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Manning researches sustainability at State Fair

For the past ten years, environmental studies professor Christie Manning has made a point of spending summer days at the Minnesota State Fair – not for deep-fried snacks-on-a-stick, but for the opportunity to conduct survey research on the psychology of sustainable behavior. Manning’s academic background in cognitive psychology has allowed her to approach environmental issues…

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Hansens establish fund for geography research

The Macalester urban geography program, a major section of the Geography Department, has a history of conducting community-based research in the Twin Cities. Kathleen Hansen ’63 and her husband, Leland, recently established the Leland and Kathleen Hansen Geography Research Endowed Fund to provide financial support for student research in urban geography. “The Hansens have been…