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Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future (2021)

In Under a White Sky, author Elizabeth Kolbert presents readers with what she calls the “Anthropocene...


Eight students earned prizes in the 2020 Common Reader Essay Contest, in response to Elizabeth Kolbert’s “Under A White Sky”.

Here are the essay contest winners:

  • First place: Joshua Ciliberti, a University Studies major from Ambler, Pennsylvania.
  • Second Place: Jessica Griffith, an Environmental Science major from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
  • Third Place: Maya Weaver, an Anthropology major from Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Honorable Mention: Gabriela Taveroni, a Nutrition major from Twp Washington, NJ.
  • Honorable Mention: Ian Leduc, an Accounting major from Marlboro, New York.
  • Honorable Mention: Priya Thamburaj, an Environmental Science major from Aberdeen, NJ.
  • Honorable Mention: Juliana Castillo, a Philosophy Studies major from Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Honorable Mention: Amanda Heil, an International Relations major from West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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