Directors Support Student March for Solidarity

A group of institute directors have signed a letter of support for the student organizers of the March for Solidarity. This rally and march will begin on the Student Union Terrace, Tuesday 19 November 2019, 12 PM-2 PM. We join our voices to those of the student leaders who are calling for dialogue on and […]

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Dr. Venator Studies Local Response to Hurricane María’s Displacement

  An NPR report on research by El Instituto/Political Science joint faculty member and Associate Professor Charles (Robert) Venator highlights the disorganized and slow response by Federal authorities to the plight of Hurricane María refugees and how this top-level management inefficiency threw the main weight of resettling the displaced people and providing their needs onto […]

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“Inside the Faltering Fight Against Amazon Logging”

  Journalism prof and Instituto affiliate faculty Scott Wallace published  “Inside the Faltering Fight Against Amazon Logging” in the National Geographic Magazine, 28 August 2019. Wallace chronicles the beleaguered Brazilian national forestry service’s efforts to stem the tide of renewed logging in the Brazilian state of Rondônia, following forest agents on a field enforcement mission […]

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