Mortenson Center Digest - April 15 , 2019
Program News
Open House

Tue. April 9, The Mortenson Center, The Sustainability Innovation Lab at Colorado (SILC), Impact Initiative, Future Earth, and Global Sustainability Scholars hosted an open house in the newly renovated office space (pictured below) in the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC) building.  Guests were invited to learn more about each organization, including their portfolio of research and activities. The Mortenson Center also gave tours of the new lab space.  (pictured above)

New Book From Bernard Amadei

Volumes 1 and 2 of Professor Bernard Amadei's new book titled A Systems Approach to Modeling the Water-Energy-Land-Food Nexus has been published by Momentum Press. 

Over the next 50 years, rapid population, urbanization and economic growth worldwide will create unprecedented needs for water, energy, land and food (WELF) resources.  This two-volume book describes a flexible and adaptive system-based methodology and associated guidelines for the management and allocation of community-based WELF resources.  Read more and buy the book.
Nominations for Student Representative Are Open
Sun. April 21, 2019 - Extended deadline

This position has the potential to be a paid Earn-Learn Apprenticeship for a student who meets the criteria. Emily Moore, current student representative said, " As the student representative you will have the opportunity to be a voice for your fellow students as you further the development of the Mortenson Center working with faculty, staff, and  students. You also will be filling up the student group social calendar full of fun and professional events to benefit the Mortenson Center students." Self nominations are accepted.  Nominate yourself or a fellow student.  Please direct questions to 
Environmental Engineering Seminars

Fri. April 19, 12:30-1:30pm
Matthew Bentley
Trace Organic Contaminant Removal with Biochar: Understanding the Impacts of Production and Operation Conditions on Sorption
Community-Based Research Graduate Fellowship
Fri. April 26, 2019 - Application Deadline

The fellowship is designed to enable future scholars to build strong academic careers while working on public issues in partnership with community groups. CU Boulder doctoral students who will be in their 2nd-6th year during the 2019-20 academic year are eligible to apply.  Read the requirements and apply.
Call for Abstracts-Sustainability & Development 
Wed. May 1, 2019-Submission Deadline
Fri. May 17, 2019, Registration Opens
Oct. 11-14, 2019, Conference Dates
The University of Michigan

The second annual Sustainability and Development Conference at the University of Michigan will cover a suite of key themes related to sustainability and development, but broadly focuses on the many global efforts to realize and assess outcomes of the sustainability and development ambitions, including the SDGs. Abstracts are being accepted for posters, workshops, lightning talks, oral presentation, and pre-organized panel sessions. See guidelines here.
In grad school? What to do now to get job-ready.

Learn the top things to do now, while you are still in school, to ensure you are in the best position to launch your job search upon graduation. Webinar
Jobs & Funding Opportunities
Data Incubator
Mon. April 15, 2019-Early Deadline
Mon. April 22, 2019-Regular Deadline

The Data Incubator is a Cornell-funded data science training organization. They run a free, advanced eight-week fellowship for PhDs looking to enter industry. Companies that partner with The Data Incubator include LinkedIn, Genetech, Capital One, and more. Apply.
Kallola is an annual Short Film Contest on Child Rights.  The theme for 2018 contest was "Water & Children-Safe Water: every child's right".
Water Boy(The third prize) short film of Kallola 2018
Water Boy (The third prize winner)

CHUMKI (The Jury choice award winning movie for Kallola-2018)
CHUMKI  (The Jury choice award winning movie )
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