Podcast Series
2022 Volume

Word Nerds

Let’s talk nerdy.

Fresh out of the dictionary with an eco edition, Word Nerds is one communication instructor and four students who tackle conversations on how our changing environment impacts our lexicon. In this series, Word Nerds explores the meaning, etymology, and impact of six “eco” words.

By Marlene Wurfel, Jack Gillard, Leanna Bressan, Kaylin Wilson & Priya Thapar

November 3, 2022

Ecocide & Ecogrief

Our hosts look into the etymology of ecocide and ecogrief.

By Marlene Wurfel & Jack Gillard

December 8, 2022

Eco-anxiety & Eco-terrorism

Our hosts look into the etymology of eco-anxiety and eco-terrorism.

By Leanna Bressan & Jack Gillard

January 5, 2023

Eco-sexuality & Eco-tourism

Our hosts look into the etymology of eco-sexuality and eco-tourism.

By Kaylin Wilson & Priya Thapar

Earth Common Journal

An online journal dedicated to supporting and promoting student research projects on the topics of sustainability, conservation and climate adaptation