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Waukesha: A spa town that took its water for granted

Listen to the podcast on Marketplace My hometown of Waukesha, Wisconsin, is surrounded by water. There are creeks and rivers. The fourth biggest lake in the world, Lake Michigan, lies 17 miles to the east. Every year the city gets an average 34 inches of rain and 40 inches of snow. Yet Waukesha has a big water...

Waukesha: A spa town that took its water for granted

Listen to the podcast on Marketplace My hometown of Waukesha, Wisconsin, is surrounded by water. There are creeks and rivers. The fourth biggest lake in the world, Lake Michigan, lies 17 miles to the east. Every year the city gets an average 34 inches of rain and 40 inches of snow. Yet Waukesha has a big water...

Area conservation projects get federal funds

A project designed to reduce agricultural runoff and improve farming practices in the St. Joseph River Valley has received $6.8 million in federal funding through the 2014 Farm Bill. The U.S. Department of Agriculture grant money will be available for farmers to apply for in 14 counties in northern Indiana...

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION(S) IN CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

At least one postdoctoral research position is available to pursue collaborative projects in conservation biology that would inform the management and policy of aquatic invasive species. The postdoctoral fellow(s) would join an interdisciplinary team of researchers, contribute to multiple projects, and would lead one or more subprojects involving: characterization of...

Author: Alex Gumm

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION(S) IN CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

At least one postdoctoral research position is available to pursue collaborative projects in conservation biology that would inform the management and policy of aquatic invasive species. The postdoctoral fellow(s) would join an interdisciplinary team of researchers, contribute to multiple projects, and would lead one or more subprojects involving: characterization of...

Author: Alex Gumm

Environmental Change Initiative’s Peter Annin to brief congressional staffers on Great Lakes Compact

Peter Annin, managing director of the University of Notre Dame’s Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI), will provide a briefing on the Great Lakes Compact to Congressional staff members in Washington, D.C., on Friday (Dec. 5). The briefing was organized by the nonprofit, bipartisan Northeast-Midwest Institute. Honorary sponsors of the briefing are...

NPR’s Science Friday featured two Eck Institute for Global Health Faculty

Two University of Notre Dame faculty who are members of the Eck Institute for Global Health were featured on National Public Radio’s Science Friday. Listen to Jeanne Romero-Severson, PhD, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, as she explains the important role of bacteria in seed growth and development. The EIGH supported...

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NPR’s Science Friday featured two Eck Institute for Global Health Faculty

Two University of Notre Dame faculty who are members of the Eck Institute for Global Health were featured on National Public Radio’s Science Friday. Listen to Jeanne Romero-Severson, PhD, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, as she explains the important role of bacteria in seed growth and development. The EIGH supported...

ND LEEF prepares for Science Sunday at St. Pat's

ND LEEF, a unique environmental research collaboration between the University of Notre Dame and St. Patrick’s County Park, will hold its second annual public Science Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 5. Construction has also started on an outdoor education and outreach pavilion that will enhance year-round community engagement at ND LEEF....