Water is essential to our lives, environment, and economy. Illinois Water Day is an opportunity to be exposed to many of the water-related issues in our world and how scientists and artists are responding. Stop in for part of all of Illinois Water Day on Thursday, April 12th at the University YMCA (1001 S Wright St.)!
4:00-5:30: Experiential Learning Activities – carry your water, eat invasive Asian carp, and taste water from various central Illinois sources.
5:30-7:00: Art and Science Open House – browse an array of water-related artwork and research posters.
7:00-8:00: Grad Student Lightning Talks – listen to four Illinois graduate students tell their research stories. Topics include aquatic invasive species, eco-hydraulics, virus disinfection, and flood-resilient landscapes.