H2OSU: November 24, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014
(Fall Term, Week 9)

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, December 1, Monday Morning Meeting - Brooke Penluna, U.S Forest Service, "Fish modeling" |  10:00 am - 11:00am | Nash Hall 32

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Kim Ogren, Aaron Wolf's PhD Geography student, won the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at the recent American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference! Well deserved! Kim is doing her PhD dissertation research on the Columbia River Treaty.
  • Kim Ogren wins AWRA Award 
Kim Ogren, a PhD Geography student, won the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at the recent American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference for her research on the Columbia River treaty. Congratulations, Kim!
  • Children's Clean Water Festival
The Children’s Clean Water Festival is a one-day environmental education event for 4th and 5th grade students from around the Portland Metro area. The Festival reinforces STEM, Common Core and Next Generation Science concepts through water-focused classroom presentations, exhibits and stage shows. Each year more than 1,400 students from local schools come to a college campus for a day of learning and fun! If you are interested in becoming a classroom presenter or an exhibitor, more information can found at http://www.cleanwaterfestival.org/.
  • CUAHSI 2014 AGU Early Career Luncheon Nominations
The opportunity to nominate individuals for the CUAHSI 2014 AGU Early Career Luncheon is now availble. This event offers a chance for early career faculty members to learn about how CUAHSI can support research and teaching efforts, as well as an opportunity to network with other early career faculty from throughout the nation. The event will take place on December 15th from 12:00-1:30 at the San Francisco Marriot Marquis. If you are interested in nominating an early career faculty member, please visit http://www.cvent.com/Surveys/Welcome.aspx?r=8cb0ca67-4905-49ed-9d2e-9b8eb28cf7cd.
  • Within Our Reach conference - Volunteer Opportunities for Students
The Within Our Reach conference is a biennial gathering of a variety of different river restoration professionals. Students who are interested can attend the conference for free if they commit  two 4-6 hour volunteer shifts. The conference will be held on December 11-12 at the OSU Alumni Center. For more information on becoming a volunteer, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WOR14VAPP.

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Domestic Well Safety 12/03/2014 

Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Proposal 01/05/2015

USEPA: Science to Achieve Results (STAR): Water Quality Benefits 01/14/2015

NFWF: Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Program 2015 02/03/2015

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

O.K. Earl Postdoctoral Fellowship and Texaco Postdoctoral Fellowship (12/01/2014)

National Capital Area Leadership Award (12/01/2014)

Career Development Grants (women only) (12/15/2014)

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program (01/20/2015)

Reds Wolman Graduate Student Research Awards (03/01/2015)

Pathways to Science Undergraduate Scholarships and REU's/Interships (Dates vary, see link for details)

Pathways to Science Graduate Scholarships and REU's/Interships (Dates vary, see link for details)

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Geoscientists, Xcpy Hydrologist and Geographer - Operational | Department of the Environment, State of New Mexico | Santa Fe, NM | 11/28/2014

Environmental Planner 5 | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife | Vancouver, WA | 12/07/2014

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Landscape Flux Group | University of Arkansas - Fayetteville | Fayetteville, AR | 12/13/2014

Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Chemistry | Washington State University | Pullman, WA | 01/01/2015

Assistant Professor of Sustainable Infrastructure Materials and Engineering | Washington State University | Pullman, WA | 01/01/2015

Assistant Professor of Water Resources and Hydrological Engineering | Washington State University | Pullman, WA | 01/01/2015

Water, Society and Health Research Experience for Undergraduates | University of Virginia | Limpopo, South Africa | 12/22/2014

Hydrologist | USDA Forest Service | Wenatchee, WA | 12/22/2014

Watershed Education Internship | Calapooia Watershed Council | Brownsville, OR | 02/20/2015

Research Scientist/Engineer 2 | University of Washington | Seattle, WA | Open until filled

I&C Engineer - Water - Intern | CH2M Hill | Corvallis, OR

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

Northwest Environmental Conference & Tradeshow | Tuesday, December 9 - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach | Portland, OR

Within Our Reach 2014 | Thursday, December 11 - Friday, December 12, 2014 | OSU Alumni Center | Corvallis, OR 

Berkeley Catchment Science Symposium | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, UC Berkeley | Berkeley, CA | Sunday, December 14, 2014 

Public Interest in Environmental Law Conference: Changing Currents | Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR | Thursday, March 5 - Sunday March 8, 2015 

2015 Northwest Environmenal Health Conference | Portland, OR | Friday April 17, 2015

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

2015 Student Water Conference | Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015 | Oklahoma State University | Stillwater, OK 

XVth IWRA World Water Congress | Monday, May 25 - Friday, May 29, 2015 | Edinburgh International Conference Center (EICC) | Edinburgh, Scotland

Water is not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty | Tuesday, June 16 - Thursday June 18, 2014 | Green Valley Ranch Resort | Las Vegas, NV