Director of the Center for Water Policy, School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Type: Administrative Leadership Appointment within UWM Official Title: Director, Unspecified (9) or Academic Program Director Preferred Start Date: August 21, 2017 Application Deadline: Open until filled, screening begins March 15, 2017 Applications must be electronically submitted at Inquiries about this position can be directed to Sandra McLellan ( or Scott Graham (grahams@uwm.ed).

“Nitrogen: At the Nexus Between Food Security and Sustainability.”

This on-line, real time symposium will be held on March 8 & 9, 2017 from 9am-11:30am US Pacific Time; a detailed schedule and connection information is attached. The symposium is hosted by Michael Udvardi of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, USA, and John Peters of Washington State University, USA. Information and free registration:  

Packrat Package – managing package versions

This week CEREO’s Stephanie Labou introduced us to the packrat package. Packrat is a relatively new package that assists collaboration and functionality of code by maintain and standardizing package versions used in a project. Depending on the level of experience, R users may not have ran into this issue before but it is a persistent problem […]

Categories: R Working Group

Reflections, Transitions, & Solutions: Perspectives on the Past, Present & Future of Environmental Issues

Abstract submission deadline: March 10, 2017 The environment is more politicized than ever and creative approaches are required to understand and address the environmental issues that pervade everyday life. Unfolding political realities, funding uncertainties and public confusion leave us in a crucial position to take stock of environmental issues. The conference will serve to forge […]

NW Climate Science Center Graduate Fellowships

Theme: Abrupt ecological transformations in the Northwest SOI: Due Tuesday February 28, 2017 Full Proposal Deadline: April 1, 2017 Support offered: Partial or full stipend, benefits, and tuition for June 2017 to December 2019 (2.5 years), travel and networking support for participating in Climate Fellows Cohort activities. Process: Advisor/student team submits a statement of intent […]

DataONE Summer Internship Projects Announced

Six different project opportunities through the DataONE Summer Internship Program.  Applications are being accepted from now until March 17th 2017. Project opportunities are: Project 1: Markdown-based Semantic Annotation of Workflow Scripts Project 2: DataONE Messaging: Creating Marketing for DataONE Stakeholder Communities Project 3: Prospective and Retrospective Provenance Queries Using YesWorkflow, RDF, and SPARQL Project 4: Exploration […]