EVENT: Harmful Algal Bloom Research at Stone Lab

Maureen Langlois Events, Inland Water Quality

Justin Chaffin, Research Coordinator and Senior Researcher at Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory, will discuss several ongoing research projects at October’s Water Management Association of Ohio luncheon. Date: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 11:30 to 1 Location: Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, Heffner Building, Columbus, OH Registration (pref. by Oct. 7): https://co.clickandpledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=69960 More information: WMAO event posting; Event flier …

EVENT: Harmful Algal Blooms Workshop In Toledo To Discuss Health Impacts

Maureen Langlois Events, Inland Water Quality

GWI Faculty Advisory Committee member Jiyoung Lee will co-lead a workshop for health professionals on the front lines of harmful algal blooms in Toledo, Ohio next month. Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 9:30 to 1 Location: Lucas County EMS Training Center, 2127 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH 43206 Registration (by May 27): http://habs2016.eventbrite.com Contact: Samantha Eitniear, Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, 419-213-4073 …

EVENT: Seventh Annual Tour de H2O June 4

Maureen Langlois Events

GWI faculty consultant Keely Croxton is once again working with a team to put on the Tour de H2O, a central Ohio bike ride aimed at raising money for increased water access in rural Africa. The June 4 event aims to raise $30,000 for water access projects in Kenya with international NGO Global Partners for Development. Date: June 4, 2016 …

EVENT: Summer Global Teacher Seminar: Water Security For The 21st Century

Maureen Langlois Events

A new seminar developed jointly by the Office of International Affairs’ area studies centers, School of Earth Sciences and the Department of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University  will provide a broad introduction to the critical issues relating to the world’s freshwater resources for Central Ohio middle and high school social studies and science teachers. Date:  June 6 – …

Polluted water in Bangladesh. Source: ABC News.

EVENT: Jianyong Wu On Water-Borne Disease In Bangladesh

Maureen Langlois Events, Wells to Wellness

Untangling Risk Factors for Diarrheal Disease in Rural Bangladesh: Water, Land and Climate Jianyong Wu,  Ph.D. Spatial Health Research Group & Water Institute The University of North Carolina will present a seminar in the College of Public Health sponsored by GWI Faculty Advisory Committee member Jiyoung Lee on Tuesday, April 12th from 1-2pm in Cunz Hall 330. More about the …

EVENT: Unsectored Cbus Takes On Rural Water Development

adavey Events, Wells to Wellness

GWI will team up with Unsectored Cbus this Thursday, April 21 to brainstorm cross-disciplinary solutions for rural water access in developing countries. Unsectored Cbus brings students and the Columbus community together to encourage cross-disciplinary collaborations that help passionate students and innovative entrepreneurs connect and work for sustainable change. GWI will be tapping this knowledge and passion to tackle pressing issues …

Mayor Andrew Ginther. Source: Office of the Mayor.

EVENT: Mayor To Present Columbus GreenSpotLight Awards At Ohio State

Maureen Langlois Events

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:45am – 10:30am Location: Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center The Ohio State University and the SENR Environmental Professionals Network will host City of Columbus GreenSpotLight 2016 Awards and “OSU, Columbus, GreenSpot – Working Together for Sustainability.” Join Andrew Ginther, the new Mayor of Columbus, as he presents the City’s 2016 GreenSpot awards. The breakfast …

US Army patrol on the Euphrates River. Source: US Army via Flickr.

EVENT: Aysegul Kibaroglu on Transboundary Water Politics in the Euphrates Tigris Region

Maureen Langlois Events, Wells to Wellness

Aysegul Kibaroglu, Professor of Political Science and International Relations at MEF University in Istanbul, Turkey, will give a keynote address on Thursday April 21, 2016  ahead of a full-day workshop on Friday, April 22 about water issues in the Euphrates-Tigris River Basin. GWI is co-sponsoring the event with the Mershon Center for International Security Studies and the the Middle East …

Tigris River. Source: wikipedia user Bjørn Christian Tørrissen

EVENT: Euphrates Tigris Water Issues Workshop

Maureen Langlois Events

Coinciding with the celebration of Earth Day, GWI, the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, and the Middle East Studies Center will co-sponsor a full-day workshop about the geological, political, and cultural forces acting in the Tigris-Euphrates water systems and new ideas for research and policy approaches to ease tensions. The workshop is free and open to all, but please …