World Water Day Hosts a Week of Events

World Water Day Events at MTU: March 20, 26-27, 2014
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March 20: Gasland Film (7:00 pm)
March 26: WWD Poster Session (3:30-7:00pm)
Informal research discussions with students (4:00-5:00 pm)
WWD Lecture: Dr. Robert Howarth (5:30pm)
Open reception (6:30)  

March 27: Hydrofraccing panel discussion (10:00am-12:00pm)
March 20–April 23: Water’s Edge Art Exhibit in the GLRC

The Center for Water and Society World Water Day Poster Competition
2 Categories of prizes: Original Research and Coursework/Informational
Open to all graduate and undergraduate students
Faculty are encouraged to assign posters as individual or group projects in their courses

Accepting Registrations through Friday, March 7, 2014 (Friday before Spring Break)

World Water Day Event Schedule:

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Green Film Series: Showing of the Gasland film
Forestry G002, Hesterberg Hall 7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Student posters on display 3:30-7:00 pm
Informal research discussions with students 4:00-5:00 pm

The World Water Day Lecture
Dr. Robert Howarth, Cornell University Howarth-Marino Lab Group
“Gas from shale hydrofraccing: Environmental consequences of this new and rapidly developing phenomenon”
See Abstract
Dow 641 5:30 pm
An open reception will follow the seminar

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Panel Discussion on hydrofraccing
Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Arrigo, CUAHSI
GLRC 202 10:00am-noon

March 20- April 23, 2014
Water’s Edge Art Exhibit
Great Lakes Research Center
Featured Artists: Amy Arntson, Joyce Koskenmaki, Bonnie Peterson
World Water Day is sponsored by the Center for Water and Society (CWS), a grant/partial funding by the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), Sustainable Futures Institute (SFI), Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC), Visual and Performing Arts, Finlandia University, Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI), Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (KUUF), Keweenaw Land Trust (KLT).