MCEDC Weekly Digest, September 18, 2015
We had a great turnout at the Welcome Back BBQ yesterday! Thanks to everyone who made it a great success.
Check out the photos on our Facebook page.
  
Student Events
September 23, WASH Meeting

The University of Colorado Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene group (CU WASH) seeks to support a multidisciplinary collaboration between CU students and faculty interested in global WASH. Group members plan and execute a yearly symposium and conduct training opportunities for students interested in WASH careers. 

They will be holding their first meeting of the semester at 10am on Wednesday 9/23/15  in the Civil Engineering graduate student lounge (ECCE 162) across from the Bechtel computer lab in the engineering center. Everyone is welcome.    Learn more here .
September 23, EDC Social

The Fall semester EDC socials will be held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5pm. The socials are casual events open to all.

Please join us for the first EDC social on Wednesday, September 23 at the Kitchen Next Door on Pearl St. as we welcome first-year EDC students and catch up with old friends.   Free appetizers will be provided. Make sure you arrive  before 6pm to take advantage of the great happy hour specials! Please contact Nicki Seminara with any questions.
University Events
Read the Environmental Center's recent newsletter to learn about the many upcoming sustainability events around campus.
September 24, Peace Corps Extravaganza

This year's Extravaganza will feature keynote speaker Sherry Manning, the Executive Director of the ENCA Organic Farm in the Philippines.  6-8pm in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom .

See website for more information.
September 25, EVEN Seminar Series

James R. Mihelcic, PhD, BCEEM, " Engineering Research that Improves Health in Developing World Communities."  12-1pm, ECCR 1B40
Other Opportunities
September 29, Webinar

Engineering for Change Webinar Series
Off-grid Energy Solutions: The Role of Services in Driving Adoption

Tuesday, September 29, 9am-10am MDT

Submit a Proposal

Submit a proposal for review to Open 2016, the VentureWell 20th annual conference. Event takes place March 4-5 in Porland, OR. Abstracts due October 2.

To read the full Call for Proposals and submit to Open 2016, follow this link.
Abstracts and Innovations

WASH Futures 2016 Conference - abstracts and award submissions now open. Conference takes place May 16-26, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia.
Dr. Bernard Amadei was recently interviewed by Amy Lieberman for a Devex article. Read the article, "A global engineer education: What you need to know."
Looking for a Job or Internship?
The International Development, Community, and Environment Department (IDCE) at Clark University is looking for a faculty member who works on issues of climate change adaptation from a science/technology/engineering background. Read the job listing here.
The Union of Concerned Scientists, Center for Science and  Democracy seeks a  science and policy analyst to work  in the development of research  objectives and strategies around independent science, justice and equity,  environment, and public health In Cambridge, MA or Washington, DC.  Learn more .

Build Change has internship openings in Haiti and Nepal. Although not eligible to be used as an EDC practicum or other university-related credit-bearing activity due to  th eir locations in areas with an active travel warning, they could provide great experience.

Haiti internship description                                        Nepal internship description
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