Using Science to Help Communities Adapt

Voices of Faculty

Dr. Naomi Bates joined Future Generations University to bridge the divide between science and communities. By University Staff After making the list of finalists for the Westinghouse Science Talent...

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The Future of our University—and our Planet

Voices of Future Generations

A time of crisis—a time of opportunity: This is a look to the future of Future Generations taken from the President’s October Report to the Board Trustees. By Daniel C. Taylor By convention,...

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Appalachian Farmers Tap into New Possibilities with Maple Syrup

Voices of Students

Future Generations helped Paul Ronk earn an income from his maple trees. Now he’s helping West Virginians reconnect to the land and make a living. By Jesse Mintz Paul Ronk always wanted to live and...

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Ellen Romm Lampert is on a Mission to Change the Way We Eat

Voices of Alumni

Future Generations catches up with an alumni 13 years after she graduated. By Jesse Mintz Ellen Romm Lampert left Future Generations University eager to make a difference in communities that straddle...

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Learning from a World-Leader in Bottom-Up Economics

Voices of Faculty

Anthony Flaccavento didn’t just write the book on community-driven change—he’s practiced it for decades. By Jesse Mintz At most universities, economics courses are taught by professors with...

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In Today’s Crises, a Seed of Hope for a More Just and Lasting Future

Voices of Future Generations

We cannot stop COVID-19 and climate change, but we can use them to change our ways. ...

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Why Storytelling—and Why Now?

Voices of Future Generations

Future Generations is building a world-circling community through stories to spur a decade of action for the Sustainable Development Goals. By Jesse Mintz You could say Future Generations was born in...

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After a Coup Forced her to Leave Mali, a Returning Peace Corp Volunteer Put Down Roots in her Community

Voices of Alumni

Future Generations University helps Bethany Lewis make a difference at home. By Jesse Mintz Bethany Lewis wanted to stay on for another year in Mali with the Peace Corps. Then, in March 2012,...

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In Songs of Adaptation, Bird Songs and Community Knowledge Unite to Shed Light on Climate Change

Voices of Future Generations

I trekked through the Bolivian rainforest for a Future Generations University research project. This is what I saw. By Shane Palkovitz Editor’s Note: Songs of Adaptation is a research project...

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