EVENT: Faculty Forum: Sustainable Water Infrastructure

Maureen Langlois Events

On November 18, 2016, the Sustainable and Resilient Economy and Global Water Institute will seek to identify and build a community of Ohio State faculty who are engaged in work related to water systems and interested in pursuing collaborative research, teaching or outreach that addresses these challenges. Join us for a structured forum to discuss opportunities for developing sustainable and …

EVENT: Global One Health Symposium

Maureen Langlois Events

Ohio State’s Global One Health initiative will host its inaugural symposium “Innovation to Impact” on National One Health Day. The interdisciplinary initiative addresses curriculum twinning and electronic capacity-building in priority global areas including maternal and child health, tuberculosis, food safety, zoonotic disease prevention and chronic diseases. Marty Kress, executive director of the Global Water Institute, will speak at a Thursday …

Phosphorus ‘Signatures’ Help Managers Understand, Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms

Maureen Langlois Inland Water Quality

Researchers at The Ohio State University are investigating new techniques to detect organic phosphorus compounds in water samples from the Lake Erie watershed. Their goal is to develop unique phosphorus signatures that can provide a clue to the origin of phosphorus found fueling harmful algal blooms (HABs). Dr. Paula Mouser, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic …

EVENT: Global Water Institute At GIS Day

Maureen Langlois Events, Wells to Wellness

The Global Water Insitute’s Senior Research Associate Rebecca Gianotti will give a lightning talk at the campus GIS Day about using GIS to explore water resource sustainability in Tanzania. Date: Nov. 16, 2016, 10-4 p.m. Location: Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library) More information: https://library.osu.edu/researchcommons/event/gis-day-2016/  

Spring Course Offering: Water: A Human History

Maureen Langlois Events

Prof. Nicholas Breyfogle will offer a spring semester course exploring the relationship between people and water over time and place. Water: A Human History (History 2704) Lecture: Monday, Wednesday 12:40-1:35 p.m. Recitations: Friday 11:30 a.m; 12:30 p.m.; or 3:00 p.m. Satisfies GE requirements in “Historical Study” and “Diversity-Global Studies.” Contact: Prof. Nicholas Breyfogle (breyfogle.1@osu.edu) Throughout human history and across this …

Two More Ministries Join Tanzania Sustainable Systems Collaboration

Maureen Langlois Wells to Wellness

A global coalition led by Ohio State is working toward a unique goal with its Sustainable Village Water Systems Program: successfully fund and implement Sustainable Village Water Systems in 125 rural Tanzanian communities, and the government of Tanzania will fund an additional 5,000 communities using the same model. Developed in 2015 by Ohio State’s Global Water Institute and the then …