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Events

Featured events include workshops, seminars and festivals that provide tools and empowering resources for residents and communities to spread sustainable water strategies in their own neighborhoods.

Water@Wayne Seminar Series Presents: Auriel Fournier, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Avian Monitoring Network, Mississippi State University
Wetland Conservation and Structured Decision-Making
Thursday, April 19 2018
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bernath Auditorium, Undergraduate Library
5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

Water@Wayne Seminar Series Presents: Pamela Templer, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology, Boston University
Controls on Biogeochemical Cycling of Nitrogen and Carbon in Urban Ecosystems - See flyer below
Thursday, April 5 2018
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bernath Auditorium, Undergraduate Library
5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

Water@Wayne Seminar Series Presents: David Kline, Superfund Program Manager, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
The Superfund Program in Michigan: Current Status and Future Direction
Thursday, March 22 2018
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bernath Auditorium, Undergraduate Library
5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

Water@Wayne Seminar Series Presents: Monica Lewis-Patrick, Cofounder, President & CEO, We the People of Detroit
Mapping the Water Crisis: The Dismantling of African American Neighborhoods in Detroit
Thursday, March 8, 2018
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bernath Auditorium, Undergraduate Library
5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

Wayne State University Earth and Environmental Science Seminar Series: Dr. Deric Learman, PhD
Microbial Community Structure Corresponds to Nutrient Gradients and Human Impact within Coastal Wetlands of the Great Lakes and Beyond
Wednesday, February 14 2018
3 p.m.
Biological Sciences Room 1167

Wayne State University Earth and Environmental Science Seminar Series: Dr. Scott Mundle, PhD
Investigating the Fate and Transport of Environmental Contaminants using Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis
Wednesday, January 31 2018
3 p.m.
Biological Sciences Room 1167

Water@Wayne Seminar Series Presents: Glen Daigger, Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan
Closing the Knowing/Doing Gap
Thursday, January 25, 2018
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bernath Auditorium, Undergraduate Library
5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

Water@Wayne Seminar Series Presents: Wendy Barrott, Manager of Research & Innovation, Great Lakes Water Authority.
Innovation in Today’s Water Utility
Thursday, October 26, 2017
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bernath Auditorium, Undergraduate Library
5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

Erie Hack 2017 “Innovate Around the Lake” kicked off last week and will have its second of three hacking days next Thursday, March 16th, from 5-8 p.m. at TechTown Detroit, which is Wayne State’s co-leader and local sponsor of this event, funded by the Erb Family Foundation. Team participants, mentors and coaches are needed. See www.eriehack.io for more information and to register. Please get in touch with me if you have any questions about what is needed and how to get involved. We would love to have your help.