H2OSU: May 27, 2014

 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
(Spring Term, Week Nine)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Tuesday, May 27, Hydrophiles Happy Hour  |  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |  Bombs Away Cafe (Monroe Ave)

Wednesday, May 28,  WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Diane McKnight "Water quality and climate change in the Rocky Mountains"  |  4:00pm - 5:00pm  |  Kelley Engineering 1001

Wednesday, May 28,  Ecological Change in Lakes of the Columbia Plateau Fisheries and Wildlife Departmental Seminar  |  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Nash Hall  |  Free

Thursday, May 29,  Starker Lecture Series-Working Forests Across the Landscape
Capstone Field Trip
  |  9:00am - 4:00 pm  |  Richardson Hall 107

Thursday, May 29,  Dr. Sheila Olmstead "Fracking and Surface Water Quality: Impacts and Policy Implications"  |  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm  |  LaSells Stewart Center

Friday, May 30,  Frontiers in Applied Economics Semiar Series: Sheila Olmstead "Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Placement" |
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Milam Hall 019

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • PS 399: "Climate Change: Science and Politics of a Global Crisis" course at U of O

Do you want to learn more about climate change, the single largest environmental problem currently facing our Earth? Then enroll in a 4-week University of Oregon summer course, in Portland. You will learn about the causes & impacts of climate change, the factors that are limiting efforts to make progress on climate change, and the international, national, and local policy options that can help us address this global crisis. You can take this course even if you are not a University of Oregon student! The course runs from June 23 - July 18. To learn more and see the course syllabus, visit:http://rmitchel.uoregon.edu/cc/

  • Reception for Dr. Sheila Olmstead

If you are interested in speaking with Dr. Olmstead, there will be a reception with her on Friday, May 30 at 9:00am in the Wecoma Room of the CEOAS Administration Building (on the corner of 26th and Monroe).

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Foundation: Groundwater Research Fund (6/30/2014)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program (8/1/2014)

Agency: Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) Program (Deadlines vary based on solicitation)

(Visit the IWW funding database for more funding links...)

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

EPA Great Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (5/27/2014)

Oregon South Coast Tourism (Oregon Sea Grant) (5/30/2014)

US-Israel Educational Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (8/1/2014)

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (10/14/2014)

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Hydrologist-MP, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (Boise, ID) (5/30/2014)

Asian Environmental Studies Postdoctoral Fellow, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY) (6/15/2014)

Environmental Education Program Coordinator, Straub Environmental Center (Salem, OR) (See attachment for details)

Faculty Research Assistant - Data Analyst, Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon (Eugene, OR) (See attachment for details)

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

River Restoration Northwest's Portland-Based Speaker Series: Working on International Rivers - Stories from the Field  |  Tuesday, June 3, 2014 @ 5:30pm  |  Lucky Lab Beer Hall, 1945 NW Quimby St., Portland, OR

CPHHS Global Health Symposium | Thursday, June 5 - Friday, June 6, 2014 | Memorial Union Ballroom, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)

WEST Water & Environment Student Talks | Sunday, June 8 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014  | University of British Columbia (BC, Canada) 

Willamette River Relay  | Saturday, August 9, 2014  | Albany, OR

Fifth Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference  | Tuesday, September 9 - Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Specialist Conference on River Basins and Watershed Management  |  Tuesday, September 9 - Friday, September 12, 2014 | JW Marriott SF Union Square (San Francisco, CA)

The Columbia River Basin: Learning from our Past to Shape our Future | Tuesday, October 21 - Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Spokane, WA

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

The Seventh International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology | Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13, 2014 | Crowne Plaza, Houston, TX

UCOWR/NIWR/CUAHSI 2014 Annual Conference: Water Systems, Science, and Society Under Global Change | Wednesday, June 18 - Friday, June 20, 2014 | Tufts University (Medford, MA)

The International Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) 2014 | Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Friday, July 18, 2014 | Rhodes University, Grahamstown (South Africa)

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