Ohio State And Tanzanian Nurses Collaborate In Care For Critical First Moments Of Life

Maureen Langlois Wells to Wellness

As part of The Ohio State University Greif Neonatal Survival Program, instructors from Ohio State traveled to Tanzania in August for a one-month course to train Tanzanian nurses and nurse midwives about caring for infants in the first few minutes of life. The course is part of an expanding set of collaborative activities between Ohio State and the University of …

Ohio State Team Leads Collaboration To Improve Agricultural Technical Institutes In Tanzania

Maureen Langlois General

Article source: International Programs in Agriculture, Ohio State University A major goal of the Tanzanian extension service is to improve the agricultural productivity of the more than 75% of the nation’s 46 million inhabitants who reside in rural areas and depend on agriculture as their main form of livelihood. These extension workers are trained at one of Tanzania’s Ministry of …

EVENT: Voices For Water: WMAO Conference and Symposium

Maureen Langlois Events

The Water Management Association of Ohio presents its 45th Annual Conference and Symposium, “Voices for Water.” Join us as we highlight the efforts of those people in water resource management who are the voices for water.  Our voices inform, teach, report, and warn about the issues that confront water quality, water quantity, and its accessibility. Date: November 9 & 10, …

MULTIPLE EVENTS: Climate Change And Adaptation In Bangladesh

Maureen Langlois General

The Global Water Institute is co-sponsoring a visit by two distinguished scholars collaborating with Ohio State faculty on interdisciplinary research, education and outreach relating to coastal vulnerability in Bangladesh. Mahbuba Nasreen, PhD Director and Professor, Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies University of Dhaka Mizanur Rahman, PhD Project Director, Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation Project Superintending Engineer, Bangladesh Water …

New App Helps Farmers Plot Farm Management Decisions

Maureen Langlois Field to Faucet

A new app from The Ohio State University allows growers to compare the effectiveness of different management decisions within fields. The aim, in part, is to improve water quality throughout the state. Called Ohio State PLOTS, the free app allows growers, as well as consultants and others who support growers, to design replicated plot layouts by creating on-farm trials that …

Internal Grant Opportunity For Research On The Water-Energy Nexus

Maureen Langlois General

The Ohio Water Resources Centre (WRC) in collaboration with Ohio State’s Office of Energy and Environment (OEE) are accepting  research proposals for research on the water-energy nexus. Funds of up to $35,000 will be provided to support 2-3 projects in the field. Applications with a maximum of 5 pages should be submitted to wrc@osu.edu by 5 pm on Friday, October 28. …

EVENT: Sustainable And Resilient Tanzanian Community Study Abroad Program

Maureen Langlois Events, Wells to Wellness

Resident directors Dr. Joe Campbell and Mary McLaughlin will hold information sessions for the Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community study abroad program. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to the long-term sustainable development of a rural Tanzanian community through applied service-learning focused on improving water access and quality. Dates and Locations: Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Kottman Hall …

EVENT: Harmful Algal Bloom Research at Stone Lab

Maureen Langlois Events, Field to Faucet

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 …

GWI Collaborator And Former Ohio Governor: Bi-Partisan Call For Global Engagement

Maureen Langlois Wells to Wellness

In an op-ed last week, former Ohio governor Bob Taft and GWI collaborator David Wilhelm (Hecate Energy) made a bi-partisan appeal. Amid an intensifying election season in the U.S. (and in Tanzania), they called on voters and politicians to remember the importance of planting seeds for the future with positive international engagement. Both Wilhelm and Taft have a history with …