News and Events
Recent ES Winners of Major Scholarships and Fellowships
* Ania Bilski, J.G. Nolan Scholarship and the Gilbert Katz Scholarship, 2013
* Nora Richter, Svalbard REU Grant, 2013
* Patrick Flannery, CORO Fellowship in Pittsburgh for 2013-2014
* Caroline Coccoli, NSF REU at Oregon State University, Summer 2013
Environmental Engineering and Science Lectures
Adam Ward, University of Iowa
Topic: "Hydrological controls on solute transport and fate in watersheds"
Friday, May 17, 1:00 P.M., Tech A230
Martin Saar, University of Minnesota
Topic: "Simulations and lab experiments of reactive multicomponent, multiphase fluid flow during geologic CO2 sequestration and geothermal energy capture"
Tuesday, May 21, 4:00 P.M., Tech LR5
Reception to follow in Tech E311
Fellowships at Environment America
Environment America has almost wrapped up recruitment for the 2011-2013 Fellowship. They are looking to fill a few more Fellowship positions in New Mexico, Maine, and Washington, DC, and their partner organizations are looking for entry-level staff in Vermont and Santa Barbara, California. If you are a recent graduate, interested in a career in environmental advocacy and organizing, and looking for a job, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org!
The EPA National Center for Environmental Research is inviting applications for the Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for undergraduate environmentally-related study for bachelor’s level students. The Agency plans to award approximately 40 new fellowships in the summer of 2013.The fellowship provides up to $20,700 per year of academic support and $8,600 for internship support for a combined total of up to $50,000 over the life of the fellowship.
Interested in doing research in Global Health?
Radulovacki Scholars Program for Global Health Research and the John & Martha Mabie Public Health Research Fellowship fund national or international public health research projects by current degree-seeking undergraduates. Awards ranging up to $4,000 are given to students with well-designed and creative projects, relevant previous experience and academic merit.
International Group Research Fellowship in Global Health provides group international health research opportunities ranging from $10,000 to $12,000. Teams may be of three or four students who are enrolled at the university at the time of the fellowship.
Please visit northwestern.edu/ipd for more information on these and other fellowship opportunties.
For More Environmental News...
You can learn more about environmental happenings at Northwestern through Eyes on the Environment, the Environmental Sciences news bulletin!
Or check out the following news stories from across NU:
- An Interview with Robert Whittier: Northwestern's Director of Sustainability (7/03/2012)
- City of Evanston to Buy its Own Energy from Alternate Energy Supplier (5/3/2012)
- Tiny House project demonstrates how every inch matters in sustainable living (7/26/11)
- NU Brady Scholars participate in service projects in Evanston's 5th Award (6/2/11)
- Ford roof becomes NU's first on-site renewable energy source (4/21/11)
- Global Engagement Summit shows how to change the world (4/14/11)
- Common freshwater alga could help clean up nuclear waste (4/4/11)
- Northwestern and Chicago Botanic Garden partnership proves fruitful
- Northwestern Summit on Sustainability held by ESW on April 1, 2 (3/15/11)
- Dean's Seminar Series speaker Chris Hendrickson pursues environmental research (2/21/11)
- Northwestern ranked fifth on EPA list of largest green power purchasers (2/17/11)
- Environmental Engineering undergraduate wins Circumnavigators Travel-Study Award (2/14/11)
- NU researchers develop model that may help rescue perturbed ecosystems (1/31/11)
- Robotic fish holds promise for underwater robots that monitor coral reefs (1/18/11)
- Leap forward in converting heat waste to electricity (1/18/11)
- GREEN House offers new opportunity for students to live green
Stay informed of all environmental goings-on at Northwestern by regularly checking event listings at PlanIt Purple!
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