WaterWeek

Presented by: TFISE Water Systems Working Group
Water week is a week-long series of events designed to inform our campus of the importance of water in the environment. This is a pilot year and we hope to build this into an annual fall event.  The project is a collaborative effort between the Colleges of Agriculture, Food, and the Environment, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering as well as the Kentucky Geological Survey and Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute. 

Featured Events for 2014:
Sept 2-11: Splashing Scavenger Hunt & Photo Contest

Join in the hunt for water resource sites on campus.
Open to all undergraduates - individuals or teams.
$$Cash prizes awarded during Water Week.
Visit the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/UKWaterWeek

Mon, 9/15: Last Call at the Oasis
Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Panelists include: Dr. Alice Jones, EKU; Dr. Lindell Ormsbee, UK; and Dr. Robert Hawley, Sustainable Streams, LLC
SAC, Center Theater 6:00 PM, Food at 5:00
Lead: Dr. Jimmy Fox, Civil Engineering

Tues, 9/16: Photo Contest Awards
Photo Exhibit 2:00 – 6:00, MMRB 102
Reception & Awards 5:00 – 6:00
Lead: Dr. Carmen Agouridis, Biosystems & Ag Engineering

Wed, 9/17: Career Panel
Informal discussion with science, industry, and government experts
Panelists include: Pete Cinotto, U.S. Geological Survey; Karen Thompson, Smith Management Group; Paulette Akers, Kentucky Division of Water; and Jack Stickney, Kentucky Rural Water Association
Woodland Glen II 4:30 to 6:30
Catered by Bourbon ‘n Toulouse
Lead: Charles Taylor, Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS)

Thurs, 9/18: "Rivers and Flooding in the 21st Century”
Nicholas Pinter, Dept of Geology Southern Illinois Univ.
WT Young Library Auditorium, 4:00 to 5:00, Refreshments at 3:30
Lead: Dr. Alan Fryar, Earth & Environmental Sciences & Dr. Junfeng Zhu, KGS

Thurs, 9/18 evening: Film Screening of Watermark
Student Center, Worsham Theater, 7:00
Lead: Sarah Wylie VanMeter, Arts & Visual Studies

Sat 9/20: Explore Aquatic Habitats
Fieldtrip to Robinson Forest
Limited to 1st 20 people , Food and Transportation Provided
Lead: Dr. Chris Barton, Forestry;  email barton@uky.edu to sign up

 

Link to Water Week Flyer   Link to Movie Night Flyer 

 

 The film screening of Last Call at the Oasis was funded in part by:

 

 

© 2013 Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment