Fracking takes a toll on mental health as drilling and truck traffic rattle neighborhoods

Living near oil and gas production can affect mental health, driving stress and feelings of depression.

Stephanie Malin, Associate Professor of Sociology; Co-Founder and Steering Committee Member, Center for Environmental Justice at CSU, Colorado State University • conversation
Oct. 22, 2020 ~8 min

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

Living near oil and gas production can affect mental health, driving stress and feelings of depression.

Stephanie Malin, Associate Professor of Sociology; Co-Founder and Steering Committee Member, Center for Environmental Justice at CSU, Colorado State University • conversation
Oct. 22, 2020 ~8 min

Coronavirus quarantine could provide lessons for future space travel on how regular people weather isolation

Understanding isolation's effects on regular people, rather than those certified to have 'the right stuff,' will help prepare us for the future, whether another pandemic or interplanetary space travel.

Inga Popovaite, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Iowa • conversation
April 20, 2020 ~7 min

Mens et Manus America examines the politics of misinformation | MIT News

Adam Berinsky and Ezra Zuckerman Sivan present research on rumors and falsehoods in U.S. politics.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
May 22, 2017 ~7 min

In MIT visit, sociologist Arlie Hochschild discusses U.S. political divisions | MIT News

At Mens et Manus America event, Hochschild recommends three pillars of action for finding common ground among U.S. voters.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
April 10, 2017 ~9 min

Mens et Manus America initiative launches with documentary event | MIT News

Over 200 students and faculty attend kickoff as SHASS and Sloan begin an exploration of current U.S. social, political, economic challenges.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
March 3, 2017 ~9 min

Aditi Verma: A multidisciplinary take on nuclear policy | MIT News

PhD student is acquiring the science, engineering, and social sciences expertise needed to make sense of complex policy questions surrounding nuclear energy.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Oct. 20, 2015 ~5 min

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