MCEDC Digest - Dec. 10 , 2018
Program News
Congratulations Graduates!
A hearty congratulation to the follow EDC Students who are graduating and those moving on to earn their PhD:

James Harper: MS in Civil Systems Engineering
Katrina Johns: MS in Civil Engineering
Martin Premo: MS in Civil Engineering 
Austin Riley: BS & MS in Civil Engineering
Nikki van den Heever: BS in Civil Engineering & MS w/Thesis, 
    Civil Systems Engineering

MCEDC also wants to recognize the additional achievements of Austin Riley, who won Outstanding Graduate for International  Engagement and   Nikki van den Heever, who won the Outstanding Graduate of the College award!  These awards are incredible achievements and we are so proud of our students. 
New Global Engineering Course

Dr. Evan Thomas is offering a new graduate level course (CVEN 5837) in Spring 2019, that includes a lab, reviewing technologies, evaluations and interventions in Global Engineering. The course will review the motivations, design requirements, implementation, evaluation, limitations, challenges and impact of community and household scale global health technology interventions. Read details and full course description.
CU Events
ENVS Two-week Course In Brazil
Two weeks in May, 2019

This Global Intensive course titled Sustainability In Brazil will be available in Spring 2019. It will focus on integrated leadership for environmental governance and climate change, livelihood development, cultural preservation, law, policy development and more. Students will work with professors and students from Brazil on applied, case study projects. The class is three credits. Learn more.
Job & Funding Opportunities
Year-round Graduate Intern & 
Water Power Analyst at NREL
Located in Boulder, CO
Apply A.S.A.P.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) seeks a graduate student to support the water power group, which supports market acceleration for marine hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies and deployment research for hydropower technologies. Learn more and apply.
USAID Peer Funding
Mon. Jan. 14, 2019 - Phase one 
Grants up to $80K

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) invites developing country researchers to apply for financial support for research and capacity building activities in partnership with U.S. scientists sponsored by nine federal agencies.  Learn more.
RIO Seed Grant
Tue. Jan. 22 2019 - Proposal Deadline 

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) grant program is designed to stimulate new areas of research and creative work at CU Boulder. Proposed projects may take a variety of forms and will represent an investment in the future research, scholarly, or creative vitality of the university. Learn more and apply.
CU Dean's Matching Travel Grant

The Dean's Matching Travel grant is intended to support Engineering students who are presenting papers or posters at degree-related academic conferences, or participating in major-related academic competitions. Read the guidelines and apply using their new online application.
Program Officer-WASH, Health & Governance at Global Communities

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. They are seeking a Program Officer to join the Global Health and Governance team at the headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Read the job description and required qualifications.
News
What #MeToo Has Meant Around the World

#YoTambien, #BalanceTonPorc, #quellavoltache. Around the world similar hashtags emerged sparked by the Hollywood #MeToo movement. How has it affected women beyond the borders of the U.S. and Europe? Read about the movements in Kenya, Columbia, Philippines, and India. 
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