INTERDISCIPLINARY 590: Preparation for College Teaching

Instructor: Dr. Raymond Herrera, Assistant Dean, Graduate School Credits: 2, Meetings: Wednesdays 8:10 – 10:00 a.m., Thompson Hall 24 Designed for graduate students who will be teaching assistants and/or exploring careers that involve teaching at the college level. Experiences, perspectives, and best practices of college teachers from multiple disciplines will be presented. All graduate students […]

ENR SCI 592: Systematic reviews in environmental science

1-2 credits, Terrell Rm 106, W 11:10-12:25 Instructor: Dr. Steve Powers, ( ) Graduate students often face challenges navigating and understanding the immense and rapidly expanding primary literature. This special Topics course aims to equip graduate students to conduct novel systematic reviews and accelerate review components of graduate research. *R coding experience a […]

Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program: Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program: Announcement No. G17AS00027 under 104(g)

Deadline: Feb 15, 2017 Proposals are sought on the topic of improving and enhancing the nation’s water supply and availability, and promoting the exploration of new ideas that address or expand our understanding of water problems. For more information and to apply.

Water Innovation Network for Sustainable Small Systems: Emerging Technologies Program

Request for Proposals: Due January 5, 2017 WINSSS is looking for proposals that address one or more key gaps in the group of technologies available to small drinking water systems. Proposals funded under this program may involve bench-scale, pilot-scale, or full/demonstration-scale treatment testing, sensing and monitoring technologies, or other studies that have potential to be […]

Featured piece by Professor Emily Huddart Kennedy in “2016’s Most Sinful Cities in America”

Emily Huddart Kennedy To what extent is sinful behavior innate versus influenced by your surroundings? My research has shown that environmental impact (e.g., carbon footprint, engagement in household “green” practices like recycling and buying organic products) is shaped more by context than it is by anything innate. For example, a study I conducted compared “green […]

CE543 Stochastic Hydrology

3 credits, TU and TH 10:35-11:50, Jan 08 – Apr 28, 2017 Instructor: Dr. Yonas Demissie, West134H, 509-372-7344, This is a graduate-level course aims at exposing the student to basic concepts, methods, and applications of stochastic modeling, data-assimilation and uncertainty analysis techniques to quantify the various sources of uncertainty and optimally integrate observed data […]

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14th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet

Open Date: 12/05/2016 – Close Date: 02/03/2017 This college student design competition highlights the use of scientific and engineering principles in creating innovative projects to research and develop sustainable solutions to real world challenges. The P3 Award competition is a two-phase team competition. For the first phase, interdisciplinary student teams submit proposals to compete for […]

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS)

Due date is March 6, 2017. Maximum award is $2.5 million with a total estimated funds of $40 million. It is imperative that we determine how society can best integrate across the natural and built environments to provide for a growing demand for food, water and energy while maintaining appropriate ecosystem services. To meet these […]

17th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment

Integrating Environment and Health January 24-26, 2017, Washington, DC The mission of NCSE is to advance and inform environmental policy and decision making through science. Join over 1,000 leaders in science, technology, government, business, civil society, and education to consider cutting-edge issues, explore new technologies and best practices, identify research priorities, and recommend solutions for […]