The use of PFAS-based foam fire suppressants has been linked to the contamination of drinking water systems. Now, new research by Prof. Graham Peaslee shows that firefighters face additional risk just by gearing up.
The photograph by Kay Westhues explores the St. Joseph-Kankakee River portage, a walking trail first established by Native Americans and then used by the French explorers. The artwork reminds us that the history of South Bend did not begin in 1865 and that people's knowledge and use of the land were directly responsible for the location of the city.
We would like to announce that the next Kylemore Book Club will start in August. Professor Declan Kiberd, world-renowned author, literary critic, and professor of Irish Studies, English, and Irish Literature will lead our next book club on Irish authors James Joyce and W.B Yeats. We will share the readings, videos, and introductions in the coming weeks. Live meetings will be on Wednesdays, 1:00 PM (EDT) on August 5, 12, 19, and 26.