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Rebecca Hill

Rebecca Hill

Rebecca Hill is a freelance writer who writes on science and technology, education, libraries, literacy, and parenting science issues. She has been published in numerous national and online publications, including OZY magazine, Purdue University’s Envision magazine, Robotic Business Review, and other publications. She is a graduate of Purdue University, holds a J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law, and a master’s in Library and Information Sciences from Indiana University–Purdue University. She has volunteered for nonprofits for most of her life, including being a founding board member for three nonprofits as well as serving on ten boards for nonprofits in various capacities. She is currently a member of the Purdue University Dean’s Council for Libraries and a member of the League of Women Voters Bloomington Monroe County. Rebecca is also a Limestone Post board member. She resides in Bloomington with her husband, Jim, and has two grown boys and a dog named Ozzie.

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What Happens When an Opioid Epidemic Collides with the COVID Pandemic?

For more than two decades, the opioid epidemic has raged on in small rural towns and in the suburbs. But what happens when the opioid epidemic collides with the COVID pandemic? Rebecca Hill writes about these “waves” of crises in Bloomington and other southern Indiana communities, and how people are weathering it. Click here to read the story.

Keeping Track of Migrating Birds, the ‘Sentinels’ of Our Ecosystem

In 1803, James Audubon tracked birds by tying thread around their legs. Researchers around the world now use technology such as satellite telemetry to understand how migration affects these “sentinels” of our ecosystem. With a reported 30 percent of bird species lost since the 1970s, writes Rebecca Hill, the information gathered is more important than ever. Click here to read the article.

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Healthcare and the Impact of COVID-19 in So. Indiana Counties

The most significant health threats faced by Hoosiers living in southern Indiana's rural counties are chronic disease, substance abuse, and mental health issues. Another threat is access to healthcare, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Writer Rebecca Hill looks at the problem of rural healthcare access and what various individuals and organizations are doing to help. Click here to read the article.

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