Jacob Shemer Receives AWRA’s Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship

Congratulation to Jacob Shemer for receiving the 2021-2022 AWRA Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship!  Jacob Shemer is an undergraduate majoring in Water: Resources, Policy, and Management in the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment.  The AWRA Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students studying the field of water resources. The…

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VT AWRA Student Chapter Receives 2021 N. Earl Spangenberg Award

Congratulations to the Virginia Tech American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Student Chapter! The group was selected as the 2021 winner of the N. Earl Spangenberg Outstanding Student Chapter Award! The AWRA Student Chapter received the award for activities that further AWRA’s objectives and include clean-up events, a stream bank restoration project, Adventures…

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Water Center Faculty Receive 2020 Global Change Center Seed Grant

Water Center faculty Stephen Schoenholtz and Daniel McLaughlin are part of a team that received a seed grant from the Global Change Center(GCC)! The project is titled “Salty carbon: Testing the consequences of freshwater salinization on stream food web dynamics and ecosystem metabolism.” The investigators also include Dr. Erin Hotchkiss (Biological Sciences) and Dr….

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Human Dimensions of Water: Luke Juran Brings Water Science Home to Va

The Virginia Water Center’s Luke Juran was featured in the Virginia Tech Daily News today in an article titled “The human dimensions of water.” The article, written by David Fleming, discusses Juran’s research in India, his work with undergraduate researchers at Virginia Tech, and water science kits for students.  Excerpt below:  “For Associate Professor Luke…

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McLaughlin Coauthor on 2020 AWRA Boggess Award for Best Paper

Congratulations to the Water Center’s Dr. Daniel McLaughlin! Dr. McLaughlin is coauthor on a journal article that received the 2020 Boggess Award for best paper published in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA). The paper, titled “Modeling Connectivity of Non‐floodplain Wetlands: Insights, Approaches, and Recommendations,” examines modeling approaches…

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