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The Center for Understanding Change (C4UC) leverages the deep scientific knowledge of its partners to gain a broader insight on shared, complex issues, particularly when stakeholders have trust issues. C4UC partners:
Sandia National Labs

National security is the business of Sandia National Labs. Sandia applies science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.  For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues. A strong science, technology, and engineering foundation enables Sandia's mission through a capable research staff working at the forefront of innovation, collaborative research with universities and companies, and discretionary research projects with significant potential impact.

Argonne National Laboratory

A laboratory of global excellence, Argonne offers scientists and engineers a highly collaborative environment to pursue innovative research in the national interest.  Argonne is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where “dream teams” of world-class researchers work alongside experts from industry, academia and other government laboratories to address vital national challenges in clean energy, environment, technology and national security. Through collaborations with researchers here at Argonne and around the world, we strive to discover new ways to develop energy innovations through science, create novel materials molecule-by-molecule, and gain a deeper understanding of our planet, our climate and the cosmos.

Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a dynamic public research institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement.