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MCEDC Digest, Oct. 23 , 2017
Program News & Announcements
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Final Practicum Presentations

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 5 - 6:30 pm
ECCR 245

All students who RSVP'd are expected to attend. Remember, CVEN 5919 students must attend 4 of the 5 sessions.
EDC Student Group News & Events
EDC Social This Week

Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 4pm
West End Tavern, 926 Pearl St

Join your friends for appetizers and camaraderie. Email Emily Moore with any questions. 
Interested in Mentoring Undergraduates?

We are hoping to set up a mentoring program between EDC and EWB students to build on the common elements between the two programs. If you are interested in joining a test run this semester, please fill out this Google formContact  Nikki Van Den Heever  with questions.
Campus & Local Events
Communicating Science in a "Post-Truth" World
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 4-5:15pm in Old Main Chapel

Leading science journalists will discuss how current events are influencing science journalism and societies' conversations. Speakers include Scripps Fellow Jeff Burnside, Climate Central's John Upton, Ashley Ahearn of NPR/KUOW, David Malakoff of Science Magazine, and The Conversation's Jennifer Weeks. 
Intro to Carbon Emissions Inventory Workshop
Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 3-7pm

This workshop is the first in a two part series on Greenhouse Gas Accounting and focuses on establishing a baseline Carbon Emissions Inventory. Students will earn a certificate after the completion of the second workshop. Open to enrolled CU Boulder students, $25 per student. Registration and more information.

For more information on the second workshop, Advanced Carbon Emissions Planning and Forecasting Emissions on Nov 10, 2017.
AWAKE: a Dream from Standing Rock
Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 7-9pm in HUMN 186

Join INVST Community Studies for the screening of "AWAKE," a film about the activism at Standing Rock. The film will be followed by dialogue with INVST, the Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies, and the Earth Guardians.
Courses and Programs
FREE Online Course: Intro to Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts

Starting Nov 6, 2017, this five-week MOOC will address challenges in humanitarian emergencies including public health engineering, humanitarian contexts, water supply systems, sanitation & waste management and hygiene promotion.  For more information .
Global Sustainability Fellows
Dec 4, 2017 - Application Deadline

The Global Sustainability Fellows Program is accepting applications to their summer program held June 16 - July 7, 2018. This graduate-level program is a unique opportunity for transformative personal growth, with a dynamic curriculum focused on sustainability, systems thinking and community development. Free room, board and program fees. For more information.
Bamboo Construction, Earthquake and Sustainable Design
Winter Break, January 5-14, 2018

In April 2016 a disastrous earthquake struck coastal Ecuador. You can help to harness the power and strength of bamboo and rebuild a community. Receive lessons and instruction from Ecuadorian architectural professors, carpenters and bamboo farmers and build a house for a family hurt in the earthquake.  Sign up NOW!  For more information or contact Elijah Gonzalez or Lauren Sharpe at  bbc.cuboulder@gmail.com
Registering for Spring Electives?
ENVS 6303 Cities & Sustainable Transportation
MCEN 5228-002 Cook Stove Assessment
ENVS 5100-001 Science of Engaging the Public and Promoting Behavioral Change
PSCI 7043 Problems of International Organization


ENERGY:
ENST 5000 Energy Science & Technology
ENST 5001 Energy Policy in the 21st Century
ENST 5002 Energy Entrepreneurship
ENVS 6301 Environmental & Energy Economics

GIS:
GEOG 5093 Remote Sensing of the Environment
GEOG 5100 Advanced Remote Sensing
GEOG 5103 Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 5303 GIS Programming for Spatial Analysis
GEOG 5503 GIS and Geospatial Project Management
ENVIRONMENT:
ENVS 5100-006 Environmental Collaboration
ENVS 5100-007 OneWater
ENVS 5100-008: Environmental Economics & Public Finance
ENVD 5346-002 Planning for Land Use & Environmental Change
ENVM 5002 Analyzing Socio-Environmental Systems
SOCY 6017 Inequality, Democracy and the Environment
ETHN 5233 Native American and Indigenous Environmental Issues

GLOBAL ISSUES:
ANTH 5500: Cross-Cultural Aspects of Socioeconomic Development
HIST 6800 Global History of Decolonization
PSCI 7203 Political Economy of International Migration and Policy
WGST 5000 Gender and Global Justice
WGST 6290 Global Masculinities
Employment & Funding Opportunities
Hiring Assistant Professor
Application review begins in early November.

The School of Public Affairs' interdisciplinary Science Technology and Environmental Policy Program is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Possible research areas include US and global environmental policy and governance, sustainable development, sustainable urban systems, smart cities, energy and transportation technology policy, energy transitions, food policy, risk analysis and management, management of food-energy-water interactions, and "big data" governance.  For more information and to apply.
EDC Conference Presentation  Travel Grants
MCEDC now offers small travel grants to students who present EDC-relevant work at conferences. Apply on the MCEDC Resources website, where you can also find links to department, college, and campus funding opportunities. Due to limited funding available, only students who are presenting EDC-relevant work can be funded by MCEDC.
Research Travel Scholarships
Do you plan to do graduate research abroad in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East or Latin America? Apply for the Boren Scholarship for travel in 2018-2019 academic year. The on-campus application closes in late January. Email steven.rose@colorado.edu.
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