A lead pipe (left) seen through a hole in the kitchen ceiling in the home of Desmond Odom, in Newark, New Jersey.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez
President Biden has proposed spending $45 billion to replace every lead water pipe and service line in the nation. A public health expert explains why he sees this as a worthwhile investment.
Is your community’s water tainted with lead? The data might not have been reported.
Flint’s highest recorded lead levels were typical for water systems that report problems. What’s more, a number of cities haven’t reported their lead issues.
Contrasting cityscapes, similar challenges
Universities teach students and produce research – but do they have responsibility to engage with the communities that surround them? Two university presidents explain why their answer is an emphatic yes.
Who is responsible for today’s campus troubles?
On Martin Luther King Jr.‘s birthday, five educators reflect on recent campus protests and describe concrete actions universities can take to bring opportunity to all.