Center for Water and Society
Water, a most vital element...

Center for Water and Society Archive of Events
October 2005 through October 2006


10/16/2006 - CWS Poster Competition Winners:

First place:
Cory P. McDonald, Engineering – Environmental
Title: Modeling copper transport in the sediments of Torch Lake, Houghton County, MI
View Full-size Poster as PDF document: CWSPoster_1stPlace_McDonald_Cory.pdf

Second place: Melba D. Apoya-Horton, Biological Sciences

Third place: Andrea Munoz Hernandez, Engineering – Environmental
Title: Calibration of a water surface model for a basin in a semiarid region: The Rio Yaqui-Basin, Mexico
View Full-size Poster as PDF document: CWSPoster_3rdPlace_Hernandez_Andrea.pdf

9/15/2006 - Visiting Lecturer, David G. Gallo, Ph.D.,
Director of Special Projects, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Extreme Deep: Exploring the Ends of the Earth - Neptune’s Basement

Monday, September 25, 7:30-9:00 pm
Rosza Center

Global Water Crisis
Tuesday, September 26, 12:00 -1:00 pm
135 Fisher Lecture Hall

more about Dr. Gallo...
Dr. Gallo's schedule while at MTU...

9/15/2006 - We Are More than Just Water
Speaker: Mike Roon, Representing the Michigan Section of
American Water Works Association 'Water for People' Committee

Monday, September 18, 3:00 p.m.
DOW 642

9/15/2006 - Global Mining and Indigenous Communities: Human Rights and Sustainability
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Coumans, MiningWatch Canada
Monday, September 18, 2006 4:00-5:00 p.m.
642 Dow Environmental Sciences Bldg

4/19/2006 - Shedd Aquarium Coastal Literacy Workshop
Thursday, June 8, 2006
Tentative Schedule: 8:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Chicago, Illinois ...more

4/19/2006 - US Army Corps on Ecosystem Restoration
Speaker: Amy R. Moore, P.E., US Army Corps of Engineers

Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability on the Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway
Thursday, April 20, 12:00-1:00 PM
Dillman 204
Refreshments provided by the Sustainable Futures Institute

Engineering Careers in Ecosystem Restoration
Thursday, April 20, 5:00 PM
Dow 875 (pizza provided) ...more

4/14/2006 - Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS) Workshops scheduled locally
May 4-5 and June 12-16 ...more

Graduate Defense - MS Environmental Engineering
Brian Barkdoll, Advisor
Friday, April 21 2pm
DOW 875
Direct Method to Determine the Optimal Riprap Size for Erosion Protection in Rivers

3/25/2006 - Lake Superior Environmental Stewardship Awards Program Nomination
Deadline for completed applications: 4/15/2006 ...more

3/31/2006 - Lee Endowment Seeks Innovative Ideas for Water Projects ...more

3/31/2006 - Funding Opportunity from USDA CSREES (Cooperative Extension Service) ...more

3/21/2006 - MTCWS-Sponsored Public Meeting concerning The Huron Creek Watershed

BHK Child Development Facility
700 Park Avenue
Houghton, MI
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Public Lectures by Dr. Willett Kempton,
Associate Professor of Marine Policy and Senior Policy Scientist
in Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware

"Why Climate Change Leads to Wind Power"
Thursday, March 16 at 11:05
G002 (the lecture hall) in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at MTU

"Wiring the Vehicle Fleet"
Friday, March 17 at 12:00
EERC 100
Part of the Sustainable Futures Institute Brown Bag series

more about Dr. Kempton...

01/13/2006 - The 4th Annual Western Great Lakes Research Conference, March 22-23, 2006
Call for Papers

12/15/2005 - Mary Ann Beckwith Selected for full membership in Audubon Artists, Inc....more

11/29/2005 - Sea Grant Funding Opportunity...more

11/16/2005 - Field Trip Announcement: GE 4930 (1 credit)
Field Excursion to the Rio Sonora Basin, Mexico
April 29 - May 7, 2006 (tentative)...more

Visiting Lecturer - Dave Dempsey
"On the Brink - The Great Lakes in the 21st Century"
Thursday, October 27, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.
DOW 641

10/15/2005- Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education Receives 2005 Youth Award from Lake Superior Binational Forum.
The Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education has received the 2005 Youth Award from the Lake Superior Binational Forum for outstanding contributions to protecting and restoring Lake Superior basin natural resources....more

9/20/2005- MTCWS inaugural meeting of CWS participants.
The Center for Water and Society team met to celebrate initial accomplishments and discuss the future...more


About MTCWS / Research / Education / Outreach

Michigan Tech Center for Water and Society
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan, 49931-1295, USA

Center E-mail:

MTU Arts and Human Sciences | Business | Computing | Engineering | Environmental Studies | Sciences | Technology