Eve Gruntfest, professor emeritus, Geography and Environmental Studies, recently was awarded the Kenneth Spengler Award from the American Meteorological Society. The award is presented to an individual or organization whose efforts have contributed to the growth of weather and climate enterprise and linking public, private and government sectors. Gruntfest is currently a part-time research professor at the Trauma, Health and Hazards Center.
Josh Dunn, associate professor, Political Science, recently completed “From Schoolhouse to Courthouse: The Judiciary’s Role in American Education.” Dunn and co-editor Martin West, Harvard, brought together experts in political science, education policy, and law to paint a portrait of the role of the courts in K-12 education. The book was published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Brookings Institution Press.