MCEDC Digest, April 18, 2016
Program News & Announcements
EDC Social

Thursday, April 21
5:00 pm
Fate Brewing
1600 38th St.

Join us for the last EDC social of the 2015-16 school year! This social will be at Fate Brewing, one block west of Foothills Parkway on Arapahoe Road. As always, appetizers will be provided. 
Navajo Home Heating Practices Talk

Friday, April 22
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Wyatt Champion will be speaking at this week's Environmental Engineering seminar. He will talk about his research: Navajo Home Heating Practices, Their Impacts on Indoor Air Quality and Human Health, and a Framework to Identify  Sustainable Solutions. 
Alia Khan CHARIS Article

Earlier this year EDC student Alia Khan conducted a rapid water quality assessment for CHARIS (Contribution to High Asia Runoff from Ice & Snow) for her practicum. The goal was to understand the impact the 2015 earthquake on water quality and resources. You can find an article she wrote on her project here.   
Other Events
E4C Webinar

Thursday, April 21
9:00 am

Engineering for Change will be presenting a webinar entitled: Designing, Testing and Implementation of a Lifesaving Product in Resource Constrained Settings. This subject will be presented by Dr. Stephen Harston who is an inventor at Intellectual Ventures Laboratory. Click here to register. 
Posner Center Innovators Dinner

Thursday, May 5
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Posner Center
1031 33rd St., Denver

Join in for the 2016 Posner Center Innovators Dinner, a special evening honoring international innovators from Colorado and abroad. Innovators are the movers and shakers in the international development world. They are not afraid to think outside the box and use new approaches to strive for lasting impact in the communities where they work. This year, two dynamic women, Dr. Karambu Ringera and Ms. Elizabeth Cook, will share their stories of forging new paths in the developing world. Space is limited and ticket prices will increase after April 27. For more information and to purchase a ticket click here.
Water Workshop in Mexico

July 25-31
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Environmental Engineering graduate Dr. Josh Kerns welcomes participants with some technical background in chemistry, environmental science and engineering, etc., and relevant practical experience in household / community water-sanitation-hygiene (WASH) to enroll in a one-week Water Supply and Treatment workshop in Mexico, July 25-31, 2016.

Learn more here.
Employment & Funding Opportunities
Peace Corps Response

Peace Corps Response currently has 105 openings for short-term (6 mo. to a year) professional positions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia in the areas of health, environment, education, business development, and more.  Peace Corps Response provides qualified professionals the opportunity to serve in rewarding, short-term assignments, in various programs around the world. When you serve as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer, you bring your skills and experience to projects in places where you are needed most. Click here for more information.
Devex Webinars

Need some advice on your job search? Devex provides free webinars on a variety of career topics. Webinars include CV tips, tips from recruiters, and starting a career in development. Click here to see webinars. 
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