Nichols Professor: Homebuyers Could Be Impacted by Government Shutdown

Nichols College Political Science Professor and Program Chair Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., talks about the federal government shutdown’s impact on residents of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and beyond. Reporting by Lorraine U. Martinelle, director of public relations and social media at Nichols College.

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 Government’s Shut Down: What Can You Do to Help?

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE Think you can’t do anything to help out during the longest federal government shutdown in United States history? Nichols College Professor Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., says otherwise. Watch our interview with her …   During the longest #GovernmentShutdown in U.S. #history, @Nichols_College Political Science Professor Erika C. Smith, Ph.D., @nicholsdrsmith shares how […]

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 Glacier Expert Mauri Pelto Interviewed About Government Shutdown’s Impact on National Parks

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE News blog GlacierHub interviewed Nichols College Environmental Science Professor and Academic Vice President Mauri Pelto, Ph.D., and director of the North Cascades Glacier Climate Project, about how the federal government shutdown impacts the national parks. The story is headlined: “Roundup: Government Shutdown Impacts National Parks.” Dr. Pelto, who also works with NASA Goddard and the […]

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