MCEDC Digest, January 8, 2016
Applications for Spring 2016 MCEDC Fellowships are open until January 8th at 11:59pm!   Get it here.
Program News & Announcements
New Courses for Spring 2016

Two new courses of interest are being offered this semester.  If you're still looking to add to your spring schedule, check them out!

C VEN 4/5837: Special Topics - A Systems Approach to Global Engineering 
     (email Dr. Amadei at for syllabus)

Coming Soon:  EDC Students Get Devex Memberships
The Mortenson Center has purchased a group membership so that our current students and recent graduates can have full access to their services. Stay tuned for more information within the next few weeks.
Student-run WASH Symposium, March 1-2, 2016 

The student-run WASH Symposium will return for its fifth year on March 1-2, 2016 at the Sustainability, Energy & Environmental Complex on the CU Boulder campus. 

Check out their website for all the details @
Off-Campus Events
A Dialogue with Ambassador Chris Hill
January 27, 2016; 6:00 to 8:00pm

Ambassador Christopher Hill, Dean of the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies ,   will speak at the
Posner Center  on January 27th to dialogue with guests about students and international field work, Korbel's academic programs and his experiences working in developing countries. In addition to overseeing the Josef Korbel School, Ambassador Hill is author of the book Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir , a monthly columnist for Project Syndicate , and a highly sought public speaker and voice in the media on international affairs. Ambassador Hill is a former career diplomat, a four-time ambassador, nominated by three presidents, whose last post was as Ambassador to Iraq.

This event is free and open to the public but you must register.

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Rotary WASH Symposium

The 2016 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) symposium, sponsored by  Rotary districts 5440 and 5450, will be held on March 19, 2016

For complete details on this symposium, check out the Rotary website .
Job Opportunities 

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSTHM) are seeking to appoint a dynamic Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the SHARE research Consortium programme. SHARE aims to generate knowledge to improve systems for sanitation and hygiene delivery. SHARE will directly contribute to accelerated and equitable progress on sanitation.

Click on this link for the  Job Description.
2016-17 Fellowship at Stanford University

  The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University offers annual fellowships to predoctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and junior faculty members who are researching topics related to science and international security that contain elements of policy-relevance.

Review their website, then contact the fellowship program administrator (Shelby Speer, if you have questions regarding your eligibility for any of these positions.

Applications are due by January 15, 2016.
Grant Opportunities 
$25k Available from VentureWell 

Got an invention that can make an impact on the world? Get help moving it to market through the E-Team Grant Program. Deadline to apply is
January 27, 2016.

Read more about this E-Team Program opportunity.
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Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Center Internships

Application deadline: Feb. 1, 2016

CU-Boulder has partnered with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCRCCC) to place graduate students in locations in eastern and southern Africa each summer. 

This collaborative program targets improvements in environmental communication and adaptation decision-making as well as disaster prevention and preparedness in the humanitarian sector.

For more information and to apply, visit the  program website.
Looking for a WASH Sector Job?

If you are interested in WASH jobs, check out the WASH Vacancies web site.
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