How to Write Proposals that Get Funded and Papers that Get Cited: Story and Story Structure (The Strategy of Communication)

October 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm This –VIRTUAL– event is free for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as for faculty This session will focus on story and story structure—the big picture. What are the key elements that frame your strategy for a piece? This emphasizes what Dr. Josh Schimel calls the “OCAR […]

2021 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Wildfire and Fire-Related Research in the Pacific Northwest Workshop

As climate change reshapes fire regimes across the Pacific Northwest and beyond, we face an increasingly complex and challenging set of human and environmental problems. Interdisciplinary research efforts are needed to better understand how integrate and better utilize the full spectrum of wildfire research to empower communities and foster landscapes that are resilient or thrive with […]

Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee Wants to Hear From You

The Palouse – The Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee (PBAC) ensures a long-term, quality water supply for the Palouse Basin region. They are conducting a Google Poll to gather a baseline of local water understanding, water use, and water values from residents on the Palouse. To participate, visit our website ( or go to this link: […]

Emcon Virtual Conference

Emcon Virtual Conference September 13 – September 14 On behalf of our Scientific Committee, we cordially invite you to Emcon 2021, the 7th International Conference on Emerging Contaminants. This event will be held virtually on September 13-14, 2021, where you can expect to hear the latest research news and discoveries about the environmental chemistry of emerging environmental […]

The Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo

The Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo September 13 – September 15 Attendees will discover new project delivery methods, strategies for implementing a successful procurement, the nuts and bolts of how P3 agreements operate, and how to manage risks associated with legal and financial frameworks. Topics:  Roads & Bridges, Airports, Resiliency, Water Infrastructure Projects. Visit the conference website […]

3rd Enterprise and Infrastructure Resilience Workshop

Sept 27-29, 2021 This workshop explores multifaceted resilience strategies for the modern enterprise that address dependence on external systems, such as the environment, stakeholders, shareholders, and society. The Institute for Sustainability (IfS) recently received funding from the National Science Foundation to support our event. I encourage students, post docs, and early career researchers that are […]

“Making “Green” Energy “Clean” Energy: The Minerals that Will Power the Low-Carbon Future”

Monday, September 13, 4:30 pm, Zoom: Casey Bartrem on “Making “Green” Energy “Clean” Energy: The Minerals that Will Power the Low-Carbon Future” The fight against climate change requires a shift to low-carbon technologies, but these alternative energy sources are not completely green, clean, or renewable. In addition, many of the minerals needed to power climate-friendly […]

Al Gore at the Frontiers Forum

Join the former US Vice President and Nobel Laureate at our next Frontiers Forum speaker session to hear encouraging progress on the sustainability revolution plus what’s needed to reach net zero emissions by mid-century. An environmental, business and tech visionary, Al Gore is the undisputed epicenter of the global conversation surrounding climate change. He is […]