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Interdisciplinary Teams to Address Inequality With Innovation Farm Grants

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. this piece was first published in UA@Work. "Three interdisciplinary teams led by UA faculty will undertake projects to address issues related to inequality – locally and on the other side of the…
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The Illusion and Peril of Food “Choice”

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Sapiens. "It’s easy to blame obesity, diabetes, and other conditions on people’s poor diets. But the real culprit is multinational corporations that profit from limiting our…
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For People Fleeing Central America, Hunger May Not Look Like Hunger

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Latino Rebels. "Public support for Central American migrants is waning, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Yet the plight of Central Americans grows steadily worse. The number…
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Io Sono Qui, a film that upends narratives of “crisis” through the voices of migrant youth

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Youth Circulations. "Since early 2013, I have been studying local responses to migration in the Mediterranean with a regional focus on Sicily."
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A child’s chronic illness should prompt your support, not pity

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in the Arizona Daily Star.  "People around the world gather to raise awareness about epilepsy on March 26, which we observed two days ago. Known as Purple Day…
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The International Politics of Gut Health

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece first published in Scientific American. "For immigrants to the U.S., we need to focus on political and economic structures that ultimately affect the microbiome."
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Food insecurity is a legitimate basis for seeking asylum

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow.  This piece was first published in The Hill.  " In debates about whether to give asylum to the thousands of migrants at the southern border of the U.S., one crucial issue has…
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Toddler Tantrums, the National Parks, and Shutdown Woes | Why We Must Begin Shutdown Recovery Efforts Now, Beginning with Our Parks

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Thrive Global. " During the final days of winter break, my family ventured to one of our nation’s most visited and cherished destinations, Zion National Park…
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Countries that welcome refugees and immigrants are happier

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. "The Department of Health and Human Services recently reported that nearly 15,000 children are being held in immigrant detention centers across the United States."
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Challenges to health equality go beyond having insurance

Rhonda Gonzalez, Felicia Goodrum Sterling, Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellows. This piece was first published by the Arizona Daily Star.  "As open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act comes to a close this year…
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