Water Week 2017

Presented by: TFISE Water Systems Working Group
Water week is a week-long series of events designed to inform our campus of the environmental and economic importance of water. This year's theme is climate change impacts on water quality This series 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. 

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Featured Events for 2017

Sat, 10/7: Project Wet
Become a Project WET Educator
$45 Registration, Lunch and Snacks Provided
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Lead: Dr. Carmen Agouridis, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
Sponsored by: A&S Keys to Our Common Future

Mon, 10/9: Ignite Talks & Panel Discussion
A forum for students and faculty to share in water related research... in 5 minutes or less.
Sandwich lunch, refreshments and dessert provided
Hillary J. Boone Center, Rose St. Dining Room, 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Lead: Dr. Carmen Agouridis, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering | Panelists: Carmen Agouridis, Betsy Beymer-Farris, Alan Fryar, Lauren Cagle, Rebecca McCulley, James Landon, Bill Ford, Mike McGlue, Tony Stallins, Stuart Foster|
Sponsored by A&S Keys to Our Common Future

Tues, 10/10: Chasing Ice Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Dinner provided pre-film  at 5:00 PM
Film and Panel from 6:00 to 8:00 PM 

Location TBA

Led by Dr. Steve Evans, KWRRI Associate Director | Panelists: TBA

10/11: Lecture -Randy Kolka on Climate Change
Dr. Kolka of USDA Forest Service discusses project SPRUCE, the peatlands and climate change.
Lunch provided
The 90, Room 202 (2nd Floor), 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM

Lead: Dr. Chris Barton, Professor of Forestry and Director of the UK Appalachian Center.
 

Thurs, 10/12: Career Panel
Discover career options in water research from a panel of professionals. 
Lunch Provided at 12:00, Discussion from 12:30- 1:30 PM
W.T. Young Library Multi-Purpose Room B-108

Organized by:Dr. Carmen Agouridis (BAE) Morgan Gerlitz (BAE) and Erika Hernandez (Civil Engineering)
Panelists: (including) Jennifer Hubbard Sanchez, KSU; Andrea Erhardt, UK E&ES; Jon Walker, U.S. Forest Service; Rick Price, Jim Beam Suntory

Thurs, 10/12: Seminar on Coal Sourced Natural Gas Resources in the US and China
Dr. Geoff Ellis, Research Geologist, USGS
Refreshments provided at 3:30 PM
Chem-Phys Building, Room 139, 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Leads: Drs. Alan Fryar & Mike McGlue, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Fri, 10/13: CATchment Cleanup
It always feels good to give back!  Come join us at the Cat's CATchment for an afternoon of trimming, mulching, and mowing to preapre the garden for winter. 
Refreshments provided
Farm Rd between Gluck and Good Barn, 3:00 to 6:00 PM
Lead(s): BAE Student Chapter with Dr. Carmen Agouridis, BAE and Alicia Landon, TFISE

 

 

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